North West Social Rides

2017 / 20

All on sealed roads unless otherwise stated

All depart at 11.00 a.m. unless otherwise noted

2020

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Lunch

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26 Jan West Jan Scott 0400 399 081 Burnie Yacht Club Fern Glade, Stowport, Glance Creek, Stowport   Sulphur Creek Burnie Yacht Club  
23 Feb West S & S Harris 042 8810 824 Yolla Hall Yolla - Takone and back 26km 315 climb (gradual) Map and profile Early turn around Yolla Hall  
07 Mar   Bike Week - organiser TBA   Splash Devonport (Aquatic Centre) Mersey Bluff and on to visit Neptune 9km return Hang at the Bluff until Neptune visitors return. 7km Splash Cafe  
29 Mar Central Roger Lee 6427 6101 Sprent - Map - Rec. Ground/Community centre Sprent - Castra loop or easier  Swamp Rd loop Map and Profile
22km 344m ascent
TBAMap and Profile
11km 164m ascent
Sprent Hall  
04 Apr   Bicycle Network   Ulverstone Wharf ECOFEST Display        
26 Apr Central Keith Price TBC 0499 980 624 Wings Wildlife Cafe Gunns Plains area     Wings Wildlife Cafe  
31 May Distant Patrick Calmels
Steve Harris
0415 400 351
0428 999 212
TBA Scottsdale Rail Trail
Derby easy intro
Far East off road weekend      
28 Jun West K & W Boyle 0407 422 931 Wynyard - parking near toilets East Wynyard Beach Wynyard area        
26 July Central TBA
Easier option Kerry Forrest
  Forth Rec. Ground Paloona, Melrose, Braddons LO. Leith, Forth     Forth Rec. Ground  
30 Aug Central TBA   Latrobe Axemans Hall Riverside, Don & return   Turnaround at D'port Bluff Latrobe  
27 Sep Central Jan Hammersley 0408 572 014 Otto's Grotto, Ulverstone Ulverstone, Abbotsham, Clerke Plains, Kindred, Stubbs, Westella 32km 412 ascent
Map and Profile
TBA Otto's Grotto  
25 Oct East Prue & John Lake 0439 313 039 23 The Esplanade, Shearwater Moriarty loop 28km 241m ascent
Map and Profile
Short cut from Moriarty chez P & J  
29 Nov East Steve Harris 0428 999 212 Latrobe Cherry Shed TBA        
27 Dec Central Roger Nichols   Berry Patch Turners Beach End of Year ride, lunch & plan        
                   
2019

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27 Jan West Keith Price 0499 980 624 Ridgley shop Ridgley loops 18 km 230m climbing
Map
  BYO Guide Falls 12
24 Feb West Sandra & Steve Harris 042 8810 824 Yolla Takone to end of bitumen and return 26km 315 climb (gradual) Map and profile Early turn around BYO Location TBD 6
10 Mar West Keith Price 0499 980 624 Burnie - West Park Bike Week - Shed bike ride   N.A. N.A. 9
31 Mar East Prue & John Lake 0439 313 039 23 The Esplanade, Shearwater  Moriarty, Squeaking Pt,. 28km 240m total climbs Short cuts Chez P & J Lake 18
13 Apr Central Roger Nichols 0418 508 435 Ulverstone Wharf ECOFEST Display N.A.   2
28 Apr West Kerry Forrest 0408 138 727 Burnie Yacht Club Stowport loop via Fern Glade Sulphur Creek Yacht Club 11
26 May Central Roger Nichols 0418 508 435 Penguin Ulverstone Coast & South Rd Loop   Ulverstone Coast Out and Back Penguin 12
30 Jun East Roger Nichols
(stand in for David Bennett)
0418 508 435 Don Rail car park Latrobe for coffee with optional extension to Warrawee - riverside level going 95% of the way Full with all options 46km
386m ascent
Early turn around Don 8
27/28 Jul Remote Keith Price 0499 980 624 Mole Creek Hotel
Chudleigh Hall
Sat 12:00
Sun 09:30
Yulefest Weekend More direct returns both days Caveside Pool
Cafe Bozzey M Crk
10
12
25 Aug Central Roger Lee 6427 6101 Sprent - Map - Rec. Ground/Community centre Sprent - Castra loop or easier  Swamp Rd loop

Map and Profile
22km 344m ascent

Map and Profile
11km 164m ascent

BYO Sprent Comm. Centre 7
29 Sep Central Roger Nichols 0418 508 435 Forth Forth - Paloona - Melrose - Leith Loop Map & Profile
32km 485m ascent
Forth Valley up and back or main ride without Leith extension Forth 6
16 Oct Central Roger Nichols 0418 508 435 Ulverstone - Otto's Grotto Seniors' Week activity Turners Beach Berry Patch for lunch and return N.A. Turners Beach Berry Patch 15
27 Oct West Keith & Wendy Boyle 0407 422 931 Wynyard - parking near toilets East Wynyard Beach Loop via Somerset, Seabrook Rd, Coopers Lane, Mt Hicks Rd Map and Profile
24km 247m ascent
Reverse of the main ride until meet up and then return OR cruise the Wynyard pathways Wynyard 10
23/24 Nov Remote Patrick Calmels 0415 400 351 Railton MAP Railton Sheffield Rail Trail Tasmanian Trail section
26km 321m climb (gradual)
Return on road Railton 18
29 Dec Central Roger Nichols 0418 508 435 Penguin Lions Park, Surf Club Rd 11.00., or Otto's Grotto Ulverstone 11.45, or at the Berry patch Lunch and 2020 plan at Turners Beach Berry Patch RSVP See meet options. Start from Penguin, Ulverstone or drive there. Turners Beach Berry patch - own choice and cost. 14
                   
2018

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28 Jan East Roger Nichols 0418 508 435 Don  - Rail Car Park Along the shared pathway and River Rd to Latrobe and return 35km 308m climbing
Map
Turn around part way Don 12
25 Feb West Steve & Sandra Harris 0428 810 524 Somerset
Murchison Hwy opposite Murchison Lodge near play boat/info bay.
Ride A - Seabrook Rd to Wynyard. Return via Bass Hway
Ride B - Seabrook Rd, Village Lane, Back Cam Rd
24km 247m climbing (Map)

18km 327m climbing (Map)


Ride B return direct down Murchison Hway
Somerset chez Harris 14
photos
25 Mar West Richard Muir-Wilson
CANCELLED DUE
TO WEATHER
0408 179 396 Stanley RA280 Stanley Hway end East Inlet Track, private driveway on left. Camping available Saturday night. West on Bass Hway to Irishtown Rd. South to Faheys Lane. Join Mengha Rd at Mengha back to start.

41km 354m ascent (Map)

27km  164m ascent (Map)

West on Bass Hway to Backline Rd. East to Forest. Left onto Mengha Rd back to start. Stanley - private pizza oven. Base and basics provided. Cancelled
due to
weather
29 Apr West Keith Price 6433 3887 Burnie Yacht Club Fern Glade Rd to Stowport, back down Mina Rd. Other options from Stowport - Lance Creek loop, Natone 36km  550m ascent Map
This is longest option.
West along bike path and return OR Fern Glade Rd to Stowport Rd then either Mina Rd or direct on Stowport Rd to return BYO 14
26 May East Helen Plaister
Accommodation - Drumreagh and Empire Hotel
Saturday dinner at Cycles restaurant Empire Hotel 18:30
0488 233 905 1100am Deloraine Train Park, West Parade Western Tiers Ride 1 43km 380m ascent Map Short cuts available Westbury 19
27 May     0930am Deloraine Train Park, West Parade Western Tiers Ride 2 inc. morning tea at 41 South salmon farm 33km 285m ascent Map Alternatives available. Deloraine on return 13
24 Jun West Richard Muir-Wilson 0408 179 396 Wynyard - Car Park East of tourist park etrance Table Cape 25km 397m climbing
Map
TBD chez Richard 10
29 July Central Roger Nichols
CANCELLED DUE
TO WEATHER
0418 508 435 Forth recreation ground Forth Valley / Paloona / Forthside / Leith / Forth 33km 483m climbing
Map
1 Return back down Forth valley from Paloona.
2 Direct to Forth missing Leith loop.
Forth - takeaways available.  
12 Aug East Railton-Sheffield - Hybrid or MTB only 0418 508 435 RSL - Railton Out and back on Rail Trail   Not needed Sheffield 3
26 Aug Central Roger Nichols 0418 508 435 Gunns Plains - Hall bottom of Raymond Rd Raymond Rd/Preston Rd/Gunns Plains Rd (or reverse - wind direction) 24km 482m climbing
Map
Gunns Plains Rd to Bannons Park & return (and/or Wings Wildlife Park) Gunns Plains Hall BYO 7
30 Sept East Roger Nichols 0418 508 435 Sheffield - Car Park behind IGA Claude, Staverton and West Kentish Rds via Tasmazia 41km 626m climbing
Map
Sheffield to Tasmazia & return 27km 480m Tasmazia 5
16 Oct Central Roger Nichols - Seniors Week - Tuesday ride 0418 508 435 Ulverstone - Otto's Grotto Beach Rd and Shared pathway to Turners Beach for lunch, and return. 14km return, flat   Berry patch 11
28 Oct East Keith & Wendy Boyle 6442 2931 Port Sorell Car Park near Surf Club Map Loop - see Map 40km 339m ascent Map Part of longer ride. Port Sorell Bakery 8
25 Nov Central Roger Lee 6437 6101 Sprent Community Centre Central Castra Rd to Upper Castra. Return on Castra Rd TBC 22km 300m climb Map Swamp Rd Loop Sprent Comm Cent 7
23 Dec   Roger Nichols   Berry Patch, Turners Beach Lunch       12 + 4

 

2017

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26 Mar East Maurice King 0429 019 458 Cherry Shed, Latrobe Railton via Railton Rd, return via Native Plains- 33km 286m climb River Rd Cherry Shed 14
23 May   Roger Nichols 0418 508 435 Ulverstone Ride Leader Accreditation Pre register N/A N/A 9
30 Apr Central Roger Lee 6437 6101 Sprent Community Centre Central Castra Rd to Upper Castra. Return on Castra Rd 22km 300m climb Map Swamp Rd Loop Sprent Comm Cent 11
14 May   TBUG
Di McHenry
  9.30 am Railton RSL car-park Railton to Sheffield rail trail and return. 12km each way
 Info
One way with transport arrangement.   5+1Sat
+3TBUG
28 May West Steve Harris 0428 810 524 Somerset
Murchison Hwy opposite Murchison Lodge near play boat/info bay.
Back Cam Rd, Murchison Hwy, Village Lne, Seabrook Rd.
Easier option up Murchison Hwy.
18km 409m
Map
14km 228m
Map
Chéz Harris
BYO eats Drinks provided
9
24 Jun Central Keitth Price 0408 572 014 Mid-Day Mole Creek Hotel Mole Creek - Caveside -Chudleigh loop 26km-250m   Map 25km-170m - direct to Mole Creek from Chudleigh BYO Caveside pool 21
25 Jun       9.30am Chudleigh Memorial Hall Chudleigh - Meander loop 54km-270m  Map 31km-190m Map Chudleigh shop. 20
30 Jul East Graeme Jackson 0419 317 584 Forth recreation ground Forth Valley / Paloona / Forthside / Leith / Forth 32km 660m climbing
Map
1 Return back down Forth valley from Paloona.
2 Direct to Forth missing Leith loop.
Forth - takeaways available. 4
27 Aug Central Keith &
Wendy Boyle
6442 2931 Lions Park, Surf Club Rd., Penguin Preservation, Deviation, Pine, West Pine, Davies, Nine Mile, Zig Zag and Preservation Rds.

24km 280m climbing
Map
Start & end as full ride but shortcut down Creamery Rd
13km 130m climbing
Map
BYO Lions Park. Takeaways close by 13
24 Sep West Richard Muir-Wilson 0408 179 396 Yolla Hall West Takone & return Map Early turn around Yolla Hall  2 
29 Oct Central Keith Price 0408 572 014 Lions Park, Surf Club Rd., Penguin Ulverstone via coast & return via South Rd 24km, 213m climbing
Map
Return via coast Penguin Lions Park 9
26 Nov Central Roger Nichols 0418 508 435 Berry Patch
Turners Beach
Stubbs Rd and Braddons Lookout lumpy loops. 24km 312m climbing Map Turners Beach to West Ulverstone with loop each end 21km 103m Map Berry Patch 7