The Bullsheet   Sunrise 5:48am    Woy Woy trains 14 mins & 38 mins past the hour  Weather forecast                

Sunday, 14 Nov '21, 'Brunch at Woy Woy - Old Rattler homeRollout by 7:30am from Hornsby carpark for stronger/faster riders66k-  ETR  Hornsby 1:20pm 
Or start ride opposite Berowra station @ 7:38am.  Option to catch Hornsby Express train (Platform 1) @ 7:26am arriving Berowra @ 7:35am

Nosh Stops:
Mt White Road Warriors Café                                      9:25am     -   30 min

Woy Woy Fish Market                                                11:35am     -   40 min

Starting from Hornsby @ 7;30am are Eric aka PapaBear [2nd Acceptor], Ann aka ToothFairy [3rd Acceptor], Pete aka CampyAficinado [4th Acceptor], Pete aka AnotherBeanCounter [5th Acceptor],

Ride Organiser: Phil aka Bank Teller  0434 715.861 [1st Acceptor] is starting from Cowan at 7:45am after catching Hornsby Express train (Platform 4) at 7:30am that only stops at Berowra at 7:35am before stopping Cowan 7:43am.


1st Leg:  Hornsby to Mt White Road Warriors Café - 35km (110 min)

Rollout 7:30am from Hornsby train station car park [70m N of the Railway Hotel in Jersey St – N/W side of train station] for 500m Nth then L and 20m later R at lights onto Pacific H'way.

Or start Berowra 8am.

Continue N up Old Pacific H'way for 1st Nosh Stop from 9:25am (30 min) at Mt White Road Warriors Café.


Second Leg:  Mt White Road Warriors Café  to Woy Woy Fish Market  - 31km (100 min)

9:55am -

  • R Nth up Old Pac H'way for 6.2km to Calga Interchange around 10am; 

  • R East to Gosford “Scenic Route”, remaining on Old Pac H'way, to intermittent sounds of chirping Bellbirds, crossing Mooney Mooney creek 4.1km later;

  • Aheadclimb 6.1km and take a 1st Sag Stop (5 min) at the Wisemans Ferry/Gosford roundabout below Somersby Industrial Estate - keeping well to LHS; and

  • R L Nth for 600m on Wisemans Ferry Rd;

  • R along John Greenway's backroads route to Woy Woy Fish Market arriving 11:35am for 2nd Nosh Stop (40 min).

Thence 12:15pam pedal 200m to Woy Woy train station arriving 12.20pm for train at 12:38pm arriving Hornsby 34 mins later.


ETR Hornsby 1:12pm.    

Risk Warning Some forms of cycling are dangerous.  An ave of 36 Australian cyclists have been killed annually since 2000.  95% of these fatalities occur on the road

Other cyclists in Australia break bones and incur nerve impairment from falling off their bikes in accidents. 

A cyclist could fall from his/her bike, inter alia, due to -
(i)      being hit by a car or another cyclist; or
(ii)     encountering a pothole;

(iii)    cycling too fast on a wet downhill where the coefficient of friction is much less, particularly at corners; or
(iv)    getting their bicycle wheel caught in a gap in a timber bridge.

A negligent cyclist could -

(a)    be litigated by a seriously injured cyclist, or 3rd party (ie. a woman pushing a pram on a footpath or a car driver) under common law where the damages could exceed $500,000; and

(b)    lose his/her home if he/she did not have public liability insurance which covers their negligence whilst on a push bike.

A negligent cyclist who did not have personal injury insurance (ie self-employed without income protection cover) could struggle to meet regular outgo commitments.

A seriously injured cyclist could be awarded damages which a negligent cyclist could not afford to pay if the negligent cyclist -
(I)     did not have public liability insurance cover; and/or
(II)    did not possess valuable assets.

Ř    Cycling without Public Liability cover is as silly as driving without 3rd Party -
 join Bicycle NSW for PL insurance, so that all Muggs are better protected

Ř    Click on: Risk Management which warns of 'inter alia', the dangers of cycling on public roads with motor cars, potholes and over bridges with vertical timber planks with gaps

Ř    Cycling with Muggs is predicated upon notifying Bank Teller if you materially disagree with any clause(s) in Muggaccinos' "Ride Participants Liability Acknowledgment"

Ø   Hardcopy these directions and bring on Sunday

Ø   Expend 5 min studying your street directory for this route, if you haven't ridden it before

Ø   Don't ride two abreast on single lane roads with an unbroken centre line and descend corners on wet roads as though you are skating on ice

Ø   When passing a fellow Mugg, always provide a metre clearance.  If you can't, or are passing on the inside, you MUST call out loudly eg. "passing inside" etc

Last Sunday, Hornsby to Brooklyn Pier and back up to Pie in the Sky.  Then Home James and don't spare the horses.  -  11 cyclists - 53km

Evidence Google Earth 'at play'.

Left mouse click on this Google Earth image. Then left mouse click in the Right arrow therein, to view last Sunday's 53km ride route, 'cause BankTeller discretely and surreptitiously had a covert drone (at considerable financial outlay upon his meager purse limitations) positioned 30m above him throughout the entire ride.  His drone needed to be cautiously hidden during our NoshStop.

Then click on: View interactive route to evidence a further application of Google Earth 


East St Ives, West Head, Akuna Bay, Illawong Bay thence up the hill back to St Ives  - 60km

Click on the above 'Relive' image to view last Sunday's Visit to glorious, but steepish West Head, returning via Akuna Bay and Illawong Bay, thence back to N/E St Ives - 60km in Google Earth.

Then click on the 'Right Arrow' therein.  Then click on:  View interactive route > to evidence a further application of Google Earth 
As Gomer Pyle would say, Goooolly !!!

Below are ToothFairy's four pics on a sunny Winter's morn'.

Bayview Marina Easy Peasy, Sunny mid-Winter ride - 53km - 4 riders


Last Sunday's Turramurra, St Ives, West Head 'n back - 72km - 5 riders

Hornsby, Windsor, Richmond, bus to Riverstone and cycle back to Hornsby  -  93.5km  - 4 riders

Nth Turra', Bobbin Head, GG, BW, Brooklyn Climb to PitS, Bobbin Head - 93km  -  9 riders


                                The Berowra Waters 'Punt' was a tad chockers today                                                                          The drink bubbler at the crest of the Bobbin Head climb to Nth Turra' has a leak.
                                                                                                                                                                                   BankTeller will alert Ku'ring'gai Council on Monday



St Ives, Duffy's Forest, Bayview Marina 'n back - 54km - 2 rider 'cause some are at Mt. Beauty cycling

Last year - St Ives, Duffy's Forest, West Head - 62km -  4 riders  - We lost Bill aka Glasgow after 40km circa with an irritating neck twinge



Bank Teller    26 Mar '17