On these rides it is expected that the riders will obey road rules and create a good image for cycling. The Griffith Cycle Club does not organize these rides and makes no claims as to their safety. When riding in a group it is expected that all riders will exercise caution and consideration of other road users and fellow riders.  Riders participate in these rides at their own risk.

 

Training Schedules

DAY Time Route Details
Tuesday 6.00am Sharp Start in front of Betty Boo in  Wyangan Avenue   Route - Head to lake picnic area via Wyangan Ave then to end of Boorga Rd and back to town approx. 30 to 35km some then head over hill via Ortella Street and down to Airport to Beelbangera and back into town. Riders doing the hill loop can get in 54-60kms. Tuesday and Thursday are usually hard days. Wednesday a recovery day. Fridays ride is only 25 kms and now includes a post ride coffee stop at O'Donnell's which is all over by 7:30am Friday is very easy.
Wednesday 6.00am Sharp
Thursday 6.00am Sharp
Friday 6.00am Sharp
Saturday 7.00am Start from the tourist info centre or plane on the stick, easy and great for new riders, total ride is approximately 45km but you are never more than 10km from town and there are plenty of opportunities for riders who may have to work or have other commitments to detour and not do whole ride. Don't forget coffee and chat after at Mie Amici. easy ride with speeds from 26-30kph being the norm.

Please email me your group training schedules.

**** Note: Training rides are just that. They are training sessions and will require a reasonable level of fitness. You will generally need to be able to ride at a speed of 25-30kph to be able to keep up with the pace. The Tuesday and Thursday rides can see speeds of up to 50kph. Fortunately there are plenty of u-turn points where riders can get back with the group if they choose to drop off..

The Saturday ride will see a number of riders heading out on an easy spin. New riders are welcome to join this ride. Once again however a reasonable level of fitness will be required. If you can ride along at 25kph for 30 minutes or more you should be able to handle the Saturday ride.

You will get the bonus of sitting on and it is amazing how much energy is saved by learning how to follow wheels correctly.

All rides are unsupported and riders are expected to carry any necessary spare tubes and pump. If necessary there are many hands that can help to repair punctured tyres and get you back on the road.

You should also make sure that you carry a bidon (water bottle) preferably filled before the ride.

On these rides it is expected that the riders will obey road rules and create a good image for cycling. The Griffith Cycle Club does not organize these rides and makes no claims as to their safety. When riding in a group it is expected that all riders will exercise caution and consideration of other road users and fellow riders.  Riders participate in these rides at their own risk.

 

License:  All riders are encouraged to have at least a Ride license with Cycling Australia. This will cover you for insurance whilst you are riding and is very worthwihle.