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NEXT RIDES COMING UP

This Wednesday 3rd September we are expecting Partly cloudy. max 22 the rides will start from:

Burswood

GroupsStartRide toRide No.Cataloguekm.
E1.E2.E3 8-00am Scarborough 12 1 & 2a 70
E4 8-00am Success 59 2b & c 65
E5 8-00am Canningvale 91 2b & c 55
L1 8-00am Canningvale 91 2b & c 56
L2 8-30am Floreat 10 3abc 43
L3 8-30am UWA 12 3abc 41
L4 8-30am Maylands 17 4 & 5 28
L5 8-30am Maylands 17 4 & 5 20
Ride Committee Meeting 1-00pm

Next Saturday 6th September we are expecting Showers. max 23

The Rides

Starting fromatRide to
Deepwater Pt 8-30amSouth Perth
Carine 8-00amSouth Perth

Next Monday 8th September we are expecting Showers. Possible afternoon storm. max 18

The Rides

Starting fromatRide to
Leederville 8-30amLeader'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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MEETINGS

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

2014 RIDE GROUPINGS

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

Ride for Autism

There will be a fundraising morning tea on the 17th August. Click here for more information.

MEMBERSHIP

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

NOTICE BOARD

Ride Committee Meeting Wednesday September 3thd 2014

The Ride Committee Meeting will be held at Burswood on Wednesday the 3thd of September at 1.00 pm. All ride leaders, tailenders, committee members and other interested members are invited to attend.
Agenda:
Safety issues
The 2015 Ride Program
Busselton Camp 2015


BUSSELTON CAMP 2015 - Saturday 7th to Saturday 21st of February 2015
The Camp will be centred on the Big 4 Peppermint Park, 97 Caves Road ABBEY, BUSSELTON. (phone 9755 4241).
There is a variety of accommodation available at the Park and Over 55 Cycling Club Members are offered a 10% discount when booking if you mention you are a member of the Club.
Riders of all abilities will be catered for and a social program will be organised.
The Ride Captain can supply more detail if you are interested.





















Gary Thomas  ride captain

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