Some past bike rides

YEAH  Page THIS NEEDS to be Tidied up
Cycle Wangaratta to Bright Rail Trail
 
When: Saturday 12th &13th August  2017
Where:By train   Southern Cross station @ 6:45am   take  7:05am  Albury train  to Wangaratta station 9:53am Vline ticket required cost approx $13
By Car Wangaratta Station @ 9:53am 
What:The trail is sealed all the way, suits a road bike bring a change of clothes and lights  We leave  Saturday come back Sunday  lunch will be  en-route
Distance:80km ride to Bright where we stay the Night then ride back the next Day total 160km
 
Accommodation:http://www.brightcolonial.com.au or    http://www.brightvelo.com/

Ride the Yarra Trail to  Pettys orchard

Saturday, October 14, 2017   9:30 AM

Description:   Join James for a ride along the Main yarra river trail to petty orchard for lunch

Surface: Compacted fine gravel   Sealed

Bike: Any bike Gravel Hybrid MtB  32mm or wider tyres 

Suit: Begginner Intermediate  to Advanced  

Distance : 44km return  

Trains: Flinders st Station  Depart Platform 1  @ 8:58am Arrive  9:23am                                                                     

Batman park to Water Gardens 84km

Tuesday , November 7 2017   8:45 am

Batman park Cnr Arthurton Road & St Georges Road, Melbourne 

Description:  Batman park  to Watergardens   any bike Ok

there is 6-8km  section along the maribynong river

which is gravel still do able on most bikes , no excuses

Oh Yeah we will be going past Flemington race course

Melb cup day We depart 9:00am

Surface:  sealed  gravel section

Bike: Cross  hybride Road bike

Suit: Intermediate Advanced

Distance :84 km https://ridewithgps.com/routes/18295659

Trains: Flinders St Depart Platform 1 @ 8:30am arrives  8:52am Northcote

Cycle Wodonga to Australia highest station

sept 29th- October 1st 2017

Distance: Day 1- 45km Wodonga  to Tallangatta one way , Day 2- Tallangatta to Shelly 70km return  , Day 3 -back to Wodonga 45km one way

 Train: Southern Cross Saturday  7 am get off  Wodonga station 11am

Accommodation: Tallangatta 

 

ABOUT  paved Rail Trail Link trail becomes a gravel trail for the next 19km to Sandy Creek bridge. This section is suitable for mountain bikes and hybrids.. The section between Sandy Creek bridge, Tallangatta and the Mitta Mitta River is sealed.Ride up to  Shelley Station, then Freewheel downhill for 20km through Pine Plantations. Detour onto the Murray Valley Highway for 2kms from the spectacular 77-metre long Boggy Creek Trestle Bridge.

The Warburton Aqueducts ride

Sunday, October 15, 2017   9:15 AM
lilydale Station  lilydale, Melbourne (map)
Bus Exchange  side of station carpark

 

Description: Olinda creek, Mt evelyn Aqueduct  ,Warburton  ,O’Shannassy Aqueduct Trails ,   Warburton  for lunch

Surface: Warburton  trail Compacted fine gravel    O Shanessey Aquaduct : course gravel rough section     

Bike: Any bike along Warburton  trail    ,Gravel Hybrid MtB  32mm or wider tyres for  O Shanessey Aqueduct : 

Suit: Intermediate  to Advanced  

Distance : 86 km return   CLICK/ Tap HERE FOR RIDE MAP /elevation

Trains: Flinders st Station  Depart Platform 3  @ 8:13am Arrive Lilydale 9:15am

Ride   Hurstbridge

Sunday, November 12, 2017      9:30 AM  greensborough station   greensborough rd, Melbourne

Description: St Helena , diamond creek trail ,aqueduct trail ,kangaroo ground,memorial tower Surface: Dirt RoadBike: Gravel CX MTBSuit:  Intermediate  Distance : 50km   46km  ROute map  or 80km Route map