News archive for April, 2017

Date:    Sat 6th May 2017

Meet:      Parliament Railway station

Time:       0915  approx.  MEETING ON THE RAILWAY PLATFORM No 1

Distance:       approx  45 klms – undulating  mostly on trails.

Suits :     Adults with maintained bike

Description:   Train leaves Platform No 1 at    0927 on the Hurstbridge Line.    Train trip to Diamond Creek takes 60mins.  Picturesque cycling from Diamond Creek is 8 klms to Eltham then following the Main Yarra Trail to the City area.  Lunch stop along the way.  BYO nibbles.  Route may vary depending upon walking traffic & markets.

Contact:      Ruth   0417 110 880      Ferdi  0409 384 977.

Report:    Cool start – 14 keen riders with glorious autumn weather and an afternoon shower. Diamond Creek Trail to lunch stop in Heidelberg – limited bike parking  & few cafe’s open in easy reach in this busy area.  BYO preferred next time. After lunch  followed Main Yarra Trail – joined Capital City trail and across to Nth Melb station.  Distance to Nth Melb station 45 klms.