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 : Ride the cycle paths and commute routes around Parramatta, Toongabbie and Fairfield
This ride starts at 08:30:00 Meadowbank Wharf, end of Bowden St, Meadowbank
This is a MEMBERS ONLY ride
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|Average moving pace||steady |
approx. 17-19 kms/hr
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|Explanations of grades, pace, RDI, REE|
|Suitability||Riders looking for longer distance riding on cycle paths or in light traffic|
|Features||Cycling paths and commute routes in Parramatta Valley and surrounding areas|
|Expected duration||4.5 hour(s) (estimate only - ride may be longer due to on the day factors)|
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|Ride With GPS Map/Cue/Profile/TCX/GPX|
Start at Meadowbank. We ride beside the Parramatta River then through Parramatta Park where we stop for a toilet stop. We then go past Westmead Hospital to Constitution Hill and then to Toongabbie Cycling Path to Pemulwuy for coffee. After coffee we find our way to Prospect Creek to Fairfield and return on the Liverpool Rail Trail to the M4 and find our way to Newington and enter Olympic Park past the Olympic Stadium where we will break for a toilet stop. We then roll around via Rhodes to Meadowbank
This ride is mostly on cycle paths and in light traffic zones. Riders should ensure that they have multiple spare tubes in case they have a puncture as glass is unfortunately common on these paths.
Riders should also ensure that they have plenty of water and food as shops are not immediately accessible on the route.
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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