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Social Rides

The Forrest MTB & Cycling Club regularly run social rides.  Thursday nights are our regular night Brew Crew ride.
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With final preparations taking place, scores of riders will begin to arrive in Forrest, for the 2009 Kona 24 hour event.  Some 800 competitors will be coming to Forrest over the coming weekend.  Many riders will be bringing support people, which should bring the number of visitors to Forrest well over 1500 for the weekend.

The Kona 24 hour is a major economic stimulant for the Otways area with many visitors spending money over the whole weekend.

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For the 3rd year running, the Kona 24 hour will be held at Forrest on 28th & 29th November 2009.  The race is a qualifying race for the World 24 hour championships to be held in Canberra in 2010.

2008 Olympic champion Nicole Cooke from the UK will be...

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Track #3 Red Carpet is now officially reopened.  Track works are not yet complete, however due to recent dry periods the chance of further damage is over.

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Read more...Saturday saw 32 members of the Forrest mountain bike club take to the trails at Anglesea's, Eumarella Park for one of regions biggest annual mountain bike events, the Surfcoast six hour, which was tackled by 460 riders.

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When the idea of a family fun day was first mooted at a Forrest MTB & Cycling club meeting, there were more than a few "naysayers". Perhaps it would be too much work, and would anyone turn up?  Well all those people, including myself have been made to eat our words!

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There are a number of Forrest MTB & Cycling club members competing in this weekends Scott 24 hour at Mt Stromlo Canberra.

Amoungst them is Jess Douglas who is also the reigning female champ of the event and the current Australian female 24 hour solo champion.

You can follow the updates of the race on the right side of the site here.

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Resident Coach & Endurance MTB Rider, Jess Douglas was recently successful in recieving a grant from the Australian Sports Commission for Women In Sport Leadership.
Jess proposed to grow the female participation in Mountain Biking in general and to also link these women to Forrest MTB & Cycling Club.

Forrest MTB & Cycling...

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Read more...The last Saturday Slog in the series was such a fun day for me personally.

The first race I found myself in the leading group and we all ended up somehow getting lost! "Which way?" "Does anyone know where to go?" What a crack up!
Mental note, must listen to Norm at start of race from now on!


Then Adam Kelsall blew me away on the last lap. Somehow I managed to catch him before the end and we had a ding dong battle all the way to the finish line.
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Just a reminder that the next Saturday Slog is on this week.

Location is the 6Hour Event Centre, under the power lines on the corner of

Forrest - Barwon Downs Road and Centre Road

There is plenty of parking available along Centre road, park just off both sides of the road. Those with 4WD's can park at event centre.

Please remember that we will be using all of the trails in this area so keep driveways / paths clear.

Format is a stage race, with some new trails...

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