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Breeze with Bike it Better

Thursday 25th May 2017 at 6:30 AM

  • 6:30 AM
  • Chandler Hwy, contact leader for exact location prior to the day
  • Beginner - On road (road bikes)
  • Adults 18 + only
  • 1-1.5hrs
  • 12
  • This weekly road ride features 3 of my favourite local roads. It's a bit leafy, with lots of quiet back streets, some bike paths along the river, features a bit of street art, and also includes a few bouts of short sharp climbing... followed up with a spectacular coffee (or chai if you prefer) at Fifteen Pounds Cafe in Fairfield. 

    This is the Bike it Better Weekly Breeze road ride for women and their guests - every Thursday morning*. For beginner to intermediate riders, it is a no-drop** ride, suitable for road bikes. The distance is approx 20km and takes 1 hour, followed by coffee & chat at Fifteen Pounds, Fairfield.

    **Please note: Due to time restraints, in order to attend this ride, you need to be able to ride at a minimum average speed of 20km/hr on a usual undulating ride.
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    Although the ride does not finish back at the start point, I will ride with you back to the Guide Dogs after coffee if you need to return to that point.

    Thursday Morning Road Ride - Kew
    Bike Type: Road bikes
    Meeting Location: Guide Dogs Victoria, Chandler Hwy, Kew. Please wait off the road and away from the gate. Parking available opposite on Yarra Boulevard. See map below. Melway ref 45 B1.
    Day/Time: 6:30am start every Thursday*
    Terrain: Bike paths, and roads with low to medium traffic - some with bike lanes. Just a bit hilly.
    Duration: 1 hour + cafe time
    Distance: 20km
    Skill Level: Able to ride on roads with medium traffic. Beginner to intermediate (see speed note above). 
    Route: Various backstreets of Kew, Ivanhoe, Alphington, Fairfield etc.

    Required: Bike with bell, front & rear light, helmet, spare tube to suit your bike, water/drink.
    Optional: spray jacket in case it rains, basic bike tools, snacks, cash for coffee.
    Cost: $12 or FREE for members. 
    ?Registration essential - Click here to Register and Pay Online!

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