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Barkbusters BLITZ, Wisemans Ferry


Barkbusters BLITZ - Wisemans Ferry


Lockdowns prevented the 2021 event from running, the rescheduled dates for 2022 are the 13th-14th Aug.


All registrations have been transferred to the new dates and we have opened up the remaining places.


There are three booking options listed, two with accommodation and one where you arrange your own, all three include the welcome dinner and drinks on Friday night, Saturday and Sunday breakfasts.


Each year, this has proven to be the most popular of the Barkbusters BLITZ events, starting with T Racers delicious welcome dinner and drinks, then two days of adventure riding heaven, with two loops based from our accommodation at Del Rio Resort, just a ferry ride across from the river settlement of Wisemans Ferry, NSW.


Details for this event.


Friday 12th Aug

Welcome dinner and drinks at Del Rio Resort at 6pm.

Location: Del Rio Riverside Resort, 3004 River Road, Wisemans Ferry.


Saturday 13th Aug

Briefing: 7:30am.

Start: 8:00am.

Lunch: Laguna Trading Post.

Finish: Wisemans Ferry.

Dinner: The Marquis, Del Rio: 7pm.


Sunday 14th Aug

Briefing: Details will be provided the night before.

Start: 8:30am.

Lunch: Food stops avail on route.

Finish: Wisemans Ferry.


Distance: approx 550kms.

Difficulty: 3.0 see grading.

Breakouts: TBA.

Fuel: Fuel stops are available and marked on your files, although we recommend starting with a full tank and having a range of 200km.


Includes:

  • Comprehensive GPS files for your GPS or navigation app of pre-ridden routes, support riders and 4WD Backup.

  • Accomodation on Friday and Saturday nights.

  • Friday night welcome dinner, Sat and Sun Breakfast.

  • Prizes.

Costs:

From $340.00 to $505.00, see tickets for details.

Other costs: you pay for your own fuel, and Saturday night dinner and lunches.


Final instructions: Updates and track files will be emailed 3 days prior to event date, other final instructions will be provided during the morning briefings.


ReadytoRide? .....



What a feast ..


Day One

After breakfast at Wisemans, we enjoy a very scenic twisty run along the river to our first taste of dirt through surrounding forests. After the easy run up, it pays to be on your toes for the first dirt section, it usually takes a few riders by surprise with an early start to rough and washed out trails.

Webbs Creek Ferry, heading to Wisemans

Wisemans Ferry Road

Passing through Spencer

The short breakouts are a little off the general route and provide a bit more technical riding without being over the top.

After the forest trails and a very scenic run along Watagan Creek Road, it's time for the halfway checkpoint and lunch at the Laguna Trading Post.

As if the morning isn't spectacular enough, it's time to switch the GPS to Stage 2 for the run back to Wisemans, via Wollombi, Yango and St Albans. It's a stunning place to ride, and has the best of the best adventure roads and trails.

 

Day Two

Today is a real mixed bag, dirt roads, sandy whooped out tracks, gates, a stretch along the Putty Rd and a scenic run along the ridges.


Happy to cruise and take in the sights, play in the sand or go for a good blast, which ever way you take Day 2, you'll be smiling and probably laughing inside your helmet all the way back.


See you out there!



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