RULES & REGULATIONS

Off-road dirt bike riding is dangerous, and can lead to severe injury or worse and machinery can be damaged, so please ride within your limits and at your own pace, respect other riders and the environment and remember…it is not a race out there!

 

General Rules

  • Upon entry to the Park, you must be wearing a face mask. Essential guardians must wear a face mask at all times. Riders must wear a face mask as soon as they remove their helmet and stop riding.

  • Riders and if under 18 (ONE Essential Guardian only - If more than one guardian arrives at the park they will be turned away)

  • Essential Guardians must remain at their vehicle at all times, no congregating anywhere, no standing on the side of the tracks

  • At least 1.5 meters social distancing must be maintained at all times - no congregating in groups.

  • Absolutely NO spectators under the Government Covid-19 restrictions.

  • Everyone entering the ride park must report to the office at sign on. Please stay in your car.

  • Anyone who wants to ride, must complete an Indemnity form (pleas bring own pen and/or please download form and complete prior to coming - see below Rules to download. People found riding who haven’t done this will be immediately evicted from Dirtworx Ride Park.

  • Gates open at 9am and riding is between 9.30am and 3pm. No riding after 3pm.

  • No driving of cars around the property is allowed, once your car is parked in the allocated pit/parking area, it needs to stay there, for safety of riders on shared roads between pit areas and tracks. 

  • Enclosed footwear must be worn at all times; there are hazards around the property (eg: rabbit holes, tree stumps, roots, erosion holes, metal and wire etc).

  • Stay within the property at all times. You cannot leave the park and re-enter for insurance purposes.

  • Swimming in the dam is prohibited (there are hidden dangers under the water).

  • All incidents must be reported to the Ride Park Management or Representative.

  • Dirtworx Ride Park is an alcohol free zone, no alcohol is to be consumed onsite.

  • Dirtworx Ride Park is a family friendly business, profanities, abusive behaviour and aggressive riding will not be tolerated, you will be asked to pack up and leave.

  • Rider’s must ensure their dirt bikes are in good mechanical condition prior to and during riding.

  • Dirt bikes must be ridden and cars must be driven at walking pace only in the parking area. Motorcycles are only to be ridden in maximum second gear on the road to the Enduro loop.

 

 

Riding Gear

Appropriate off-road protective clothing must be worn at all times. National standards approved helmet, goggles, gloves, off-road boots, a long sleeve shirt and long sturdy pants. Failure to comply may compromise your participation.

 

Hazards

  • You need to watch out for uneven terrain and obstacles that come across your path, like rocks, ruts, roots, stumps, diagonal logs and sticks, trees, holes, drainage mounds and washouts. During wet conditions watch out for the hard packed greasy and slippery areas.

  • Wildlife eg: kangaroos, snakes and other wildlife, especially the first riders out on the tracks in the morning.

  • There are old vehicles around that contain hazards. Stick to the tracks and you will be fine.

 

Environment

This property will be monitored for environmental impact,

so to keep this facility open, please be respectful and stick to the tracks.

 

 

Track Guidelines

  • The tracks are single direction only. Always follow the direction of the arrows.

  • When entering the track, make sure you use the clearly signed entrance and make sure you give way to riders already on the track. When exiting the tracks, 

  • Be careful of overtaking, especially the little kids, as they do wander more. Please give them room.

  • Do a sighting lap to familarise yourself with each track and conditions before picking up speed.

  • Jumping is not recommended, but if you do so, then jumping is at your own safety and risk.

  • Be careful as there are many hazards off the tracks if you overshoot the corners.

  • Ride within your limits and to the conditions.

  • If it is dusty, hang back so you can see where you are going.

  • A riding parent must accompany their children on the track until the riding parent is satisfied that their child(ren) can ride safely unattended.

  • Before riding the Loops, make sure you have enough fuel. The longest loop is around 7kms in total length and maybe quite fatiguing. Make sure you take water with you to keep hydrated.

  • Please read and abide by signage around the property.

  • The Enduro loop closes at 2:45pm, please don’t enter the Enduro loop after this time.

  • Peewee bikes only to be ridden on peewee tracks.

  • Senior Motocross track is strictly 85cc above only.

  • All other tracks, riders are to be aware of smaller capacity bikes and varied levels of riding skills.

 

Breakdown & Injury Procedure

  • If someone is injured, stay with the patient and send the next person who comes along the trail for help.

  • If you breakdown, stay with your bike until another rider finds you, they can get help.

 

How to get help

  • If you come across an injured or broken down rider and need to get help if no-one else is coming, keep riding to the end of that track. Please travel at a safe speed. Go to the sign on office and inform the Dirtworx representative, manager, staff or volunteer.

  • Try to remember a few details, like the riders name, bike number, injury or breakdown, which track they are on.

  • It will not be long before someone comes across you.

  • Never leave the designated tracks, never ever short cut through the bush or plantation, it might seem like a short cut, but it is hazardous and you risk cutting back on to the track in the wrong direction! It can be dangerous.

Covid-19 Safety

  • Please ensure you comply with the Victorian Government Health Guidelines for Covid-Safety.

  • Before you come to the track, ensure you have washed your hands thoroughly.

  • All patrons attending the park must wear a face mask. Riders must wear a face mask as soon as they remove their helmets and stop riding.

  • Download, print and complete the Indemnity form to limit contact and speed up sign on (see below).

  • When you arrive at the Ride Park, please remain in your car and a Dirtworx Representative will come to you.

  • Sanitiser is provided at the sign on office.

  • Social Distancing is required at all times, essential guardians must remain at their car and riders must also return to their vehicle when not riding and ensure you stay at least 1.5 metres away from others.

  • There are various Covid-Safety posters on display around the Ride Park, please help our community to be Covid free by adhering strictly to these guidelines.

 
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INDEMNITY FORM

 

Prior to entry all riders, parents/guardians must fill out and sign our Indemnity Form.You can download and print this form via the button below to assist limiting contact at sign on. Please make sure you print both pages, complete and sign the form before you arrive to ensure a streamlined sign-on.

 

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