Are you looking for a social gravel/road ride? This monthly ride has 65km with 1000m of climb on a combination of road and gravel. It’s fully guided, and free to join.
The rides happens on the first Sunday of every month, and follows a loop around Cessnock. There’s no designated start or finish point – you can join the train at any of the eight scheduled stops. Here’s the map of the route:
Earlybirds can start at the Millfield General Store. There’s plenty of parking and its a nice spot for coffee before the trip home.
The schedule is set for a moderately paced road ride. The gravel sections have a much slower pace to enjoy the surroundings.
|Millfield General Store||07:00||6||Road|
|Kitchener – Cnr Cessnock & Abernethy||07:50||6||Road|
|Kearsley – Cnr Allandale & Caledonia||08:10||10||Road & Gravel|
|Abermain Hotel||08:30||5||Road & Gravel|
|Old Maitland Rd – under the powerlines||08:45||11||Gravel|
|Nulkaba – Cnr Londons & Lovedale||09:20||4||Road & Gravel|
|Saddlers Creek||09:45||6||Road & Gravel|
|Bimbadeen Lookout||10:30||10||Road & Gravel|
|Millfield General Store||arrives 11:00 am||Total 70 Kms|
We recommend you arrive at least 5 minutes early at your start point to ensure you catch the train if it’s early. We’ll never be more than 5 minutes early, but we could be up to 5 minutes late.
Find the full course at https://www.strava.com/segments/29339900
Follow the facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/515029259637366
If you have questions then email us firstname.lastname@example.org!