Posts Tagged with: mountain bike

Revisiting Pemberton Mountain Bike Park

Posted in - MTB Parks & Southern forests & Travelling Me & western australia on December 22nd 2016 0 Comments Pemberton-Black-and-Blue-trail

Passing through Pemberton in the southern forests of Western Australia, we couldn’t resist visiting the Pemberton Mountain Bike Park again for a ride on the mountain bikes.

We begin with a warm up in the dirt jump section adjacent the car park. Earlier in the year I was a bit hesitant with the jumps but a …

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Mundaring MTB trails to Lake Leschenaultia

Posted in - Day trips from Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Cross Country on December 2nd 2016 4 Comments MTB-ride-to-Lake-leschenaultia

Easing our way into a summer of riding, we embarked on a fun cycle to Lake Leschenaultia using the mountain bike trail network from Mundaring.

Lake Leschenaultia is a man made lake set in native West Australian bush land with camping and recreational facilities. Interestingly the lake was built in 1897 as a dam called Chidlows …

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Kalamunda Mountain Bike Trails- West Australia

Posted in - Day trips from Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Cross Country & MTB Parks on October 29th 2016 0 Comments Mountain-bike-western-australia

There is loads of  quality riding options along the Kalamunda Mountain bike trails and having cycled the green trails, the next stage of progression is the blue graded ones. This also means access to a larger number of trails in the area and an opportunity to ride deeper in the forest as well as a few runs …

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MTB Jarrahwood to Nannup – Munda Biddi & Old Timberline Rail Trail

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Camping & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Cross Country & Munda Biddi & South West & Travelling Me on September 30th 2016 2 Comments Barrabup-pool-deck

Carrying on from our camping in Nannup post we spent a day exploring the local national park on bikes.  Only a few metres from the main street in Nannup, off road cyclists and hikers have access to 3 trails covering over 40 kilometres through forest and bushland from the towns of Jarrahwood and Nannup. …

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Cycle the Railway Reserves Heritage Trail

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Day trips from Perth & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Cross Country & Perth Hills on August 25th 2016 0 Comments Swanview-tunnel-Perth-blogger

We’ve wanted to experience the Railway Reserves Heritage trail for a while now and with a promise of flowing waterfalls thanks to a rather generous winter season we thought it was perfect timing to put our plans into action.

The 41 km trail loop traces the old eastern railway line, passing through neighbourhoods grown from early …

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Challenging Mountain Bike Park close to Perth CBD

Posted in - Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Parks & Perth Hills & Travelling Me on August 13th 2016 0 Comments View-from-top-mtb-park

Not letting an unlucky incident impede future fun at the Goat Farm Mountain Bike Park, we decided to return and bring along the camera to capture some sections of the park. The Goat Farm which isn’t a farm at all is located in Greenmount National Park and close to the city of Midland. It’s a mountain …

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The mountain bike ride to North Mole in Fremantle

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Cycle Friendly Cafes & Food and Drink Perth & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & Perth, Australia on June 24th 2016 0 Comments North-mole-bike-path

Welcome to a perfect winter’s day in Perth! Taking advantage of some superb weather conditions over the weekend we set out on a relaxed paced pedal along the coast. This circular route starts at Claremont Train Station to North Mole in Fremantle. Alternatively a good starting point is Lake Espresso Cafe because there’s plenty of parking …

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First time guide at Kalamunda MTB Circuit

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & MTB Cross Country & MTB Parks & western australia on April 2nd 2016 0 Comments Gottysnobble-and-Flaccid-Ashbac

The Kalamunda circuit area combines a range of different trails so you’ll never grow bored, 1 year later and we’ve only covered a quarter of the trails and there’s 40km of them. Cross country, technical, jumps and downhill. Plus it’s all located in some pretty exceptional forest. And afterwards finish your ride with a refreshment from …

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Mountain biking the Munda Biddi

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Camping & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & Munda Biddi & western australia on September 5th 2015 0 Comments Mountain-bikes-and-trailer

The Munda Biddi Trail is an adventurous 1,000km off road mountain bike trail stretching from Mundaring to Albany. It meanders through all sorts of terrain and some incredible forest systems. There are unenclosed huts with basic toilets along the trail or alternatively the trail passes through small towns, giving riders an opportunity to spend the night and stock up on …

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Day 3 – Manjimup to Donnelly River

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Camping & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & Munda Biddi & South West & Travelling Me & western australia on September 4th 2015 4 Comments Mountain-bikes-Manjimup

This morning we woke before dawn to the rumblings of a truck idling nearby, a contrast to waking up in the forest yesterday. We had spent the night in Manjimup at the Caravan Park. It was much colder overnight and this morning the tent was covered in moisture and steam rising from the hit of …

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