This is a classic weekend away in lovely historic Dungog - there's a whole weekend of activities on including cycling on the Saturday, Sunday there are 2 options of a challenger with 2 climbs of around 380m or an easier challenger of one 380m climb.
Saturday morning and afternoon rides and Sunday morning rides all with scones and tea ... all included in the entrance fee.
Last year the organisers provided a free meal at the Showground with a local band for entertainment.
See the link below for more details..........
Note. You need to register for these rides in Dungog...so there are some small costs involved. It is a fund raising weekend by the local community groups. All details are in the above web link.
There are many activities planned on this weekend in Dungog so don't miss out.
In the past we've camped out of the way near the facilities and have had a camp fire at night...so stop and pick up some fire wood on the way. Hope it's not a total fire ban!
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Friday - Arrive in Dungog
Can camp at the Dungog showgrounds, there are facilities there but need to bring own tent etc, or arrange your own accommodation in Dungog, but that might be difficult now as it is busy weekend.
Saturday – Easy Fosterton loop 22km - a warm up for Sunday plus in afternoon scones and tea at Thalaba 25km
Sunday – Brandon Grove for more scones 25km or 50 km or 30km Bingebura Sportif with one or two 380m climb options to satisfy your needs
Arrange your own or car share
Arrange your own or Camping at the showground – Please make your own arrangements.
NOTE - If not camping might to book early to reserve pub or motel or AirBnB accommodation as this is part of a week of activities in Dungog.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED FOR THIS RIDE: A bike in good mechanical order; a helmet, a water bottle; spare inner tube(s) in case of puncture; lights for riding in the dark to the station. Casual clothes for Saturday night plus any overnight necessities. A change of riding clothes for Sunday if desired. Bring money to purchase food and drinks. Sunscreen is advised. Please note ride leader’s contact mobile number.
SIGN-ON SHEET: All riders will be required to read, acknowledge and agree to the “IMPORTANT NOTICE” (to be emailed with confirmations), by completing and signing the Bike Leichhardt Sign-On sheet at the start of the ride.