UPCOMING WANDERERS RIDES
(See further below for general information on Wanderers rides)
FIRST WANDERERS (45 to 60+ km @ 18-22km/h average speed)
Sunday 19 August - 8.45 for 9.00am start Dickson College car park. Mark will be leading the ride from Dickson to the base of Mt Stromlo. There will be an optional climb up Stromlo ( around 3km to summit with average gradient around 4%). Those training for the Big Bike ride are especially encouraged to make the climb.
The outward journey mostly on road and cycle lanes, The return most cycle paths with some on road. Distance : 61km + optional 6km. Coffee/refreshments: Gang Gang Café at Downer at end of ride.
WANDERERS 23 (60 to 80+ km @ 21-25km/h average speed)
Contact: Terry or Andrew
Sunday 19 August - 8.15 for 8.30am start car park opposite Tuggeranong Library. Michael will lead the ride from Tuggeranong along Point Hut Rd, Tidbinbilla Rd and around the Tidbinbilla loop including Tibors Pinch, returning to Tuggeranong via Point Hut Rd. Tibors Pinch and the loop can be skipped by those who don’t feel as though they need the climbing. TIbors Pinch is there for those who want to have a go. -- 73.2 km, +1060 m. Coffee at Tidbinbilla.
INTERMEDIATE (70 to 90+ km @ 23-26 km/h average speed)
Sunday 19 August - 7.45 for 8.00am start Dickson College car park. This Sunday’s ride is to Lerida Winery - with fireplace - at Lake George on the Fed Highway (84 kms return).
FAST INTERMEDIATE (80 to 100+ km @ 27-30 km/h average speed)
Sunday 19 August - 7.45 for 8.00am start Dickson College car park. This week the Fast Intermediates will be doing the Norton Road loop, about 84km. Coffee will be at Sutton.
FAST (100+ km @ 29+ km/h average speed)
Next ride details to be updated when known.
More about Sunday Wanderer rides
Sunday Wanderer rides are longer rides (45 kms to 100 kms +) on sealed roads around the Canberra region, and include a café stop at locations such as Gundaroo, Gunning, Murrumbateman, Bungendore, Queanbeyan, Tharwa and local wineries. Riders with adequate fitness and stamina for the group selected are most welcome. Groups wait for slower riders to catch up.
Starting places and times vary depending upon the group and time of year, and rides are normally finished by around lunchtime. Please check upcoming ride details at the top of this page for the latest ride information.
Terms and conditions apply.
There are currently five ride groups to choose from:
- 45–60+ km return
- 18-22 km/h average speed (including hills)
- Ride grade MXX
- Contact: Wendy Studman or Chris Thompson
- 60-80+ km with a longer ride (up to 100 km) once a month
- 23 km/h average speed between 21-25 km/h
- Ride grade MHXX
- Contact: Terry or Andrew
Fast Intermediate Wanderers