2019 Western Sydney Cycling Network

Rides

Club Rides

Start and finish at the WSCN Clubhouse located at Fairfield Showground. There is plenty of parking and excellent bicycle accessibility using the Orphan School Creek Cycleway.

Free Sunday Community Rides
1st Sunday each month, see table below for our more advanced riders. 
Arrive at the Clubhouse, 9.00am (for 9.30)

BRING your Bike - Geared and in working order, a well fitting helmet and spare tube/puncture repair kit. Contact us before the ride for advice on getting your bike checked. You will need sunscreen,drinking water and snacks or money. Unaccompanied children must be over 16 years of age. Small children in carry seats or trailers welcome. For safety and legal reasons, children under 16 years of age must ride with their parent or guardian, and remain under the control of that parent or guardian for the duration of the ride. Children who ride must be proficient enough to ride safely at the general pace of the other riders in the group.

For NEW riders, a short easy 10km ride is available, by calling Doug on 0411 615 867 two days prior to the ride.

For more advanced riders, our general community rides are in the 20 to 30km range, and vary from very easy, easy to medium, with some stops. Most rides have an expected return time between 2 and 3 hours. Rides usually include a coffee break. The ride leader reserves the right to make changes to the route as required for the safety of all participants.

Community Rides

(VE) = very easy, (E) = easy, (M) = medium

7 Jul 2019            Guildford/Orphan School Creek

4 Aug 2019         Green Valley

1 Sep 2019          Hoxton Park Circuit

6 Oct 2019          Fairfield Loop

3 Nov 2019         Plough & Harrow regional Park

1 Dec 2019         Carramar- Bland Oak Tree

  

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Riders should note that though ride leaders are covered by Professional Indemnity Insurance, riders who are not members of Bicycle NSW are not automatically covered for Public Liability and Personal Accident Insurance.

Riders who are not members of Bicycle NSW are encouraged to join, as membership to Bicycle NSW affords you Public Liability and Personal Accident Insurance. (You should contact Bicycle NSW to obtain details and extent of insurance coverage) Bicycle NSW

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Thursday Rides

Members please note: At our Feb 2019 committee meeting it was voted that we will implement a new start time of 8am during the months of NOV through to end of FEB each year.


Thursday rides originally started as a loop on local cycleways doing about 10km. As the riders have become stronger and more experienced, this has progressed into 20 - 30km, easy to medium rides, which is currently the case.

Ride destinations and routes may be varied by ride leaders on the day due to the circumstances. New riders may prefer a short easy 10km ride, so please advise us by calling Doug on 0411 615 867 two days prior to the ride.

Riders meet at 9:15am for a 9.30am start. Bring your own bike, helmet & spare tube/puncture repair kit or hire from the club. Ride is free. Make sure you contact the club first; ring Joe on 0403 323 273 or the clubhouse phone 0418 954 682 on the day.

Thurs 4 July       Spire Cl - M7/Cecil Hills/rtn Orphan School Creek

Thurs 11 July     Pemulwuy/Prospect Ck/Orphan School Ck (Granatas)

Thurs 18 July     Georges Hall/Haig Ave/ Gov Mac Drive

Thurs 25 July     T-way/Carnes Hill/Cowpasture Rd (Black Elk)

Thurs 1 Aug       Lakes Circuit/Carramar (Woods Pantry)

Thurs 8 Aug       Harry's/Orange Grove

Thurs 15 Aug     Casula Power House

Thurs 22 Aug     Fairfield Loop/Guildford Canal/Orphan School creek (Granatas)

Thurs 29 Aug     Holland House/ Dutch Shop

Thurs 5 Sept      Haig Park/Epson rd/ Gov Mac Dr  (Cream and Co) 

Thurs 12 Sept    Mounties - extended

Thurs 19 Sept    Spire Cl - M7/Cecil Hills/rtn Orphan School Creek

Thurs 26 Sept    The Dairy/Chandos Rd/Pemulwuy (Granatas) (downhill)

Thurs 3 Oct        Green Valley

Thurs 10 Oct      Suzanne’s Cecil Hills /M7

Thurs 17 Oct      Fairfield loop/Guildford Canal/Orphan School Creek

Thurs 24 Oct      Georges Hall/Haig Ave/ Gov Mac Dr

Thurs 31 Oct      Carramar/Lakes Circuit

Thurs 7 Nov       T-way/M7/Cecil Hills/rtn Orphan School Creek

Thurs 14 Nov     T-way/Carnes Hill/Cowpasture Rd (Black Elk)

Thurs 21 Nov     Casula Power House

Thurs 28 Nov     Carramar/Flower Power Milperra/Gov Mac Drive

Thurs 5 Dec        Holland House/ Dutch Shop

Thurs 12 Dec      Harry's/Orange Grove

Thurs 19 Dec      Green Valley

Weekend Rides

Saturday - Members' Rides, usually 40 to 60Kms, for riders of reasonable cycling fitness and experience.
Program is flexible, often determined just prior to, or on the day,and a choice between 2 rides, with an 8am start or a 9am start. 
Check CLUB NEWS on Home Page for other club events.

Participate in Cycling Events

Gear up Girl - 10 March 2019
Mudgee Bike Muster Easter Check to see if event will continue in future.
Dungog Pedalfest September 2019
Spring Cycle Super Weekend October 2019
Coota Bike Festival September 2019 CANCELLED for 2019
Wagga Gears and Beers Weekend October 2019

AND
Our famous "Bike Week Ride" , usually in September each year