Soft Cogs Social Rides & Events

Where everyone is welcome, of all abilities, of all disciplines. Even if you ride a Colnago!


Social #35: Roadie – delayed Xmas ride – Ironbark Hill Brewhouse

Cervo'z Cafe, Singleton 3/126 John Street, Singleton, NSW

We're catching up our popular Xmas road ride, that was put off last year due to the pandemic. This year, we're taking a different route to end up at our fave brewery. We'll head north through Elderslie and Branxton and come in from MacDonalds Road. Meet: Cervoz Cafe Car park. Ryan Avenue Singleton (finishes at […]

Social #36: MTB – Kamameja Gravity Trails

BP Servo Jerry's Plains 2 Pagan St, Jerrys Plains, NSW

A regular feature on the Soft Cogs Social rotation, Kamameja scratches your gravity itch. For those who haven't been, these are private trails purposely built for gravity riding. Bomb down, get driven back up again, repeat. Zero uphill pedalling involved. For those less experienced in Enduro/Downhill, there are "softer" tracks to wet your appetite. For […]

Social #37: MTB – Awaba

Awaba MTB Park Awaba Mountain Bike Park, Jenkins Rd, Freemans Waterhole, NSW

Awaba's changed heaps since we've last been there as a group. There's been some trail amendments to the XC, but more importantly there are 2 flow trails and an AM trail installed. We'll decide the play for the day - even split into groups if needed. We'll be covering the XC and flow trails. Meet: […]

Social #38: Roadie – MailRun Singleton

Civic Centre Singleton 12 Queen Street, Singleton, NSW

A local (Singleton) road ride raising money for Singleton Family Support. Enter here: https://themailrun.org/

Social #39: MTB Dungog – Cancelled due to weather

Dungog Common Common Road, Dungog, NSW

Dungog is often referred to as "Fungog" for good reason. The addition of flow trails makes the climbs worth it. The existing XC tracks are a cracker also. There is literally something for everyone. Meet: Singleton, 2 Elizabeth Street, 7:00am or, Dungog MTB, 8:15am Cost: Free

Social #40: Roadie – Hunter Gong Ride

Albion Hotel, Singleton 2 John Street, Singleton, NSW

In 2021, we created a Hunter version of the Gong Ride (as the Sydney one was cancelled). It was a hoot! So why not do it again? Meet: Albion Hotel, Singleton 7:30am Course Length: Approx 55km (finish at the Albion for BBQ) Cost: Free for all riders this time! Inclusions: mid-course refreshments, BBQ at Albion […]

Social #41: Roadie – Ironbark Hill Brewery Ride

Cervo'z Cafe, Singleton 3/126 John Street, Singleton, NSW

For 5 years, we've been heading out to our favourite brewhouse, Ironbark Hill, as part of our Xmas ride series. Our Xmas in July ride will be a ROADIE event only due to recent flooding. Both finishing up at the Brewhouse at around 10:30am. This event is ticketed and RSVPs mandatory! Fee covers 1 beer […]

Social #42: Roadie – Lake St Clair Charity Ride

Lake St Clair Lake St Clair, Singleton, NSW

For the last 6 years, we've helped the Rotary team bring to life their dream of hosting a charity road ride at Singleton's iconic Lake St Clair. This ride will be our social ride for this month. Soft Cogs members will enjoy a $20 discount off the entry fee. Members registration page: Non-members, can register […]

Social #43: MTB – Pioneer

Pioneer Road MTB 157 Pioneer Road, Hunterview, NSW

Our most-loved local MTB track has seen some great development over the past years. Come join us to see why it's a little treasure in our own back yard. Flowy XC track, with some spicy features to challenge some of the more advanced riders. Most features have a B-line to get around. Meet: Pioneer Road […]

Soft Cogs Social #44: Training Ride for the Gong

Albion Hotel, Singleton 2 John Street, Singleton, NSW

As annual as our Gong Rides, our Gong-prep ride is the week before. We test out our new kit and clink a few beers afterwards with our friends at the Albion Hotel. Meet at the Albion Hotel, 7:30am for a road ride around the outskirts of Singleton. Course and distances chosen on the day. Likely […]