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The ARPA Active Over 50s cycling group meets each week for a moderate distance and pace social ride, generally around the city and suburbs. We choose routes along linear parks, the beaches, other bike ways and back roads. There is usually a stop for coffee and duration of rides are between 3 to 4 hours covering 30-50km. Our aim is to get out, relish the fresh air, improve fitness and enjoy the company. Lycra is optional! Rides start at 10:00am.
Each alternate Wednesday ride is decided on the day. Riders meet at the Torrens Lake Kiosk off War Memorial Drive at 10:00am and then decide a direction. Bike camps and tracks further afield are also occasionally visited. This could include the Barossa, Victor Harbor and the Mawson Trail.
Contact Bob on 0437 911 725 or Phil 0408 841 141 for more details.
The Cycling group have their own website with more information regarding the ride, times, types of bikes, terrain and possible train timetables. Please Click Here
Rides start at 10.00am, unless otherwise indicated on Wednesday and are at a comfortable pace for all. They include a coffee stop at a convenient location. Riders are aged from three score to four score with a kaleidoscope of experience and bike quality so, ‘On yer bike’ folks.
March 6: Kuitpo Forest Ride
March 13: Decide on the day. Meet at Torrens Lake Kiosk.
March 20: Three Cemeteries. Meet at Torrens Lake Kiosk.
March 27: Decide on the day. Meet at Torrens Lake Kiosk.
April 3: Coast to Vines Trail. Adelaide Railway Station at 9:11 train to Hallet Cove.
April 10: Decide on the day. Meet at Torrens Lake Kiosk.
April 17: Northern Safari. Meet at Mawson Lakes Railway Station.
April 24: Decide on the day. Meet at Torrens Lake Kiosk.
May 1: NE Suburbs. Meet at Drage Reserve, Felixstowe.
May 8: Decide on the day. Meet at Torrens Lake Kiosk
May 15: Noarlunga Rail Station to Christie’s loop. Some dirt.
May 22: Decide on the day. Meet at Torrens Lake Kiosk
May 29: Crafers West Hills. Meet at weir and up Freeway bike path.
The Gallery contains photos of the recent Victorian Rail Trails trip.