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Northern NSW : Winter 2012 redo
Sun, rain and muddy roads was all part of the fun of the 17th Wests Cycle Classic. Pedal Power Classic pedals support The pedal power of more than 45 bike riders and 15 support crew has raised $90,000 for the Service. In its 17th year, the West's Cycle Classic took riders and crew on an eight day journey through Urunga, Nambucca and South West Rocks regions between 17 and 24 March. With the support of Major Sponsors Wests, Tesa Mining, Centennial Coal, Vale, Macquarie Manufacturing and Dust Control Solutions teams endured the best and the worst of autumn weather as they pedalled approximately 600 kilometres. As is tradition on the ride, the group took the opportunity to visit local primary schools including Tallowood School, Bowraville Central Schools and Eungai Creek Public School. Mountain of money The Guyra Support Group has done it again raising over $7,500 for the Service. The annual Mountain Bike Teams Challenge was held in March and attracted 55 riders. The challenge was an 18km loop from Guyra Gun Club and included high altitude riding on part of the old Cobb & Co Stock Route. It's on again... Ride for the Chopper's annual eight-day charity mountain bike ride will be held from 14 to 22 September 2012. Starting in Wee Waa, the ride will travel through Narrabri, Bingara, Barraba, Manila and finish at Tamworth. What started as a Mountain Bike Bash in 2000, has evolved over the past 11 years and has raised more than $400,000 attracting riders from NSW, Victoria and Queensland. Katie Brassil and Jillian Auld from Centennial Green Team. Guyra Support Group for the WRHS Well earned rest after a great ride Page 4 Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service - Rescue Winter 2012