The ants of Dungog Common have been at it again, three more pallet bridges eaten away. A request was made for more funding to upgrade the bridges and make them less appealing to ants. $1100 Slush Fund dollars later, with volunteer labour from the club, the job is done.
This summer the Kerikeri MTB Club got underway with their new up track in Waitangi Forest. Volunteers cleared a track through the gorse, and then handed over to the digger to cut the 3km of trail. The Ground Effect Slush Fund helped out with $1000 towards digger hire.
This little Oamaru based club has been very busy in recent years, building tracks in Herbert Forest, Cape Wanbrow, and Oamaru Reservoir. The Slush Fund provided the $400 needed for a hedge trimmer.
The Pemberton Visitor Centre in the south west of WA has spent the last ten years building the Pemberton Mountain Bike Park, some 30 kilometres of trail that caters for a range of riders.
Over Summer the Belmont Area Mtb Association (BAMBA) built an 800m long Grade 3 descending track, Electric Avenue, adding to the expanding mountain bike trail network in Belmont Regional Park, Wellington. Read More
Over the past year the Nelson Mountain Bike Club have been working hard on the jumps in Branford Park, Maitai Valley, Nelson. Read More
The Rata-Tui Restoration Trust in Golden Bay have been busy building Grade 2 mountain bike tracks at Motupipi Hill. Read More
Simon Kennet, Chair of Makara Peak Supporters Inc. put the call out last year for some funds to help purchase an e-barrow. Read More
The Yackandandah MTB Track network in NE Victoria has named a 17.2km trail after us, the 'Ground Effect Loop'. The Slush Fund helped out with cash for trail maps, and supplied IMBA books so they could build a sustainable network of cross-country mtb trail. Read More
The Waiheke Mountain Bike Club has been formed to create and implement a strategic plan for fostering the development of mountain-biking activity on Waiheke Island for both residents and visitors, with particular emphasis on family groups.