From February to September 2019 we will conduct monthly practice rides. These usually increase in length and/or difficulty as we get closer to the event in October.
A key ride is the Kep Track between Mundaring and Northam. In 2019 there will again be two options.
- Two days – ride to Northam on Saturday, stay overnight in Northam, ride back on Sunday. Crew and trailer will follow. Sweep rider at back. Luggage transported for you.
- One day – bus to Northam and ride back to Mundaring. Ride at your own pace, option to stop at Bakers Hill Pie Shop for lunch. Bus and trailer will follow. Sweep rider at the back. Check in at the end.
|OffRoad Practice Rides 2019|
|Saturday 23 February||Heritage Trail Evening Ride (42km) with pizza.
1 possum, 1 snake, 1 puncture, 1 broken chain, 28 riders, 3 catering crew, 22 delicious pizzas, NO moon!
A great night.
|March||no ride due to OnRoad event|
|Saturday 6 April||Gooseberry Hill to Pickering Brook and return. 27km (22 riders)|
|Sunday 5 May
(to avoid Mothers Day)
|Darlington, Helena Valley, Mundaring Weir Rd, Kep Track, Heritage Trail, Darlington.
8am for 8:30am start from Darlington Tennis Courts, corner of Darlington and Owen Roads.
Approx 35km and 3 hours duration.
Difficulty: moderate, lots of loose material, with some serious hills
Various roads to Clayton Rd and Helena Valley Rd, then along Helena Valley to Mundaring Weir Rd. Coffee stop at either the Dome in Mundaring or back at the start.
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|Saturday 15 June||Mundaring Sculpture Park to Sawyers Valley to North Ledge to Mundaring. 30km + extra 6km to Mount Helena for fast group.
8 for 8:30amd start at Sculpture Park carpark, Jacoby St opposite Nichol Rd.
Heritage Trail, Cole Rd, Firewood Rd, across Mundaring Weir Rd to North Ledge and back to Mundaring for coffee. North Ledge area is quite hilly.
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|Sunday July 7||Currambine Station to Yanchep and return. 52km. Assemble at carpark near underpass for 8:30 departure. Trains arrive at 8am and 8:23am (please double check).
Mostly limestone track. Coffee break at Yanchep.
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|Saturday August 3||Kalamunda Circuit. Route TBA
|August 24/25||Kep Track.
Ride to Northam on Saturday, stay overnight and ride back on Sunday OR catch our bus on Sunday to ride one way from Northam to Mundaring. 74/148km.
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|Sunday September 15||Carinyah to Gleneagle or Wungong Campsite and return, 58/64 km|