SOCIAL RIDES

 

Welcome to our page showcasing upcoming social adventures by bike.  These rides are merely a means of getting like-minded people (like YOU) together to explore the "roads less travelled" - bitumen & dirt.  These outings are NOT linked with any Clubs or Associations, and as such, there is NO liability, insurance or rider support provided.  ALL participants are expected to be self-sufficient.

 

Note: Bicycle Queensland members have comprehensive coverage, which includes social rides such as these.  Why not sign-up? 

 

Routes provided are only suggestions, and may be subject to change on-the-day without prior warning - what can we say, life is full of surprises.  If in doubt; study the maps provided, familiarise yourself with the area, and learn to use your Garmin/Smartphone (upload files and navigate).  Alternatively ... just turn up and ride your damn bike!

 

 

 

COLT45

 

A gallop (or leisurely trot) across blacktop, backroads and gravel.  Starting and finishing at the Tolga Pub, this scenic route embraces the Tablelands; green open pastures, fresh fields of produce, glimpses of Lake Tinaroo and a float alongside the irrigation channels.

 

Suitable for road, mountain, hybrid, gravel and CX bikes - dirt/gravel roads encountered so we recommend 28C or wider tyres for comfort and control.

 

Breakfast/lunch available for purchase at the Tolga Pub afterwards.

 

The original route was 45km, though we'll be riding a shorter (less undulating) course of 32km.  This ride is suitable for beginners, with many options available to shorten the ride should your stomach/legs require.

 

 

If you subscribe to Ride With GPS, simply download the GPS file from the above link and load it into your Garmin for easy navigation.  Otherwise, print the cuesheet info out and practice your navigation.

 

Please email us for more information.

THE CREPE ESCAPE  

 

For several years we've been escaping reality up in Kuranda; fresh mountain air, quiet rainforest roads and French crepes!  

 

Whilst our best kept secret (Petit Cafe) has now expanded to include a shop in Cairns, we're keeping with tradition and the scenic pre-crepe workout.

 

Suitable for mountain, hybrid, gravel and CX bikes - 75% dirt/gravel roads encountered so we recommend 28C or wider tyres for comfort and control.

 

Breakfast/lunch available for purchase at Petit Cafe afterwards.

 

This is an undulating course, so a reasonable level of fitness is required.

 

 

If you subscribe to Ride With GPS, simply download the GPS file from the above link and load it into your Garmin for easy navigation.  Otherwise, print the cuesheet info out and practice your navigation.

 

Please email us for more information.