As WA continued to keep COVID at bay, we’ve been busy behind the scenes making sure that our members - both locals and visitors to the South West - kept their MTB stoke high!
From new trails and new sponsors to our continued support for MTB events in the South West, MRORCA has been working hard to keep the club well funded and make progress towards our five core objectives:
To promote, encourage and develop off road cycling for people of all ages, abilities and disciplines in the Margaret River region
To act as advocates and liaise with land managers for the purpose of planning, establishing and maintaining regional trail networks.
To ensure that off road cycling access and trail planning become an integral part of the recreational and tourism philosophy of the Margaret River region.
To foster appreciation and care of our natural environment via the sustainable use of our natural assets.
To foster community health and wellbeing through off road cycling.
Here’s what happened during 2021 since our last AGM:
Working with DBCA, JD and the crew at Magic Dirt Trailworx have built over 15 km of new trails above compartment 10 in the old pines. The new trails have something for everyone: from smooth rolling berms in “Loosey Goosey” (aka Angry Dolphin), to pumpy flows like “Pumpty Dumpty”, or even jump lines like “Epilogue”.
The official opening and launch party will be Thursday 3 January 2022. Watch this space for more details on the party.
You can find the new trails here:
DIG DAYS & TRAIL MAINTENANCE
It’s awesome to see members - new and old - turn up to dig days and give back to the trails. This year has had over 10 dig days with works completed on pretty much every area of trails in the network. South Carters needed some love after last summer’s burn and Comp 10 needed a whole lot of work from the winter rains.
Just before this year’s Cape to Cape, Magic Dirt Trailworx were commissioned to bring some life back into Pugsley, Line Managers (have you tried it yet?!), WRC and Paper Trail, as well as work on drainage throughout Comp 10. The trails are in great condition for the dry summer ahead.