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Secret Bike Track for Thrill Seekers

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by Jeni Wilson (subscribe)
Teacher educator and author of many teacher reference books. Amused by random ideas and loves random acts of kindness. Enjoys writing humour...seriously!Please see my Instagram: wilsonjeni
Published September 6th 2013
Toil but no trouble
I discovered by chance a three metre bike ramp made of mostly of fallen logs, several jumps and a shelter. It is just off a very public and frequented bike track. Since then my kids often ask to go for a ride to this precious place.

A major construction for teenagers

On the ramp a hand painted sign alerts the user to the countless hours the teenagers have spent constructing this site for a little trouble free fun. They ask that the council please tolerate their ingenuity in this bush site. For this reason I cannot reveal the exact location but if you want to find it I have written a cryptic code.

On a track winding back from a watery gem
Walkers amble and dogs go off lead
Hidden from the geographic features and man made system
You can hear the frequent clickety clack
Go round and under and just to the right
For those with wheels and can avoid the puddles
Duck for the branches can hang low
If you find it you cannot tell
The clay and shale is hard to move
Leave untouched and keep in mind
The teens who toiled and turned the soil
Please be kind to the designers. Good luck
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Why? Trouble free fun for teenagers
Where: Seek and you shall find
Cost: Free
Your Comment
Would love to take my kids here, any additional tips on the location?
by andy. (score: 0|3) 2575 days ago
Yes listen for the toot toot of public transport, 2 stations before the end of the line. It's near a farm and adventure park. Jeni
by Jeni Wilson (score: 3|1866) 2563 days ago
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