Ride Calendar 2022 - Apr to June
 

Date & Bullsheet

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elevation
map

  Ride Description & Map

km &
street
directions

# of
cyclists

   12 June  

  Sun  

Quatre Montagnes - Depart Hornsby by 8:30am 1st Leg to Road Warriors' Cafe Mt White
Return directly to Hornsby  OR  via Berowra Waters, Andy's Cafe, Nth Galston & Galston Gorge

    87
    or  70

 

   29 May  

  Sunday
 

8:07am Chatswood Light Rail Platform 3 arriving Tallawong station at 8:43am
 for
8:45am route passing Vineyard and Mulgrave stations for 1st Nosh Stop at Macquarie Square Windsor from 9:45am.  Thence Tour de Windsor, Wilberforce, Ebenezer, Tizzana, Sackville loop.  Thence cycle back to Tallawong.
Faster riders could cycle from Hornsby by 7:50am via Galston Gorge and Cattai Ridge Rd for 43km route to Windsor to arrive 9:25am for 1st Nosh Stop
at Macquarie Square

 71 flat

4

8 May  Sun   8am from Nth Turramurra carpark via Bobbin Head to Red Herring Cafe, Brooklyn Pier. Thence back to Nth Turramurra carpark.
Or 8:20am from Hornsby
meeting Nth Turra' riders at peak of the B.H. climb outside Kalkari Reserve Visitors Centre to then ride Nth to Red Herring Cafe, Brooklyn Pier, Thence back to Hornsby.
  76 or 62  
8 May  Sun   8:20am from Hornsby Carpark to Red Herring Cafe, Brooklyn Pier. Thence return to Hornsby. ETR 11:30am.    53

5

24 Apr

 Sun

Hornsby station carpark 8am, or Ayres Rd/Mona Vale Rd, East St Ives 8:30am, or outside Terrey Hills Fruit Barn at 8:45am, or outside Tempo Cafe, Terrey Hills at 8:55am to aboard 10.30am Palm Beach ferry to Wagstaffe Wharf, Killcare, McMasters Beach, to Woy Woy Fishermans' WharfCatch Woy Woy train back to Hornsby
Or return from Palm Beach with Nosh Stop at Church Point - 94km

80

 

   17 Apr  

  Sun  

No ride this Sunday, due to ToothFairy and Navigator being absent.  And BankTeller being in recovery mode from a recent tumble where The road usually wins.

 

 
 3 Apr Sun

Hornsby Carpark 8am for Trois Montagnes anti-c/w via Old Pacific H'way to Berowra for descent to Berowra Waters, rural Berrilee, Arcadia  for 1st Nosh Stop at Galston Gourmet Deli.  Then out/back along Crosslands Rd. Then descent to Galston Gorge and climb up to Hornsby Heights' bus shelter Sag Stop and 5km back to Hornsby Carpark - ETR 11:50am
Optional descent to
Bobbin Head Bridge and retrace back to Asquith Golf Course and follow backroads to Hornsby  -  ETR 12:50pm 
Daylight savings finishes tonight, so an hour's more Kip

 50 or 67

42

   

Spare 'Ride Descriptions' below

   

20 Feb  

 Sun

Hornsby station carpark 8am, or Ayres Rd/Mona Vale Rd, East St Ives 8:30am, or outside Terrey Hills Fruit Barn at 8:45am, or outside Tempo Cafe, Terrey Hills at 8:55am to aboard 10.30am Palm Beach ferry to Wagstaffe Wharf, Killcare, McMasters Beach, to Woy Woy Fishermans' WharfCatch Woy Woy train back to Hornsby
Or return from Palm Beach with Nosh Stop at Church Point - 94km

80

 
4 Apr Easter
Sun

Hornsby 7:40am Trois Montagnes anti-c/w to Red Herring Café, Brooklyn. 
Return via Berowra Waters Cafe, then climb back up to Berowra, thence Sth to Hornsby. 

66  

20 to 27 Mar

Sun

Some Muggs, not limited to Pete aka CampyAficinado,  BankTeller, PapaBear, Navigator are attending annual March visit to the Vic High Country - 20th and 27th March - this trip staying in Corryong Vic and Mt. Beauty Vic.

   

   14 Mar  

  Sun  

Quatre Montagnes - Depart Hornsby by 7:45am 1st Leg to Road Warriors' Cafe Mt White
Return directly to Hornsby  OR  via Berowra Waters, Andy's Cafe, Nth Galston & Galston Gorge

    87
    or  70

 

 7 Mar

Sun

Ayres Rd/Mona Vale Rd, Nth St Ives 7:50am, or Terry Hills Fruit Barn 8:05am - Duffy's Forest and West Head, return via Akuna Bay/Illawong Bay   

79 or 69  

   14 Feb  

  Sun  

8:35am Tallawong light rail station 17.6km to Windsor via Vineyard and Mulgrave.  Thence 32 km cycling 'Both Sides of the Hawkesbury River to/from Richmond' traffic-less ride.  Thence 17.6km retrace back to Tallawong light rail on quiet roads.

(A light rail train departs Chatswood station Platform 3 at 7:57am arriving Tallawong 8:33am - 36 mins trip)

65

 

   7 Feb  

  Sun  

Quatre Montagnes - Depart Hornsby by 7:45am 1st Leg to Road Warriors' Cafe Mt White
Return directly to Hornsby  OR  via Berowra Waters, Andy's Cafe, Nth Galston & Galston Gorge

    87
    or  70

 

31 Jan

  Sun  

7:40am Galston Bus Shelter for Tour de Windsor via Cattai Ridge Rd, Halcrows Rd, Sackville Ferry, Wilberforce Rd to Windsor
T
rain from Windsor to Riverstone to cycle back to Galston - ETR 12:00pm

  83

 

  7 Mar

Sun

Hornsby 7:30am or Berowra 7:50am 
Yarramalong General Store - Wyong or Wyee Iron Horse

Or return from Mt White via Berowra Waters ferry and Galston Gorge  Or directly back to Hornsby

  106 or 94

 

3 Feb

 Sun

Hornsby 6:30am or St Ives by 7:00am for 9:00am Palm Beach ferry to Wagstaffe Wharf, Killcare, McMasters Beach,
Woy Woy station train to Hawkesbury River station (or Hornsby)
Or return from Palm Beach with Nosh Stop at Church Point - 94km

107 incl Brooklyn
80 Hornsby

 

  15 Apr 

Sun

St Ives by 7:50am Duffy's Forest, West Head to Warriewood Beach for Brunch, return via Wakehurst Pky - ETR 1:35pm

 94

 

1 Apr

  Easter
Sun

Hornsby 6:35am or 7:10am St Ives, Church Point, Palm Beach ferry to Patonga, Woy Woy train to Brooklyn, PitS, Bobbin Head, St. Ives

On a 'blue sky day', the ferry ride from Palm Beach to Wagstaffe in early Winter is bonza, brill and beaut

  86

 

 8 Apr

Sun

7:10am Hornsby, Galston, Cattai Ridge, Windsor, Cornwallis, Richmond train to Riverstone, Galston, Hornsby

 93.5

4

 1 Apr  

  Easter
  Sun  

Quatre Montagnes - Hornsby 7:00am to Road Warriors' Cafe Mt White
Return directly to Hornsby  OR  via Berowra Waters, Andy's Cafe, Nth Galston &
Galston Gorge

88
or  70
3
 30 Mar Good Friday

Sutherland Leisure Centre 8:25am for Tour de Royal National Park via Audley Weir, up Gibraltar Rock. South down Audley Rd to Sir Bertram Stevens Drive, left into Garie Beach for 1st Nosh Stop. Backpedal up to Lade Wakehurst Drive and south to Bald Hill Sag Stop. Then scale to Helensburgh for 2nd Nosh Stop at the Rusty Wall Cafe.
Return
to Sutherland via Old Princes Highway & Princes Highway - ETR 2pm

 72

4

  25 Mar 

Sun

Bobbin Head Cycle Classic  

8

18 Mar

  Sun  

7:50am Hornsby carpark or 8:25am The Porter Lookout Dural or 8:30am Galston Bus Shelter
 to meet-up at Mid Dural
Rd at 8:35am for
Tour de Windsor via Cattai Ridge Rd, Halcrows Rd, Sackville Ferry, Wilberforce Rd to Windsor

  111 or 93
or 91
 

 

 18 Mar

Sun

Hornsby 7:35am to Mt White
Brunch at Pearl Beach, return to Woy Woy for 'Old Rattler' home or alight at Hawkesbury River station and cycle back via PitS

98,  86
or  76

5

  11 Mar

Sun

Nth Turra' 7:30am Cinque Montagnes clockwise - excludes Sommerville Rd; or 
Hornsby 7:55am Trois Montagnes clockwise - incl's 8km out/back along Sommerville Rd

  93  or  73

9

  4 Mar

 Sun 

Hornsby 7:10am or  St Ives 7:40am, "Bushlands route thru Terry Hills/Duffy's Forest, clockwise descent to Illawong & Akuna Bays, with option of 4km in/out of Cottage Point to 'crest lookout', for Brekkie at Church Point -  return up McCarrs Creek Rd to St Ives and possibly Hornsby

   89 Hor or
74 St.Ives

8
 25 Feb Sun

Sutherland Leisure Centre 7:35am for Tour de Royal National Park to catch hourly ferry (on the hour @ 1pm) from Bundeena to Cronulla train
 (visiting
Audley Weir, scaling Artillery Hill to Gibraltar Rock, south down Sir Bertram Stevens Drive to Otford Pie Shop.
Return up
Sir Bertram Stevens Drive, right into/out of Garie Beach, right into Bundeena Drive for 1pm ferry to Cronulla for train to Sutherland or beyond

 92  

 28 Feb

Wed

Mount Keira & Mount Kembla loop route

34km from Coniston station to Corrimal

3

 25 Feb Sun

Sutherland Leisure Centre 7:35am for Tour de Royal National Park via Audley Weir, up Gibraltar Rock. South down Audley Rd to Sir Bertram Stevens Drive, left into Garie Beach for 1st Nosh Stop. Backpedal up to Lade Wakehurst Drive and south to Bald Hill Sag Stop.  Then scale to Helensburgh for 2nd Nosh Stop at the Rusty Wall Cafe.
Return
to Sutherland via Old Princes Highway & Princes Highway - ETR 1:50pm

 77 Slosh
-fest

18 Feb

Sun

Hornsby 7:20am or Berowra 7:40am 
Yarramalong General Store - Wyong or Wyee Iron Horse

Or return from Mt White via Berowra Waters ferry and Galston Gorge  Or direct back to Hornsby

  106 or 94

4

 11 Feb

Sun

           Sutherland Leisure Centre for "Tour de Bulli Cafe On the Beach"              
     
                            7:40am cycle Sth down Princes H'way, thence left into Lawrence Hargraves Drive, Coalcliff bridge, to 1st Nosh Stop Ruby's Cafe, Bulli   Return thru RNP, via Otford Pie Shop, Audley Weir  -  ETR 1:45pm.
Or return by exiting RNP at
McKell Ave to Waterfall, Princes H'way - ETR 1pm
Or return by catching a train from Bulli station to Waterfall, then dropping down into the RNP

 97  
or
88

5

 4 Feb Sun

7:15am Quatre Montagnes from Nth Turra’ for Bobbin Head, thence Berowra Waters and Galston Gorge and back to Nth Turra' via Bobbin Head
Or 7:30am to ride Nth for 3km, then Right into
Ku-ring-gai Chase Rd to meet Nth Turra' starters at Kalkari Reserve at 7:50am

Or 7:40am from just West of the Toll Gate on Ku-ring-gai Chase Rd and cycle East to meet the Nth Turra' starters
Or 7:50am from Hornsby due Nth 11km, left into Berowra Waters Rd and descend to
Berowra Waters Marina for 1st Nosh Stop from 9am.

   73 or 52 or 43 5
  28 Jan Sun Hornsby 7:10am or Berowra 7:35am to Mt White
Brunch at Pearl Beach, return to Woy Woy for 'Old Rattler' home or alight at Hawkesbury River station and cycle back via PitS

98, 86
or 76

5

 20 Jan  

  Sat  

Quatre Montagnes - Hornsby 7:10am to Road Warriors' Cafe Mt White
Return directly to Hornsby  OR  via Berowra Waters, Andy's Cafe, Nth Galston &
Galston Gorge
SATURDAY RIDE

88
or  70
  4
 14 Jan Sun 7:00am Quatre Montagnes from Nth Turra’ for Bobbin Head, thence Berowra Waters and Galston Gorge and back to Nth Turra' via Bobbin Head
Or 7:40am from Hornsby due Nth 11km, left into Berowra Waters Rd and descend to
Berowra Waters Marina for 1st Nosh Stop from 8:35am.
   73 or  43 5
 31 Jan Sun

Nth Turra' 7:05am 99km Cinque Montagnes anti-c/w. to Red Herring Café, Brooklyn. 
Return via Berowra Waters punt and Galston Gorge.  Or directly down Pacific H'way

99    

  8 Jan 

  Sun  

Hornsby 6:35am or St Ives by 7:05am, Palm Beach ferry to Wagstaffe Wharf, Killcare, McMasters Beach,
Avoca, Lisarow, Brooklyn, Hornsby, St Ives 
Or return from Palm Beach with a Nosh Stop at Bayview Marina or Church Point

109  or
83 or 77

 

 17 Jan 

 Sun  

Turramurra station 7am, Browns Waterhole, Vimiera Rd 7:20am,  M2, M7, Windsor, Richmond
Springwood, Mitchells Pass, Emu Plains, Blacktown, M2        

124

 
9 Mar  Sun  

Cinque Montagnes Nth Turra' 100km from 7:30am or Trois Montagnes Hornsby 72km from 8:10am to Red Herring Café, Brooklyn Wharf
Return via Berowra Waters ferry and Galston Gorge or directly down Pacific H'way

98 Nth Turra
72 Hor
 

  27 Jan  

 Sun  

Nth Turra' 7am, Hornsby 7:35am or Berowra 7:50am 
Yarramalong General Store - Wyong or Wyee Iron Horse
; or
return from Mt White via Berowra Waters ferry and Galston Gorge

 119, 93 or 80.5
or 101

 
 28 Apr Sun

St Ives carpark for 7:45am rollout via Duffy's Forest, Illawong Bay/Akuna Bay and West Head
for
Brekkie at Bayview Marina - Brunch at Akuna Bay

93  73  

 14 Apr

Sun

Hornsby 7:40am to Mt White
Brunch at Fisherman's Wharf, Woy Woy for 'Old Rattler' home or alight at Hawkesbury River station and cycle back via PitS

66

 

    10 Mar

Sun

7:22am Gordon station or 7:50am St Ives to Duffy's Forest, West Head, retrace via Akuna Bay Nosh Stop

  85  or  71

 
17 Feb Sun

Start at cycle path immediately on West side of Tempe train station 7am to Sans Souci, then Kurnell, and back along Cooks River Cyclepath
Train from Platform 4 at Town Hall station arrives Tempe 6:48am

58

 
13 Mar  Sun   8:30am from Hornsby Carpark meeting Nth Turra' riders at the apex of the B.H. climb (outside Kalkari Reserve Visitors Centre).
 Then ride
Nth to Red Herring Cafe, Brooklyn Pier, Thence back to Hornsby or Nth Turramurra carpark.
   53

7

 6 Mar Sun

 Hornsby 8am for Trois Montagnes anti-c/w via Berowra Waters for 1st Nosh Stop at Galston Gourmet Deli.  Then out/back along
Crosslands Rd, Galston Gorge to
Hornsby Heights' bus shelter Sag Stop. Then (optional) descend to Bobbin Head Bridge and retrace back to Asquith Golf Course and follow backroads to Hornsby  -  ETR 12:50pm 

 67

RAINED OUT

 27 Feb Sun

 Hornsby 8am for Trois Montagnes anti-c/w via Berowra Waters for 1st Nosh Stop at Galston Gourmet Deli.  Then out/back along
Crosslands Rd, Galston Gorge to
Hornsby Heights' bus shelter Sag Stop. Then (optional) descend to Bobbin Head Bridge and retrace back to Asquith Golf Course and follow backroads to Hornsby  -  ETR 12:50pm   

 67

RAINED OUT

     20 Feb

Sun

 Ayres Rd/Mona Vale Rd, Nth St Ives 7:50am or Terry Hills Fruit Barn 8:05am - Duffy's Forest and West Head, return via Akuna Bay   

 68 or 60 7

13 Feb

Sun

Ayres Rd/Mona Vale Rd, Nth St Ives by 7:40m, Terry Hills Fruit Barn 7:55am, Duffys Forest, McCarrs Creek Rd, Warriewood Lookout Cafes for Brunch.
Return
Wakehurst Parkway, Forest Way and Mona Vale Rd - ETR 12:05pm
Or return from Warriewood Lookout by backtracking up McCarrs Creek Rd, if you don't fancy Wakehurst Parkway/Forest Way

     62

4
6 Feb Sun

Hornsby 7:40am incl. Sommerville Rd and Crosslands Reserve (for the stronger riders).
After climbing from Galston Gorge to Crosslands Rd, then left into Bevans Rd for lumpy backroads route to Berowra Waters Marina Café
Thence ascend to Old Pacific Highway, then north to Pie in the Sky Cafe. Thence south to Hornsby

  64 4
 30 Jan Sun

 Hornsby 7:30am for Trois Montagnes anti-c/w via Berowra Waters for 1st Nosh Stop at Galston Gourmet Deli.  Then out/back along
Crosslands Rd, Galston Gorge to
Hornsby Heights' bus shelter Sag Stop. Then descend to Bobbin Head Bridge and retrace back to Asquith Golf Course and follow backroads to Hornsby  -  ETR 12:15pm 

 67

5

23 Jan Sun 7:15am Ayres Rd/Mona Vale Rd, Nth St Ives, 7:30am Terry Hills Fruit Barn, thence Duffys Forest, Flying Fox Cafe, Mona Vale, Akuna Bay, Illawong Bay (or skip Akuna Bay) 75 or 60 4
16 Jan  Sun   7:30am from Nth Turramurra carpark via Bobbin Head to Red Herring Cafe, Brooklyn Pier. Thence back to Nth Turramurra carpark.
Or 7:50am from
Hornsby meeting Nth Turra' riders at peak of the B.H. climb outside Kalkari Reserve Visitors Centre to then ride Nth to Red Herring Cafe, Brooklyn Pier, Thence back to Hornsby.
   76 or 62

6

 9 Jan

 Sun 

Vimiera Rd 7:25am,  M2, M7, Windsor, Richmond .  Or 8:45am from Tallawong train station.  1st Nosh Stop 9:40am at Macq Square Windsor.
Springwood, Mitchells Pass, Emu Plains, Blacktown station train to Seven Hills, M2 

Reduce ride to 93km by starting from Vimiera Rd, Marsfield carpark and ending ride at Penrith Station for train to Epping station, thence cycle to our Vimiera Rd start

Mandatory when cycling the M2 (and M7) to bring your bicycle to a 'HALT' on the LHS of the cycle lane immediately prior to every 'off-ramp', eg Windsor Rd, so as to have unimpeded vision of when entirely safe to cross back onto the M2 (or M7) from the left side of the off ramp, because you could be real dead, real fast without clear vision of approaching vehicles that expect cyclists to know better.  You might also want to adopt the same risk mitigant at each 'on-ramp', although motorists entering the ramp are travelling slower than when egressing the tollway     

108 or 93
or 69

5

 1 Jan

Sat..

8:05am for Annual Sutherland Leisure Centre to Nth. Wollongong lighthouse, thence train from Nth Wollongong station to Waterfall, and ride back thru RNP

   89 or 60

4

 10 Feb

Sun

Hornsby 7:10am to Mt White
Brunch at Fisherman's Wharf, Woy Woy for 'Old Rattler' home or alight at Hawkesbury River station and cycle back via PitS

66