Port Stephens - Nelson Bay to Birubi Point

Saturday November 12, 2022, 09:00:00

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 registering for 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 37 km medium ride with some sections on busy roads. Ride starts at Admiral Nelson and goes to Anna Bay, through some quiet back streets before joining the busy Nelson Bay Road before heading for Birubi Beach. Ride returns to Nelson Bay via Taylors

This ride starts at 09:00:00 Admiral Nelson Motel Gowrie St, Nelson Bay

This is a MEMBERS ONLY ride


Ride Leader
John Williams
Ph0409 324 317
Emailwillijoh@fastmail.fm

Ride Grade Information
Distance (km)37
Average moving pacegentle
approx. 15-17 kms/hr
Metres climbed 357.412
RDI13.224244
GradeEasy Medium
REECalculate your REE
Explanations of grades, pace, RDI, REE

Further Information
SuitabilityThe ride is suitable for any competent cyclist who can ride 40 km over medium, gently undulating terrain with some sections on busy roads at an average gentle/steady pace (15-19 km/hr)
FeaturesViews of Port Stephens, Stockton Bight and Pacific Ocean. In season, whales may be seen
Coffee stopBirubi Point
Expected duration3.5 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 37 km medium ride with some sections on busy roads. Riders must be confident on busy roads. Ride starts at Admiral Nelson Motel and goes to Anna Bay, through some quiet back streets before joining the busy Nelson Bay Road for a couple of kilometres before turning off and heading for Anna Bay and Birubi Beach. From Birubi Beach, route returns to Anna Bay, a short ride along the Nelson Bay Road and back, returning via the busy and relatively narrow Port Stephens Drive. Opposite Bunnings, there is a side trip to Taylors Beach. Route returns to Port Stephens Drive and heads back to Nelson Bay via Corlette. Toilets at Birubi Beach and Taylors Beach.

Keeping us COVID-safe:
- Pre-registration is compulsory. There are no walk-ins.
- Physical distancing of 1.5 metres should be observed where possible.
- All riders are encouraged to bring hand sanitizer.
- Riders must not attend if sick, have Covid-19, influenza or symptoms of any communicable disease.

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