Sad­dle up for a bit of ad­ven­ture

Townsville Bulletin - - LIFESTYLE -

HEAD west this week­end for a wild ad­ven­ture with the gang at Wood­stock trail rides. Si­t­u­ated 40km away, there is ac­com­mo­da­tion avail­able on Jones Rd so you can make a week­end out of it. En­joy a 1 ½ - hour ride through rugged coun­try for those who want to ex­pe­ri­ence a taste of trail rid­ing. Riders need to be over the age of seven and this ride is suit­able for all fit­ness lev­els. Book­ings es­sen­tial. Your ap­prox­i­mate height and weight will be re­quired to match you up with your trusty steed. Cost of $ 80 in­cludes rid­ing boot and hel­met hire, cold drinks, billy tea, damper af­ter the ride. Check out wood­stock­trail­rides. com. au or phone 4778 8888. DEFY

grav­ity with the fi­nal race of the year for the Crank’D Cy­cles Grav­ity En­duro race 3 this Sun­day, Au­gust 2. Race your mates down and then take your time go­ing up; you don’t need to be a down­hill de­mon to give this a crack. You will need an off- road­wor­thy bike; full- faced hel­met and closed- in shoes. Gloves and pro­tec­tion ( el­bow and knee pads) are op­tional. Nom­i­na­tions are online only and will be cut off tonight. No regis­tra­tions on the day. Pick up your race plate at 6.30am and race start is at 7.30am. If you don’t ride don’t worry; come along and bring horns, whis­tles or drums to cheer the riders on. Cost $ 35 for adults and $ 20 for 14- 17 year olds plus $ 20 for in­sur­ance if you’re not an MTB mem­ber. Spec­ta­tors are free. Check out rock­wheel­ers. com. au to nom­i­nate. TRAVEL

to North Shore pool ( North­ern Beaches Leisure Cen­tre on Ersk­ine Place) this Sun­day morn­ing for the Free Rad­i­cals Tribe Triathlon Club’s free triathlon train­ing for all. Kick­ing off at 6.15am, it’s great for the whole fam­ily to train to­gether with chil­dren from six years up­wards welcome. Ses­sions go for about 1 ½ hours. There will be qual­i­fied Triathlon Aus­tralia adult and chil­dren’s coaches to get you to your fit­ness goals. Cost is pool en­try ( ap­prox­i­mately $ 5). To register, go to freerad­i­cal­stribe. com. au and use the code TB4UB.

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