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Bush and Beach Epic in QLD, Australia

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Ground Effect customer Neil Ennis and his mates recently completed a 700km trip through the bush and beaches of South East Queensland. 
Neil only realised duing the second half of the trip that ALL of the team had chosen to wear Ground Effect tops. He sent us his journey in pictures, and the link to his trip blog.

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Queenstown Mountain Bike Club

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The Queenstown Mountain Bike Club Junior Sub-Committee has been busy educating the youth of today on how to play their part in the maintenance and development of trails. For groms this is clearing drains, sweeping trail, and moving small windfall. So they got Ground Effect on board and with $900 cash from the Slush Fund were able to purchase a bunch of kid friendly tools.
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Rotorua Trails Trust - Te Kōtukutuku Trail

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The Rotorua Trails Trust recently opened Te Kōtukutuku Trail at Lake Rotokakahi /Green Lake, which forms part of Te Ara Ahi - Thermal by Bike trail on Nga Haerenga - The NZ Cycle Trail. Track work required the trail builders to be out in some steep and isolated terrain, so the Trust asked the Slush Fund for $1000 to purchase a couple of personal locator beacons, and a decent first aid kit for their trail building crew.
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Backcountry Trust Mtb Track Grants

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In its latest funding round the Backcountry Trust has allocated $178,000 to volunteer-led hut and track maintenance projects. $76,000 is earmarked for mountain bike tracks.
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Majura Pines Trail Alliance

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The Majura Pines Trail Alliance are the volunteer group who build and maintain the Majura Pines trails, some of the oldest and most famous mtb trails in Canberra. There is just over 20km of mapped and sign-posted track and the trails see over 26,000 riders per year. The Trail Alliance asked the Ground Effect Slush Fund for a $1200 contribution to purchase more of the Trail Scapes tools.
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Coomealla-Mildura MTB Park

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The Coomealla-Mildura Mountainless Bike Club hangs out 650kms north-west of Melbourne and 450 kms north-east of Adelaide.
The club requested some funds from the Slush Fund to purchase materials required for rebuilding and refurbishment of their local trails. Armed with a good supply of volunteers to conduct the track work the club was able to put the $1100 to good use, purchasing crusher dust, road base, geotextile and timber. 
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