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Anglesea MTB single tracks (Sunday 18th Nov 9.30 am)
Anglesea MTB single trails Departure time on bikes. 9.30am, Sunday 18th Nov The plan: With the ride we shall do the loops of these little known single trails, it is a pleasant setting with flowing tracks, with enough interesting sections to entertain even the hardened MTBer. The trails are a bit like the Forrest trails, for those that have never tried these trails before. The idea is to spend around 2.5 hours or so (including stops) in this part of the forest, being on the southern side of the Torquay / Anglesea Road. Those that wish to do more we can also do the downhill section on the northern side of this road that is not so difficult. This will take around 1 hour or so total (including stops). You may chose to undertake the first part and decide on the day if you wish to continue onto the second part. Grading: A fairly good level of fitness required. The ride is not so suitable for outright beginners due to the type of terrain. Type of bike A dually or quality hard tail is required (however please note a downhill bike is not suited for these kind of rides). What to bring: Usual bike spares, and snacks for ride itself, as well as say two water bottles, and or camelback. Note there is no water at rides start or during the ride. Directions to start point: With the newly completed Geelong Ring Road, getting to Anglesea is much easier and faster. Take the Ring Road around Geelong, and continue onto the Anglesea Road till you get to the Great Ocean Road, turn right and continue towards Anglesea. You first pass by the Bells Beach turn off, followed by the Point Addis Road turn off. Stay on the road you are on for just on 1 klm, and turn left (Hurst Road) at the end of the armco fencing being the first road on your left after the Point Addis turn off. There is a small sign indicating Hurst Road. Note: After you pass the Point Addis turn off, best to drop your speed, as this turn off comes up before you know it. Just as you turn onto Hurst Road, you will see a couple options to park, the single trail starts just a hundred meters or so from the main road. If you pass Elkington Road (coming from Melbourne) on your right you have gone too far by one small road, if you come to Forest Road on your right you have gone way too far. If you find yourself in Anglesea, buy a burger and have a swim LOL. As a driving time indication, allow up to 1 hr 15 mins from Westgate Bridge, if coming from that direction. Look for a white Ford Focus, and a guy 6' 4. that's me. I recommend taking a copy of the directions above with you, as on a number of rides people have just set their GPS, only to end up else where (not a good start for all).

Hurst Road, Anglesea

3230 · Victoria

Respond by: 11/17/2018

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