Ride Calendar

NOTE:  Prospective riders for Cycling Geelong rides (other than the Saturday River circuit) should contact the ride leader the day before the ride.  Ride leader details are in the Members Area of the website.  Non-members who wish to ride should make contact through Dave Simpson, the ride coordinator. (This ensures the ride leader knows how many riders are attending, and can let riders know if there are changes in the ride.)

Saturday River Ride – map for starting place – every Saturday 9am

Non-Cycling Geelong rides in dark red.  

JULY 2019

Date Starting Time/place Ride Description Distance/Grade Leader
17 Wednesday 8am, South Barwon Reserve Wheels on Wednesday (Contact Helen for more details)
18 Thursday 9am Rail Trail, Carr St/Breakwater Rd cnr Drysdale Mid-Week Ride. Coffee at Cafe Zoo 40km, easy/medium George Belcher
20 Saturday 9am Balyang Sanctuary Car Park Barwon River Ride 20km, easy Russ Ison
21 Sunday 8:30am Federal Mills,
33 MACKEY ST.
NORTH GEELONG
Northern Suburbs Bike Trails. Coffee at Pickers Union, Federal Mills approx 35km Kelly Rowe
24 Wednesday 8am, South Barwon Reserve Wheels on Wednesday (Contact Helen for more details)
25 Thursday 9am Rail Trail, Carr St/Breakwater Rd cnr Drysdale Mid-Week Ride. Coffee at Cafe Zoo 40km, easy/medium Kevin Clingan
27 Saturday 9am Balyang Sanctuary Car Park Barwon River Ride 20km, easy David Jones
28 Sunday TBA TBA Leader Needed
31 Wednesday 8am, South Barwon Reserve Wheels on Wednesday (Contact Helen for more details)

AUGUST 2019

Date Starting Time/place Ride Description Distance/Grade Leader
1 Thursday 9am Rail Trail, Carr St/Breakwater Rd cnr Drysdale Mid-Week Ride. Coffee at Cafe Zoo 40km, easy/medium
3 Saturday 9am Balyang Sanctuary Car Park Barwon River Ride 20km, easy
4 Sunday
7 Wednesday 8am, South Barwon Reserve Wheels on Wednesday  (Contact Helen for more details)
8 Thursday 9am Rail Trail, Carr St/Breakwater Rd cnr Drysdale Mid-Week Ride. Coffee at Cafe Zoo 40km, easy/medium
10 Saturday 9am Balyang Sanctuary Car Park Barwon River Ride 20km, easy
11 Sunday 9am, South Geelong Station GTC joint ride – GTC leads
14 Wednesday 8am, South Barwon Reserve Wheels on Wednesday (Contact Helen for more details)
15 Thursday 9am Rail Trail, Carr St/Breakwater Rd cnr Drysdale Mid-Week Ride. Coffee at Cafe Zoo 40km, easy/medium
17 Saturday 9am Balyang Sanctuary Car Park Barwon River Ride 20km, easy
18 Sunday
21 Wednesday 8am, South Barwon Reserve Wheels on Wednesday (Contact Helen for more details)
22 Thursday 9am Rail Trail, Carr St/Breakwater Rd cnr Drysdale Mid-Week Ride. Coffee at Cafe Zoo 40km, easy/medium
24 Saturday 9am Balyang Sanctuary Car Park Barwon River Ride 20km, easy
25 Sunday TBA TBA Leader Needed
28 Wednesday 8am, South Barwon Reserve Wheels on Wednesday (Contact Helen for more details)
29 Thursday 9am Rail Trail, Carr St/Breakwater Rd cnr Drysdale Mid-Week Ride. Coffee at Cafe Zoo 40km, easy/medium
31 Saturday 9am Balyang Sanctuary Car Park Barwon River Ride 20km, easy

SEPTEMBER 2019

Date Starting Time/place Ride Description Distance/Grade Leader
1 Sunday Leader Needed
4 Wednesday 8am, South Barwon Reserve Wheels on Wednesday  (Contact Helen for more details)
5 Thursday 9am Rail Trail, Carr St/Breakwater Rd cnr Drysdale Mid-Week Ride. Coffee at Cafe Zoo 40km, easy/medium
7 Saturday 9am Balyang Sanctuary Car Park Barwon River Ride 20km, easy
8 Sunday GTC joint ride – CG leads
11 Wednesday 8am, South Barwon Reserve Wheels on Wednesday (Contact Helen for more details)
12 Thursday 9am Rail Trail, Carr St/Breakwater Rd cnr Drysdale Mid-Week Ride. Coffee at Cafe Zoo 40km, easy/medium
14 Saturday 9am Balyang Sanctuary Car Park Barwon River Ride 20km, easy
15 Sunday
18 Wednesday 8am, South Barwon Reserve Wheels on Wednesday (Contact Helen for more details)
19 Thursday 9am Rail Trail, Carr St/Breakwater Rd cnr Drysdale Mid-Week Ride. Coffee at Cafe Zoo 40km, easy/medium
21 Saturday 9am Balyang Sanctuary Car Park Barwon River Ride 20km, easy
22 Sunday TBA TBA Leader Needed
25 Wednesday 8am, South Barwon Reserve Wheels on Wednesday (Contact Helen for more details)
26 Thursday 9am Rail Trail, Carr St/Breakwater Rd cnr Drysdale Mid-Week Ride. Coffee at Cafe Zoo 40km, easy/medium
28 Saturday 9am Balyang Sanctuary Car Park Barwon River Ride 20km, easy
29 Sunday TBA TBA Leader Needed

27-29 September – 2019 Goldfields Tour – Heathcote Area –

Contact tour organiser, Allan Marshall for more information.  https://cyclinggeelong.com.au/2019/01/04/goldfields-tour-2019-news-flash/

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13 thoughts on “Ride Calendar

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  2. Helen & Karen I have accepted the 1st of November for the Red Rock ride & I have sent in the information about the ride I will try to give it a plug with Helen on Sat at the Puls

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  6. Helen I am thinking about running a Rail trail ride on the 19th of November. I have in mind the Old Beachy starting from Beachforest down to Colac. Then shuttle the bikes to Forest & take the old trail from there to Birregura then home
    .I would like to see how many are interested in this ride I plane to put 35 mil tyres on my flat bar bike for this ride,this means it isn’t fit for Road bikes,we would need a driver for every 4 riders & to tow the trailer. We would have to leave early in the day so as we can have lunch in Gellibrand or Colac. Interested members can ring me on 0418992672 or E/mail me amarshal@ncable.net.au.

  7. I have given the incorrect date as I plan to do the Rail Trail ride on the 20th of November if there is enough members wanting to go & the trails are dry enough then as you know they have had a lot of rain in the Otway Rangers Allan Marshall

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  11. Hii folks ,
    Wondering how dc I find out if the ride is canceled!?? In at balyang sanctuary 9 25 am & no one here it’s raining ☔️ Cheers Jo

    • Hi Jo
      Yes. The ride did happen last week. The group left at 9am, so if you didn’t arrive till 9.25 they would have been long gone. Saturday ride is most unlikely to be cancelled – the leader, at least, is likely to be there before 9am even when the weather is awful. Hope to see you one Saturday soon.

      • THaanks for the reply – I’ll have to get there a bit earlier next time !

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