Epping Concord Boomerang

Tuesday January 15, 2019, 07:30:00

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 : A good training ride with minimum stops over a variety of terrain. Some on-road experience necessary.

This ride starts at 07:30:00 Epping Station, East side

NOTES: PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED - cancelled if raining or extreme heat - due peak hour to traffic we will be doing the ride in reverse - 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)44
approx. 17-19 kms/hr
Metres climbed 614.4
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Further Information
SuitabilityThis ride would suit a rider wanting to do longer distances than Easy grade rides, with some moderate hills or a more experienced rider wanting a good training ride. Must be experienced riding on road in traffic.
FeaturesHills down from Epping to Gladesville Bridge, then back up at the end, with mostly flat riding around the foreshore of Parramatta River, with scenic river views.
Coffee stopUsually at Concord - various cafes to choose from
Expected duration4 hour(s) (estimate only - ride may be longer due to on the day factors)
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This ride starts at Epping and makes it way, mostly along back roads, down to the Parramatta River, crossing over the Gladesville Bridge. It then is mostly on cycle paths, while wending its way back along the foreshore of the Parramatta River with a coffee stop in Concord. We than continue along the river to Meadowbank. From there it is uphill and on roads again back to Epping. With a start at either 8 or 9 (depending on the season), we should expect to be home for lunch.

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