News archive for March, 2017

Date:   Sunday 23rd April 2017

Meet:    More Park, Ballarat Rd, Ardeer  Mel  25 K9

Time;   1015 am.

Distance:  35 klms

Free local ride.

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:    Ferdi   0409 384 977

Date:  Saturday 1st April 2017.

Meet:  Nth Melbourne Railway Station

Time:   1015 am

Distance:  50 klms – return.

Cost:  Free,  need any maintained bike & MYKI card.

Description:  From Nth Melb it is a pleasant ride taking in many of Melbourne’s trails.  Capital City, Main Yarra, Anniversary (Outer Circle) & Gardiners Creek.  This ride can be reversed depending on riders wishes.  Mostly on made trails, small amt on road riding.  Bail out points available.

Contact:  Ruth  0417 110 880

Date:   Sunday  19th March 2017

Meet:  South Geelong  Railway Station.

Finish:  South Geelong Railway Station.

Time:   1000 –  1015 am.

Distance:   max  65 klms

Description:  Many rides are available in the Bellarine Peninsula area.  Weather, rider turnout & discussions on the day will determine this ride.

One example is the The Bellarine Rail Trail from Sth Geelong to Queenscliffe and return – approx. 65 klms.

Riders to make your own way to / from the start & finish.

Contact:  Ferdi  0409 384 977

Report:   A hot day & good rider turn out.  Riders decided to follow the trail along the Barwon River past the old paper mill & towards Bunyip Pool.  Return to Geelong foreshore via the trail on the opposite side of the Barwon river.  Distance cycled 35 klms.  A busy weekend in the Bellarine area – rowing regatta was on.