Craigieburn – Greensborough – (Optional continue to Heidelberg)

When:            Sunday 12th April 2015

Where:              Craigieburn Railway Station

Time:                 1000

Distance:         32 klms        (  Optional addition   60 klms total.)

Suits:       Adults            Cost:            Free,  bring nibbles,

Description:      Starting from Craigieburn Railway Station the journey takes us on a short stretch of Craigieburn streets till we join the Craigieburn Bypass for an exhilarating 10 klm downhill coast to Cooper St Epping.  Across Cooper St and another downhill cruise  to the Metropolitan  Ring Rd in Thomastown and then Eastwards along to the Greensborough By Pass.  At this point the journey can be varied.  Into  Greensborough for more refreshments and the station for Rides end OR  join onto the Plenty River Trail, Main Yarra Trail and onwards to Banyule Flats and Heidelberg Station.

Contact:      Ferdi   0409 384 977

Report:   A tail wind aided the downhill coast to Epping for coffee stop then onwards with a few gentle climbs via Greensborough area along the scenic Plenty River trail.  After taking in the  wonderful views from viewbank the journey took us along the start of the Main Yarra trail to Banyule flats in Heidelberg for a light lunch.  Ride ended at Heidelberg station  –  distance 45 klms on a good autumn day.

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