On Ya Bike!

Bike Rides for Seniors Month in and around Geelong

Welcome to Cycling Geelong’s rides for the Seniors Festival.  This event is free.  All rides will include a stop at a local cafe – please bring money to cover your refreshments.

You need to bring your own road-worthy bike and helmet.  Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for the weather.

For more information or to book contact Helen.  (Booking is recommended but not essential.)

This year’s rides are:

Date Title Starting time & Place Distance Grade and details
Wednesday 4th October History around the Barwon River (led by Rod Charles – Geelong’s cycling historian) 9:00am

Balyang Sanctuary Car Park, Marnock Road, Newtown

20km Easy (all bike paths)
Wednesday 11th October Drysdale via Bellarine Rail Trail 9:00am Rail Trail near Showgrounds entrance, Carr Street/Breakwater Road, South Geelong 36km Easy (mainly sealed bike paths)
Wednesday 18th  October Torquay 9:00am

South Barwon Reserve

55km Easy/medium
Wednesday 25th October Allan’s Mystery Ride 8:30am, Rippleside Park (near Adventure Playground) 60-80km Medium/hard (sealed roads)
Riders need to be able to maintain an average of around 20kph for this ride.