Ride Calendar 2020 - Oct to Dec

Noveaux cyclists in above pics are now pushing up daises, incl. the chic femme on RHS taken in 'Sept 1893' - evident if you click on right 'thumbnail'

Date & Bullsheet

 Day &
elevation
map

  Ride Description & Map

km &
street directions

# of
cyclists

  26 Dec

Boxing
Day-Thurs

18th annual "Boxing Day" early morn' catch-up Hornsby 7:15am Duo Montagnes clockwise   

Or start 7:35am and skip Sommerville Rd out 'n back

  60

 

   24 Dec

Xmas
Eve
Tues

Turramurra station carpark rollout Vimiera Rd by 6:55am M2, incl diversion to Blacktown station for train to Emu Plains station, up Old Bathurst Rd, Blaxland, Springwood, Richmond station - M2 or Annangrove Rd home

 87

 

22 Dec

Sun

Hornsby 7am to Mt White
Brunch at Woy Woy for 'Old Rattler' home

67

 

 15 Dec

Sun

St Ives carpark 7am rollout via Duffy's Forest, Illawong Bay/Akuna Bay for Brekkie at Bayview Marina

77

 

8 Dec

Sun

Hornsby 7am to Mt White
Brunch at Woy Woy for 'Old Rattler' home

67

 

10 Nov

Sun

7:05am Quatre Montagnes from Nth Turra’ for Bobbin Head, thence Berowra Waters and Galston Gorge and back to Nth Turra' via Bobbin Head
Or 7.25am to ride Nth for 3km, then Right into
Ku-ring-gai Chase Rd to meet Nth Turra' starters at Kalkari Reserve at 7:45am

   73 or 52

 

3 Nov

Sun

Hornsby 7:15am to Mt White
Brunch at Woy Woy for 'Old Rattler' home

67

 

 27 Oct


Sun
 

Annual Fitz's Challenge Canberra Bill aka Glasgow and Chris aka RecalcitrantBankTeller are riding the 210km route, Eric aka PapaBear 165km, George aka Englishman 105km

255, 210,
165 or
105

 

 27 Oct

Sun

St Ives carpark 7:30am rollout via Duffy's Forest, Illawong Bay/Akuna Bay for Brekkie at Bayview Marina

77

 

20 Oct

  Sun  

Quatre Montagnes - Depart Hornsby by 7:25am 1st Leg to Road Warriors' Cafe Mt White
Return directly to Hornsby  OR  via Berowra Waters, Andy's Cafe, Nth Galston & Galston Gorge

    88
    or  71

 

   13 Oct

Sun

7:06am Gordon station or 7:35am St Ives to Duffy's Forest, West Head, retrace via Akuna Bay Nosh Stop

  85  or  71

 

11 Oct     Sun

Hornsby 7:55am Quatre Demi Montagnes clockwise
incl. Sommerville Rd, but not Crosslands Reserve, thence lumpy backroads to Berowra Waters Marina Café.  Thence descent to Brooklyn Rd to scale back up to PitS. 
Thence Home James and don't spare the horses!

     81  
4 Oct  Sun   8am from Nth Turramurra carpark via Bobbin Head to Red Herring Cafe, Brooklyn Pie. Thence back to Hornsby.
Or 8:15am from
Hornsby meeting Nth Turra' riders at peak of the B.H. climb outside Kalkari Reserve Visitors Centre to ride to Red Herring Cafe, Brooklyn Pie, Thence back to Hornsby.
   77 or 58

4

   

Spare ride descriptions below

   
7 July Sun

Start at cycle path immediately on West side of Tempe train station 8:50am to Sans Souci, then East to Kurnell, then Sth into Botany Bay National Park overlooking The Blue Pacific, and back along Cooks River Cyclepath
Train departs Platform 4 at 8:34am at Town Hall station arrives Tempe station 8:47am

61

 

30 June    Sun   

St Ives 8:40am Palm Beach General Store for Brunch, Akuna Bay Café for lunch

 86
or 78

 
   12 Aug Sun

St Ives carpark for 8:15am rollout via Duffy's Forest and West Head
for
Brekkie at Bayview Marina - Brunch at Akuna Bay

 93  

  1 July  

Sun

St Ives by 8:30am Duffy's Forest, West Head to Warriewood Beach for Brunch, return via Wakehurst Pky - ETR 2:05pm

 94

 
6 Aug Sun

Hornsby 8:25am Trois Montagnes anti-c/w to Red Herring Café, Brooklyn. 
Return via Berowra Waters ferry and Galston Gorge. 

75   3
30 July Sun 8:30am St Ives, Akuna Bay clockwise, West Head (Sag Stop), Church Point (Nosh Stop), Akuna Bay anti-CW, St Ives 74 5

 23 July 

  Sun  

Quatre Montagnes - Hornsby 8:35am 1st Leg to Road Warriors' Cafe Mt White
Return directly to Hornsby  OR  via Berowra Waters, Andy's Cafe, Nth Galston & Galston Gorge

88
or  71

5
16 July Sun 8:40am St Ives, Akuna Bay clockwise, West Head (Sag Stop), Church Point (Nosh Stop), Akuna Bay anti-CW, St Ives 67 7
9 July Sun

Hornsby 8:40am Trois Montagnes anti-c/w to Red Herring Café, Brooklyn. 
Return via Berowra Waters ferry and Galston Gorge. 

 75   5

 2 July  

  Sun  

Quatre Montagnes - Hornsby 8:35am 1st Leg to Road Warriors' Cafe Mt White
Return directly to Hornsby  OR  via Berowra Waters, Andy's Cafe, Nth Galston & Galston Gorge

88
or  71

4

  21 Aug

 Sun 

St Ives 8:15am, Bushlands route thru Terry Hills/Duffy's Forest, clockwise descent to Illawong Bay & Akuna Bay, with initial 2km in/out of Cottage Point to 'crest lookout'
for
Brunch at Church Point -  return up McCarrs Creek Rd to St Ives, thence Hornsby

88 or 70

 
 20 Aug    Sun   

St Ives 8:40am Palm Beach General Store for Brunch, Akuna Bay Café for lunch”

 86
or 78

 

 6 Aug  

  Sun  

                      Hornsby 8:15am or Berowra 8:40am to Mt White for Somersby "Bellbirds" anti-clockwise
Or return from Mt White via Pie in the Sky

   125,  103  or  71 

 

 15 July

Sun

St Ives 8:30am via Duffy's Forest and West Head to Church Point Cafe - option to return via Akuna Bay

107 or 89

 

  11 Aug  

Sun

St Ives by 8:30am Duffy's Forest, West Head to Warriewood Beach for Brunch, return via Wakehurst Pky - ETR 1:55pm

 94

 

  18 Aug

   Sun  

                      Hornsby 7:45am or Berowra 8am to Mt White for Somersby "Bellbirds" anti-clockwise
Or return from Mt White via Pie in the Sky

   125  or  103   

 
  24 Aug Sun Hornsby 7:40am or Berowra 8am
Brunch at Pearl Beach, return to Woy Woy for '
Old Rattler' home

112,  86
or 73

 

 15 Sept

Sun

7:00am Hornsby, Galston, Cattai Ridge, Windsor, Freemans Reach, Richmond train to Riverstone, Galston, Hornsby anti c-w loop

100

 
 7 Sept Sun

Nth Turra' 7:05am 100km Cinque Montagnes anti-c/w.  Or Hornsby 7:40am Trois Montagnes anti-c/w to Red Herring Café, Brooklyn. 
Return via Berowra Waters ferry and Galston Gorge.  Or directly down Pacific H'way

99 or
73
 
 31 Aug   Sun  

Turramurra station 7:15am Browns Waterhole, 7:35am Vimiera Rd, Epping Rd, M2, M7, Quakers Hill Pky, Riverstone, Windsor, Richmond, Springwood, Penrith, exit M2 at Pennant Hills Rd   
OR return from Windsor via Cattai Ridge to Hornsby and Turra'

124 or
   91

 

 28 Sept

  Sun   

            Turra' station 7:00am 48km via Browns Water Hole, Epping Rd, M2, M7, Quakers Hill Pky, Riverstone arrive Windsor 8:50am           
                  
for "Tour de
Freemans Reach, Richmond, Lowlands, Cornwallis" -  36km loop
Then train to Seven Hills then return M2, Pennant Hills Rd backroads  

  OR  Hornsby 6:50am 51km to Windsor via Galston Gorge and Pitt Town Rd.  Return Cattai Ridge Rd, Galston Gorge 

108
or
 100

 

 25 Aug  Sun

7:30am  Hornsby carpark,  7:55am Porters Lookout Dural  8:00am Galston shops or  8:25am Glenorie Village shops
due Nth to Wisemans Ferry, West to Cliftonville, Sth to Stone House Cafe Maroota,
Wisemans Ferry Rd, Halcrows Rd, Cattai Ridge Rd

117, 94
or 83