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This Wednesday 26th November we are expecting Shower or two. Possible storm. max 35 the rides will start from:

Raphael park

GroupsStartRide toRide No.Cataloguekm.
30 years since first ride SausageSizzle
E1.E2.E3 7-30am Banjup 16 1 & 2a 75
E4 7-30am UWA 54 2b & c 51
E5 7-30am Whiteman Park 12 2b & c 53
L1 8-00am Willetton 19 3abc 48
L2 8-00am UWA 15 3abc 40
L3 8-00am Point Walter 60 3abc 50
L4 8-00am Maylands 17 4 & 5 28
L5 8-00am Maylands 17 4 & 5 28

Next Saturday 29th November we are expecting Partly cloudy. max 26

The Rides

Starting fromatRide to
Deepwater Pt 7-30am Victoria Park
Carine 7-30am Cottesloe

Next Monday 1st December we are expecting Partly cloudy. max 27

The Rides

Starting fromatRide to
Leederville 7-30amLeader's Choice

Rides will be automatically cancelled if the forecast maximum temperature is 38 degrees or greater

For puzzled newcomers

Yes we start our rides from many different locations around Perth. The names of the starting points in the tables above are all links to descriptions of where to meet

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The Club currently has about 300 members of whom approximately 160 members meet every Wednesday for nine categories of group rides.


Ride groupings are based on average speed and distance. Within any one grouping there may be several ride groups on any particular day (or even none), depending on numbers of riders and available leaders. It is aimed to limit the group size to 10.

There are 5 speed groupings in each of two start times for Wednesday rides, with the earlier groups generally travelling further.

Important note:

The speed shown is the AVERAGE speed overall. To achieve this average speed requires the majority of the ride to be ridden at much higher speeds. Much of the ride will be at speeds 25-30% or more above the average speed. Note that the ride leader has the discretion to alter the route, and distances will also vary. If on any day you do not feel you are capable of maintaining this higher speed or distance you should ride with a slower group, both for the sake of your health, and to not spoil the ride for others who have to wait for you.

Ride groups on a Monday and Saturday will be arranged according to numbers and leaders present. Riders can anticipate leaders will ride at similar speeds to Wednesdays.

GroupAverage SpeedAverage DistanceLeaders
E128kph78kmNeville Taylor, Rob Wallace, Tom Curtis, Jim Parker, Colin Pearce
E225.5kph72kmRoy Game, Terry Phillips, Gary Thomas
E324kph65kmDaphne Small, Noel Else, Stephen Napier, Ian McDonald, John Yeats, Graham Baker, Colin Henley
E421kph58kmLen Wallace, Kaye Hyde, Merrill Claessen
E520kph50kmCliff Bloxham, Eric Gard, Marilyn D'Angelo, Kerry Cowie, Anne Cooney, Val Cook
L125.5kph55kmTrevor Raston, Stephen Mitchell, Don Buchanan, George Small, Bruce Robinson
L220.5kph45kmStephen Ho, Michael De Leo
L318kph40kmRoss Howlett, Marie Storry, Nick van Koningsbrugge
L417kph35kmJames Carpenter, Peter Mayall, Keith Taylor, Ian Thomas, Kevin Davis, Buck Buchanan
L514kph20kmDot Leeson, Robin Garbutt, Warren Miller

Xmas Lunch 2014

Xmas lunch is on Dec 3rd. >Details.


To join the club simply attend one of our rides on a Monday, Wednesday or Saturday morning.

You will find information about the ride on the left hand side of this page or you may prefer to telephone the contact members.

Also see
Details of Membership requirements,
Fees and Banking information

another lovely day for a ride


Change of Start Venue for 26th of November 2014

The Start Venue for Wednesday the 26th of November has been changed from Lake Monger to Raphael Park. This change is to better accommodate the 30th Anniversary celebrations for the first ride of the Over 55 Cycling Club.

Nannup Camp
Thanks to Peter Mayall, Fred Cronin, James Carpenter, Kevin Davis and Peter Mitchell for their efforts in contributing to a very successful Camp. Thirty five participants enjoyed four days of riding and socialising. During the wrap up on Thursday Mitch was able to acknowledge, in person, the contribution that retiring webmaster, David Taylor had made over many years. David has managed the website from his home in Manjimup and he was a welcome attendee at the Camp.

Busselton Camp 7th to 21st of February 2015
Details of the 2015 Busselton Camp can now be viewed in the Camps, Tours and Trips section of the website. You can indicate your intention to attend the Camp by placing your name on the list on the Club Notice Board which is present every Wednesday.
If you intend to go to Busselton for only one week, try to be there on the middle Saturday (14th of February) for the Old Time Dance at the Vasse Hall. Proceeds to the Cystic Fibrosis Charity.

Gary Thomas  ride captain


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