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Dubbo BUG Christmas Party

Dubbo BUG will hold their Christmas Party on Saturday, 26th November 2017 at Elements Café, Old Ganarrin commencing at 6.15pm.  BYO, $45.00 per person.  Names & money to Mick or Kerrie Cooper by Sunday, 20th November.  If you require any further information contact Mick on 0437 136169.

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Volunteer of the Year – Kathy Furney

Daily Liberal, 12 October 2016, 2016 Orana Volunteer of the Year Congratulations to our Dubbo BUG secretary, Kathy Furney, on her recognition as Volunteer of the Year Award. Kathy was chosen as both the overall winner and the senior volunteer of the year, due to her passion for motivating others to exercise. Unfortunately Kathy was unable to accept her award ...

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Mid West Tour – Day 6, 14 October 2016

Day 6 – Dunedoo to Gulgong via Tuckland State Forrest, 66k Last day today back to Gulgong where it all started last Sunday. What a great way to finish with near perfect weather and temperature. Hope you all enjoyed the ride. Photos: Neptune at Dunedoo, the furthest planet of the virtual solar system on our trip. The sun is Siding ...

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Mid West Tour – Day 5, 13 October 2016

Day 5 – Tooraweenah to Dunedoo, 101k Great day today, although the 100k on MTBs had a couple worried but all handled it with ease. A bit of a mixture with a couple of water crossings to make it interesting. Photos: Vic and Paul on the dirt out of Tooraweenah. Pretty much sums it up, a bit of everything. Pete ...

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Mid West Tour – Day 4, 12 October 2016

Day 4 – Coonabarabran to Tooraweenah – 71k Great stay at the Warrumbungles Mountain Motel, before an activity packed day including a tour of the Siding Springs Observatory followed by a tour and lunch at the Emu Farm. Photos: climbing Blackburn Hill and last photo of Victoria, who is blind and Phil, both rode Blackburn without bailing out, impressive. Lucky ...

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Mid West Tour – Day 3 – 11th October 2016

Day 3 – Binnaway to Coonabarabran, 60k. almost a rest day, but the first 30k was on great undulating dirt road to Ulamambri for morning tea then heading to Coonabarabran for lunch and restock. Staying out of town at the Warrumbungles Mountain Motel where Sally provided a great evening meal. Photos 1, 2 and 3: A great dirt road out ...

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Mid West Tour – Day 2 – 10th October 2016

Day 2 – Coolah to Binnaway, 70 km, blue skies and stunningly green.   Pete cresting the first and only climb of 5 km with some 12% spikes, all down hill to lunch. Short break at King Togee’s resting site, a very tall and respected Aboriginal Elder. Lunch at Neilrex. Beer time at the Barracks. Norma relaxing. Kerrie doing the ...

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Mid West Tour – Day 1 – 9th October 2016

Day 1 – starting and finishing in Gulgong. An overcast and chilly morning to start.   17 Keen starters at the Prince of Wales Hotel. Luke and Bev crossing the Talbragar River. Morning Tea at Leadville Hall. The ladies of the Mid West Tour. More photos can be found on Dubbo BUG FaceBook.

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Bicycle NSW Ride Leaders Training

Bicycle NSW and Orange BUG held a Ride Leaders Training day on 3rd September 2016 in Orange. Kathy Furney, Mick and Kerrie Cooper attended; it was a tough day for all involved due the freezing conditions and misty rain. Great results with 6 new Ride Leaders for Orange, Dubbo and Cowra, and two Master Ride Leaders in the Central West. Master Ride ...

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Wellington SpringFest Cycle Classic

Dubbo BUG On behalf of the Wellington SpringFest Committee, I invite you and other members of your club to join our inaugural cycle ride.  Details are on our website: http://www.wellingtonspringfest.com.au/springfest-cycle-classic.html ​We are also on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wellingtonspringfestcycleclassic ​Could I encourage you and your members ​to like our page and share our posts? It promises to be a great ride, especially as it is ...

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