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in: jennycas

Jun 10, 2016 2:00 AM # 
Just realised you are coming to Paddy. See you then.
Jun 13, 2016 11:32 AM # 
Yep, OA Board workshop in Sydney on Sat, rogaine 9-3 Sun, 8:30pm flight home that night. Don't suppose there's any chance that NSWRA have started printing maps on waterproof paper yet?
Jun 13, 2016 12:05 PM # 
Can't comment.Will try to find out for you.
Jun 13, 2016 1:28 PM # 
Checked with organiser. Quote: The maps are "water resistant" or the correct term "aqueous sealant"
Jun 13, 2016 8:41 PM # 
The forecast for Sunday is potentially interesting, so this may be put to the test.
Jun 14, 2016 9:40 AM # 
The maps are on semi-waterproof paper - withstand a sprinkle of water but not immersion.
Gloss 150GSM with a sealer on both sides.
This is from the actual setter; the previous response from the organiser. I thought Blair you could do better with the weather than what seems to be on offer. However Newcastle is running 2 MTBO events this weekend. One of the maps to be used is viewed as mud wrestling on wheels - haven't had a dry event there yet.

At least QBIII was great weatherwise (and in many other respects). As one of the original 'explorers' it was very satisfying to see Bush n Beach, albeit with some help, run a really enjoyable and successful 3 day event.
Jun 14, 2016 1:17 PM # 
Is there more to B&B than just the Woolford clan? :)
Jun 14, 2016 1:43 PM # 
Definitely! Bruce Meder and Julie Irvine (about 45, contemporary of Jenny Enderby/Anderson - originally from Central Coast) and Gavin Rayward (ex Newcastle) are the leading lights. Gavin and Julie are Grafton based and working together in Street/Park area there. Coffs now has a couple of bush type maps + 3-5 urban. The Bom Bom map also used for MTBO.
But good solid base of beginners.Several school maps (maybe 8-10) which rockman and another mapped about 3 years ago. Only real disappointment was absolutely no tv coverage. We usually get good support in country areas, especially for the 1st events. Getting good support from Northern Tablelands too.

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