News archive for November, 2014

Date:         Saturday 29th Nov 2014

Where:     BELGRAVE Railway Station

When:       1000  – 1015 am  (Trains arrive at 1012 am)

Distance:      45 – 50 klms (approx).

Cost:       Free – need MYKI card and nibbles

Suits:           Adults, any maintained bike – Ride involves some HILLS and sections of road riding.

Description:   From the station our route explores the  Upper Ferntreee Gully to Blind Creek Path (Knox cycleway).  This trail heads to Knox City and eventually to the Dandenong Creek Trail and the option of a stop at Jells Park.  From Jells Park it is a rather hilly negotiation of some marked but local streets on the Scotchmans Creek Trail and onto the Gardiners Creek Trail.  This final trail can be followed to Kooyong station for rides end – distance about 47 klms.  Cyclists may choose to continue riding to Flinders Street station.

Contact        Ruth    0417 110 880

Report:   A great ride with new routes found.  Riders continues to Flinders Street for ride’s end.  Distance 55 klms approx

Date:                Sunday 16th November 2014

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

When              1000 am

Distance:        35 klms,    easy – medium ride, mostly on trails some road riding

Suits:                Adults, any maintained bike.

Cost:                 Free – money for refreshments

Description:       After meeting at More Park the route takes us via the WRR path to Fitzgeralds Rd where we link up with the Deer Park wellness trail and continue in to Caroline Springs and the West waters lakeside Bistro/cafe for refreshments.  The return route is on the Kororoit Creek Trail and back to the More Park starting point.  Plenty of free parking at the start.

contact       Ruth      0417 110 880          Ferdi     0409 384 977

Report:       Springtime rain – Oh that Melbourne fickle weather!