Next 8 Bike North Rides


18/12/2018 Tuesday Past Parramatta Via Toongabbie
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 60, Pace: moderate
Contact: Gerrit Hagen 0428 150 453
Starts at: 07:30:00 Meadowbank Wharf, end of Bowden St, Meadowbank.
Ride the cycle paths and commute routes around Parramatta, Toongabbie and Fairfield
NOTES:PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED - ride will be done in reverse - cancelled if raining or extreme heat - M 0428 150 453 no voice mail - riders over 18 years of age only

19/12/2018 Wednesday Bobbin Head to Berowra Ferry Return
Effort:Grade: Hard, Distance: 63, Pace: brisk
Contact: Mark Hooper 0417400670
Starts at: 07:30:00 Turramurra Station, East side.
Ride mostly through scenic bush areas on roads with lower traffic. Practise your descending and climbing going both ways through Bobbin Head, and Berowra Ferry east side.
NOTES:Cancelled if raining.

20/12/2018 Thursday Olympic Park Night Ride
Effort:Grade: Easy, Distance: 25, Pace: gentle
Contact: Alison Pryor 9874 2383
Starts at: 19:00:00 Meadowbank Wharf, end of Bowden St, Meadowbank.
Bring a portable dinner and we'll ride via the Rhodes peninsular, Bicentennial Park and Olympic Park We'll stop for our picnic in the park before exploring the area by bike lights. Bike lights are essential.
NOTES:A balmy evening ride. We'll look for a spot for a drink and a bite to eat in Olympic Park. Bike Lights required for return ride.

21/12/2018 Friday Merrylands Brickies
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 38, Pace: steady
Contact: Gerrit Hagen 0428 150 453
Starts at: 08:00:00 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
NOTES:COFFEE STOP IN NEWINGTON CLOSE TO FINISH - PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY - Cancelled if raining or extreme heat - M 0428 150 453 no voice mail - riders over 18 years of age only

22/12/2018 Saturday Breakfast Point Punt
Effort:Grade: Easy, Distance: 16, Pace: gentle
Contact: Clive Diamond 0403 055 166
Starts at: 08:00:00 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.

26/12/2018 Wednesday Yacht Race Ride
Effort:Grade: Easy, Distance: 23, Pace: gentle
Contact: John Williams 0409 324 317
Starts at: 10:00:00 St Leonards Station, concourse.
Ride to Middle Head for a BYO picnic lunch and see the yachts heading to Hobart. Bring your sunscreen!
NOTES:Ride to Middle Head for a BYO picnic lunch and see the yachts heading to Hobart. This ride takes the scenic route to Middle Head. The ride returns to the start via a similar route. We start and finish at St. Leonards Station concourse. This ride will be on whatever the weather. Bring a bit of lunch, a hat and sunscreen are essential, your bike lock, and something to sit on the grass, if you need to. Binoculars a great if you have them. We will have coffee on the way to our viewing spot at Middle Head. Please note: This is not a long ride, but there are plenty of hills.

26/12/2018 Wednesday Parramatta Park Parade
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 42, Pace: steady
Contact: Gerrit Hagen 0428 150 453
Starts at: 08:00:00 Meadowbank Wharf, end of Bowden St, Meadowbank.
Ride along the PVC to Parramatta Park. Do a lap or two of the park before coffee, then return via M4 c/p.
NOTES:PRE-REGISTTRATION REQUIRED - Cancelled if raining or extreme heat - M 0428 150 453 no voice mail - riders over 18 years of age only - please take a snack as we may have a bit of trouble locating a coffee shop that is open

08/01/2019 Tuesday Saddle Survey - Ryde
Effort:Grade: Easy [no data], Distance: 15, Pace: slow
Contact: Alison Pryor 9874 2383
Starts at: 19:30:00 special start: Eastwood Station, East side.
Bike North Saddle Survey. Contact Bike North for more details about this ride.
NOTES:Meet at Eastwood Station (eastern side) to ride and review the detailed designs for the proposed Regional Route 12 in the Ryde LGA - Eastwood to Macquarie (mixture of new paths and backstreets). Bike Lights Required


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.