Date: 2017-07

Bike North Calendar for: July, 2017


01/07/2017 Saturday To the Reptile Park
Effort:Grade: Medium Hard, Distance: 74, Pace: moderate
Contact: Gautam Sridhar 0422410262
Starts at: 07:00:00 Cowan Station.
Ride along the Old Pacific Highway to the Reptile Park and Back
NOTES:Shortened Ride From Cowan Station. Total: Around 74 kms Working front and rear lights are recommended for this ride. Cancelled if Raining. Pre-register or confirm via e-mail to ensure that you are notified of any changes. Coffee Stop will be near the end of the ride so bring along a snack


01/07/2017 Saturday Three Gorges Pies
Effort:Grade: Hard, Distance: 78, Pace: brisk
Contact: Mark Hooper 0417400670
Starts at: 07:30:00 special start: Turramurra Station, East side.
Hard, hilly ride through Galston Gorge, Arcadia, Berowra Waters to Pie in The Sky for coffee. Return via Bobbin Head to Hornsby.
NOTES:Cancelled if raining.


02/07/2017 Sunday Seven Hills Loop
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 50, Pace: moderate
Contact: Gerrit Hagen 0428 150 453
Starts at: 08:30:00 Seven Hills Station, Terminus Road, between Hartley Road and Artillery Crescent.
Ride with few regroups from Seven Hills Station along shared paths, including the M7 Cycleway to a turn off to Sugarloaf Ridge then returning to Seven Hills Station via the Western Sydney Parklands Cycleway and back roads. 400 metres height gain overall.
NOTES:Cancelled if raining - M 0428 150 453 no voice mail - members please pre-register - riders over 18 years of age only


04/07/2017 Tuesdaymeeting: BN Executive Meeting
Contact: 8188 2084
Starts at: 19:30 North Ryde. Meeting room at the rear and under the School of Arts Community Centre Hall, 201 Cox's Rd Nth Ryde. Walk down the path between the Community Centre and the Commonwealth Bank and you will find the meeting room up the 2nd ramp..
NOTES:This is the regular meeting of the Executive Board of Bike North Inc. where many major decisions are made. All members are welcome to attend and find out about what goes on behind the scenes or raise any issues with the Executive. Bring your bike if you like.


07/07/2017 Friday Spaghetti Western with a Chinese Twist
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 45, Pace: steady
Contact: Gerrit Hagen 0428 150 453
Starts at: 09:00:00 Cafe MacKels in Circa Norwest Shopping Centre off Norbrik Drive.
Ride on the M7 cycleway and visit Nurragingy Reserve to Lighthorse Interchange (Spaghetti Junction) and return. Coffee at Rooty Hill shops
NOTES:Cancelled if raining - M 0428 150 453 no voice mail - members please pre-register - riders over 18 years of age only


08/07/2017 Saturday North to West Head
Effort:Grade: Medium Hard, Distance: 91, Pace: moderate
Contact: Gautam Sridhar 0422410262
Starts at: 07:00:00 special start: Turramurra Station, East side.
Difficult hilly ride via Brown's Waterhole, St Ives, Terrey Hills, West Head, Akuna Bay, Terrey Hills and return.
NOTES:Shortened Ride From Turramurra. Total Distance: Approximately 65 Kms. Working front and rear lights are recommended for this ride. Cancelled if Raining. Pre-register or confirm via e-mail to ensure that you are notified of any changes. Coffee Stop will be near the end of the ride so bring along a snack


09/07/2017 Sunday Glenwood to Prestons on the M7 path
Effort:Grade: Hard, Distance: 80, Pace: brisk
Contact: Gautam Sridhar 0422410262
Starts at: 07:00:00 Fairmount Circuit, Glenwood.
Ride the full length of the M7 cycleway. This is an out and back route with a surprising number of climbs, though nothing steep.
NOTES:Working front and rear lights are recommended for this ride. Cancelled if Raining. Pre-register or confirm via e-mail to ensure that you are notified of any changes.


11/07/2017 Tuesdaymeeting: Ryde, Hunters Hill, Lane Cove Meeting
Contact: Alf Torrisi
Starts at: 19:30 North Ryde Meeting Room. (Under the School of Arts Community Centre Hall, 201 Cox's Road North Ryde. Walk down the path between the Centre and the Commonwealth Bank. Meeting room is up the 2nd ramp on the left.).
NOTES:All bike riders are welcome. Meet the team, find out what is happening in making cycling better in Ryde and Hunters Hill.


14/07/2017 Friday Windsor Grass Farms and Scheyville Loop
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 62, Pace: steady
Contact: Gerrit Hagen 0428 150 453
Starts at: 09:00:00 Caballo Street picnic area, Rouse Hill.
We cycle out to the grass farms and on the return visit Scheyville National Park.
NOTES:This is a little bit shorter version of the ride - we will NOT be visiting Scheyville NP - we will be cycling on the Windsor Road on the way up and the way back on the cycling path - Cancelled if raining - M 0428 150 453 no voice mail - members please pre-register - riders over 18 years of age only



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.