Pelicans Group is a sister group that rides on Tuesday each week. Many of our members also ride with this group. Their upcoming rides are as follows:
Rides for March 2019
Peter’s ride: Main Yarra and Diamond Creek trails.
Meet at Southern Cross Station platform 9 at 9.50 a.m.
Take the 10.02 a.m. Hurstbridge train to Heidelberg.
On arrival in Heidelberg – Coffee spot to be found.
We then ride down Yarra Street to the main Yarra Trail, riding through wetlands and picturesque views towards Eltham.
Lunch in Eltham. Return home by train from Eltham or cycle back to Heidelberg.
Meet at Footscray Railway Station at 10.00 a.m.
Owing to many detours because of the WestGate Tunnel Project, we will meet at Footscray Station, on the east side.
Pick up trail towards the Maribyrnong River past the Flemington Racecourse and continue on to the timber bridge to the other side of the river towards Poynton’s Nursery. Lunch here or continue on to Truckers Tavern.
Ride or train home from Footscray Station.
Meet at Altona Pier at 10.00 a.m. (Pieter V. not riding today).
Ride to Sanctuary Lakes continuing onto Salt Water Promenade for coffee.
After coffee continue on to the Homestead Road and ride towards Cheetham Wetlands towards the viewing tower overlooking Port Phillip Bay.
Return back to Sanctuary Lakes Shopping Centre for lunch. Ride or train home.
David’s ride: Darebin Creek trail.
Meet at Flinders Street at 10.00 a.m. SHARP.
Catch train to Thomastown which departs at 10.09 a.m. SHARP.
Head towards the Ring Road bike path. Morning Tea at Golf Course in Plenty Road.
During ride, spots such as LaTrobe Uni, Northland Shopping Centre & Austin Hospital will be passed.
Lunch spot will be decided on the day.
From here on, follow David very carefully so as you don’t get lost!!!!!!