News archive for July, 2013


When:       Saturday 17th August 2013

Where:      Craigieburn Railway Station, Craigieburn

When:         1030

Distance:    30 klms (variable)

Suits:         Easy local ride, well maintained bike

Cost:           FREE,  need MYKI and lunch money

Description:      After meeting at the station we head off on a guided tour of the picturesque Malcom Creek area and Craigieburn surrounds.  Then its a 10 klm cycle to the Donnybrook cheesery restaurant  for lunch and a 10 klm cycle back to Craigieburn.  Riders free to make their own return arrangements – Train OR easy downhill cycle to Merri Creek Trail and Moonee Ponds Creek Trail.

Contact       Ruth    0417 110 880

When:          Saturday 10th August 2013

Where:         More Park,  Ballarat Road,   Ardeer,    Melways 25 K9

Time:            1000

Distance:      50 klms

Suits:             Adults,  Any bike,

Cost:             Free,  need MYKI

Description      After meeting at More Park the route follows the WRR path to Millers Road and down in to Altona.  Then its onwards to Sanctuary lakes and Williams Landing Railway Station for end of ride.  Riders free to cycle home or train to their own location.  Coffee stop available at Altona and Sanctuary Lakes depending on riders need for a caffeine hit !!

Contact          Ferdi     0409384977

Report:       A rather brisk wind propelled our  group down to the Altona – Cherry Lake area and beyond for some exploration.  Quite a “swell” visible on the lake!!  That’s Melbourne weather in winter.  A great 50 klm ride.