Date: Sat 4th March 2017
Meet: 1015 am
Where: Caltex Service station, cnr WRR & Sunshine Ave, Kealba Melways 26 H2
Suits: any rider, any maintained bike, free ride
Distance: 25 klms – one way (approx.)
Description: This ride follows the picturesque gravel Maribyrnong River trail to the Footscray area where we take some on – road routes to Williamstown area & the foreshore for well earned rest, coffee. Return trip is planned. Cyclists free to cycle/train ride home. Several “bail-out” points on this easy route. Note – Maribyrnong River trail is NOT perfectly flat.
Contact: Ruth 0417 110 880
Report: x10 riders, lots of sunscreen & a good ride. Several rest stops to enjoy the Maribyrnong River & the lookout views. The trail before Canning Reserve needs care as several sections are rather rocky for skinny tyres. Great lunch at Williamstown. Distance from Caltex servo start to Williamstown 30 klms. All riders rode part way home. Only x1 flat tyre.
When: Sunday 19th Feb 2017
Where: Nth Melbourne Station
Time: 1000 – 1015 am
Distance: 35 klms (optional cycle return 70 klms)
Suits: Adults, any maintained bike includes some on-road riding. Need MYKI CARD.
Description: From North Melbourne Station its a road route via South Melb to the light rail which we follow to Beach Parade and then in to St Kilda for some legendary cakes and morning tea. Then its via the coast route to Ricketts Point and the Mordialloc area rides end. Train return or cycle as individuals desire.
Contact: Ferdi 0409 384 977
Report: Very inclement weather had riders making a group decision to vary the route for this ride. A good day was had by all.
Date: Sunday 5th Feb 2017
Meet: Caltex service station, cnr WRR & Sunshine Ave Kealba Melways 26 H2
Time: 1015 am: 35 klms (approx.)
Suits: Any rider, any maintained bike, free ride
Description: From the service station we head along the WRR path, into the Jacana wetlands and out towards West meadows for a well earned coffee stop. One down hill to the valley floor which is negotiated again on the return trip. A picturesque ride which follows part of the Moonee Ponds Creek & always good coffee. No on- road riding on this trip.
Contact Ferdi 0409 384 977