2014 – With the forest undergoing logging, we would like to thank the following for sponsoring our track re-build:
* Whitford Community Charitable Trust, * NZ Community Trust, * Grassroots Trust, * Bluesky Trust, * Auckland Council – (Franklin Community Board), * Whitehouse Tavern Trust, * Clevedon Village Medical Centre, * Pub Charity, * Expedio, * ASB Community Trust.
Once again the club is going to put on a mid week slalom at Omana Park with our end of year xmas bbq. So write this date on your calendar. Wednesday 3rd December – from 4.30pm (Rain date is Wednesday 10th December. We’ll notify you on Facebook and via email a cancellation on the day if required). For the last few years we have been running this, it’s always been a fun PCBC community event. Bring your mountain bike and line up in the starting gate at the lookout at Omana and race your mates in a slalom event. Entry …
Working Bee on Saturday Thank you to the dozen people who turned up on Saturday morning to shovel metal onto 3 trailers and transport it to various track entrances/exits and bogs. Some volunteers came from Howick, Pakuranga and the rest were locals. Breadheads got some metal onto the bogs near the start which will help make the track more rideable. Sleepy Hollow at the exit, Postie Run, Rome exit and others. We’d like to metal some of Charging Pig so the next project will be getting permission for a truck to dump some metal at the exit of it. Do …
PCBC Teen XC Training Rides October 2014 – It was decided to split from Jafakids and the south riders create their own programme under the banner of PCBC. We will still remain in close contact with Jafakids with riders from Jafa’s able to join in with our rides and vice versa with discussions still underway about this. Riders will need to be a member of PCBC and there is also a fee to join this group to help pay for the main coach and first aid kits etc. Riders are also expected to join in on track working bees from …
2 November 2014. Short notice however the trailer was full and needed to be emptied. Some bridges will need to be built on the new WCCT track before it can be opened for summer. (Thank you to Whitford Community Charitable Trust – who funded it). A big thank you to the dozen or so people who turned up to lend a hand and cart timber in through Charging Pig and finally Thank You to Callum for organising it. He puts in alot of hours in the forest!
October 2014 – Check out this new track being built by THTC in the Whitford Forest. It’s not open yet and we’ll let you know when it is. Funding for the build has been provided by Whitford Community Charitable Trust. Thank you. Check out their videos of product testing of different trails in Whitford they’ve been working on.