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Date:    Sat 24th June 2017

Meet:    Caltex Service Station, cnr WRR & Sunshine Ave Kealba  Melways 26 H2

Time:   1000 – 1015

Distance:      ??????

Free ride, need maintained bike.  Café lunch OR BYO.

Description:     From the service station the route crosses the E J Whitten bridge & after a little road work deviation we re-join the WRR path & continue over Sydney Rd to the Dalton Rd area where we turn R) onto the Merri Creek Trail.  This trail takes us to our lunch stop along the trail (at Brunswick East) at a cafe OR BYO.  Rides end is Nth Melb station BUT exit points along the route.

Contact:  Ruth  0417 110 880     Ferdi   0409 384 977

Date:   Sunday 4th June 2017

Meet:   Nth Melbourne railway station

Time:     1000- 1015 am

Distance:       approx. 20 klms

Cost:     free.  BYO nibbles.  BYO/Buy Lunch.

Need a maintained bike & an interest in Melbourne’s history.

Description:  John will be taking us on a cycle tour to explore some interesting & perhaps lesser known areas & history of Melbourne.  Includes stop / start & on road riding & (hopefully) a lap outside the grounds of the MCG.  LUNCH stop:  is planned for the area near St Vincent’s Hospital, Nicholson St – café available OR BYO.  Ride concludes with lunch (unless we can cajole John to continue).

Contact:  Ruth   0417 110 880

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

Date:                Sunday 16th November 2014

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

When              1000 am

Distance:        35 klms,    easy – medium ride, mostly on trails some road riding

Suits:                Adults, any maintained bike.

Cost:                 Free – money for refreshments

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       Ruth      0417 110 880          Ferdi     0409 384 977

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