News archive for August, 2016

Date:       Sunday 11th Sept 2016

Meet:       0900  am –  approx.

Where:    Parliament Railway Station –  Belgrave / Lilydale Line platform No 4.

(Lilydale train leaves 0916)

Distance:      approx. 55 klms

Ride is free – need a  maintained bike, nibbles & MYKI card essential.

** MET train services interruption. No trains Box Hill to Ringwood**

**Suggested new route – Train to Box Hill then cycle side roads to Koonung Creek Trail & continue to Donvale & Eastlink Trail.

Description:    Plan to meet on the platform No 4 at Parliament Station- Belgrave / Lilydale Line and take the 30 min trip to Box Hill.  Hilly start to this ride then undulating route towards Carrum Downs.  Weather conditions may determine rides end as a strong head  wind can prevail after Greens Rd in Carrum area.  There are  “Bail out points” on this scenic route.

Contact:    Ruth   0417  110 880



Date:             Sunday 28th August 2016

Meet:           Nth Melbourne Station

Time:           1000 am

Distance:       40 klms approx.

Free ride, suits adults, some on road riding.

Description:     From Nth Melb station we head to Altona then follow the coastline past the significant 100 steps for a view of Melb.   Then its around wetlands and into Sanctuary Lakes for a coffee / lunch.  Cycle return to Williamstown for rides end.   Riders free ride / train to home destinations.

contact:          Ruth      0417 110 880

Report:      Well attended & relaxed ride with good weather.  Distance approx. 45 klms to Airport station where riders chose to train or continued riding to home destinations.  Helpful hint – remember to check Sunday train timetables.  🙂