Maribyrnong River Trail

Date:            Saturday 6th April 2013

Time:           1000 start

Where:         Caltex Service Station, cnr WRRoad & Sunshine Ave, Kealba, Melways  26 H2

Distance:     45 klms

Suits:            Adults  –  CAUTION   APPROX 8 klm LOOSE gravel surface.  Not easy on skinny tyres.

Cost:              Free, need MYKI card,  refreshment money

Description:    From the Caltex Service station start we head into Brimbank Park and follow the “newly re-opened” and iconic Maribyrnong River Trail into Docklands area for coffee / refreshments.  A picturesque route with a short sharp climb to a lookout point into the valley and wonderful  city views before descending to follow the river course through Pipemakers Park and into the city.  Many rest spots.  BYO nibbles till rides end.  Riders free to choose own route home.  Close to Southern Cross station or cycle route return.

Contact:          Ruth          0417 110 880                            Stuart            9364 2956

Ride Report:        Glorious Autumn weather  helped x10 cyclists enjoy this scenic route into the city.  Great refreshments  in Harbour Town area.  Distance approx 40 klms.  Cyclists chose two diffferent routes for the return trip.

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