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#FIVE100 Challenge 5 - Concord West to North Head Return

Ride #5: #FIVE100 Challenge - Concord West - North Head Return

Event Date: Sunday 9th April 2017

Host Club: Lidcombe Auburn CC

Ride Briefing: 6:15am (riders must be in attendance)

Ride Departs: 6:30am 

Start Location: 3 Spoons Cafe, 29 Victoria Avenue, Concord West

Finish Location: 3 Spoons Cafe, 29 Victoria Avenue, Concord West

Course Description:

This tour of Sydney harbour takes in some of the best views of the City and outer harbour, visiting North Head in Manly, Chowder Bay and Taronga Zoo.  We start in Concord West and head north towards Lane Cove on quiet roads and cyclepaths. The route then winds through Chatswood and Cammeray to the Spit bridge, up through Seaforth and Balgowlah to Manly and North Head.  We then return to Spit, and head for Middle Head road on back streets, down to Chowder Bay, back up the hill then down to Taronga Zoo and back up to Mosman.  We then again take the back route to Kirribilli, avoiding Military Road, across the Harbour Bridge on the cyclepath and back through the City to Pyrmont, Anzac Bridge and Lilyfield to return to Concord West.  We finish with a loop of the Olympic Park just to make us feel extra-sporty!

This is a lovely ride, but its also hilly - around 1500m of climbing - and because there's a lot of cyclepath its quite slow in the first part. Expect an average speed of 21-23km/h and for the ride to take around 5-6 hours."

Map & Course Profile: Click Here

Entrant Limit: 30 Max

Please note due to the limited spots and the large interest shown for the event, entrants are accepted on a first come basis. So get your entry in fast. If you miss the cut for the ride please contact Cycling NSW Office (02) 9738 5850 or email to register your name on the reserve list.

Closing Date: Thursday 6th April 2017 (or unless entant limit is reached)

Additional Information:

  • Riders are to arrive by 6:15am for Ride Briefing
  • Riders are required to have bunch riding experience.
  • There will be a toilet stop and an opportunity to top up water
  • Riders are to have breakfast before arriving
  • Coffee & Lunch will be held at the conclusion of the ride at the 3 Spoons Cafe
  • Rider Etiquette - 8 Simple Bunch Riding Tips
  • What Measurers in place if rains? Notice will be placed on the Women's Cycling Facebook Page
  • Postponements Notice: Notice will be placed on the Women's Cycling Facebook Page
  • Questions or concerns? Please access our FAQ page.

What to Bring:

  • 2 Water Bottles
  • Snacks
  • Spare Tube / Pump
  • Jacket - Rain or Wind
  • Flashing Light - front and rear
  • Cash for snacks, coffee etc.


Nicola Rutzou (Ride Captain)

Ph: 0404 121592




Event Details

Event Date:

Sunday 9 April 2017
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