Next 8 Bike North Rides


18/06/2021 Friday Dutchies to Fingal Bay
Effort:Grade: Easy, Distance: 22, Pace: steady
Contact: Geoff Young 0414 716 500
Starts at: 13:30:00 Dutchmans Beach, Christmas Bush Avenue, Nelson Bay.
A 23 km ride, mainly on shared path. Starts at Dutchies and passes through Nelson Bay, Little Beach, Shoal Bay and ends at Fingal Beach. Returns to Dutchies .
NOTES:A pleasant afternoon ride from near Nelson Bay town to Fingal Bay and back. It is mainly on shared paths with some minor hills. A stop will be made at the lookout near Fingal Bay for whales.

18/06/2021 Friday Hawthorne Canal
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 39, Pace: steady
Contact: Roger Pottie 0417401445
Starts at: 08:30:00 Meadowbank Wharf, end of Bowden St, Meadowbank.
Ride via Cooks River c/p, to Marrickville, then Hawthorne Canal c/w stopping for coffee at Concord.
NOTES:Coffee stop at Haberfield. Cancelled if raining.

18/06/2021 Friday Little Italy
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 34, Pace: steady
Contact: Brian Lynne 0408 617 801
Starts at: 08:00:00 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 at Bar Italia. Please review Bike North's COVID-19 protocols. This ride provides some rolling hills, with passing traffic, plus waterside bike paths.

19/06/2021 Saturday Dutchies to Birubi Beach
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 42, Pace: moderate
Contact: Geoff Young 0414 716 500
Starts at: 07:30:00 Dutchmans Beach, Christmas Bush Avenue, Nelson Bay.
A medium ride with some sections on busy roads. Ride starts at Dutchies and goes to Collette, through some quiet back streets and shared paths before joining the busy Nelson Bay Road before heading for Birubi Beach. Ride returns to Dutchies via Taylors
NOTES:A ride on roads from near Nelson Bay to Birubi Beach near Anna Bay visiting Taylors Beach on the return trip. Most roads are quiet but there are a few busy roads so must be comfortable with riding near traffic.

19/06/2021 Saturday Dutchies to Birubi Beach
Effort:Grade: Easy Medium, Distance: 42, Pace: gentle
Contact: John Williams 0409 324 317
Starts at: 09:00:00 Dutchmans Beach, Christmas Bush Avenue, Nelson Bay.
A medium ride with some sections on busy roads. Ride starts at Dutchies and goes to Collette, through some quiet back streets and shared paths before joining the busy Nelson Bay Road before heading for Birubi Beach. Ride returns to Dutchies via Taylors
NOTES:This is a slower pace and later start ride than the other ride on the Saturday.

19/06/2021 Saturday Milsons Point to Kurnell Return
Effort:Grade: Medium Hard, Distance: 100, Pace: moderate
Contact: Marc de Silva 0431 264 426
Starts at: 07:30:00 Milsons Point Station, Alfred St side. .
Ride from Sydney Harbour, along the Cooks River and Botany Bay over Captain Cook's bridge to Kurnell, with an optional visit to Cronulla. Different way back via the Airport.
NOTES:Note that we will ride along Bestic St Kyeemagh and Grand Parade to Sans Souci on the road in peloton. Riders must be comfortable riding alongside fast moving traffic.

20/06/2021 Sunday Dutchies to Soldiers Point
Effort:Grade: Easy, Distance: 26, Pace: steady
Contact: Geoff Young 0414 716 500
Starts at: 09:00:00 Dutchmans Beach, Christmas Bush Avenue, Nelson Bay.
This is 26 km, relatively flat ride. Ride starts at Dutchies and cycles to Soldiers Point via Corlette, Salamander Bay to Soldiers Point and back.
NOTES:A relatively short ride from near Nelson Bay to Soldiers Point and back cycling through Collette and Salamander. Most of the ride is on roads but a section of the return trip is on shared paths on the edge of wetlands.

20/06/2021 Sunday Merrylands Brickies
Effort:Grade: Easy Medium, Distance: 43, Pace: gentle
Contact: Alison Pryor 0438 171 484
Starts at: 08:30:00 Meadowbank Wharf, end of Bowden St, Meadowbank.
Parramatta valley cycle way route to Rydalmere Rail Station and UWS, through Harris Park with a look at historic houses before crossing to the western side of Church St. Complete a circuit of Holroyd using a number of cycle paths - Ollie


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.


Keeping us COVID-safe:
- Pre-registration is compulsory
- Physical distancing of 1.5 metres must be maintained at all times
- Riders must not attend if sick, have cold or flu or flu-like symptoms, etc
- All riders are encouraged to bring hand sanitizer
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- Riders must bring and wear a mask when NSW Health orders require (e.g. going into a coffee shop, toilets and on public transport & vehicular ferries).