Howdy all riders, trail users and/or Cog customers. I attended the AGM for the Friends of the Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail a couple of weeks ago. Steven Kaye from Rail Trails Australia was guest speaker and informed us the link to Yarra Glen is all but approved. 13kms of extra rail trail to the [...]
It was a while ago now, but there is a trip report on bikepacking.net if you would like to check it out.
Well by now you have seen a couple of photos from the SSWC. It was great to catch up with friends who ride bikes that I only see once a year. This year I took the opportunity to race the Whakka 100 the week prior. What a great introduction to the redwoods of Whakkarewarewa. Fantastic race in which I rode [...]
Well, the bikes are rolling in to Rotorua every day. Caught up with some more old friends yesterday including Dr Jon fresh off the plane from Glasgow. Hooked up in the arvo for a great little ride with Jake, Deejay, Chewy and the boys from Ohio. Did A trail, Tickler, G-rock, Rollercoaster and Old Chevy. Took some video footage and [...]
Kia Ora. Well the weather has finally cleared here in Rotorua, not that we are complaining, the trails are excellent, even in the rain. And did we mention the friendly bike shop folk here? When we rocked into Auckland from the airport we visited Bike Central and caught up with our friends Benny (who has just been appointed the Director [...]
The Warby trail is literally right on our doorstep. A great trail that is accessable easily by public transport,(Lilydale station). Complete length, 40km. Cog Mt Evelyn is 6km from Lilydale station. If you park at Cog, it is 34km to Warby, ONE WAY. There is only one alternative route to return from Warburton, the O’Shanessy Aqueduct trail. Public transport from [...]
One of the best ways of getting to know the local trails is coming out on one of the Thursday night Cog rides. There are so many trails in the area and most are not signposted. DO YOU LIKE SINGLETRACK? Well it starts outside the front door of Cog Mt Evelyn and can take you to Kallorama, Olinda and Mt [...]