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We are now supplying the monthly list of rides separately from the newsletter. The latest ride list can be found with the Newsletter.

Bicycle Victoria have a Find a Ride section too. Search for a ride near you or post you own for people to find.

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Boroondara Based Rides

See also 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.

Camberwell Downhill Gourmet Bike Riders
The Downhillers Contact Elva Parker, phone: 9836 6392

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

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

Audax

Council on the Ageing (COTA) Cycling Group
Contact Janet Bennett

or COTA, phone: 9654 4443

Darebin BUG

Hawthorn Cycling Club

Knox Bicycle Touring Club Inc

Manningham BUG

Melbourne Bicycle Touring Club

Whitehorse Cyclists

Women's Cycling

YHA

You can also try Bicycle Victoria's Find a Community Ride

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