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LDTR Women's Social Ride - April 2018 Pics & Summary

Over 20 Women participated in our Women's Social Ride today. With both beginner and intermediate groups riding, it was great to see them both join up multiple times throughout the ride. ​The conversations of enthusiasm, guidance, casual chats and willingness to help each other out before and during the ride was awesome to see. Big kudos to Zoe and Jen and the other Women who either lead groups or sweeped for each group. Both groups did a lap of the park and even rode the newest trail updates, before heading back to enjoy a cup of coffee and Zoe's world famous cup cakes. From seeing the dismal state and lack of Women focused rides our club had a few years ago... to now where there are familia

May 2018 Skills Sessions

May 2018 Skills Sessions Saturday 12th May 2018 @ 8am & Sunday 13th May @9am (women's only) Rego open now - https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=5513 Skills sessions available on the day: Saturday * 8am Foundations lesson with Darren * 8am Focus lesson with Tim * 8am Kids under 16's Beginner lesson with Matt Sunday 9:30am Foundations lesson with Helen (Women only) Please review our skills page to see which lesson best suits you before you register. Minimum/Maximum ages apply. Please see the LDTR Skills page for more details - https://www.lysterfieldmtb.com/skills Please note, jumping lessons are not currently offered by LDTR Cost $50. Limit 5 students per lesson. Specia

April 21/22 Trail Build Photos

Have you ridden the changes to Hug trail, Redgum and the State MTB Course??? Here's all the pics from last weekend's trail build! Want more of this? You can donate or become a club member via our website! All funds go back into improving the park and trails! Photos taken by Praveen and Nate. Two full days (Sunday the official trail build one) involving a total of 18 different volunteers and over 129 hours. First 10 pics from Saturday's build on Hug Trail and the rest are from the trail build on Redgum. https://www.facebook.com/pg/Lysterfieldmtb/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1679154575455063

Junior Ride - May

Junior Ride (Ages 10 - 18) YOU MUST REGISTER HERE --> https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=5544 Location: Lysterfield MTB Park, Victoria (Horsewood Rd carpark) Date: May 5th Time: 09:00 Cost: Free Duration: 2 – 2.5 hours Route/Map of Ride: http://skills.lysterfieldmtb.com/loop_2_short.jpg Description: If you are aged between 10 and 18 years old, come along to our monthly junior ride. You’ll have the opportunity to meet and chat to other young riders, ask mountain bike related questions to the experienced ride guides and find out about other LDTR events. Riders will need: A good breakfast Mountain Bike in good working order, pre ride check will be carried out Australian standards appro

Trail Building Weekend Summary

The Trail Building Weekend Summary (1500 words) – by Nate Teh (LDTR Head Trail Builder). Apologies for any spelling/grammar mistakes. More pictures will be uploaded over the coming days. Please note, there are some soft spots on the new sections and unrefined areas - read below for info. Thanks is an understatement. We just had our biggest weekend of trail building ever. Two full days (Sunday the official trail build one) involving a total of 18 different volunteers and over 129 hours. A summary of each day is below, with frequent/commonly asked questions at the very end (Read it all before you ask a question that makes you look silly). Our biggest thanks goes to Craig, Jim, Praveen, Grant,

GOLDEN GOAT CHALLENGE 2018

HERE. WE. GO! WWW.LDTRVES.COM THE GOLDEN GOAT IS BACK FOR 2018! REGISTER HERE: https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=5477 Get your teams set and start training. Round 2 of the Victorian Endurance Series​ will be a blast. information pack and more details to come! Stay tuned! 3 and 6 hour Endurance MTB race for solo competitors or teams @ Lysterfield Park. REGISTER HERE: https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=5477

Women's Social Ride - APRIL

LDTR Women's Lysterfield Social Ride REGISTER HERE: https://online.mtba.asn.au/ERegister.aspx?E=5426 Join us for a relaxed social ride on Lysterfield's beautiful mountain bike trails. We ride in 2 groups, so regardless of your ability and fitness, this is the ride for you. Are you new to the sport, or wanting to get back into it after a few years away? Whether you’ve never ridden a mountain bike before, or you love wide dirt trails but don’t have the confidence to attempt narrower trails with roots and tighter corners, the BEGINNERS group may be for you. Are you loving Lysterfield’s blue rated singletrack but are itching for a social adventure? Sign up with the INTERMEDIATE group. This is su

APRIL - TRAIL BUILD DAY

Trail Build/Maintenance Day DATE & TIME: 8:30am, Sunday 22nd April 2018 MEETING: Parks Vic Depot (Just above Skills Park) REGISTER HERE (However you're more than welcome to turn up on the day and sign in there): https://www.parkconnect.vic.gov.au/Volunteer/public-planned-activity/?id=0b3fde18-f533-e811-bbd4-0003ff6f9fbe WORKS: We will be improving Redgum trail by re-aligning one end of the trail to improve the water flow and allow for the drainage to be controlled more sustainably. We will also be closing off the old trail line with large rocks, logs and mulch. BRING: Water, food, shovel (if you prefer your own shovel), good shoes (preferably steel capped) and appropriate clothing

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