A to C + Z (Artarmon, Chowder Bay and Zoo)

Saturday January 12, 2019, 06:00:00

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 : Hilly ride to Balmoral and Chowder Bay, Bradleys Head and Taronga Zoo Wharf. Cycle return to Artarmon via Mosman.

This ride starts at 06:00:00 special start: St Leonards Station

NOTES: A brisk early morning ride around the lower north shore. Lights are required for this ride. Note that there will only be a few short breaks during this ride and the coffee stop will be at the end of the ride at St Leonard's station with a target finish time of 8.30am to allow time for the next ride to start at 9am. Note that the start location is St Leonards Station.

Ride Leader
Tony Stanley

Ride Grade Information
Distance (km)36
approx. 22-25 kms/hr
Metres climbed 539.157
GradeMedium Hard
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Explanations of grades, pace, RDI, REE

Further Information
SuitabilityFor hill fit riders those looking for a shorter ride.
FeaturesHills, beach, parks and harbour views, pleasant scenery
Coffee stopGeorges Heights or near end of ride.
Expected duration2.50 hour(s) (estimate only - ride may be longer due to on the day factors)
Future dates for this route
Ride With GPS Map/Cue/Profile/TCX/GPX

A ride through Artarmon and Mosman for magnificent coastal views at Balmoral, Chowder Bay Bradleys Head and Taronga Zoo. The ride route takes you through the backstreets and up and down all the hills in the area so you can test your climbing skills. Toilet stop at Balmoral. Coffee at Georges Heights or near return to Artarmon. We use designated cycle routes missing some of the bigger hills but keeping enough in the mix to allow you to continue your climbing practice. Return to Artarmon via Mosman and Cowles Rd using the designated cycle route.

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