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Cripple Creek

At a Glance

Status: Unknown
16 for 16km (99%)
Single Track - Enclosed:
1 for 0.1km (1%)

Cripple Creek Gallery

A network of fire trails that spans from Blaxland to Yellow Rock. Great for a short rides. Best for linking the Lower Blue Mountains to create some epic rides.

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Which gloves for XC?

NB: Originally posted elsewhere on the Global Riders Network and appears via syndication.
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I went in store and tried on some gloves and found that XL best fitted me. L was unable to get on without a fight and XL was loose and had extra finger length. I ordered a pair of XL Fox Incline (full finger) and a pair of XL Fox Tahoe (Fingerless) from The Bike Shed. After recieving them I found them a little tight to get on but I have full movement once on. Once out riding I start to loose feeling in my thumb, pointer and middle finger and start to also get pins and needles.

Mount Hay

At a Glance

Mount Hay Gallery

You can only get so close but you want to get closer and touch it as the view is amazing. Unfortunately NO BIKES past the end of Mt Hay Rd. If you want to get closer, bring a chain and lock plus some walking shoes.

Overall A decent ride with not to many steep hills. Trail was relatively smooth and the views are amazing.

Linden Ridge

At a Glance

Linden Ridge Gallery

Your Basic Fire Trail dropping 120m in elevation over 7kms with your pinch climbs here and there.

Knapsack Reserve

At a Glance

Status: Unknown
Double Track:
7 for 2.2km (12%)
8 for 4.3km (23%)
2 for 2km (10%)
Single Track - Enclosed:
29 for 7.1km (37%)
1 for 1.7km (9%)
4 for 1.8km (9%)

Knapsack Reserve Gallery

A variety of tracks with a mix of firetrail and technical single track. Currently a bit of a maze which allows for creating your own loop.

Also includes a legal DH Track.

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