Rides news archive

Please check the web site for any last minute changes or cancellation of the ride

When : 14th April

Meet : Caltex Petrol Station, Kealba

Time : 10.00 am

Distance : approx. 50 km

BYO : MYKI and lunch

Description : This ride will take us along Western Ring Path , then onto Moonee Ponds Creek Trail , stopping for coffee/ lunch along the way, returning home via Footscray – Sunshine Path

Any questions contact Margaret 0417 551 704

Please check the web site for any last minute changes or cancellation of the ride

When : Sunday 31st March

Meet : Melbourne Central Rail Station platform 4

Time : 9.00 am to board the 9.13 am Lilydale train

Distance : approx. 50 km

BYO : MYKI and lunch

Description : This ride will take us along Eastlink Trail , then onto Dandenong Creek Trail to Carrum and optional along Edithvale Wetlands to Mordialloc to get train back home. Stopping for lunch at Jells Park.

Any questions contact Margaret 0417551704

Please check the web site for any last minute changes or cancellation of the ride

New Ride, Portarlington and surrounds,

When – Sunday 17th March

Meet –  At Indented Head Yacht Club.

There is a Cycling Event at Portarlington, parking will be difficult.

Time – 10:00 am

Distance – approx. 50 km

BYO – Lunch

Description – This ride will take us around the coast line of the Bellarine Peninsula,

Stopping for coffee along the way

Any questions – contact Margaret 0417 551 704

Please check the web site for any last minute changes or cancellation of the ride

RIDE CANCELLED DUE TO BUSES REPLACING TRAINS BETWEEN SUNSHINE AND NORTH MELBOURNE

NEW RIDE IS ORGANISED

When : Sunday 3rd March

Meet : Nth. Melbourne Station

Time : 9.30 am to board 9.39 am train to Craigieburn

Distance : approx. 50 km

BYO : MYKI and lunch

Description : We ride along Hume Hwy cycling path onto Merrri Creek trail and back to City

Stop for lunch and coffee at CERES park

Any questions : contact Margaret 0417 551 704

Merri Creek Trail

Please check the web site for any last minute changes or cancellation of the ride

When  :  Sunday 24th February

Meet  :   Caltex petrol station, Kealba

Time  :  10.00 am

Distance  :  approx. 50 km

BYO  :  MYKI and lunch

Description  :  this ride will take us along Western Ring Road Path and Moonee Ponds Creek Path

Stop for coffee/ lunch break in Woodlands Park, returning home the same way.

Any questions  ;  contact Margaret 0417 551 704

Please check the web site for any last minute changes or cancellation of the ride

When  :  Sunday 10th  February

Meet  :  Nth. Melbourne Station

Time  :  10.15 am

Distance  :  approx. 40 km

BYO  :  MYKI and lunch

Description  :  this ride will take you along Capital City and Main Yarra Trail

Stop for lunch/ coffee at Abbotsford Convent /  Collingwood Children Farm

Any questions  :  contact Margaret 0417 551 704

Date:       Sunday 21st March 2010

Time:     10 00 – 10 15 am

Start:      Watergardens (Sydenham) Railway Station

Distance:  18 klms

Level:        Easy,  any bike, Families welcome,  some Highway riding

Cost:       Free

Description:       Join us as we investigate the significance of the first flight by Harry Houdini exactly 100 years ago.        We will ride along the Melton- Keilor Highway to Plumpton Road and then to the plaque commerating Houdini’s achievement. 

Then it is on to the Houdini Festival of Flight run by Melton Shire council at the Diggers Rest Recreation Reserve in Plumpton Rd.  Lots of entertainment and activities from 11 am till 4 pm.  Stay as long as you please.

Contact:    Stuart    9364 2956

 Report:       10 riders enjoyed a very pleasant ride to the plaque for a photo stop and then  on to a very imaginative festival by Melton Shire Council for more photos with some very antique bikes.  A swift tail wind carried us home.

Date:            Sunday 27th September 2009

Start place:   Woodend Tourist Information Centre

Start Time:    8 00 am

Finish Time    approx 3 00 pm

Distance:       90 klms

Level:              Medium,  Road bikes or hybrids

Cost:               Free,  lunch – coffee money

Description:   Meet at the Woodend Tourist Information Centre, Woodend, for this undulating country road ride to Daylesford via Tylden and Trentham.  We shall stop for breaks at Trentham and Lunch at Daylesford and then return via the same route.  

 A good training ride for the half Round The Bay!

Inquiries:     Stuart     93642956

Report:      5 riders braved a cool, damp and definately windy day.

Date                    sunday 5 april

Start time         10.00 am

End time           2.00 pm

meeting            Burnside Shopping centre   (mel 358 k5)

Level                Easy

Cost                GOLD COIN

Distance         20 kms

We’ll ride from Burnside Shopping Centre to thte opening of the new bypass before it is open to traffic,we ‘ll have the opportunityto to check out the cycle path  from Caroline Springs to Fitzgerald Rd along to the Western ring road then to Federation Trail. PLEASE come along as Brimbug has been part of the  lobby group to get cycling needs meet in this  project

 

contact  Stuart

93642956      or just turn up at burnside

 20 riders enjoyed the new deer park bypass car free on a cool and windy day

  • Date: 8th Jun 2008
  • Start time: 10 AM
  • End time: 2 PM
  • Distance: 65km
  • Level: Medium
  • Cost: Free

Description:
Starting at the Caltex service station in Kealba (Melways ref. 26 H2) we ride along the Western Ring Rd bike path to Jacana Reserve to Broadmeadows Valley Park path to Craigieburn. Then we ride through Craigieburn to the bypass, down the Craigieburn bypass path to the service station on Cooper St where we stop for lunch. We then continue on the bypass path to the Western Ring Rd path through Jacana and back to the starting point at Kealba.

Enquires
Stuart Mc Laren
Phone: 03 9364 2956After Craigieburn ride

Ride Report

It was a good ride, with 11 cyclists.