Pedalfest rolls into town September 20-22

Pedaller's paradise: The cycling celebration sees people of all ages take part.
Pedaller's paradise: The cycling celebration sees people of all ages take part.

There's something interesting around every corner in Dungog - the perfect landscape for cyclists.

Plenty of two wheels will be in action on the weekend of September 20-22 for the annual Pedalfest organised by Dungog Rotary.

An orientation session for volunteers will be held at the Tinshed Brewery on Tuesday, September 17 at 6 pm. A meal and a free drink is provided for those who sign up to help.

The fun starts on Friday, September 20 with the Kids and Cobwebs 5km ride. This starts at 4pm and is a nice easy introduction to Pedalfest for all ages and abilities. The fun starts at the primary school in Chapman Street with attendees asked to form up at 3.30pm.

On Saturday, September 21 the Rotary Club breakfast will be held at 7.30am at the Visitor Information Centre.

This will also be the start of the 23km Fosterton Loop Ride which starts at 9.00 am.

Scones, Jam and Cream Ride Thalaba starts at 1.30pm with the 20km ride doing a loop to the Thalaba Church.

The Dungog Criterium starts at the Tin Shed brewery at 3pm.

There is a dinner at the Showground on Saturday night for $25 per person with bookings to be made on the Pedalfest website.

On Sunday, September 22 the Rotary Club breakfast is at 7.30am before the Bingleburra Challenge at 8am. This is a 25km or 50km ride.

A 23km ride to Bandon Grove includes the promise of morning tea.

The MTB ride at Dungog Common is the Hunter Mountain Bike Association's final round of its race series.

At 10am there's a fun ride around the town for riders 15 years and older.