Meeting Nights

lunch_stopMeeting nights are held on the first Tuesday of each month at 6pm for dinner at the Barwon Club Moorabool St Geelong then meeting starts at 7pm  we are generally finished by 8:30. a very relaxed environment as we socialise and watch some DVD's of events.

 

OTR Vision

Committing to our values, through education and practice, we will sustain trail bike riding as a respected recreational activity ensuring future trail access and allowing for growth.

OTR Values

  • OTR_cleanup_dayPeople: all those who live, work and share the areas of which our trails roam.
  • Safety: of riders and other trail users by maintaining equipment and safe riding practice. 
  • Environment: minimising impact, noise and litter, leaving our trails in the best possible conditions for everyone. 
  • Support: maintaining equipment, bush trails and consultation with other user groups and land care authorities, to develop the best practical solution for all users. 
  • Education: to provide a path of development for all trail bike riders and other user groups, maximising the use of a limited natural resource, ensuring its pristine condition for generations to come.

OTR Mission

Affiliated with the SMCC established in 1932, GMCC, MA and VMC, the Otway Trail Riders exists to inspire all trail riders to abide by a code of ethics, meeting the needs of the club, the wider community and the environment. We do so in an effective, efficient and responsible manner.

Riders' Code

 

  • mono_leadriderResponsible riding, especially when on main roads, near houses, livestock or other bush users.
  • Having fully registered & adequately silenced motorcycle with number plate, reg label, operational head, tail & stop lights affixed.
  • Good tyre condition for rider safety & minimal trail damage. 
  • All riders to be the holder of civil motorcycle license
  • Assist in education of irresponsible riders/land users
  • Communicate with and assist Land Management authorities when possible advising of damage 
  • Leaving bush free of litter & clearing other peoples rubbish if required.
  • Take particular care in muddy areas which are not as quick to recover as sandy loamy areas
  • Take particular care in water carriage areas.
  • Plan to ride in areas suiting your level of trail riding experience whilst considering changes in whether, which considerably change the ride level and your impact on our environment.
  • Take regular breaks, keep fresh, a tired rider has a greater risk of accident and/or impact on the environment.
  • Keep to defined tracks