2017 Ride Calendar for the Geelong Touring Cyclists

  • Guests riders wishing to ride with the club are most welcome. Note: Guest riders may do 2 rides only before paying for membership.
  • Once you are on the ride please don't pull out without telling the ride leader.
  • Riders are expected to bring a bicycle in good repair with spare tube, repair kit, pump, a water bottle and adequate protective clothing for the conditions.
  • RIDES LISTED IN BLACK ARE NOT GTC SANCTIONED RIDES - we are just advertising interesting rides you may like to do.
  • Ride leaders are asked to take the following:
    1/ First aid kit - if you don't have one check with Ross Glover at 0455 751 012.
    2/ Blank emergency contact list to record participants and contact details - download from web or email Peter Jones for a list with the names.

Date

Ride Description

Ride Organizer

Saturday 24th February 8:30am from Grovedale Pub - medium Chris Hume
Sunday 25th February 8:30am from Sth Geelong Station
Geelong Loop - 30km
Ross Glover
26th Feb - 9th March Tasmanian Trail – hard mtb tour 
530 k Devonport to Dover
Click on link for details
Ross Glover
Tuesday 27th February 8:30am from Moriac
Jan Juc via Moriac & Forest Rd
and return Anglesea Rd. Approx 70km.
Lyn Loudon
Thursday 1st March 8:30am from Grovedale Pub
45km to The Cheeky Cow in Collendina
Peter Jones
Thursday 1st March 7:30pm GTC MARCH MEETING
South Barwon Community Centre,
33 Mt Pleasant Rd, Belmont
All Welcome
Saturday 3rd March 8:30am from Grovedale Pub - medium Peter O'Brien
Sunday 4th March 8:30am from Sth Geelong Station
Watch this space for details
 
Tuesday 6th March 9:30am from Bunninyong - 80km
to Ballan & Mt Egerton
on Oz Road Champ Course
Ken Gawne
Thursday 8th March 8:30am from Geelong Showgrounds
40km - the Wallington Loop
Peter O'Brien
Saturday 10th March 8:30am from Grovedale Pub - medium Chris Halpin
Sunday 11th March Combined Ride with Cycling Geelong to lead
Start from ‘Park n Ride’ car park,
off Herne Pde, Eastern Beach.
80km - Bellarine Loop
with coffee at Basil’s Farm, Swan Bay
Dave Simpson
Tuesday 13th March 8:00am from Rippleside
to South Bank in Melbourne
The ride will be via Lara and Werribee and we will link up with The Federation Trial. This ride provides fantastic views of the Melbourne sky line and also enables riders to take in the ambience of cycling along the Yarra River within the city.  The train ride back to Geelong will enable the riders to relax and the leg muscles to recover. Anticipate to be back in Geelong around 3.00pm.
Peter O'Brien
Thursday 15th March 8:30am from Grovedale Pub
43km to Barwon Heads
Peter Jones
Saturday 17th March 8:30am from Grovedale Pub - medium Chris Halpin
Sunday 18th March 8:30am from Sth Geelong Station
Watch this space for details
 
Tuesday 20th March 8:30am from Sth Geelong Station70km to Moriac, Bells Beach, Jan Juc & Torquay David Innes
29 April to 22 May Warri Gate Tour
1100 k Broken Hill to Charleville
Click for Itinerary
Click for Map
Ross Glover