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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

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.

Stuart Mc Laren
Phone: 03 9364 2956After Craigieburn ride

Ride Report

It was a good ride, with 11 cyclists.