Next 8 Bike North Rides

25/03/2018 Sunday Waterfall to Wollongong
Effort:Grade: Medium Hard, Distance: 50, Pace: brisk
Contact: Richard Kelly 0428 640 975
Starts at: 07:15:00 Waterfall Station.
Ride from Waterfall Station through the Royal National Park with a climb to Stanwell Tops descending to Stanwell Beach crossing the Seacliffe Bridge then foreshore path to Wollongong
NOTES:Briefing starts after arrival of "SCO" train due at 7:11. Early start for minimum traffic in RNP. Front & rear lights recommended. Minimal regroups. The BN Ride will finish at Coniston Station after 51km, hopefully well in time for the 10:37 train to Central (arr. 12:15). (Coniston is just beyond the 'Gong and is simpler and safer for cyclists to reach - plus beat 'Gong passengers aboard!). Coffee above Bulli Surf Club after 35km. Pre-reg req'd. Cancelled if rain or gale. Tailwind forecast!

25/03/2018 Sunday Broken Pie
Effort:Grade: Hard, Distance: 131, Pace: brisk
Contact: Stuart Lee 0433541992
Starts at: 07:00:00 Turramurra Station, East side.
Ride via Bayview, Newport and Whale Beach to Palm Beach, ferry across Broken Bay,
NOTES:Timed to meet the 1st ferry of the day to Ettalong. This ride will be near 6 hours ride time. Expect to be back at Turramurra just after 2pm.

25/03/2018 Sunday Cameraygal Loop
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 33, Pace: steady
Contact: Ian Meller 0490 332 072
Starts at: 08:00:00 special start: Artarmon Station, East side.
Scenic loop to Greenwich then skirting the harbour to Kirribilli via harbour lookouts, reserves, historical sites and aboriginal carvings. Lots of hills, a few short steep descents. Quieter suburban streets, 250 metres of unsealed surface.
NOTES:Will view the new harbourside extension to the Sustainability centre at Balls Head. Please contact leader if this is your first BN ride. Note that buses replace Northern Line trains between Epping and Chatswood via Macquarie University. Cancelled if raining.

25/03/2018 Sunday Visiting West Lindfield
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 35, Pace: steady
Contact: John Turton 0418-833033
Starts at: 08:00:00 Eastwood Station, East side.
Ride from Eastwood to enjoy a pleasant ride through Lane Cove Park with a coffee stop in West Lindfield.
NOTES:Bike North members please pre-register if possible Anyone planning to get to the start at Eastwood by train should note that buses replace T1 Northern Line trains between Epping and Chatswood via Macquarie University. Cancelled if raining

27/03/2018 Tuesday Northern Beaches and Back Roads - Short Course
Effort:Grade: Medium Hard, Distance: 50, Pace: moderate
Contact: John Turton 0418-833033
Starts at: 08:00:00 Turramurra Station, East side.
Ride via Terry Hills, Church Point and beaches to Manly. Ferry and train to start. Some hills and traffic.
NOTES:Please note that this ride will NOT finish at Manly Ferry as usual. Instead we will divert at Freshwater and ride to Turramurra Station via the Burnt Creek Deviation, Spit Bridge & Cammeray, making the ride distance approximately 62 km. Ride cancelled if wet weather is forecast.

30/03/2018 Friday Merrylands Brickies
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 38, Pace: steady
Contact: Steve Hardy 0423 573 944
Starts at: 09:00:00 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:Please pre-register. Cancelled if raining

30/03/2018 Friday Mt Collins
Effort:Grade: Medium, Distance: 67, Pace: moderate
Contact: Peter Green 0450531368
Starts at: 08:00:00 Cowra.
NOTES:This ride is run as part of Bike North's Annual Tour De Cowra. See

31/03/2018 Saturday Canowindra Loop Extension
Effort:Grade: Hard, Distance: 124, Pace: brisk
Contact: Peter Green 0450531368
Starts at: 08:00:00 Cowra.

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.