After a few days of sunny weather the MTB Singletrack at Woodend was primed to be in great condition for Monthly MUni 04! The weather gods have certainly smiled on us over the last few MUni rides.
Not so good on the home front though as I woke up weak, dizzy and shaking with the gastro flu that is making it’s way through our household and around the region lately – change of season bug I guess that seems to happen each year. It was a day of sucking it up (literally, eewww !) and making the best of it as MUni called.
Thanks to the local and Melbourne guys who made it a fun day. With minimal signage to go by everyone (well… we thought it was everyone) managed to meet up at the second entry point to the Wombat MTB Singletrack and we headed off just after 11.30am.
The ride route was all single track apart from the shortcut back to the cars at the end of the day, bypassing the steeper trails on the eastern side of the dividing road.
The group gathered around numerous challenges along the way.
There was singletrack, lots of twisty, narrow singletrack!
And quite a few rest stops along the way.
I felt dizzy and disorientated towards the end of the ride, like we were riding in circles – not so handy when you are meant to be giving directions. Luckily singletrack is just that – all we needed to do was follow it until it crossed the main dirt road that lead back to the cars.
The end of ride photo turned into something else. What exactly? No idea! 🙂
We discovered a note written on my unwashed van from Morgan. Sorry mate, next time!
Then the worst news of the ride – we headed into the bakery at Woodend and they had sold out of their legendary vanilla slices…. NOOOOOOO!
The Melbourne guys headed for home while the local gang messed around for an hour or so on uni’s in the nearby parklands at Woodend.
Fun day, thanks all. I’m off to sleep.
Next Monthly MUni: Sunday October 4th