HBMS Pelicans Cycling Group

 

 

Tuesday 28th January, 2020   — Glen Waverley (approx. 55 kms)

Meet at Flinders Street Railway Station at 10 a.m.

Follow Trail along the Yarra to Ashburton, stopping for coffee rear of High Street, Continue across Monash Freeway overpass to Scotchman’s Creek. Follow this trail to Glen Waverley. Lunch in Glen Waverley, Train back to City.

Tuesday 4th February – Kensington Ride (approx. 54kms)

Meet at Altona Pier at 10 a.m.

Ride trail and short cut to Newport, Morning Coffee on the way heading towards Shepherd’s Bridge. Follow Maribyrnong River, then crossing the bridge towards the Newmarket Cattle Yards.

We turn on the same track towards Kensington for lunch on Belair Street.             Ride or Train home from Footscray Station

Tuesday 11th February – Collingwood’s Children’s Farm – Dale’s Favourite Ride.                                                                                                       (approx. 34kms)

Meet at Flinders Street Railway Station at 10 a.m.

Ride the trail along Yarra River Banks to Collingwood Children’s Farm for Lunch, stopping along the way for Morning Coffee.  Ride back to Flinders St Station.   Ride or train home.

 

Tuesday 18th February   –Sandringham  (approx. 55kms)

Early Start – Taking the Punt – ($2.70) – Erol’s Requested Ride

Meet at Altona Pier, Riders leave Pier at 8.15 a.m. SHARP

We’re taking the shortcut to Newport to pick up the last Punt across the river.

Ride along Port Melbourne Beach where we will stop for our Morning Coffee break.

Continue along the Beach road to Sandringham for lunch.

Train or ride home.

Tuesday 25th February.   (David Irvine’s ride:  Darebin Creek Trail)

Meet at Southern Cross Station at 10.00am SHARP

Catch train to Thomastown which departs Platform 9  at 10.09am 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!!!!!!

 

Tuesday 3rd   March – Maribyrnong River Trail

Meet at Altona Pier at 10 a.m.

Head towards Footscray/Maribyrnong River towards the Flemington Racecourse. Stop at Edgewater for coffee. Ride towards the timber bridge.  Seek out lunch spot in area or continue to Conway’s Fish shop.    Ride or train home from Footscray Station.

  • Tuesday 10th March – Elwood Ride (approx. 60 kms)
  • Meet at Flinders Street Railway Station at 10 a.m. 

Ride through Southbank to the Port Melbourne trail. Follow the beach front to St Kilda Beach for Morning Coffee. Ride on, picking up Elwood Canal Trail to Gardenvale for lunch and afterwards, depending on weather conditions, choose to ride to Brighton Beach or just follow the trail back to St Kilda. Return home via Southern Cross Rail Station.

Tuesday 17th March – Men’s Shed Classic Ride (approx. 45 kms)

Meet at Hoppers Crossing Railway Station at 10 a.m.

Ride past the Werribee Hospital on the trail alongside the Princes Freeway towards Werribee.

Continue under the Princes Highway bridge towards the Werribee Zoo, following path to Werribee Mansion for coffee.   Return to Werribee for lunch.

Tuesday 24th March – Ceres Sustainability Centre (approx. 40 kms)

Meet 10 a.m. Footscray Railway Station   

 

Ride to Docklands and continue riding alongside City Link Toll Road.  Follow trail and turn left just before Rushall Station, heading to Ceres for coffee.   Return to Bourke Street for lunch.  Ride back to Footscray.  Train or ride home to Altona via Newport 

Tuesday 31st March – Heinz’s Ride (approx. 45kms)

Meet at Altona Pier at 10 a.m. 

Ride to Sanctuary Lakes continuing onto Saltwater Promenade Café for coffee.

After coffee, continue to Homestead Road towards Atlantis Drive.  Follow this to Feather Way which runs into Hackett’s Road.  Pick up Dunning’s Road and head to Point Cook Town Centre for lunch.

After lunch, ride towards Skeleton Creek linking up with Palmers Road.

Tuesday 7th April – Mitcham Ride

Meet at Flinders Street Railway Station at 10 a.m.

Catch train to Mitcham.   Coffee shops outside station area.  Cross Mitcham Road into Barkly Terrace.  Cross Maroondah Highway. Continue for a short distance on the Service Road and left into Deep Creek Road. Continue across the Eastlink Overpass and turn left onto the bike track.  Follow trail which leads to Alphington Station where we will have lunch.  Train or ride to Flinders Street Station.

 

Tuesday 14th April – Sanctuary Lakes (approx. 35 kms)
Meet Hobsons Bay Men’s Shed at 10 a.m.

Ride to Sanctuary Lakes, cross Wetlands Bridge, ride full circle around the lake stopping for Morning Coffee at Saltwater Cafe.  After, those wishing to ride further continue to Point Cook Air Museum.  (I.D. must be presented by each rider to gain entry).   Lunch at Sanctuary Lakes Shopping Centre and return to Men’s Shed.

Tuesday 21st April – Puckle Street Trail

Meet at Footscray Railway Station at 10 a.m. 

Take Trail towards Maribyrnong River.   Continue the path to the Maribyrnong Road bridge. Turn Right at Bridge, left into Lennox Street and Right turn into Eglington Street towards the Railway Line.   Then Left along Rail Line to Puckle Street making our way to Puckle Street for Morning Coffee.  Follow Puckle Street past the Moonee Valley Racecourse to Pick up the trail and ride towards Kew, stopping at our Lunch spot alongside Fairfield Railway Station.   Train Home.

Tuesday 28th April   – Docklands Ride
Meet at Altona Pier 10 a.m.

Take short cut to Newport via Maddox Road.  Coffee at Newport (Hall Street) Continue to Bourke Street or Docklands for lunch.   Return via Footscray Road to Newport train station or ride back to Altona 

Tuesday 5th May.

Meet at Hoppers Crossing Railway Station at 10.0am

Steve’s Trail.  (approx. 45 kms)

After meeting up, ride Federation Trail to New Found Coffee Spot.  Continue the ride under the sewerage bridge to Tarneit.  Complete the loop and ride back to Werribee township to our regular Café for Lunch.

Train or ride home.

Tuesday 12th May – Glen Waverley (approx. 55kms)

Meet at Flinders Street Railway Station at 10 a.m.

Follow Trail along the Yarra to Ashburton, stopping for coffee rear of High Street, Continue across Monash Freeway overpass to Scotchman’s Creek. Follow this trail to Glen Waverley. Lunch in Glen Waverley, Train back to City.

 

Tuesday 19th May – Glengala Ride

Meet at Altona Pier at 10 a.m.

Take Millers Road: ride towards Bunnings, turn right into Chambers Road then left into Barnes Road. Ride along Kororoit Creek new bike path and into Blackshaws Road.  First left into Knapp Street, right into Gadsden Street, left into Rosella Avenue.  Over Princes Highway bridge to pick up Federation Trail.     (Morning coffee at Geelong Road Workers Café). Lunch at Glengala.

Ride on to meet Ballarat Road, turn and ride loop back to Federation Trail and back home.