Our Ride Calendar

Updated: 28/9/18

There will be ongoing disruptions to rail services due to level crossing removals. Rides may need to change at short notice or you may need to alter how you get to a ride start point. Please contact the ride contact before every ride and check your transport arrangements at http://ptv.vic.gov.au/journey or phone 1800 800 007

Also see:

* Our ride gradings page
* Some of our rides on Bikeley
* Email rides secretary for ride details

September 2018

DATE

EVENT

TYPE

Sat 29

Mentone Station to Moorabbin Station Breakfast ride:  Enjoy a gentle ride then a fantastic Grand Final Day breakfast at Mark’s place. Your choice whether you help to cook, serve or clean up! Please let Mark know if you are coming on the ride and/or breakfast.

Easy

20km


October 2018

DATE

EVENT

TYPE

Sat 6

Eltham Station to Oakleigh Station: Saddle up for an all day wander. We will start at Eltham Station and ride part of the Diamond Creek, Main Yarra Trail, Mullim Mullim Trail, Eastlink Trail, the rail trail at Mitcham, Gardiners Creek Trail, Anniversary Trail and Scotchmans Creek Trail. Ride ends at Oakleigh Station. This is an all day ride with lunch probably at Blackburn. Call Joe for train times.

Med-Hard

50km

 

Sat 13

Dandenong Creek secret rendezvous: Start at Dandenong Station, ride along Dandenong Creek Trail to a secret rendezvous for coffee and cake, then back to Dandenong Station. Optional side trip to the market. Please call Barry for train details.

Easy-Med

20-25km

Sat 20

Cheltenham Station to Moorabbin Station via the beach: We start at Cheltenham station, stop at a North Road beach café then down to Moorabbin station. Mainly on bike paths.Please contact Ross for more details.

Easy

20km

Sat 27

Joe will run a multi-day hub ride from Avoca Friday 25 – Tuesday 30 October. Limited public transport by bus/train, please check before you book. Joe can take a trailer with bikes. Accommodation is the responsibility of each person, note however Joe has booked a cottage/cabin and there are motel and caravan park options. If you don’t want to ride, come along to chill.

Pyrenees Info Centre: 1800 206 622 website: visitpyrenees.com.au 

Proposed rides (subject to change):

  • Friday 26  Early up and settle in
  • Sat 27 Talbot Provedore and Eatery for lunch
  • Sun 28 Church (mass) & Blue Pyrenees Winery for lunch
  • Mon 29 Dunolly explorer and lunch
  • Tues 30 Local ride & home

Please contact Joe so he can gauge interest

 

Wed 31

General Meeting at Mordialloc Neighbourhood House 8pm

 

November 2018

DATE

EVENT

TYPE

Sat 3

Frankston Station to Hastings return: Mark will lead us to the seaside, sure to be a Melbourne Cup winner! Contact Mark for more details.

Med

45km

Sat 10

Laverton Station to Cheltenham Station: Joe had discovered another interesting series of trails and back roads to explore. We will pass train stations so a shorter ride is possible. Call Joe for train details.

Easy-Hard

20-45km

Sat 17

Carrum Station to McClelland Gallery return: A ride on trails to a lovely sculpture park, gallery and café. Please contact Martin Newington for details.

Easy

20km

Sat 24

Dandenong Loop: We will start at Dandenong Station and do a loop using trails to the north and south, ending at Dandenong for a coffee.

Medium

30km

Wed 28

General Meeting at Mordialloc Neighbourhood House 8pm

 

December 2018

DATE

EVENT

TYPE

Sat 1

BBTC Christmas Lunch at Helen’s and Graham’s. Come along and enjoy a lovely Christmas BBQ. 12 noon start, BYO everything.

Very Easy

Sat 8

Warragul to Pakenham via Bayles. Come to ride a new route that bypasses the now busy Longwarry- Nar Nar Goon Road and Bald Hill Road. Lunch will be at Bayles. Rider numbers limited to 6 due to bike on train limitations: first in best dressed. Contact Joe for train times.

Med-Hard

65km

Sat 15

Mordialloc Station to Dandenong Market return: Take a great ride along paths to the bustling Dandenong Market. The ride will return to Mordialloc but you can leave the ride at Dandenong (subject to train availability). Contact Mark for details.

Easy-Med

20-40km

Sat 22

Carrum Station to Mordialloc Station long loop: We travel up Patterson River to a new coffee shop, then along Dandenong Bypass track and through parks back to Mordialloc Station. Contact Mary-Anne for details.

Easy-Med

25km

Sat 29

Cheltenham Station to Mentone Station coffee shop ride: Enjoy a leisurely ramble and catch up with Christmas news. Call Joe for details.

Easy

20km

January 2019

DATE

EVENT

TYPE

Sat 5

Brighton Beach Station to Williamstown Station: A great way to start the New Year, enjoy our bay and travel on the punt under the West Gate bridge. Contact Mark for details.

Easy

20km

Sat 19

Sunshine Station to Williamstown Station (?then to Brighton Beach): Ride from Sunshine Station and south from the Federation Trail via the Koroit Creek Trail towards Altona North and then via back roads to Williamstown for coffee etc. Option to continue back via the punt to our side of the Bay if the weather is good. Ride start Sunshine Station. Call Joe for details.

Easy-Med

20-40km

Sat 26 long w/end

Mordialloc Station to Braeside Park BBQ Ride: We will do a short ride to Braeside Park then enjoy a BBQ. Make your own way home. BYO everything. Contact Mark for details.

Easy

10km

Wed 30

General Meeting at Mordialloc Neighbourhood House 8pm