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
|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.|