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In addition to the rides list in this page, Bicycle Victoria have a [http://www.bv.com.au/find/1/ Find a Ride] section too. Search for a ride near you or post you own for people to find.
We are now supplying the monthly list of rides separately from the newsletter. The latest ride list can be found with the [[Main_Page#Latest_Newsletter|Newsletter]].
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==Boroondara Based Rides==
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See [[Maps & Routes|places to ride]] and [[Useful_Links#Pre_ride_preparation|pre ride preparation.]]
  
Bicycle Victoria have a [http://www.bv.com.au/find/1/ Find a Ride] section too. Search for a ride near you or post you own for people to find.
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===Ashburton Riders Club (ARC)===
 
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=Boroondara Based Rides=
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See also [[Maps & Routes|places to ride]] and [[Useful_Links#Pre_ride_preparation|pre ride preparation.]]
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'''Ashburton Riders Club (ARC)'''
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[http://www.ashburtonridersclub.asn.au/ Ashburton Riders Club] An informal group of cyclists from (mostly), the Ashburton, Glen Iris and Camberwell area.
 
[http://www.ashburtonridersclub.asn.au/ Ashburton Riders Club] An informal group of cyclists from (mostly), the Ashburton, Glen Iris and Camberwell area.
 
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===Boroondara Bushwalkers===
'''Boroondara Bushwalkers'''
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The [http://www.keypoint.com.au/~bbwinc/pmwiki/pmwiki.php Boroondara Bushwalkers] also do rides.
 
The [http://www.keypoint.com.au/~bbwinc/pmwiki/pmwiki.php Boroondara Bushwalkers] also do rides.
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===Guides===
 
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'''Camberwell Downhill Gourmet Bike Riders'''
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[[Affiliates#Camberwell_Downhill_Gourmet_Bike_Riders|The Downhillers]]
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Contact Elva Parker, phone: 9836 6392
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'''Guides'''<br/>
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Many of our [[Commuting|commuting members]] are more than happy to be accompanied on their rides into the CBD, if all you need is a guide to get you on your way. If you're not sure you have the confidence to go on a ride just yet, you may like to pick up some riding tips in our [[Bicycle_Information|Bicycle Information]] section.
 
Many of our [[Commuting|commuting members]] are more than happy to be accompanied on their rides into the CBD, if all you need is a guide to get you on your way. If you're not sure you have the confidence to go on a ride just yet, you may like to pick up some riding tips in our [[Bicycle_Information|Bicycle Information]] section.
 
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===Hawthorn Cycling club===
'''Hawthorn Cycling club'''<br/>
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Want to watch some racing locally?  
 
Want to watch some racing locally?  
 
[http://www.hawthorncycling.org Hawthorn cycling club] host [[Wikipedia:Criterium|criteriums]] during daylight saving at the closed loop of [http://www.boroondarabug.org/images/kewcrits.gif Kew Boulevard.] A,B,C and D grades. Wednesday nights from 6pm.
 
[http://www.hawthorncycling.org Hawthorn cycling club] host [[Wikipedia:Criterium|criteriums]] during daylight saving at the closed loop of [http://www.boroondarabug.org/images/kewcrits.gif Kew Boulevard.] A,B,C and D grades. Wednesday nights from 6pm.
 
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===Hawthorn Cycle Tours===
'''Hawthorn Cycle Tours'''<br/>
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Contact  [http://www.geocities.com/perften/Hct.html Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre]<br/>
 
Contact  [http://www.geocities.com/perften/Hct.html Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre]<br/>
 
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===Hawthorn Cycling Club===
'''Sassafras Ride'''<br/>
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Contact [http://www.hawthorncycling.org Hawthorn Cycling Club]
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===Rotary River Ride===
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Held annually, typically in October, the [http://www.rotaryride.com.au/ ride] starts in Hays Paddock, Kew East ([http://maps.google.com.au/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=%40-37.788783+145.058163&sll=-37.789354,145.058296&sspn=0.049448,0.048666&g=-37.788783,+145.058163&ie=UTF8&ll=-37.789354,145.058296&spn=0.012362,0.012167&z=16 map]), and makes use of the off road shared paths such as the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Yarra_Trail Yarra River Trail,]  [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koonung_Creek_Trail Koonung Creek Trail] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mullum_Mullum_Creek_Trail Mullum Mullum Creek Trail.] Proceeds go to charity.
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===Sassafras Ride===
 
AKA Bike Life Hill Ride. Every Sunday all year. Starts at "Bike Life", 114 Auburn Road, Hawthorn, near corner of Burwood Road and the overhead railway bridge, opposite the Geebung Polo Club, Melway ref. map 45 F10. Arrive prior to 7:30am to ensure departure at 7:30am sharp. Arrives in Sassafras around 9:00am and leaves Sassafras by 9:30am Arrives back in Hawthorn around 10:45am.<br/>
 
AKA Bike Life Hill Ride. Every Sunday all year. Starts at "Bike Life", 114 Auburn Road, Hawthorn, near corner of Burwood Road and the overhead railway bridge, opposite the Geebung Polo Club, Melway ref. map 45 F10. Arrive prior to 7:30am to ensure departure at 7:30am sharp. Arrives in Sassafras around 9:00am and leaves Sassafras by 9:30am Arrives back in Hawthorn around 10:45am.<br/>
  
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Refreshment stop: Café "Ripe", 376 Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, Sassafras, phone: 9755 2100; Melway ref. map 66 F9.<br/>
 
Refreshment stop: Café "Ripe", 376 Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, Sassafras, phone: 9755 2100; Melway ref. map 66 F9.<br/>
 
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===Yarra Boulevard in Kew===
'''Yarra Boulevard in Kew'''<br/>
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One of Melbourne's most popular training routes lies within Boroondara: Yarra Boulevard in Kew, between Walmer St and Chandler Hwy.
 
One of Melbourne's most popular training routes lies within Boroondara: Yarra Boulevard in Kew, between Walmer St and Chandler Hwy.
  
 
=Other Rides=
 
=Other Rides=
[http://www.audax.org.au Audax]<br/>
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*[http://www.audax.org.au Audax]
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*[[Affiliates#COTA|Council on the Ageing (COTA) Cycling Group]]
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*[http://www.darebinbug.org.au Darebin BUG]
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*[http://home.vicnet.net.au/~knoxbike/welcome.html Knox Bicycle Touring Club Inc]
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*[http://home.vicnet.net.au/~mannbug Manningham BUG]
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*[http://mbtc.org.au Melbourne Bicycle Touring Club]
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*[http://bike.meetup.com/296/ Melbourne Bike Riding Meetup Group]
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*[http://www.whitehorsecyclists.org.au Whitehorse Cyclists]
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*[http://www.womenscycling.com.au/ Women's Cycling]
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*[http://www.vicnet.net.au/~yhacycle YHA]
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*You can also try Bicycle Victoria's [http://www.bv.com.au/find/1/ Find a Community Ride]
  
[[Affiliates#COTA|Council on the Ageing (COTA) Cycling Group]]<br/>
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==Days out==
Contact Janet Bennett<br/>
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<email>janpeter@bigpond.net.au</email><br/>
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or COTA, phone: 9654 4443<br/>
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[http://www.darebinbug.org.au Darebin BUG]<br/>
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[http://www.hawthorncycling.org Hawthorn Cycling Club]<br/>
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[http://home.vicnet.net.au/~knoxbike/welcome.html Knox Bicycle Touring Club Inc]
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[http://home.vicnet.net.au/~mannbug Manningham BUG]<br/>
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[http://mbtc.org.au Melbourne Bicycle Touring Club]<br/>
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[http://www.whitehorsecyclists.org.au Whitehorse Cyclists]<br/>
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[http://www.womenscycling.com.au/ Women's Cycling]<br/>
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[http://www.vicnet.net.au/~yhacycle YHA]<br/>
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You can also try Bicycle Victoria's [http://www.bv.com.au/find/1/ Find a Community Ride]
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*[[Maps and Routes]]

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In addition to the rides list in this page, Bicycle Victoria have a Find a Ride section too. Search for a ride near you or post you own for people to find.

Boroondara Based Rides

See places to ride and pre ride preparation.

Ashburton Riders Club (ARC)

Ashburton Riders Club An informal group of cyclists from (mostly), the Ashburton, Glen Iris and Camberwell area.

Boroondara Bushwalkers

The Boroondara Bushwalkers also do rides.

Guides

Many of our commuting members are more than happy to be accompanied on their rides into the CBD, if all you need is a guide to get you on your way. If you're not sure you have the confidence to go on a ride just yet, you may like to pick up some riding tips in our Bicycle Information section.

Hawthorn Cycling club

Want to watch some racing locally? Hawthorn cycling club host criteriums during daylight saving at the closed loop of Kew Boulevard. A,B,C and D grades. Wednesday nights from 6pm.

Hawthorn Cycle Tours

Contact Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre

Hawthorn Cycling Club

Contact Hawthorn Cycling Club

Rotary River Ride

Held annually, typically in October, the ride starts in Hays Paddock, Kew East (map), and makes use of the off road shared paths such as the Yarra River Trail, Koonung Creek Trail and the Mullum Mullum Creek Trail. Proceeds go to charity.

Sassafras Ride

AKA Bike Life Hill Ride. Every Sunday all year. Starts at "Bike Life", 114 Auburn Road, Hawthorn, near corner of Burwood Road and the overhead railway bridge, opposite the Geebung Polo Club, Melway ref. map 45 F10. Arrive prior to 7:30am to ensure departure at 7:30am sharp. Arrives in Sassafras around 9:00am and leaves Sassafras by 9:30am Arrives back in Hawthorn around 10:45am.

Distance under 70km from Hawthorn to Sassafras return (includes the 7km 1 in 20 hill climb). Route: Auburn Road, Rathmines Road, Canterbury Road, Boronia Road, Mountain Highway (Wantirna Sassafras Road), Mount Dandenong Tourist Road. You can join and leave the peloton anywhere along this route.

Refreshment stop: Café "Ripe", 376 Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, Sassafras, phone: 9755 2100; Melway ref. map 66 F9.

Yarra Boulevard in Kew

One of Melbourne's most popular training routes lies within Boroondara: Yarra Boulevard in Kew, between Walmer St and Chandler Hwy.

Other Rides

Days out

See also

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