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CYCLING GEELONG

Welcome to the home of Cycling Geelong, a recreational cycling club established for cyclists of all abilities from beginners to experienced.

Our mission is for supportive, cooperative companionship and enjoyment of the Geelong region’s great cycling assets.

A message from Cycling Geelong President, John Miro

TRY CYCLING – EVERYONE WELCOME

Easy social ride – Every Saturday morning at 9, starting from the Balyang Sanctuary car park (Marnock Road, Newtown).

Just turn up with your helmet and bike. Suitable for all ages.  Cycling Geelong welcomes cyclists with electric bikes to the club, events and rides.

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Happy safe riding – Cycling Geelong

SOCIAL EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS

Cycling Geelong holds bi-monthly dinner meetings, and occasional other functions.  The Annual General Meeting is held in July each year.

The next dinner will be on Tuesday July 18th, at the Belmont Hotel  – dinner from 6pm.  This is followed by the annual general meeting of Cycling Geelong.   Please contact Stephanie if you plan to attend (bookings needed for dinner).

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The 2017 Annual General Meeting of Cycling Geelong will be held on Tuesday, July 18th, at 8pm at the Belmont Hotel, High Street, Belmont.

(Dinner at 6:30pm  – please let Stephanie Andrews know if you are coming for dinner)

The business of the AGM is

  1. to confirm the minutes of the 2016 Annual General Meeting;
  2. to receive and consider the financial reports;
  3. to receive and consider the President’s report, Membership report, Ride Coordinator’s report, Social Secretary’s report and Webmaster’s Report;
  4. To elect office bearers and committee for the forthcoming year.  These include President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary and General Committee Members.  Financial members are eligible to vote.  (Membership subscriptions are due on July 1 each year – membership renewal form on the Members’ Area of the website.);
  5. to discuss any other items of business as notified to the secretary at least 14 days prior to the AGM. *

*Under the rules of Cycling Geelong Inc. any items of business need to be sent to the secretary at least 14 days prior to the Annual General Meeting (i.e. by Tuesday, 4th July, 2017).

An agenda will be circulated to club members around two weeks prior to the AGM.

Nominations for Office Bearers and Committee

All positions become vacant at the AGM.  Please consider becoming a committee member or office bearer to support your club, or nominate someone else for this role.  Nominations to be sent to the secretary.  Nomination forms can be downloaded from the Members’ Area of the Cycling Geelong website.

 

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  1. mapmyride.com is fantastic. I found it via one of your links – “Bike the Bay”.
    Always wondered what the distance is from Marshall Station to Lara Station via bike. Thankyou.

  2. So far there has only been 4 interested in the Maryborough ride.No comments as to the best month for them. Or would they like to ride the old Beechy Rail Trail From Colac & car shuttle to Beechforest,again the best time is late spring

    • So far there is about 14 interested in the Maryborough Rides. It will be on the 3rd-4th of October & leaving Friday evening.We will be staying at the Laanecoorie Lakeside Park ,
      http://www.laanecoorie.com.au Where I have booked the 4 bedroom house & a Delux Ensuite Cabin & 2 Powered van sites. They have one of the best camp Kitchens that I have seen & we may take advantage of it .I should call the Rides Cycle Central Goldfields. Day one Shuttle to Tarnagulla then bike tour around this old gold mining town,then bikes back on the trailer & go to Moliagul. We will bike around on 4 -5 KS of dirt Roads The home of the Welcome Stranger nugget & the Berth place of Dr Flynn the founder of the Flying Doctor service.Then we will bike it to Dunolly for lunch & a ride around this old gold mining town,we will have lunch here I have spoke to them at the Bakery, if we are a bit late they will hold it open for us I am to ring. After this we will ride to Bealiba its about here where my mothers parents had 640 acres during the 2nd war I used to visit as a 4-5 year old but I can’t find the exact spot.Tour around this old town,then bikes back on the trailer & head for Laanecoorie to freshen up. I am still working on day 2 I know but I want to drive it first. I will be showing some pictures & a talk at the AGM.
      Good riding Allan Marshall

  3. Staying in Portarlington 16/5 – 24/5/15. Trying to contact the Port Pedallers for a ride in the area. We are touring cyclists 25 – 27kph, any distance. Would like to join with fellow cyclists. Thanks in anticipation.

  4. Jim Day remembrance day.
    Sorry I am unable to join the ride today Sunday 15 November 2015.
    Jim was the person who introduced me to the club many years ago. He also came to my assistance when I was exhausted and dehydrated while on a club ride. I have fond memories of Jim. It is heartening to recognise him annually.
    Tina

  5. Just a warning riding this afternoon bellarine rain train near wilsons rd altercation with 3 youths of bike on the ground kicked to head and face, gold necklace stolen, thanks to passers by who came to help and chased them off. Im 68 they were 16-17. I thought moving to Geelong from Tas was a good move not any more.

    • Kim
      Have you reported this to the police? I hope so. I’ll pass it on to our club members and circulate to the wider cycling community. I hope you’re not too injured, though I’m sure you’re very shaken up by this.

    • That’s really terrible Kim. Last time I rode through there, a woman who was walking asked if I could walk with her to the next street as she’d been hassled and wanted to get off the trail.

      I hope you are mending well and not too sore for too long.

    • Hi Margaret. It’s a slow social ride – probably around 16kph – be as slow as the slowest rider, with at least three stops to regroup along the way. Coffee and chat is also a part of this laid back event. We’d love to see you if this is the sort of riding you’d like to do.

  6. Dear Geelong Cycyling Club,

    Could you please advise if your publciaiton newsletter ‘Flashing pedals’ is still produced as last issue available on your site is the Aug 2016 issues.
    Kind regards,
    Kim Graham

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