Gary Sims and Mark Hill inspect a section of the Riesling Trail that has worn down to the base rock. A grant from the Office of Recreation and Sport will fund the resurfacing of the trail, which has gradually eroded over its 20 years by rain, wind and thousands of feet and bicycle tyres.
The ever-popular Riesling Trail will soon receive a $189,000 ‘face lift’, funded by a state government Community Recreation and Sport Facilities Program grant. click here to read the whole article published in the Northern Argus, written by Keira James.
Gary Sims and Mark Hill
Look who made The Guardian’s top 10 bike-friendly wine routes in the world … The Riesling Trail. Listed alongside rides in Austria, France, USA, South Africa, NZ and South America. The Guardian online is read worldwide, so this story will give the region fantastic international exposure. See the Guardian’s article here
Memberships are now due for 1/7/2015 to 31/6/2016.
The Riesling Trail was rated No. 1 in the June Qantas Newsletter. Click here to read the whole article.
Qantas Newsletter Article
The Riesling Trail continues to be recognised as one of the best cycling trails in Australia, and the management committee would like to express its appreciation to all our Members for their ongoing support in helping to achieve these fantastic accolades.
On the back of being named (jointly with the Rattler Trail) as the second best Rail Trail in Australia by Cycletraveller http://cycletraveller.com.au/australia/weekenders/five-best-rail-trails-in-australia The Riesling Trail has just been awarded a ‘Certificate of Excellence’ by Trip Advisor http://www.tripadvisor.com.au/Attraction_Review-g261645-d632156-Reviews-Riesling_Trail-Clare_South_Australia.html
Trip Advisor awards a ‘Certificate of Excellence’ to attractions that consistently earn great reviews from travellers.
If you would like to become a Friend of the Riesling Trail please see our website for details at http://rieslingtrail.com.au/membership/ or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Thank you to everyone who walks, rides or runs on our beautiful Trail.
Experiencing the highs of a walk along the Riesling Trail are Chairman of the Riesling Trail, Allan Mayfield, with Apex members Nedd Golding [National President] and Nathan Skinner, and Pepsi, Nathan’s beautiful dog.
Walkers, runners and cyclists will know when they have reached the pinnacle of an outing along the Riesling Trail, thanks to the latest interpretive sign. The marker, is about nine kilometres south of Clare, indicates the Trail’s highest point.
Allan Mayfield, Nedd Golding and Nathan Skinner [and Nathan’s dog Pepsi].
Bring your own bike or hire one from any of the local bike-hire businesses … for hire details see our updated Brochure located on our “Location” and “Trail Activities” Pages of the website … Suggested Rides along the Trail and History along the Trail