2016 COFFS BUG RIDE CALENDAR                                          

Key:

Easy Ride and Breakfast Ride (1st Sunday of each month.)

Recreational Rides (varying levels of difficulty.)

Difficulty level is 1-10; 1,2,3 are easy levels; 4,5,6,7 are medium levels and 8,9,10 are hard levels.  The numbers are deduced from terrain and distance.

Distances denote the full return trip.

Map references from Coffs Harbour & Grafton 2015/2016 telephone directory.  Also, use website http://www.whereis.com/nsw/ for on road directions, distance and trip time.

Yellow Rock Rd has rough patchy sections and 3 cattle grids.  On the day, riders may decide not to ride this road.

When commencing ride from Bonville subtract 17mins, Perrys Lookout 45mins, North Bank Rd 53 mins and Bruxner Saddle 40mins.

Date

Description

Meeting Place

Start

Rating & Distance

Contact

Comments

Every Thursday

Regular Ride

Coffs/Sawtell

Howard St near Hogbin Dr. Map 30 B8.

7:45am

(8am in winter - June to August)

Easy ride. All flat except for 2 small hills. Approx 24kms.

Henry Zinkstok

6652 5310

0478 788745

Leisurely ride suitable for beginners. Relaxed & sociable. Coffee in Sawtell. Route includes Hogbin cycleway.

Route map: Coffs/Sawtell

Sunday

3rd

January

Easy Ride 

Coffs West

Creek Side Cafe (Dolphin Marine Magic), 65 Orlando St, Coffs.

Map 30 D6.

7:30am

Medium 3. Undulating.  Road bike/hybrid.  23kms.

Henry Zinkstok

6652 5310

0447 921540

Start DMM, foreshore to “zipper”, Beacon Hill, Adelines Way, Roselands Estate, Shephards Ln. Ret Elbow St, Coffs Creek.

Coffee: Creek Side Cafe.

Route map:  Coffs West

Sunday

10th

January

Recreational Ride

Boambee East to Hungry Head

Boambee East Comm Centre, Bruce King Dr, Boambee East.

Map 33, F1.

7:30am

Medium 6, rolling to flat. Road bike/hybrid.  57kms.

Shorter option from:

Bonville - 46kms, 17min

Perrys Lookout - 31kms, 45min

Rob Fahey

0428 514188

Start Bruce King Dr, hwy c/way, Pine Ck Way, Keevers Dr, Raleigh, hwy, Ferry St, Hungry Hd. Return via Yellow Rock Rd.

Coffee: Anchors Wharf, 4/6 Bellingen St.

Route map: Boambee East/Hungry Head

Sunday

17th

January

Recreational Ride

Boambee to Crossmaglen

Boambee Public School, 30 Lindsays Rd (opp Garden Mania), Boambee.

Map 31 E7.

7:30am

Medium 4, undulating. Road bike/hybrid. 33kms.

Opt xtra:

South Boambee Rd, 7kms.

Marion Beer

6658 1942

0407 188234

Start Garden Mania, hwy c/way, Pine Ck Way, Glennifer Rd, Crossmaglen Rd. Return Butlers Rd & Lindsays Rd.

Coffee: Garden Mania. Map 37 E7.

Route map: Boambee/Crossmaglen

Sunday

24th

January

Recreational Ride

Bucca “T”

Bruxner Saddle, cnr Bruxner Park Rd & Sealy Lookout Dr, Korora.

Map: no reference.

7:30am

Medium 7, rolling hills & long climb. 1.6kms on Hwy. Road bike or hybrid. 28kms

Henry Zinkstok

6652 5310

0447 921540

Start Bruxner Saddle, Bruxner Park Rd, Hwy, Old Coast Rd, Solitary Islands Way, Hoys Rd, Old Bucca Rd, Bucca Rd. Ret Central Bucca Rd.

Coffee: Aanuka Resort, 11 Firman Dr, Diggers Beach. Map 28, E8.

Route map:  Bucca T

26th Jan

Tuesday

Australia Day

Sunday

31st

January

Recreational Ride

Upper Orara

Upper Orara Hall, cnr Upper Orara & Dairyville roads.

Drive: 15kms 20mins.

Map 35 E6

7:30am

Medium 6. Rolling hills to flat.  Road bike/hybrid. 36kms.

Less Friday Ck Rd, 28kms.

Noel Rodda

6651 1508

0408166689

Start Orara Hall, Upper Orara Rd, North & South Is. Loop Rds, Friday Creek Rd.  Return to Hall then Dairyville Rd & ret.  

Coffee: Total Gardens, 5 Nelson St, Coffs.

Route map:  Upper Orara

Sunday

7th

February

Easy Ride

Woolgoolga to Arrawarra

Beach House Cafe, 72 Beach St (next to Surf Shop), Woolgoolga.

Drive: 25kms 25min.

Map 24 D6.

7:30am

Easy 3, flat, 2 short steep hills can walk. Bike any. 23kms.

Rob Fahey

0428 514188

Start Beach St, Wharf St, Woopi Sports Ground, Safety Beach, Woopi Golf Course, Mullaway & finally Arrawarra Rd to beach.  View 5 headlands on return.

Coffee: Beach House Cafe. Map 24 D6.

Route map:  Woolgoolga/Arrawarra

Sunday

14th

February

Recreational Ride

Urunga, Mylestom & Wenona

Anchors Wharf Cafe, 4/6 Bellingen St, Urunga,

Map 41, E5

7:30am

Medium 5. Rolling to flat. (Urunga to Mylestom flat)

Road bike or hybrid. 46kms.

Shorter option omit:

Wenona - 37kms.

& Hungry Hd - 29kms.

Deb Meredith

6653 1668

0403 475969

Start Bellingen St, Yellow Rock Rd,  Mylestom. Ret Urunga via Raleigh. Hungry Hd & Wenona.

Coffee:  Anchors Wharf Cafe.

Route map:   Urunga/Mylestom/Wenona

Sunday

21st

February

Recreational Ride

Raleigh to Bellingen

Cnr North Bank Rd & Keevers Dr (near Raleigh Bridge), Raleigh.

Map 38 D4.

7:30am

Hard 8, hilly & long climbs.

Road bike or hybrid.  41kms.

Henry Zinkstok

6652 5310

0447 921540

Start North Bank Rd, Old Pacific Hwy, Short Cut Rd, South Arm Rd, Bowraville Rd, Bello, Ret North Bank Rd.

Coffee: The Old Butter Factory. Map 40 F5

Route:   Raleigh/Bellingen

Sunday

28th

February

Recreational Ride

Coramba to Nana Glen

Fire Station, Coramba. Turn left after railway underpass.

Drive: 16kms, 20min.

Map 35, E2.

7:30am

Medium 7, rolling to undulating. Road bike/hybrid.

39kms

Cheryl Armstrong

0402 090128

Start Gale St, East Bank Rd, Bucca Rd, Morrows Rd, Orara Way. Ret East Bank.

Coffee: Kafe Kookaburra. Map 36, B9

Route map:  Cormaba/Nana Glen

Sunday

6th

March

Easy Ride 

Korora to Heritage Park

Car park at bottom of Norman Hill Dr (access via Plantain Rd off James Small Dr), Korora.  

Map 28, E4.

7:30am

Easy 3, some hills. Road bike or hybrid.  27kms.

Christine Cleary

0488 140843

Start Norman Hill Dr, Luke Bowen foot bridge, Old Coast Rd, Solitary Is Way, Heritage Dr. Ret east side of hwy.

Coffee: Aanuka Resort, 11 Firman Dr, Diggers Beach. Map 28, E8.

Route map: Korora/Heritage Park

Sunday

13th

March

Recreational Ride

Boambee East to Hungry Head

Boambee East Comm Centre, Bruce King Dr, Boambee East.

Map 33, F1.

7:30am

Medium 6, rolling to flat. Road bike/hybrid.  56kms.

Shorter option from:

Bonville - 46kms, 17min

Perrys Lookout - 31kms, 45min

Henry Zinkstok

6652 5310

0447 921540

Start Bruce King Dr, hwy c/way, Pine Ck Way, Keevers Dr, Raleigh, hwy, Ferry St, Hungry Hd. Return via Yellow Rock Rd,

Coffee: Anchors Wharf, 4/6 Bellingen St.

Route map: Boambee East/Hungry Head

Sunday

20th

March

Recreational Ride

Toormina to Crossmaglen

Ex Sawtell Nursery, 631 Hogbin Dr, Toormina (park outside nursery car park.)

Map 34 C2

7:30am

Medium 5, undulating. Road bike/hybrid. 34kms.

Henry Zinkstok

6652 5310

0447 921540

Start Ex Sawtell Nursery, thru Boambee East, Bonville, Crossmaglen. Return same. Coffee: The Hidden Link Cafe.

Route:  Toormina/Crossmaglen

Easter

Sunday

27th

March

Recreational Ride

Upper Orara

Upper Orara Hall, cnr Upper Orara & Dairyville roads.

Drive: 15kms 20mins.

Map 35 E6

7:30am

Medium 6. Rolling hills to flat.  Road bike/hybrid. 36kms.

Less Friday Ck Rd, 28kms.

Noel Rodda

6651 1508

0408166689

Start Orara Hall, Upper Orara Rd, North & South Is. Loop Rds, Friday Creek Rd.  Return to Hall then Dairyville Rd & ret.  

Coffee: Total Gardens, 5 Nelson St, Coffs.

Route map:  Upper Orara

Sunday

3rd

April

Easy Ride

Woolgoolga to Arrawarra

Beach House Cafe, 72 Beach St (next to Surf Shop), Woolgoolga.

Drive: 25kms 25min.

Map 24 D6.

7:30am

Easy 3, flat, 2 short steep hills can walk. Bike any. 23kms.

Henry Zinkstok

6652 5310

0447 921540

Start Beach St, Wharf St, Woopi Sports Ground, Safety Beach, Woopi Golf Course, Mullaway & finally Arrawarra Rd to beach.  View 5 headlands on return.

Coffee: Beach House Cafe. Map 24 D6.

Route map:  Woolgoolga/Arrawarra

Sunday

10th

April

Recreational Ride

Raleigh to Bellingen

Cnr North Bank Rd & Keevers Dr (near Raleigh Bridge), Raleigh.

Map 38 D4.

7:30am

Hard 8, hilly & long climbs.

Road bike or hybrid.  41kms.

Rob Fahey

0428 514188

Start North Bank Rd, Old Pacific Hwy, Short Cut Rd, South Arm Rd, Bowraville Rd, Bello, Ret North Bank Rd.

Coffee: The Old Butter Factory. Map 40 F5

Route:   Raleigh/Bellingen

Sunday

17th

April

Recreational Ride

Urunga, Mylestom & Wenona

Anchors Wharf Cafe, 4/6 Bellingen St, Urunga,

Map 41, E5

7:30am

Medium 5. Rolling to flat. (Urunga to Mylestom flat)

Road bike or hybrid. 46kms.

Shorter option omit:

Wenona - 37kms.

& Hungry Hd - 29kms.

Henry Zinkstok

6652 5310

0447 921540

Start Bellingen St, Yellow Rock Rd,  Mylestom. Ret Urunga via Raleigh. Hungry Hd & Wenona.

Coffee:  Anchors Wharf Cafe.

Route map:   Urunga/Mylestom/Wenona

Sunday

24th

April

Recreational Ride

Bucca “T”

Bruxner Saddle, cnr Bruxner Park Rd & Sealy Lookout Dr, Korora.

Map: no reference.

7:30am

Medium 7, rolling hills & long climb. 1.6kms on Hwy. Road bike or hybrid. 28kms

Henry Zinkstok

6652 5310

0447 921540

Start Bruxner Saddle, Bruxner Park Rd, Hwy, Old Coast Rd, Solitary Islands Way, Hoys Rd, Old Bucca Rd, Bucca Rd. Ret Central Bucca Rd.

Coffee: Aanuka Resort, 11 Firman Dr, Diggers Beach. Map 28, E8.

Route map:  Bucca T

Sunday

1st

May

Easy Ride 

Coffs West

Creek Side Cafe (Dolphin Marine Magic), 65 Orlando St, Coffs.

Map 30 D6.

7:30am

Medium 3. Undulating.  Road bike/hybrid.  23kms.

Henry Zinkstok

6652 5310

0447 921540

Start DMM, foreshore to “zipper”, Beacon Hill, Adelines Way, Roselands Estate, Shephards Ln. Ret Elbow St, Coffs Creek.

Coffee: Creek Side Cafe.

Route map:  Coffs West

Sunday

8th

May

Mothers

Day

Recreational Ride

Ulmarra to Brushgrove

Bailey Park, River St, Ulmarra.

92kms, 1hr 15min.

Map 12 D2.

9:30am

Medium 6. Flat. Road bike or hybrid.  67kms.

Henry Zinkstok

6652 5310

0447 921540

Start Ulmarra, ferry to Southgate, Lower Southgate, Lawrence, ferry to Woodford Island. West side of island. Ret same.

Lunch: Brushgrove pub. Map 10 B2.

Route map: Ulmarra/Brushgrove

Sunday

15th

May

Recreational Ride

Boambee East to Hungry Head

Boambee East Comm Centre, Bruce King Dr, Boambee East.

Map 33, F1.

7:30am

Medium 6, rolling to flat. Road bike/hybrid.  56kms.

Shorter option from:

Bonville - 46kms, 17min

Perrys Lookout - 31kms, 45min

Rob Fahey

0428 514188

Start Bruce King Dr, hwy c/way, Pine Ck Way, Keevers Dr, Raleigh, hwy, Ferry St, Hungry Hd. Return via Yellow Rock Rd.

Coffee: Anchors Wharf, 4/6 Bellingen St.

Route map: Boambee East/Hungry Head

Sunday

22nd

May

Recreational Ride

Boambee to Crossmaglen

Boambee Public School, 30 Lindsays Rd (opp Garden Mania), Boambee.

Map 31 E7.

7:30am

Medium 4, undulating. Road bike/hybrid. 33kms.

Opt xtra:

South Boambee Rd, 7kms.

Marion Beer

6658 1942

0407 188234

Start Garden Mania, hwy c/way, Pine Ck Way, Glennifer Rd, Crossmaglen Rd. Return Butlers Rd & Lindsays Rd.

Coffee: Garden Mania. Map 37 E7.

Route map: Boambee/Crossmaglen

Sunday

29th

May

Recreational Ride

Coramba to Nana Glen

Fire Station, Coramba. Turn left after railway underpass.

Drive: 16kms, 20min.

Map 35, E2.

7:30am

Medium 7, rolling to undulating. Road bike/hybrid.

39kms

Cheryl Armstrong

0402 090128

Start Gale St, East Bank Rd, Bucca Rd, Morrows Rd, Orara Way. Ret East Bank.

Coffee: Kafe Kookaburra. Map 36, B9

Route map:  Cormaba/Nana Glen

Sunday

5th

June

Easy Ride 

Korora to Heritage Park

Car park at bottom of Norman Hill Dr (access via Plantain Rd off James Small Dr), Korora.  

Map 28, E4.

8:00am

Easy 3, some hills. Road bike or hybrid.  27kms.

Christine Cleary

0488 140843

Start Norman Hill Dr, Luke Bowen foot bridge, Old Coast Rd, Solitary Is Way, Heritage Dr. Ret east side of hwy.

Coffee: Aanuka Resort, 11 Firman Dr, Diggers Beach. Map 28, E8.

Route map: Korora/Heritage Park

Sunday

12th

June

Recreational Ride

Boambee East to Bellingen

Boambee East Comm Centre, Bruce King Dr, Boambee East.

Map 33 F1.

8:00am

Hard 8, rolling hills. Road bike/hybrid. 59kms.

Shorter option from:

Perrys Lookout, 31kms (45min)

North Bank Rd, 26kms (53min)

Rob Fahey

0428 514188

Start Bruce King Dr, Hwy c/way, Pine Creek Way, Keevers Dr, North Bank Rd, Hammond St, Waterfall Way. Ret same.

Coffee: The Old Butter Factory. Map 40 F5

Route map:  Boambee East/Bellingen

Sunday

19th

June

Recreational Ride

Upper Orara

Upper Orara Hall, cnr Upper Orara & Dairyville roads.

Drive: 15kms 20mins.

Map 35 E6

8:00am

Medium 6. Rolling hills to flat.  Road bike/hybrid. 36kms.

Less Friday Ck Rd, 28kms.

Noel Rodda

6651 1508

0408166689

Start Orara Hall, Upper Orara Rd, North & South Is. Loop Rds, Friday Creek Rd.  Return to Hall then Dairyville Rd & ret.  

Coffee: Total Gardens, 5 Nelson St, Coffs.

Route map:  Upper Orara

Sunday

26th

June

Easy Ride

Coffs West

Creek Side Cafe, Dolphin Marine Magic, 65 Orlando St Coffs Harbour

Map 30 D6.

8:00am

Medium 3, Undulating,

Road bike or hybrid.  23kms.

Rob Fahey

0428 514188

Start Dolphin Marine Magic, foreshore to “Zipper” Beacon Hill, Adelines Way, Roselands Estate, Shephards Lane, Return Elbow Street Coffs Creek.

Coffee: Aanuka Diggers Beach Cafe

Route: Coffs West

Sunday

3rd

July

Breakfast Ride

Bongil Bongil to Crossmaglen &

AGM

Picnic ground at end of Williams Rd, Bongil Bongil Nat Park.

Map 33 D8.

8:00am ride, 9.30am brunch,

10:30am AGM

Easy 3, only one big hill. Bike any. 26kms.

Christine Cleary

0488 140843

Start picnic ground, Williams Rd, Pine Creek Way, Glennifer Rd, Crossmaglen Rd. Return same.

Note. Brunch for $ members only.

Route map:  Bongil Bongil/ Crossmaglen

Sunday

10th

July

Recreational Ride

Boambee East to Hungry Head

Boambee East Comm Centre, Bruce King Dr, Boambee East.

Map 33, F1.

8:00am

Medium 6, rolling to flat. Road bike/hybrid.  56kms.

Shorter option from:

Bonville - 46kms, 17min

Perrys Lookout - 31kms, 45min

Rob Fahey

0428 514188

Start Bruce King Dr, hwy c/way, Pine Ck Way, Keevers Dr, Raleigh, hwy, Ferry St, Hungry Hd. Return via Yellow Rock Rd.

Coffee: Anchors Wharf, 4/6 Bellingen St.

Route map: Boambee East/Hungry Head

Sunday

17th

July

Recreational Ride

Coramba to Nana Glen

Fire Station, Coramba. Turn left after railway underpass.

Drive: 16kms, 20min.

Map 35, E2.

8:00am

Medium 7, rolling to undulating. Road bike/hybrid.

39kms

Cheryl Armstrong

0402 090128

Start Gale St, East Bank Rd, Bucca Rd, Morrows Rd, Orara Way. Ret East Bank.

Coffee: Kafe Kookaburra. Map 36, B9

Route map:  Cormaba/Nana Glen 

Sunday

24th

July

Recreational Ride

Bucca “T”

Bruxner Saddle, cnr Bruxner Park Rd & Sealy Lookout Dr, Korora.

Map: no reference.

8:00am

Medium 7, rolling hills & long climb. 1.6kms on Hwy. Road bike or hybrid. 28kms

Rob Fahey

0428 514188

Start Bruxner Saddle, Bruxner Park Rd, Hwy, Old Coast Rd, Solitary Islands Way, Hoys Rd, Old Bucca Rd, Bucca Rd. Ret Central Bucca Rd.

Coffee: Aanuka Resort, 11 Firman Dr, Diggers Beach. Map 28, E8.

Route map:  Bucca T

Sunday

31st

July

Recreational Ride

Upper Orara

Upper Orara Hall, cnr Upper Orara & Dairyville roads.

Drive: 15kms 20mins.

Map 35 E6

8:00am

Medium 6. Rolling hills to flat.  Road bike/hybrid. 36kms.

Less Friday Ck Rd, 28kms.

Noel Rodda

6651 1508

0408166689

Start Orara Hall, Upper Orara Rd, North & South Is. Loop Rds, Friday Creek Rd.  Return to Hall then Dairyville Rd & ret.  

Coffee: Total Gardens, 5 Nelson St, Coffs.

Route map:  Upper Orara

Sunday

7th

August?

Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge

See link below:

www.coffscoastcyclechallenge.com

Sunday

7th

August

Easy Ride

Woolgoolga to Arrawarra

Beach House Cafe, 72 Beach St (next to Surf Shop), Woolgoolga.

Drive: 25kms 25min.

Map 24 D6.

8:00am

Easy 3, flat, 2 short steep hills can walk. Bike any. 23kms.

Deb Meredith

6653 1668

0403 475969

Start Beach St, Wharf St, Woopi Sports Ground, Safety Beach, Woopi Golf Course, Mullaway & finally Arrawarra Rd to beach.  View 5 headlands on return.

Coffee: Beach House Cafe. Map 24 D6.

Route map:  Woolgoolga/Arrawarra

Sunday

14th

August

Recreational Ride

Raleigh to Bellingen

Cnr North Bank Rd & Keevers Dr (near Raleigh Bridge), Raleigh.

Map 38 D4.

8:00am

Hard 8, hilly & long climbs.

Road bike or hybrid.  41kms.

Rob Fahey

0428 514188

Start North Bank Rd, Old Pacific Hwy, Short Cut Rd, South Arm Rd, Bowraville Rd, Bello, Ret North Bank Rd.

Coffee: The Old Butter Factory. Map 40 F5

Route:   Raleigh/Bellingen

Sunday

21st

August

Recreational Ride

Coramba to Nana Glen

Fire Station, Coramba. Turn left after railway underpass.

Drive: 16kms, 20min.

Map 35, E2.

8:00am

Medium 7, rolling to undulating. Road bike/hybrid.

39kms

Henry Zinkstok

6652 5310

0447 921540

Start Gale St, East Bank Rd, Bucca Rd, Morrows Rd, Orara Way. Ret East Bank.

Coffee: Kafe Kookaburra. Map 36, B9

Route map:  Cormaba/Nana Glen

Sunday

28th

August

Recreational Ride

Toormina to Crossmaglen

Ex Sawtell Nursery, 631 Hogbin Dr, Toormina (park  outside nursey car park.)

Map 34 C2

8:00am

Medium 5, undulating. Road bike/hybrid. 34kms.

Marion Beer

6658 1942

0407 188234

Start Ex Sawtell Nursery, thru Boambee East, Bonville, Crossmaglen. Return same. Coffee: The Hidden Link Cafe.

Route:  Toormina/Crossmaglen

Sunday

4th

September

Fathers

Day

Easy Ride Boambee to Bonville

Boambee Public School, 30 Lindsays Rd (opp Garden Mania), Boambee.

Map 31, E7.

7:30am

Medium 3. Undulating, one big hill.  Road bike/hybrid.  26kms.

Opt extra: South Boambee Rd, 7kms.

Christine Cleary

0488 140843

Start Garden Mania, hwy c/way, Pine Ck Way, Bonville estate by left turns. Return Lindsays Rd.

Coffee: Garden Mania. Map 37, E7.

Route map:  Boambee/Bonville

Sunday

11th

September

Recreational Ride

Boambee East to Hungry Head

Boambee East Comm Centre, Bruce King Dr, Boambee East.

Map 33, F1.

7:30am

Medium 6, rolling to flat. Road bike/hybrid.  56kms.

Shorter option from:

Bonville - 46kms, 17min

Perrys Lookout - 31kms, 45min

Henry Zinkstok

6652 5310

0447 921540

Start Bruce King Dr, hwy c/way, Pine Ck Way, Keevers Dr, Raleigh, hwy, Ferry St, Hungry Hd. Return via Yellow Rock Rd.

Coffee: Anchors Wharf, 4/6 Bellingen St.

Route map: Boambee East/Hungry Head

Sunday

18th

September

Recreational Ride

Coffs Creek Loop

BUG 30 year anniversary

Advocate Pavilion, Coffs Harbour Showgrounds.

9:00am

Easy 1, flat except for some little inclines.  8.75kms.

Multiple ride leaders to be available on the day please.

Start at Coffs Showgrounds and ride around Coffs Creek in ACW direction. Birthday celebrations after the ride at showgrounds. Numerous activities.

Route map:  Coffs Creek Loop

Sunday

25th

September

Recreational Ride

Boambee East to Bellingen

Boambee East Comm Centre, Bruce King Dr, Boambee East.

Map 33 F1.

7:30am

Hard 8, rolling hills. Road bike/hybrid. 59kms.

Shorter option from:

Perrys Lookout, 31kms (45min)

North Bank Rd, 26kms (53min)

Henry Zinkstok

6652 5310

0447 921540

Start Bruce King Dr, Hwy c/way, Pine Creek Way, Keevers Dr, North Bank Rd, Hammond St, Waterfall Way. Ret same.

Coffee: The Old Butter Factory. Map 40 F5

Route map:  Boambee East/Bellingen

Sunday

2nd

October

Easy Ride 

Korora to Heritage Park

Car park at bottom of Norman Hill Dr (access via Plantain Rd off James Small Dr), Korora.  

Map 28, E4.

7:30am

Easy 3, some hills. Road bike or hybrid.  27kms.

Christine Cleary

0488 140843

Start Norman Hill Dr, Luke Bowen foot bridge, Old Coast Rd, Solitary Is Way, Heritage Dr. Ret east side of hwy.

Coffee: Aanuka Resort, 11 Firman Dr, Diggers Beach. Map 28, E8.

Route map: Korora/Heritage Park

Sunday

9th

October

Recreational Ride

Urunga, Mylestom & Hungry Head

Anchors Wharf Cafe, 4/6 Bellingen St, Urunga,

Map 41, E5

7:30am

Medium 4. Mostly flat.

Road bike or hybrid. 38kms.

Rob Fahey

0428 514188

Start Bellingen St, Yellow Rock Rd,  Mylestom. Ret to Urunga via Raleigh.  Urunga to Hungry Hd & ret to Urunga.

Coffee:  Anchors Wharf Cafe.

Route map:   Urunga/Mylestom/Wenona

Sunday

16th

October

Recreational Ride

Coramba to Nana Glen

Fire Station, Coramba. Turn left after railway underpass.

Drive: 16kms, 20min.

Map 35, E2.

7:30am

Medium 7, rolling to undulating. Road bike/hybrid.

39kms

Henry Zinkstok

6652 5310

0447 921540

Start Gale St, East Bank Rd, Bucca Rd, Morrows Rd, Orara Way. Ret East Bank.

Coffee: Kafe Kookaburra. Map 36, B9

Route map:  Cormaba/Nana Glen

Sunday

23rd

October

Recreational Ride

Urunga to Nambucca Heads

Carpark opp Ocean View Hotel,15 Morgo St, Urunga.

Map: 41, F6.

7:30am

Medium 7, rolling hills. Road bike or hybrid. 49kms.

Shorter option from:

Hungry Head - 41.5kms.

Henry Zinkstok

6652 5310

0447 921540

Start Foreshore, Hungry Hd Rd, Gingaway, Mann St, Ridge St. Cpt Cook’s Lookout. Return via Riverside Dr, Seaview St.

Coffee: Wharf Street Cafe, 1 Wellington Dr, Nambucca Heads. Map 44, D5.

Route map:  Urunga/Nambucca Heads

Sunday

30th

October

Recreational Ride

Jacaranda Ride

Memorial Park, Prince St (beside river and opp Crown Hotel), Grafton.

Drive: 86kms, 1hr 15min.

Map 16, A8.

8:30am

Medium 6, flat to undulating. Roads smooth except for 600m gravel (go slow here). Also, 1.3km of hwy in 80 zone.  Road bike or hybrid. 42kms.

Henry Zinkstok

6652 5310

0447 921540

Start Memorial Park, Sth Grafton. Back roads to Ulmarra. Ferry to Sth Gate. Road to Junction Hill. View jacarandas thru Grafton. Ret to Memorial Park.

Coffee: Mulberry Crt Coffee Lng, Ulmarra.

Lunch: Crown Hotel, 1 Prince St, Grafton.

Route map:  Jacaranda Ride

Sunday

6th

November

Breakfast Ride

Bongil Bongil to Crossmaglen

Picnic ground at end of Williams Rd, Bongil Bongil Nat Park.

Map 33 D8.

7:30am ride, 9.00am brunch.

Easy 3, only one big hill. Bike any. 26kms.

Marion Beer

6658 1942

0407 188234

Start picnic ground, Williams Rd, Pine Creek Way, Glennifer Rd, Crossmaglen Rd. Return same.

Note. Brunch for $ members only.

Route map:  Bongil Bongil/ Crossmaglen

Sunday

13th

November

Recreational Ride

Raleigh to Bellingen

Cnr North Bank Rd & Keevers Dr (near Raleigh Bridge), Raleigh.

Map 38 D4.

7:30am

Hard 9, hilly & long climbs.

Road bike or hybrid.  41kms.

Henry Zinkstok

6652 5310

0447 921540

Start North Bank Rd, Old Pacific Hwy, Short Cut Rd, South Arm Rd, Bowraville Rd, Bello, Ret North Bank Rd.

Coffee: The Old Butter Factory. Map 40 F5

Route:   Raleigh/Bellingen

Sunday

20th

November

Recreational Ride

Boambee East to Hungry Head

Boambee East Comm Centre, Bruce King Dr, Boambee East.

Map 33, F1.

7:30am

Medium 6, rolling to flat. Road bike/hybrid.  56kms.

Shorter option from:

Bonville - 46kms, 17min

Perrys Lookout - 31kms, 45min

Henry Zinkstok

6652 5310

0447 921540

Start Bruce King Dr, hwy c/way, Pine Ck Way, Keevers Dr, Raleigh, hwy, Ferry St, Hungry Hd. Return via Yellow Rock Rd.

Coffee: Anchors Wharf, 4/6 Bellingen St.

Route map: Boambee East/Hungry Head

Sunday

27th

November

Recreational Ride

Upper Orara

Upper Orara Hall, cnr Upper Orara & Dairyville roads.

Drive: 15kms 20mins.

Map 35 E6

7:30am

Medium 6. Rolling hills to flat.  Road bike/hybrid. 36kms.

Less Friday Ck Rd, 28kms.

Noel Rodda

6651 1508

0408166689

Start Orara Hall, Upper Orara Rd, North & South Is. Loop Rds, Friday Creek Rd.  Return to Hall then Dairyville Rd & ret.  

Coffee: Total Gardens, 5 Nelson St, Coffs.

Route map:  Upper Orara

Sunday

4th

December

Easy Ride

Woolgoolga to Arrawarra

Beach House Cafe, 72 Beach St (next to Surf Shop), Woolgoolga. 25kms 25min.

Map 24, D6.

7:30am

Easy 3, flat, 2 short steep hills can walk. Bike any. 23kms.

Deb Meredith

6653 1668

0403 475969

Start Beach St, Wharf St, Woopi Sports Ground, Safety Beach, Woopi Golf Course, Mullaway & finally Arrawarra Rd to beach.  View 5 headlands on return.

Coffee: Beach House Cafe. Map 24 D6.

Route map:  Woolgoolga/Arrawarra

Sunday

11th

December

Recreational Ride

Urunga, Mylestom & Hungry Head

Anchors Wharf Cafe, 4/6 Bellingen St, Urunga,

Map 41, E5

7:30am

Medium 4. Mostly flat.

Road bike or hybrid. 38kms.

Rob Fahey

0428 514188

Start Bellingen St, Yellow Rock Rd,  Mylestom. Ret to Urunga via Raleigh.  Urunga to Hungry Hd & ret to Urunga.

Coffee:  Anchors Wharf Cafe.

Route map:   Urunga/Mylestom/Wenona

Sunday

18th

December

Recreational Ride

Raleigh to Bellingen

Cnr North Bank Rd & Keevers Dr (near Raleigh Bridge), Raleigh.

Map 38, D4.

7:30am

Hard 9, hilly & long climbs.

Road bike or hybrid.  41kms.

Henry Zinkstok

6652 5310

0447 921540

Start North Bank Rd, Old Pacific Hwy, Short Cut Rd, South Arm Rd, Bowraville Rd, Bello, Ret North Bank Rd.

Coffee: The Old Butter Factory. Map 40 F5

Route:   Raleigh/Bellingen

Friday

23rd

December

Recreational Ride

Coramba to Nana Glen

Fire Station, Coramba. Turn left just after railway underpass.

Drive: 16kms, 20min.

Map 35, E2.

7:30am

Medium 7, rolling to undulating. Road bike/hybrid.

39kms

Henry Zinkstok

6652 5310

0447 921540

Start Gale St, East Bank Rd, Bucca Rd, Morrows Rd, Orara Way. Ret East Bank.

Coffee: Kafe Kookaburra. Map 36, B9

Route map:  Cormaba/Nana Glen

CAFES

CAFES

CAFES

Anchors Wharf, 6655 5588, 8:00am.

Garden Mania, 6658 3886, 9:00am.

Kafe Kookaburra, 6654 3705, 6:00am.

Total Gardens, 6651 2002, 9:00am.

Coffee Works Beach House Cafe, 6654 7757.

The Missing Link Cafe, 6658 1921, 8:00am.

Creek Side Cafe (Dlphn Mrn Mgc), 6659 1900, 7:30am.

The Old Butter Factory, 6655 2150, 8:00am.

Brushgrove Hotel, 6647 6201.

Crown Hotel, 6642 4000

Mulberry Court Coffee Lounge, 6644 5158

Ulmarra Ferry Information: 0417 500 472.

Lawrence Ferry Information: 0417 450 368.