2017 Christmas Lights and Dinner at Enzo’s Cucina

Our annual 2017 Christmas Lights Dinner Ride is on again on the 8th of December 2017.

There is no better way to experience the fantastic light displays that Chipping Norton, Georges Fair and Wattle Grove have to offer than by joining Bike Liverpool for a night that is enjoyed by all those that attend year after year.

If you have the time (and it’s not a requirement) embrace the spirit of Christmas by decking your bike out with some form of lighting or decoration, our suggestions from what has been done over the years is below.

  1. Tinsel.
  2. Christmas Lights.
  3. EL Wire
  4. RGB Light Strips.
  5. Glow Sticks
  6. Anything else which glows in the dark!

 

 

NOTE: It’s mandatory that you have a charged set of functional front and rear bicycle lights.

But! It wouldn’t be a dinner ride if there was no grub… right? So, to that end we are going heading to Enzo’s Cucina at Chipping Norton for some delicious Italian, and if that isn’t your style they do wonderful wood fired pizzas!

Convinced and would like to join us? Please RSVP by the Tuesday the 5th of December by contacting Maree on (02) 9602 5293 or 0419 203 379.

We look forward to seeing you on the bike and remember everyone is welcome to come along including families.

Bookings are essential!


Friday Dec 8: Christmas Lights and Dinner  Ride at Enzo’s
Grade:
Easy
Start: 06:00 pm. 25Km.
Location: From Liverpool Railway Station. (Bigge Street entry).

Description: Enzo’s at Chipping Norton Market Plaza, 9 Barry Rd & Ernest Ave, Chipping Norton. Come and enjoy Italian cuisine and then ride around the local streets discovering the delights of the Christmas decorations on offer. Decorate your bike and your elves with the festive season in mind. As with all night rides, you must have working lights for the front and rear of your bike – but on this occasion you really can’t have too many lights.

Call to confirm essential for bookings by Tuesday 5th.

Contact: Maree 96025293 or 0419203379.


 

Celebrate bike week with us!

Saturday Sep 16 Spring into Liverpool

Spring into Liverpool is a celebration of all the great things that the gorgeous warmer weather means – getting out in the sun with your family and furry friends, being active, enjoying the garden and cooking with delicious fresh Spring produce. Plus rides, food trucks, an outdoor cinema, free activities and entertainment!

Greenway Park, West Hoxton
12-9pm.

Visit the Council tent for bike maps, route planning, and demonstrations of brake and seat height adjustment, tyre changing and puncture repair. Bike Liverpool volunteers will be on hand until 5pm.

Sunday Sep 17 Family and Beginners Rides at Greenway Park

A great opportunity to get into bike riding for all the family! Registration for both rides starts from 9am.

Bikes checks from 9:00-11:00am.

Note: Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent.

9:45 for 10:00am start Beginners ride for Children – approx 5km around Greenway Park.

10:45 for 11:00am start Beginners ride for Children and Adults with some bicycle skills –approx 10km ride using Shared User Paths and some quiet local roads around West Hoxton. Return to Community Centre at approx. 12pm.

Contact: Phillip Jackson 0434 633 490 or Maree Stacy 0419 203 379

Sunday Sep 24 Liverpool Loop
Grade: Easy
Start: 09:00 am Liverpool Railway Station, Main entrance Bigge St. An easy 25km ride along the T-way cycleway, Orphan School Creek cycleway and the Rail Trail. Stop at Canley Vale for morning tea and then back to Liverpool.

Contact: Maree 0419 203 379 to confirm.

Botany Foreshore Ride

Despite grey skies, the Botany Foreshore ride attracted a keen group of riders. The ride hugs the coast and provides excellent views of Sydney Airport, the beaches of Botany Bay and the lower Georges River. The ride follows the Cooks River to Botany Bay near Sydney Airport then continues south along the foreshore past the beaches of Kyeemagh, Brighton-Le-Sands, Ramsgate and on to Sans Souci returning via the same route with a lunch stop at Brighton-LeSands.

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Recent rides

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Douglas-ParkOur rides coordinator, Phillip Jackson, has sent in some photos of some Bike Liverpool’s recent rides. The first image is the group of riders at Queens Rd entrance to Parramatta Park just before the ride to Windsor and back. The gang were entertained by the Police booking drivers failing to stop at the Stop Sign. The second image is from the Campbelltown –Douglas Park – Menangle Park Loop ride, with some keen riders enjoying the countryside and views not far from Douglas Pk.

A superb day to celebrate Bike Week

We had a fantastic morning to celebrate bike week. Meeting at Casula Powerhouse we headed along the riverside path towards Liverpool and followed the shared path along Elizabeth Drive to join up with the M7 path. A short detour took us through the pretty countryside at Prestons after which we enjoyed a coffee break at Casula Mall. Our final jaunt home took us through Leacocks Regional Park which is alive with the sound of bell birds and whip birds. Thanks to Maree for organising everything and to Alison, Phil, Gaynor and Gary for the good company.