VIC Govt Talks to Riders

The Victorian Government has engaged with riders to resolve conflict between riders, resident and other forest users.

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Nowhere To Ride

There's hardly anywhere to ride legally in NSW.

Land developers, policy exclusion, clowns and noise has resulted in closure of nearly all available areas.

Now there are Environmental problems as riders push into areas they would not have used previously.

Erosion from new track creation, grooving of water diversion banks (roll-overs), creek bank destruction and spreading of weeds and diseases from unwashed machines are all problems now.

Media Release

23 November 2010


The Motorcycle Council of NSW (MCC of NSW) calls upon the NSW state government to immediately introduce Recreational Registration for off-road motorcycles along the lines of the Victorian model.

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The Ride

Photo by Ian Berry

Ride Preparation

  • Backpack Essentials

    Get this gear on your back and you’ll be able to cope with most emergencies; and remember some of this gear is optional, most of it isn’t!

    25-litre pack: Get a good – read expensive –...

  • Packing a Bumbag

    Having the right tools with you gives the best chance of managing bush repairs sucessfully. A good rule of thumb is to use the tools from your bumbag when you work on the bike at home, so you will...

  • Ride Plan

    Plan for a better ride & know where you can ride?Preparation will save you in the bush! Bike maintenance and spares Ride route plan (consider doing a pre-ride if not completely familiar with the ride ...

  • Ride Group Briefings

    The BasicsPrint this sheet off (download a copy from the bottom of the page) and use it to make sure you get back to the car park or the pub with all your mates following close behind and intact....

Riding Tips

Photo by Garry Oliver

  • Staying Alive

    Feeling paranoid? Don’t worry, there are things out there to get you! It doesn’t bear thinking about. Deep wash-outs, deceptively tight corners, greased logs, off-camber corners, slimy wooden...

  • Creek Crossings

    It’s all too easy to get swept awayIf you want to spot the experienced rider in a group, watch the various approaches to water crossings. There’ll be the rider who wheelies in, the member of the...

  • Attention Seeking

    The Responsible & Considerate Trail Biker does exist!Why do riders do dumb things that annoy others? It’s all about ego and misconception. At a recent event a large group of die-hard riders,...