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JAMISON RIVER RUN 2019 CAR SUPPORTED BIKE RIDE DATES LEAVE MELB SUNDAY 24/3/19 RETURN MELB 31/3/19 Next year (2019) we will run the week long ride and roughly follow the longest Victorian river, the Goulburn. it starts up on the great dividing range near a Hamlet called Matlock. we start at Matlock and go through places like Woods Point, Jamison, Eildon, Alexandra, Seymour, Shepparton, Nathalia and finish at the river port of Echuca at the Murray. To confirm a place a deposit of$100 per rider must be paid into bsb[masked] acc[masked] (and yes Irene a new account). This window of opportunity will last 1 week before the invitation is spread wider. As usual we can cater for 12 bikes and the 3 drivers have said they will be happy to do it again, we have 5 places vacant Cancellation policy A full refund will be returned if cancelled 8 weeks prior to the ride start date, after that date you can have a refund if you supply another rider to take your place Cost $300 to $500 steve[masked]
Weather forecast for Tuesday is looking good, so come join me on this mostly flat and easy ride. Moderate pace only on bike paths and quiet backstreets, nearly all sealed and very little climbing. Coffee/lunch stops we'll decide on the day. See the route here- https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29533931 GETTING THERE: Metro train leaves Southern Cross 8:20 arriving at Narre Warren 9:19 with a short ride to the start. If driving there's plenty of parking next to the starting point. TYPE OF BIKE: Any bike in good condition will be ok. Please check your bike beforehand. SPEED/FITNESS LEVEL: About 20-25kph. A comfortable ride for intermediates, we won't be leaving anyone behind (unless I don't like them) CONTACT: John Cafarella[masked]. If you find you can't make it on the day please ring or text me (ie not via Meetup) DISCLAIMER: Melbourne Cycling is a social riding group and not an incorporated company or cycling club. Participants of activities organised by Melbourne Cycling participate at their own risk. The participant acknowledges and accepts that the Organisers within the MeetUp Group Melbourne Cycling do not hold any professional qualifications relevant to the organised activities. By participating in such activities the participant indemnifies the MeetUp Group Melbourne Cycling and its ride organisers from any liability for any loss or accidents incurred during such activities. It is the participant's responsibility to adhere to all applicable road rules and cycle in a responsible and safe manner. Participants are encouraged to take out Bicycle Network membership or equivalent levels of insurance that covers third party and personal injuries.
* Thursday forecast is 26°C with northwesterly winds * * Our twentieth Altona weekly evening ride for the 2018/19 season with one more after this. RIDE: An after-work evening ride on bike paths to Williamstown and Altona. Some cycling on the road is likely coming back. Headwinds are the usual experience on this 50 km ride making it unsuitable for many beginners. We meet in South Wharf at Jeff's Shed on Clarendon St to ride via Docklands to Williamstown for a short break and then continue on the coastal path to the seaside suburb of Altona for a quick bite (usually a picnic in the park) before returning to town by 9:30pm. BIKE: Any mechanically sound bicycle. Check it and your tyres before coming. LIGHTS: Very good lights that illuminate the path are essential. We aim to get back by 9:30 when it will be very dark. Perhaps bring a spare headlight. SPEED: 20-25 kmh on paths where appropriate. We'll go faster on a few roads but it's mostly on paths. DISTANCE: 50 km for the round trip or you can catch the train back from Altona or Williamstown MAP: Click here: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/6954193 *Actual route may vary on the day BRING: Water, cash for food, Myki, tube, tools, bike lights, jacket, your phone with my number. Did I mention lights? You will need excellent bike lights that light the ground. Don't forget to recharge them, too. LIGHTS: Very good lights that illuminate the path are essential. CONTACT: Neil Griffiths,[masked] *Photos: Docklands at traffic lights (Mar'19) Ship on the Yarra River heading to the bay (Mar '19) Bay Trail West (Mar '19) Returning under lights (Mar '19) LIGHTS: Very good lights that illuminate the path are essential. (At the risk of repeating myself, you need to bring very good lights) *Photos: "All riders are riding at their own risk and Melbourne Cycling does not take any responsibility for any injuries or accidents you may have on any of our rides"
Detailed info here -> https://goo.gl/iMLuiL This is a 10 day cycling trip to Japan, visiting the following destinations • Osaka • Kyoto • Kobe • Nara • Shimanami Kaido Bikeway • Etajima Island • Miyajima • Hiroshima The trip is focused on seeing the country of Japan and experiencing the local culture and cuisines by bike. Japan is an island country and is hilly, thus we will clock up approx 417km in distance with 5732m vertical meters over 7 riding days (4 hard days; 3 easy days). Once your registration form and deposit are received, you will be moved from the "Waitlist" to "Going". For more information, refer to this document - https://goo.gl/iMLuiL