Monday, August 8, 2011

Lates News - August

Adventure Racing Clinic + Interactive Bike Maintenance Session
Dates: - Friday 26th August (PM), Saturday 27th August & Sunday 28th August
Day 1   Friday              Interactive Bike Maintenance Workshop
6.00-8.00pm Let those groovy guys at Venture Cycles entertain you whilst guiding you through a bike maintenance session where you will learn some basic skills and some more technical things about your beloved Mtb….bring your bike for a hands-on experience….as that’s the only way to really learn!  A spare older bike available if you are not comfortable doing these things on your own precious machine!  Glass of champagne or beer on arrival – just to make it more fun….and hang around for pizza afterwards….
Day 2   Saturday          Paddle Nav session + Mtb/Foot Nav/Mtb
7.00am Paddle Nav Session…Meet at Noosa Lions Park for a paddle session where you will navigate around Noosa’s waterways….amongst the mangroves and bird wildlife….and test your skills in this environment.
10.00am Coffee/snacks at Café le Monde
11.00am Mtb/Foot Nav/Mtb…Meet at Noosa Lions Park for a guided Mtb ride out to a spectacular location in the Noosa hinterland…..then ride down to a point where you will leave the bikes and embark on a foot nav experience through some challenging forest…. Then get back on the bikes and ride home via country roads and scenic coastal paths….
6.00pm Social night a RACV Resort Noosa Heads…. Eat, drink and chat about what you are likely to expect at up-coming adventure races….
Day 3   Sunday                       Archery + Mtb Nav though Parklands
7.00am  Archery...Meet at Sunshine Beach High School for some fun (?) with never know when it's going to pop up in an adventure race!.... All equipment supplied.
9.00am Mtb Nav through Parklands…Take the Parklands exit off the Bruce Hwy….Meet at Radar Hill entry to Parklands. Enjoy a ride through some of the best single tracks on the Sunshine Coast whilst following a designated route on the map issued to you at the start. Small groups will work together to get themselves through the courses depending on skills and experience…..See how different it is to ride and navigate at the same time!
$70per person which includes all sessions + pizza and a drink Friday night + finger food on Saturday night… plus $20 Tri Adventure Membership for non-members
BYO all your adventure Gear (Including mini first aid kit)
Ski/Kayak/Paddle Craft & Paddling Equipment (must wear life jacket and footwear)
MTB & MTB Equipment incl. compass (map board would be beneficial if you have one) Pack sufficient to carry shoes for foot nav and food/drink during sessions
Hydration/nutrition for all sessions
Bookings Essential – Register by Monday 22nd August
Email for registration & further details
Forms & payment due Wednesday 24th August