[CAMWEST-announce] Riverstone Charity Cycling Event, Sunday May 5th 2013

Nick Urbanik nicku at nicku.org
Wed Apr 10 10:40:27 EST 2013

Dear Rob,

Fabulous!  It's on the CAMWEST web site.

On 07/04/13 08:46 +1000, Rob Kemp wrote:
>A few of us from CAMWEST are helping the Rivertone Lions Club once again
>organise the Ride2Riverstone event which is scheduled for Sunday May 5th 2013. 
>The ride takes place around the semi-rural areas of the Hawkesbury and Hills
>area of North-Western Sydney and raises funds for the The Australian Lions
>Childhood Cancer Research Foundation. 
>All rides are loop rides, starting and finishing at Riverstone, and the
>distance choices are approximately 30, 50, 80 & 100 km.
>  • The start/finish is near Riverstone Station.  There is some planned
>    trackwork on the Western Line; buses will be replacing trains between
>    Strathfield & Parramatta.  Trians will be running between Parramatta and
>    Riverstone though.
>  • Entry fees for all routes include a sit-down meal after the ride.  During
>    the meal there will be entertainment, an auction, and raffle prizes drawn.
>  • The suggested starting times vary depending on the distance chosen.  See
>    the website for full details. 
>  • Most of the ride is on bitumen road.  There is one short section of
>    good-quality unsealed road used for the 80 & 100km (used twice for 100km)
>    routes. There are a few kms of shared path on most routes.
>  • On-line and on-the-day registration available.  See website for pricing
>    information.
>  • Over the last couple of years we've had between 300-450 riders taking part
>    in the event.  We're hoping for similar numbers this year.
>  • We're trying to get 15 people together (5 teams of 3 people) on Sat 4th May
>    to help put out signs for the event.  FREE RIDE ENTRY (INCLUDING LUNCH) for
>    those who can help.  If interested, register for the ride and nominate as a
>    Sign Crew volunteer.
>  • If you or a non-riding partner would like to volunteer as a route marshal
>    or start/finish site volunteer on the day,  please get in touch or register
>    on-line.
>  • For those who don't like early Sunday morning starts or are travelling
>    longer distances, there are a number of accomodation options around the
>    Hawkesbury area.  One such option is Avina Van Park (http://
>    www.avina.com.au/), which offers camping, on-site van and motel style
>    accomodation options.  It's about 6km from Riverstone.
>  • Please fire any other questions my way!
>If you'd like to help promote the event, an A4 poster can be downloaded and
>printed from http://ride2riverstone.com.au/committee/R2R-2013-A4-Flyer.pdf  
>These could be displayed in local coffee shops, bike shops, uni campuses, work
>places.......where ever you think bike riders might see them.  Please make sure
>you're allowed to display them first though!
>For more details and on-line registration see  http://ride2riverstone.com.au/. 
>Feel free to pass this email around to other cycling friends.
>http://www.robkemp.id.au   - Trying to live more sustainably
>Ph (h) 02 9864 8797  (w) 02 9296 1561

Nick Urbanik             http://nicku.org           nicku at nicku.org
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