News archive for July, 2008

August Saturday 23rd 2008

Start Time 9.00 am Finish after 3.00pm

Distance 70 kms Level Medium-Hard
Some Hills

Suits Adults Any bike Cost Free


Starting at Information Centre in Federation Square we ride along the Yarra river on the Capital City Trail to Dights Falls , then onto the Main Yarra Trail through Yarra Bend Park ,along the side of the Eastern Freeway to Heidelberg then onto Westerfolds Park . There are some short sharp climbs along this ride. We’ll rest for coffee and return via the same route


Stuart 93642956

Ride Report

8 riders on a crisp morning. An excellent and leisurely ride.

Date August 10th 2008

Note new start time

Start 9 am Finish After 3pm

Distance 80 km Level Hard /Hills

Suits Adult road bike > hybrid Cost Free


Starting at Bachus Marsh railway station and we head along the Bacchus Marsh -Gisbourne Rd all the way to Gisbourne for a rest stop . Then we head out along Gisbourne -Melton Road to Toolern Vale Road turning right onto Coimadai Road then to Bacchus Marsh.


Stuart 03 93642956

Ride report

Due to severe weather conditions the ride was post poned till a later date

Date: Saturday 26th July 2008

Start: 1000 am Finish: 1 pm

Distance: 30 klms Level: Medium

Suit: Adults, All Bikes Cost: free


Keilor to Edgewater Estate Loop

Starting at The Leaping Lizard Café in Brimbank Park, Keilor, (Melways 14 H8) we follow the Maribyrnong River Trail up and over Lilly St hill, through Pipemakers Park all the way to Edgewater Estate where we stop for refreshments. Returning along Mitchell St, Cranwell St and Suffolk Rd. We then make our way through Sunshine North back to the Leaping Lizard Cafe.


Stuart McLaren

phone 93642956

Ride report

5 riders on a cool morning. Nice amble along the maribyrnong river to edgewater for coffee then home via cranwell and suffolk street

slilley street hill 26/07/08