Concord for Cake

Friday January 18, 2019, 08:00:00

RISK WARNING: As a participant in this dangerous recreational activity, you may be exposing yourself to a significant risk of harm. Bike North, the ride organisers and leaders wish to warn you of the risks and hazards that are an inherent part of cycling, and to take care to prevent putting yourself, your fellow participants and/or others into danger. By signing onto this ride, you accept the warning as to risk, and you agree to ride in a safe and responsible manner and to obey all Australian Road Rules.

Summary : Ride along the Parramatta Valley Cycleway, over Silverwater bridge to Sydney Olympic Park, then on to Concord for coffee. Return via Brays Park and the John Whitton bridge.

This ride starts at 08:00:00 Meadowbank Wharf, end of Bowden St, Meadowbank

NOTES: PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED - cancelled if raining or extreme heat - M 0428 150 453 no voice mail - riders over 18 years of age only

Ride Leader
Gerrit Hagen
Ph0428 150 453

Ride Grade Information
Distance (km)28
approx. 17-19 kms/hr
Metres climbed 296.136
GradeEasy Medium
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Further Information
SuitabilityA good ride for beginners.
FeaturesMillenium markers, Sydney Olympic Park, Bicentennial Park
Coffee stopUsually at Le Palme, Concord
Expected duration3 hour(s) (estimate only - ride may be longer due to on the day factors)
Future dates for this route
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Ride along the Parramatta Valley Cycleway to Silverwater Bridge. Cross the river and travel along the River Walk past Newington Armoury Wharf on your way to the Woo-la-ra marker. Climb to the top and enjoy the 360 degree view. Ride down off the marker and head for Wentworth Common and the top of the Bay Marker. Drop down off the Bay Marker and follow Haslams Creek over Kronos Hill to Olympic Boulevard. Travel through the Olympic Precinct past the major sporting venues and on to Bicentennial Park. Exit the park and enjoy the quiet back streets as you wind your way to Concord for coffee. After coffee return to the start via Brays Park Reserve and the John Whitton Bridge.

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