News archive for August, 2010

Date:        Sunday 12th Sept 2010

Start:        1000 hrs

Where:       Caltex Servo,  cnr Sunshine Ave and Western Ring Rd,  Kealba,  Melways  26 H2

Distance:   60 klms  round trip.  “NO BAIL OUT at Werribee station”

Level:        medium,  prepare for “head or tail winds” on this flat ride!

Cost:           free,  byo nibbles, lunch money! 

Description:     From the service station we’ll head along the Western Ring Road path till we meet the Federation Trail at the tunnel in Laverton North at around 1100 am.  Then its onwards to Werribee for lunch / coffee.        Return via Federation Trail. 

Sorry – NO BAIL OUT at Werribee station due to Track Maintenance – buses only Sat & Sun

Contact:        Stuart   9364 2956       Ruth   0417 110 880       

Report          7 Riders enjoyed a “tail wind all the way to Werribee” and still managed a respectable time for the return journey.


Date:          Sunday 29th August

Time:            1000 am

Where:        Caltex Servo,  Cnr Western Ring Rd & Sunshine Ave

Distance:    Approx 20 klms –  can be extended

Suits:         Adults > 18 yrs (as alcohol is envolved)


Meet at the Caltex Servo and ride a scenic route to the Rose Creek Estate in Craig St East Keilor as part of the Sunbury Wine Festival.  Wine tasting and lunch available on this family run estate.  Return route is dependant on weather and rider enthusiasm.

Contact:      Stuart   93642956

Ride Report:  10 riders enjoyed a scenic and undulating ride along the Maribyrnong River and through the new Buckley Street underpass on the way to the Rose Creek Estate Winery.  Pizza and pasta was enjoyed for lunch as well as tastings of the estate wine and olive oil all to some excellent local live entertainment.  YES!  some wine and glasses did make it home via bicycle.