Date: 2024-03

Bike North Calendar for: March, 2024


01/03/2024 Friday Trilogy
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 48, Pace: steady
Contact: Roger Pottie 0417401445
Starts at: 07:30:00 Meadowbank Wharf, end of Bowden St, Meadowbank.
Trilogy combines segments of three current Bike North rides into a longer ride with waterfront views.
NOTES:Early start to beat the heat.


01/03/2024 Friday Little Italy
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 34, Pace: steady
Contact: John Williams 0409 324 317
Starts at: 09:00:00 Meadowbank Wharf, end of Bowden St, Meadowbank.
Ride over Gladesville Br around Iron Cove to a cafe in Norton St Leichhardt. Return via Five Dock & Concord.
NOTES:Coffee will be at the Italian Forum.


02/03/2024 Saturday Breakfast Point Punt
Effort:Grade: Easy, Distance: 16, Pace: gentle
Contact: David Vasey 0412 105 518
Starts at: 08:30:00 Meadowbank Wharf, end of Bowden St, Meadowbank.
Cross Parramatta river on John Whitton Bridge, ride through Rhodes and Concord West to Cabarita Ferry Wharf then Breakfast Point. Cross the river on the Putney Punt and return to Meadowbank on the riverfront route.


03/03/2024 Sundaymeeting: Ride Leaders meeting
Contact: Geoff Young
Starts at: 14:00 Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club.


03/03/2024 Sunday Miss Australia Ride
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 42, Pace: steady
Contact: Ian Meller 0490 332 072
Starts at: 07:30:00 special start: St Leonards Station, concourse.
Ride on quiet roads to Spit Bridge, then on to Arabanoo Lookout and Tania Oval at Balgowlah Heights. On return visit Georges Heights and Bradleys Head. Significant hills.
NOTES:PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED Good starting ride for anyone not familiar with this area. Re-groups after harder climbs. Please contact leader if you are unfamiliar with the area. Coffee planned for Georges Heights. Cancelled if raining. Check website.


04/03/2024 Monday Big Cross City Loop
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 51, Pace: steady
Contact: Bruce Wilson 0478035543
Starts at: 08:00:00 special start: St Leonards Station, concourse.
From Sydney Harbour ride over Lane Cover River, Parramatta River, Cooks River, and an optional lap of Centennial Park, before returning to Sydney Harbour.
NOTES:coffee at centenial park


05/03/2024 Tuesdaymeeting: Committee Meeting
Contact:
Starts at: 19:30 Gladesville Library meeting room.


05/03/2024 Tuesday Epping Concord Boomerang Reversed
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 46, Pace: moderate
Contact: Brian Lynne 0408 617 801
Starts at: 07:30:00 Epping Station, East side.
A loop from Epping via Concord to the Gladesville bridge, utilizing paths and roads with great Harbour views. Return via Ryde.
NOTES:Coffee at Hunters Hill.


08/03/2024 Friday Past Parramatta Via Toongabbie
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 58, Pace: steady
Contact: Roger Pottie 0417401445
Starts at: 08:00:00 Meadowbank Wharf, end of Bowden St, Meadowbank.
Ride the cycle paths and commute routes around Parramatta, Toongabbie and Fairfield


15/03/2024 Friday Spaghetti Western
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 47, Pace: steady
Contact: John Williams 0409 324 317
Starts at: 09:00:00 Bella Vista Metro Station .
Ride on the M7 cycleway to Lighthorse Interchange (Spaghetti Junction) and return. Coffee at Rooty Hill shops.
NOTES:Coffee at Rooty Hill.


19/03/2024 Tuesday Hunters Hill plus Ferry
Effort:Grade: Easy Medium, Distance: 21, Pace: gentle
Contact: Wendy Jannings 9958 1345
Starts at: 09:00:00 Naremburn Shops, Willoughby Rd and Rohan St.
Use 3k of cycleway into Lane Cove Village. Cross Burns Bay and Riverglade Reserves to Tour Hunters Hill both sides of Figtree Bridge. Short ferry crossing from Woolwich Wharf to Greenwich Wharf then ride through St Leonards back to Naremburn.
NOTES:Park in Slade St Naremburn, cross over Freeway via share bridge to the shops, or catch train to St Leonards and cycle 2km to the Naremburn shops. Hills and steep descents. Bring OPAL card for ferry. Monitor calendar for cancellation if weather inclement. Leader's mobile on ride only 0493 382 359


22/03/2024 Friday Across the Ford
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 31, Pace: steady
Contact: John Williams 0409 324 317
Starts at: 09:00:00 Eastwood Station, East side.
A tour of Eastwood, Macquarie Park and Lane Cove National Park. The route uses back roads and cycle paths and includes 3 optional short steep hills.
NOTES:Coffee at Zig Zag, Marsfield.


24/03/2024 Sundayevent: Bobbo Classic
Contact:
Starts at: 07:00 .
NOTES:Fundraiser


29/03/2024 Friday Cowra - Billimari Loop Clockwise
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 58, Pace:
Contact: David Vasey 0412 105 518
Starts at: 08:45:00 special start: [Custom] Cowra - Rose Garden Cafe.
This ride is run as part of Bike North's Annual Tour De Cowra


29/03/2024 Friday Cowra - Cowra to Conimbla Out and Back
Effort:Grade: Easy, Distance: 39, Pace:
Contact: David Vasey 0412 105 518
Starts at: 08:45:00 special start: [Custom] Cowra - Rose Garden Cafe.
This ride is run as part of Bike North's Annual Tour De Cowra


29/03/2024 Friday Cowra - Gooloogong Billimari
Effort:Grade: Hard, Distance: 95, Pace:
Contact: John Williams 0409 324 317
Starts at: 08:45:00 special start: [Custom] Cowra - Rose Garden Cafe.
This ride is run as part of Bike North's Annual Tour De Cowra


29/03/2024 Friday Cowra - Billimari Gooloogong Clockwise (start Billimari)
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 56, Pace:
Contact: John Williams 0409 324 317
Starts at: 08:45:00 special start: [Custom] Cowra - Rose Garden Cafe.
This ride is run as part of Bike North's Annual Tour De Cowra


30/03/2024 Saturday Cowra - Grenfell Out and Back
Effort:Grade: Hard, Distance: 110, Pace:
Contact: John Williams 0409 324 317
Starts at: 08:30:00 special start: [Custom] Cowra - Rose Garden Cafe.
This ride is run as part of Bike North's Annual Tour De Cowra


30/03/2024 Saturday Cowra - Grenfell Out and Back (long) via Greenethorpe
Effort:Grade: Hard, Distance: 123, Pace:
Contact: David Vasey 0412 105 518
Starts at: 08:30:00 special start: [Custom] Cowra - Rose Garden Cafe.
This ride is run as part of Bike North's Annual Tour De Cowra


30/03/2024 Saturday Cowra - Greenethorpe to Glenfell and Back (Start at Greenethorpe
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 64, Pace:
Contact: David Vasey 0412 105 518
Starts at: 08:30:00 special start: [Custom] Cowra - Rose Garden Cafe.
This ride is run as part of Bike North's Annual Tour De Cowra


31/03/2024 Sunday Cowra - Wyangalla Circuit Anti-clockwise
Effort:Grade: Hard, Distance: 83, Pace:
Contact: John Williams 0409 324 317
Starts at: 08:30:00 special start: [Custom] Cowra - Rose Garden Cafe.
This ride is run as part of Bike North's Annual Tour De Cowra


31/03/2024 Sunday Cowra - Pine Mount Loop Anti-clockwise
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 47, Pace:
Contact: David Vasey 0412 105 518
Starts at: 08:30:00 special start: [Custom] Cowra - Rose Garden Cafe.
This ride is run as part of Bike North's Annual Tour De Cowra



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