Sunday Jun 24. Cecil Hills Loop (Hoxton Park Rd-Cowpasture Rd-Elizabeth Dr)

Grade: Easy-Medium Start: 9:00 am from Liverpool Station. Unlimited car parking in Railway street on Sundays. A easy-medium 30 km ride from Liverpool Station following shared pathways along Hoxton Park Rd & Cowpasture Rd to Cecil Hills and following SUP along Elizabeth Dr back to Liverpool. Some short hills. Coffee stop at Cecil Hills. Contact: Maree 9602 5293 | 0419 203 379 to confirm.

Sunday Jun 10 Parramatta To Windsor & Return

Grade: Medium Start: 8:00 am. Meet at Eastern side of Merrylands Station, Parking available. Also Pick up ride from Queens Road Entrance of Parramatta Park at 08:20am. Parking available in Queens Rd or Park Ave. The start is only 300 Metres from Westmead Railway Station if you come by rail. An approx. 60 Km Ride along the Parramatta to Windsor off-road cycleway. This cycleway follows the route of both Windsor and Old Windsor Roads through the suburbs of Constitution Hill, Winston Hill, Bella Vista, Kellyville, Rouse Hill, and McGraths Hill to the Historic Town of Windsor. Stopping for a coffee break along the way, and lunch at Windsor and return. Options for those who only want to ride one way is to catch the train from Westmead and meet up at Thompson Square (Windsor)or if it’s getting too warm, catch the train from Windsor back to Westmead. Go to CityRail website for train times. Contact: Phillip Jackson 9720 8297 | 0434633490. Call to confirm.

Sunday May 20 Thirroul – Wollongong – Oak Flats

Grade: Easy Start: 9:00am Thirroul Station (near the bottom of the stairs on Station Street- Eastern side)
One way ride from Thirroul to Oak Flats. Park at Thirroul & return by train. Full ride 47km – mostly flat.
The ride is broken into three sections:
Thirroul to Wollongong – 16km. Scenic coastal ride on shared paths. Coffeestop at the harbour – If you would like a
shorter ride you can leave us at the golf course and ride 1.5km to Wollongong station to return by train.
Wollongong to Port Kembla – 11km – Around the industrial heart of Wollongong on shared paths and quite back streets. Some great views of the Port Kembla steel works. Lunch at the Westfields Food Hall Warilla. Option to return after lunch by train for shorter ride.
Port Kembla to Oak Flats – 20km .We re-join the coastal route to Windang and then along the shore of Lake Illawarra to Oak Flats Station on shared paths and quite back streets. Return to Thirroul by train.
Contact: Phillip Jackson 9720 8297 | 0434633490. Call or message to confirm.

Sunday May 13 Liverpool to Panania Loop

Grade: Easy Start: 9:00am from Liverpool Station. Unlimited car parking in Railway street on Sundays. An easy 35 km ride from Liverpool Station following bike paths through Lansvale, along Lake Gillawanna, Milperra & Kelso Park to Panania. Coffee stop before returning through Chipping Norton to Liverpool. Uses some roads. Contact: Maree; 96025293 | 0419203379 to confirm.

Sunday April 29 Parramatta River Ride – Northern Banks

Grade: Easy-Medium Start: 8.30am Merrylands Station Eastern Side (Railway Terrace) 37 km ride using cycle routes through Parramatta & Harris Park – then follow the Parramatta River to Meadowbank and on to Putney – cross the river on the Punt Ferry then make our way back through to Sydney Olympic Park and on to the M4 cycle path. Mostly cycle paths, some on road local streets. Mostly flat, some small rises. Contact: Alison on 0438 171 484, call to confirm.

 

Sunday Apr 22 Heritage Ride ‘Brickmakers & Cowpastures’

Grade: Easy
Start: 9:00am from Liverpool Station. Approx 30Km.This Heritage ride will leave from the station and will take in:
the Brickmaker’s Creek from Liverpool all the way to the Crossroads (another pub with a story), then Camden Valley Way down to Horningsea Park (which also has a grand but little-known homestead), then up Cowpastures before following Hoxton Park Rd back in. Perhaps finishing at the Colllingwood Hotel …With interesting and informative commentary along the way. Contact: Matt 0424 093 940 to confirm.

Sunday Apr 8 Liverpool To Olympic Park: Artexpress At The Armoury.

Grade: Easy Start: 9.00 am Liverpool Railway Station. All day parking available in Railway St. An easy 26km ride to Sydney Olympic Park & Newington Armoury to view the ARTEXPRESS exhibition at Sydney Olympic Park. ARTEXPRESS is a showcase of the best major works produced for the HSC Visual Arts examination. Kiosk and cafe facilities available. Return via train or longer option to cycle back. Contact: Maree Stacy; 9602 5293 | 0419203379 to confirm.

Sunday April 1 Liverpool-M7-Western Sydney Parklands Loop

Grade: Easy-Medium
Start: 9:00 am from Liverpool Station. NOTE DAYLIGHT SAVINGS FINISHES! Unlimited car parking in Railway street on Sundays. An easy-medium 32 km ride from Liverpool Station following SUPs along Hoxton Park Rd, M7 to Elizabeth Hills & then through southern Western Sydney Parklands. On road along 27th Ave, then following SUPs &
on road routes to Carnes Hill for coffee. Then taking back roads to Cabramatta Creek path, Kurrajong Rd, Foveaux Ave to Brickmakers Creek paths, Hoxton Park Rd & return to Liverpool. Some short hills. Contact: Phillip Jackson 9720 8297 or 0434633490. Call to confirm.

Gear Up Girl 2017

Gear Up Girl 2017 60 km route

Gear Up Girl 2017 60 km route

Registrations are now open for Gear Up Girl, a Bicycle NSW initiative, run with the support of the Heart Foundation.

Research shows that only 26% percent of riders in NSW are women, a statistic we all want to drastically change.

In 2017, Gear Up Girl will attract 1,500+ women participating in either a 20km 40km or 60km ride.

For more information and registrations visit www.gearupgirl.com.au.