Rides news archive

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

When : Sunday 3th of June

Meet : Sunshine Station

Time : 10.00 am

Distance : apporx. 45 km

BYO :  MYKI and lunch

Description : easy ride to Docklands and Port Melbourne  to join Bay Trail to Mordiallock,

stopping for lunch at Ricketts point

returning home by train

Any questions : contact Margaret 0417 551 704


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

When : Sunday 20th of May

Meet: Parliament station

Time : 10.00 am

BYO MYKI and lunch

Description : Get the train from platform 1 to the Alphington station and follow Darebin Creek Trail to the new bridge across the Yarra river and returning home via Yarra Trail to City.

Easy ride about 30 km.

Any questions contact Margaret on 0417 551 704

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

When: Sunday 6th of May

Meet:  More Park, Ballarat rd, Ardeer

Time:  10.00 am

Distance: 35 km one way.  Riders can take train back to Footscray  or ride back.

BYO: MYKI and lunch

Description: this is a easy ride along the Federation Trail to the Werribee River and to Werribee township

Any questions : contact Margaret on 0417551704

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

When:  Saturday 21st of April

Meet:  At New Gisborne railway station

Catch the 8.59 am train from Sunshine station to Sunbury, board the 9.33 am train on  the V/line service to New Gisborne. Will get you there at 9.59 am.

There is also plenty of car parking at the Gisborne train station.

Time: 10.00 am

Distance: 25 km

BYO:  lunch and MYKI

Description:  This scenic hilly ride takes you through quiet country roads  between Gisborne and Mt Macedon foothills returning to New Gisborne  station. Coffee / lunch at the Trading Post cafe.

There is optional return ride to Sunbury from New Gisborne to catch the Metro train. This will add extra 25 km and one steep climb over Mt Gisborne.

Any questions contact Ferdi 0409 384 977

When: Sunday 8th of April

Meet: At North Melbourne station for the 9:39  train to Craigieburn station.

The Sunbury line train arrives into Nth Melb at 9:35  Suggest using the second train carriage to reduce time to cross over to the Craigieburn line platform. There’s only 4 minutes.

Time:  10:15  am at Craigieburn

Distance:  50 km

BYO:  MyKi and lunch

Description:  This ride takes you along the Hume Freeway ByPass and returning to the City via the Merri Creek Trail. Stopping for lunch at Ceres in Brunswick.

Any questions, contact Ferdi 0409 384 977

When:  Saturday 24th March

Meet: Sunshine Railway Station

Time:  10 am

Distance:  45 km

BYO: MyKi and lunch

Description: Taking the Sunshine Trail to Footscray and Bay Trail to Williamstown where we stop for coffee and a  break.

Ride the Bay Trail to Altona and onto 100 steps, stopping for lunch. Continue our ride to Sanctuary Lakes and to    the Aircraft Railway Station to return home.

Any questions, contact Ferdi on 0409 384 977

When:  Sunday 11th of March

Meet:  Parliament train station platform No: 4

Time: Meet at  9.00am for 9.16 am train to Heatherdale

Distance:  55 km

BYO:  MyKi and Lunch

Description: We take the train to Heatherdale and follow the Mullum Mullum Creek Trail  stopping for coffee in Ringwood.  Returning to the City via Eastlink and Main Yarra Trail.

Any questions, contact Ferdi on 0409 384 977

When: Sunday 25th February.

Meet: Nth. Melbourne Rail Station.

Time: 10:15 am.

Distance: approx. 35km.

BYO: MyKi and Lunch.

Description: This ride takes you along Moonee Ponds creek, then onto the Capitol trail.

Stop for lunch at Frog Hollow Hartwell and continue to Ashburton, returning via Gardiners creek trail back to the City.

Any Questions? contact, Ferdi  0409 384 977

When:     Saturday 9th December  2017.

Meet:   Sunshine Railway Station platform 4,  

Time:   8:42am train to South Geelong, arrives 9:32am

Travelling by Train, this is a Myki service.

Ride starts:    0945 am

Distance:       Approx 70 klm    (return to Sth Geelong Railway Station)

Loop ride from Sth Geelong  railway Stn towards Queenscliffe & return.

Lunch planned for Queenscliffe area.  BYO or café.

NOTE:   Riders free to meet at the start point for ride start at 0945 am.  Plenty of parking if choosing to go by car to the start.

Please RSVP to Ferdi if attending as train travel with bikes is very popular at this time of year.

Contact:      RSVP     Ferdi       0409 384 977

When:    Saturday 25th Nov 2017

Start:       1000 am

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

Distance:     35 klms  return

Free ride,  morning tea stop planned at café.  Free side street parking if getting to the start by car.

Description:  From More Park the route takes in Caroline Springs – mostly on cycle paths or quiet back streets to Lake Caroline Reserve & Caroline Springs shopping precinct for morning tea stop.  Return to More Park via Burnside & the Deer Park Wellness trail.

Report:  Glorious weather, well attended ride along this picturesque route.  Distance 32 klms.