[CAMWEST-discuss] Upcoming CAMWEST rides

Nick Urbanik nicku at nicku.org
Wed Jul 6 00:16:43 UTC 2011


Dear Rob and Paul,

Thanks for organising these fabulous rides.  They are on the web
site.  If you notice I've made any mistakes or omissions, please let
me know.

On 05/07/11 21:02 +1000, Rob Kemp wrote:
>
>Hi everyone,
>
>Here are a few rides planned over coming weeks:
>
>
>Saturday July 9th - Mitchell Park Ride (31, 67km & intermediate distance
>options)
>
>
>    Some Traffic / Unsealed Roads / Slow-Medium pace
>    Two main starting points -
>      □ Shorter option (31 km): 10:30 AM at Vineyard Railway Station.
>      □ Longer Option (67km): 9:00 AM at carpark on the north side of Rooty
>        Hill Railway Station (bottom of pedestrian ramp).
>    Note that if traveling by train, intermediate distances can be chosen (eg
>    Start at Rooty Hill and ride back to Vineyard, or vice-versa.  We also pass
>    Riverstone station).
>    Slow-Medium paced ride on mostly quiet sealed semi-rural roads. Several
>    short sections of good quality unsealed roads. Medium difficulty (Some
>    hills).  If riding from Rooty Hill, there is a short section on Richmond Rd
>    which carries some traffic.  There's a somewhat adequate shoulder on this
>    stretch of road.
>
>    BYO nibblies - Coffee shops are somewhat limited. Toilet (and sometimes
>    water) at Mitchell Park
>
>    Links to Bikely maps & description of route:
>      □ Part 1 : Rooty Hill - Windsor - For the longer option, follow this
>        route as far as Vineyard Railway Station (Point 56 of 71).
>      □ Part 2 : Vineyard - Mitchell Loop
>
>    email: robkemp at tpg.com.a
>
>    On-ride contact number : 0415 902 708. Please email/call/txt to confirm
>    attendance.
>
>
>Sunday July 17th - Western Sydney Parklands Track & M7
>
>    20 km ; Slow pace
>    Easy / Uses Off-road Cyclepaths /
>    Contact: Rob Kemp; Ph 9864 8797 or 0415 902 708
>    Starts: 10:00AM at carpark on the north side of Rooty Hill Railway Station
>    (bottom of pedestrian ramp)
>    A fairly easy ride, mosrly on shared path.  Note that there is approx 1 km
>    of gravel track, which is not recommended for bikes with skinny tyres
>    (hybrid bikes ok though).
>    Coffee/Snack break at Quakers Hill.
>    email: robkemp at tpg.com.au
>
>
>Sunday July 31st - PARRAMATTA HERITAGE RIDE
>
>    20 km ; Slow pace
>    Easy / Child Friendly / Some Traffic / Uses Off-road Cyclepaths /
>    Contact: Paul Bowyer; Ph 0438 856 880
>    Starts: 08:00AM; Parramatta Park, Tudor Gates entrance (George St)
>    Sample the tremendous heritage in the Parramatta area, using some of the
>    new bike paths. Parramatta boasts Australia's 3 oldest buildings, a myriad
>    of delightful sandstone structures, and a compelling story. You'll be
>    amazed at what you see and learn. Regular stops and commentary are
>    provided. The ride takes around 3.5 hours with coffee at the finish at the
>    Park Cafe.
>
>
>Sunday August 14rh - OLYMPIC PARK MEANDER
>
>    17 km ; Slow pace
>    Easy / Child Friendly / Some Traffic / Uses Off-road Cyclepaths /
>    Contact: Rob Kemp; Ph 0415 902 708
>    Starts: 10:00AM; 'Lilies in the Park' Cafe, Bicentennial Park
>    Slow ride around Olympic Park. Meet at 'Lilies on the Park' Cafe, in
>    Bicentennial Park (Entrance off Australia Ave, near Homebush Bay Drive) at
>    10am.
>    Approx Ride Route.
>    Bike hire available.
>    If notified before hand, I can meet people at Olympic Park Railway station
>    around 9:40am.
>    Hang around for lunch after the ride - BYO picnic, or grab something to eat
>    from 'Lilies on the Park' Cafe.  If you have one, bring a bike lock in case
>    we decide to do some meandering on foot as well!
>    email: robkemp at tpg.com.au
>
>cheers,
>
>Rob
>-------------------------------------------------------
>http://www.robkemp.id.au   - Trying to live more sustainably
>
>Ph (h) 02 9864 8797  (w) 02 9296 1561
>



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