Orange to Canowindra – 2 Day Tour

Orange to Canowindra – 2 Day Tour, 12 and 13 November 2016 We started from Orange Railway Station at 9:30am, rode 50k to Mandurama for lunch, then another 50k to Canowindra via Bulubula Way for an overnight stay at the Old Vic Hotel. Sunday, we rode back to Orange via Cargo 25k for morning tea, then continued to Orange 35k. A fantastic ...

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BUGs do Skills

6 November, After our usual ride this morning, we all met at the netball courts near the Erskin Street bridge for some cycle skill drills, it was a lot of fun but most importantly it made riders aware of the skills that they need to work on.  Photos L- R are: riders eagerly awaiting their turn, Brent on the one ...

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Dubbo BUG Mystery Morning Tea

On Sunday, 30th October,  Kerrie Cooper organised our usual BUG ride finishing with a mystery morning tea. This was a cover up for Mick Cooper’s 60th Birthday bash at the Vista Lodge Estate.  firstly celebrated with their cycling buddies including some special ones who made the trip from Sydney,  family and grand kids. An excellent day had by all.  Mick posted a ...

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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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