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2011 News

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Water Corp Says Water Doesn't Run into Dams 16-Dec-2011

It's been acknowledged by the Department of Water before, but never so articulately or publicly...

ATVWA includes RTRA membership for 2012 08-Dec-2011

The ATV Social and Racing Club ( will include membership to the RTRA as part of..

Gnangara 'Interim' Trail underway 08-Dec-2011

Work on the new trail at Gnangara has finally started after a delay caused by the recent fires. DEC ..

New Projects Funded 08-Dec-2011

Some great news on the funding front! Thanks to the efforts of Motorcycling WA and the RTRA, the..

Pinjar Gets More Clay 29-Nov-2011

Thanks to an on-the-ball RTRA member we have been able to secure around 600 cubic metres of Midl..

Julimar Gets a Cleanup 22-Nov-2011

Trail bike riders teamed up with four wheel drive enthusiasts to clean up several areas within the J..

Pinjar Family Trail Graded 05-Nov-2011

The Family Trail at Pinjar has received some attention from DEC, with a PosiTrac spending the da..

AGM New Format a Success 20-Oct-2011

We've received very good feedback about the 'new format' AGM and Social Night held last night at..

Minister Announces Funding for Gnangara, Volunteers, Information 20-Oct-2011

The Minister for Sport and Recreation, Hon Terry Waldron, today announced funding for interim tr..

Double Fatality on Old Pinjar Rd 10-Oct-2011

Two trail bike riders were killed last night in a head-on collision on Old Yanchep Road. Few de..

Vandals hit Pinjar 07-Oct-2011

Yesterday we received a report that vandals on quad bikes have badly damaged works on the new fa..

Bike Ban - West Poll gives big thumbs down! 16-Sep-2011

As of this morning a resounding 94% of people have given the thumbs down to the proposed ban. ..

Bike Ban Follow-Up 16-Sep-2011

Following the item that appeared in The West this morning the RTRA contacted both Sue Wicks at K..

Perth Doctor calls for ban on kids riding trail bikes 15-Sep-2011

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Stage 2 Pinjar Trails Underway 29-Aug-2011

Work has started on the western side of Orchid Rd where the intermediate / advanced trails will be l..

Trail Bikes on the Agenda at National Tracks and Trails Conference 29-Aug-2011

Recreational trail bike riding will be one of many topics discussed at the National Tracks and T..

Minister Tours Gnangara, Pinjar 28-Jul-2011

The Minister for Sport and Recreation, Terry Waldron, visited the Gnangara Off Road Area today a..

Gnangara Clearfelling Imminent 26-Jul-2011

Forest Products Commission (FPC) has advised that the southern portion of the Gnangara ORV Area ..

PeeWee Trail - Don't Spoil it for the Kids! 20-Jul-2011

The RTRA will be erecting new signage on the PeeWee trail at Pinjar requesting all riders to tak..

Is There a Car Wash on Your Way Home? 18-Jul-2011

With the wet season now upon us everyone knows how important it is to properly wash your bike be..

Adopt a Bike Shop 11-Jul-2011

How well do you know your local bike or accessory shop? RTRA is looking for volunteers to &lsquo..

More Trails soon for Pinjar 02-Jul-2011

The popularity of the two new surfaced trails at Pinjar has prompted DEC to bring forward the de..

Pilot Trail gets DEC Approval 01-Jul-2011

It’s been a long time coming but we’ve finally had confirmation that DEC has approve..

Ledge Point Fatality 07-Jun-2011

A sixteen year old female trail bike rider was killed at the Ledge Point Off Road Vehicle Area on th..

No Money in State Budget - but No Surprise 23-May-2011

The State Budget was announced on May 20, and as expected there is no inclusion of funding for the S..

ABC News Story Gets it Wrong 25-Mar-2011

RTRA President, Steve Pretzel, was mis-quoted in a story that ran on ABC Radio and online this morni..

Politicians Debate Trail Bike Strategy 24-Mar-2011

Politicians from both sides debated the State Trail Bike Strategy for over three hours in Parlia..

Congratulations Tanya! 21-Mar-2011

RTRA member, Tanya Mauk, has won the Trailzone 'Choose your Ride' competition. Faced with a cho..

Pilot Trail Bike Trail Still Awaiting Approval 20-Mar-2011

The long-running saga of the approval to develop a Pilot trail bike trail appears to be coming to a ..

Kwinana Rejects Grant Fund Application 16-Mar-2011

This month RTRA approached the Town of Kwinana to support a grant application to fund improvements t..

Mundaring Trail Bike Forum 02-Mar-2011

More than 90 riders, local residents, politicans and government execs crammed the meeting room at th..

Harvey Shire Bans on Bikes on Beaches 01-Jan-2011

Sorry, we lost this one. The submission (/LiteratureRetrieve.aspx?ID=77861) by the RTRA to prevent t..