Marrickville to the city loop via Royal Botanic Gardens

I did a ride as sweep with Bike Marrickville. We rode from the Addison Road Center to Stanmore where we crossed under the station using the evil steps, up through Annandale along the surprisingly pleasant White’s Creek Lane, over the ANZAC bridge, through Pyrmont and over the Pyrmont bridge. Then through Darling Harbour, . . . → Read More: Marrickville to the city loop via Royal Botanic Gardens

BMV Ride: Marrickville to the city loop via Royal Botanic Gardens

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Sunday 20 November 2011

Marrickville to the city loop via Royal Botanic Gardens

Come and explore some routes from Marrickville to and from the city, ride on some of the new City of Sydney cycleways and enjoy spring in the Botanic Gardens

Start and finish: Addison Rd Markets Marrickville(on . . . → Read More: BMV Ride: Marrickville to the city loop via Royal Botanic Gardens

Brunch ride does lunch at the Lithuanian Club

I finally made it to one of these rides. We headed from The Hub in Newtown out to Bankstown to have a meal at the Lithuanian Club. Out first stop was at the totally bizarre waterfall feature at the Canterbury Council. We rode from Newtown downs Kings Street to Tempe where we joined . . . → Read More: Brunch ride does lunch at the Lithuanian Club

An Afernoon at the Show

Well I have to admit that the Royal Sydney Easter Show is my least favourite of any show in Australia and the one I prefer to avoid. But I was connived against to take the kids, and I agreed as I was taking Krysta and Milla. I carefully forgot my camera. We were . . . → Read More: An Afernoon at the Show

Greenway Festival Day

Various bugs organised various rides as part of the Greenway day. We (Bike Marrickville) rode from Newtown, down to the Cooks River and then up the cooks river trail, stopping at Adora Chocolates to taste some chocolates, before riding up to the Greenway. On the way we met some of the riders from . . . → Read More: Greenway Festival Day

Yeppoon to Rockhampton Via Emu Park

Well, it was hot. I had only arrived in Queensland 2 days before and I was suffering from the heat. Even though it was only in the high 20’s. I met up with Hugh who was riding on a long bike recumbent tandem with his wife. We queued up along the beach front, . . . → Read More: Yeppoon to Rockhampton Via Emu Park

CQ Training Ride 1

Well, I have booked everything for Cycle Queensland in 2010 from Yepoon to Bundaberg. But I need to get some training done. I have had a cold and I have not been riding so much. So today was my first training run with a target distance of 50 km. In the end I . . . → Read More: CQ Training Ride 1

Seven Bridges Ride

I headed off on the seven bridges ride with the Sydney University Bicycle club. Luckily I was early as I went to the wrong place. I had read that the first bridge was the Pyrmont Bridge, and rode there. But the ride actually started in the University. I made it there in the . . . → Read More: Seven Bridges Ride

Parramatta to Windsor

I met Brendan the other day in Redfern. He was riding a Greenspeed GTO. As we were heading approximately in the same direction we rode together for a while and then agreed to do some rides together. This was our first ride together and the first ride I have done in Sydney with . . . → Read More: Parramatta to Windsor

Le Tour De Disneyland

I am not sure that I have ever been up at 4:30 AM on Christmas Day before, but today I was. I headed down Marrickville road to Mic Mazza’s to see Gi and co head off on their intrepid ride to Melbourne and for some, onto Tasmania. They are travelling light and expecting . . . → Read More: Le Tour De Disneyland