Bike rider

Event

october, 2021

This is a repeating event

20oct8:30 am1:00 pmWeekday riders8:30 am - 1:00 pm Kaleen

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Event Details

Monday, Wednesday & Friday social rides – leaves Maribyrnong Ave car park opp Diamantina Cres, KALEEN, just down from the Caltex Service Station. Moderately paced rides 35 to 45 km from Kaleen to destinations around the Canberra suburbs with a leisurely Café stop.  Occasionally something different like a cultural event.  Travel speed 18 – 22 km/h and we return to Kaleen.  We have waypoint markers and tail enders to assist along the way. 

Wednesday & Friday excursion rides (second Wednesday and fourth Friday of the month) – leaves from  Maribyrnong Ave car park opposite Diamantina Cres, KALEEN. On the second Wednesday and fourth Friday each month an excursion ride replaces the Social Ride.  Taking riders on a more challenging ride further afield, typically 45 km and 60 km (sometimes more) with a leisurely Café stop.  Travel speed 18 – 22 km/h and we return to Kaleen.  We have waypoint markers and tail enders to assist along the way. 

Monday Social Rides: Meet 9.15am for 9.30am departure (October to March at 9:00 am, April to September at 9:30 am)

Wednesday & Friday Social Rides: Meet 8.45am for 9.00am departure (October to March at 8:30 am, April to September at 9:00 am)

Wednesday & Friday Excursion Rides (second Wednesday and fourth Friday of the month): Meet 8.45am for 9.00am departure (October to March at 8:30 am, April to September at 9:00 am)

Please be sure to wear a Standards-approved helmet and to bring water, spare tyre tubes and a pump.

Rarely, if an accredited ride leader is not available to lead a ride, those gathering at the starting point can organize a ride of their choice, but the ride will not be a programmed Pedal Power ride.

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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 - 1:00 pm

Location

Maribrynong car park opposite Diamantina Cr Kaleen (just down from Caltex)

Kaleen

Organizer

Jon McRae 0422 148 896jonjive@bigpond.com

Volunteer with Pedal Power