[CAMWEST-announce] Riverstone Charity Cycling Event, Sunday May 5th 2013
nicku at nicku.org
Wed Apr 10 10:40:27 EST 2013
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
> • 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
> • 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
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