Just a reminder to all that the club AGM will be on this Sunday.
Location: Greensborough Hockey Club, Plenty Park, Memorial Drive, Plenty.
Time: 2:30PM. Sunday October 1st.
We will be providing drinks and food for all members in attendance, hope to see you there!
Notice is given that Plenty Gorge MTB Club will be holding its Annual General Meeting
Time: 2:30pm meeting start
Venue: Greensborough Hockey Club
Memorial Drive Plenty,
Melways Map 11 D5
The Bar will be open with one drink free for all club members in attendance.
All members are invited to attend, nominate for committee positions or just have your say on the future direction of the club and riding in the gorge.
We have included a proxy nomination form, so if you are unable to attend and you wish to, you may nominate another member to cast a vote on your behalf. This may be for both committee positions and general resolutions if any are raised.
The Business of the AGM will include:
- Plenty Gorge Park Master Plan
- Trail working bees
- Parks Ranger Q&A (T.B.C)
- Confirmation of the minutes of the previous Annual General Meeting
- To receive reports as to the general activities of the Club, including trail submission
- To receive the Report and Financial Statements for the year ended June 30, 2017
- Election of the Committee
- General Business
Please let us know by 22/09/2017 if you have any other agenda items you believe need to be raised.
If you received this in error, please disregard.
If you know a club member who has not received this notification please let us know so we can adjust our records.
If you will not be able to attend a proxy voting form can be found here: http://bit.ly/2x45ak9
The Plenty Gorge MTB club will be guiding a social ride through the Smiths Gully area on Sunday 28th May.
Depending on the group, we’ll ride 20-30+km. Good fitness is required out here. The climbs are longer and tighter compared to Plenty Gorge, but there’s good decending too. Expect hills.
Unlike our social rides at Plenty Gorge Park, we’ll be riding together as a single group. No drop, all welcome!
Please bring enough water for yourself based on the weather conditions and ride details below. We recommend 2 litres.
Please be self-sufficient, bring tools, phone, tubes, first aid, sunscreen, food/gels and any other personal requirements (e.g. medication) for yourself and ensure your MTB is in good working order.
Time: Meet at 8:45am for a 9:00am start.
Location: Smiths Gully General Store
Total distance: ~20-30+km
Elevation gain: ~500-900vm
Elapsed time: Depends on group pace and resting time. Expect up to 3.5 hours.
Ratings: We would rate this as an ‘intermediate’ ride. Good fitness and expect longish climbing
Due to the holidays our regular Sunday Spin will be postponed by one week.
It will no longer run on the third Sunday but now rather the fourth.
You can catch us on Sunday the 23rd of April at Yellow Gum Carpark
While not directly impacting the majority of PGMTB trails it does affect the park. There are a number of upcoming information sessions for anyone interested in how the Mernda Rail Extension will affect the north of the park.
Daylight savings will be stopping on April 2nd. This means that rides from Tuesday April 4th will be conducted entirely after dark.
Due to low numbers last year we will be starting the beginners ride from the southern starting point off Queens Gardens (see attached image).
If we have numbers we WILL still be running the beginners ride, but the combined starting location will allow us to combine rides if numbers are too low.
We hope to keep riding with you over the winter!
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