Bike rider

Event

october, 2021

This is a repeating event

20oct8:30 am12:30 pmWednesday Wanderer 218:30 am - 12:30 pm

Event Details

A 50 to 70km undulating to hilly ride with a target average speed of 19 to 23 km/h on sealed rural roads routes.  There will be regrouping at appropriate locations along the route with a café stop towards the end of each ride.

Wednesday Wanderers 21’s practices are:

  • Ride Wednesday mornings, start and finish at Duffy. Ride day may change – with a day or two notice – to Tuesday or Thursday if weather forecast for Wednesday is unfavourable
  • 1st priority on safety – including route selection on inherently safe sealed rural roads, and no formal bunch riding. Riders should comply with ACT government directives re Covid-19 control, and not ride if experiencing cold or flu symptoms
  • 2nd priority on collegiality – including scheduled regrouping to assist with breakdowns and care of new or slower riders, and a cafe break at or towards the end of each ride
  • Route length typicaly 60-75 km – medium to hard, with hilly terrain
  • Average speed target range 18-24 kph
  • All rides led by accredited Pedal Power day ride leaders
  • Weekly ride notices include start time, route descriptor, and ride leader(s)
  • Start times change with season

The starting place, starting time and route may vary from week to week.  When available, ride details will be updated below in the days before each ride.

NEXT RIDE DETAILS:

To be updated when ride details become available & pending finish of ACT lockdown.

 

COVID19 PANDEMIC – PLEASE READ!!

Simple steps for riders participating in Pedal Power social rides during current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

  1. Use common sense: think how your actions will affect others.
  2. If you are feeling at all unwell, don’t attend a ride.
  3. Bring your own pen to sign-on at the start of each social ride. Try to avoid touching the sign on sheet with your hand
  4. Use hand sanitiser before and after signing-on.
  5. Avoid touching your face.
  6. Social distancing is essential during the ride and if you are having a coffee stop. It also applies to pre-and post-ride gatherings.
  7. Keep up-to-date with official and reputable sources of advice prior to riding with a group:
  • ACT Department of Health:

https://health.act.gov.au/public-health-alert/updated-information-about-covid-19

  • Federal Department of Health:

https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert

  1. If you are diagnosed with COVID-19 after attending a Pedal Power ride, please notify the office as soon as possible on 02 6248 7995 or office@pedalpower.org.au

Please respect that our Ride Leaders are volunteers. They take all care when conducting a ride but in the end are not responsible for the actions of individual riders. Your Ride Leader may cancel a ride, or request a rider not participate.

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the listed start time.

Anyone is eligible to join our social rides. You do not have to be a Pedal Power member, however, we recommend you join so that you are covered by our member insurance. Our insurance provides personal accident and public liability cover any time you ride, anywhere in the world.

If you are joining for the first time, contact the listed ride leader and let them know you will be attending. It is your responsibility to choose a ride that is suitable for your skills and fitness.

Please familiarise yourself with our social ride Terms and Conditions before you ride.

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Time

(Wednesday) 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Location

As advised

Organizer

Andrew Donaldsonandrewdono@hotmail.com

Volunteer with Pedal Power