Maroondah Aqueduct

Date:                Saturday 4th May 2013

Time                1000

Starting Point:      North Melbourne Railway Station

End Point:                 Hurstbridge Station.

Distance:                    approx 50 klms

Cost:                            Free,      need MYKI and refreshment money

Suits:                          Adults,  any Maintained Bike with repair kit.   ENVOLVES SOME HILLS.

Description:             Riding across the city we join the the Main Yarra Trail at Fairfield and head in to  Westerfold Park (Eltham area) and beyond to the Maroondah Aqueduct Trail which we follow to its end near Diamond Creek.  Train from Diamond Creek to own destinations.      BE WARNED –  Route envolves some hills at the approach to the Aqueduct Trail start.  A very picturesque area for exploration..

Contact:                Ruth          0417 110 880

Report:         7 riders on a crisp but clear Autumn morning.  2 pesky punctures, 1 bruising tumble but all in all a very enjoyable day exploring this picturesque part of outer Melbourne.    Ride finished in Diamond Creek.  Distance covered 48 klms.

 

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