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Important Information

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Cycling can be an enjoyable and exciting activity. However, like many recreational activities that require physical exertion, cycling carries with it the risk of physical injury. The risks associated with cycling include the risk that:

  • you may be involved in a collision with people, animals, objects and/or vehicles;
  • you may lose your balance;
  • you may suffer from the effects of heat, cold, wind, rain and other weather conditions;
  • you may suffer from physical exertion;
  • you may become separated from the cycling group; and
  • you may fall from your bicycle.

These risks may result in death, bodily injury, disability, property damage and economic loss. There are other risks to which you may be exposed. You should ensure that you wear appropriate clothing and safety equipment, including a helmet.

By participating in the cycling activities provided by the organising Bicycle NSW Affiliated Bicycle User Group, you agree:

  • to obey all Australian and NSW road rules;
  • that your bicycle and equipment is in good mechanical order.
  • to comply with all directions given to you by Bicycle NSW employees or agents of the organising Bicycle User Group;
  • to take full and sole responsibility for any person under the age of 18 years who accompanies you in these cycling activities;
  • that you participate at your own risk; that the agreement for services provided to you by the organising Bicycle User Group does not include any implied or express warranty that the services of the organising Bicycle User Group will be rendered with due care and skill or that any materials provided by the organising Bicycle User Group in connection with the cycling activities will be fit for the purpose for which they are supplied;
  • that the organising Bicycle User Group has no liability to you for personal injury or death arising from the services that the organising Bicycle User Group provides to you; and
    to indemnify organising Bicycle User Group against any claim, loss, damage, liability, cost and expense that may be incurred or sustained by the organising Bicycle User Group in connection with any act, matter or thing done, permitted or omitted to be done by you or which was in any way connected with your involvement in the cycling activities.

An approved Australian Standards helmet is required to be worn on all rides. No helmet, no ride. No exceptions. Please ensure your bike is in good working order and bring a spare tube, a pump, tyre levers, a full water bottle and any other tools you may require. It is also recommended you bring money for food and/or fares and your mobile phone.

 

Children – these rides are not a child minding service. Every rider under the age of 18 must be under the direct supervision of a parent/guardian. The parent/guardian must watch and control their children for the duration of the ride. The parent/guardian agrees to take full and sole responsibility for their children’s safety. Please contact the Ride Leader in advance to discuss the suitability of a ride for your children.

Feedback can be sent to rides@bicyclensw.org.au

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A to C + Z (Artarmon, Chowder Bay and Zoo)

April 18 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am

A ride through Artarmon and Mosman for magnificent coastal views at Balmoral, Chowder Bay Bradleys Head and Taronga Zoo. The ride route takes you through the backstreets and up and down all the hills in the area so you can test your climbing skills. Toilet stop at Balmoral. Coffee at Georges Heights or near return to Artarmon. We use designated cycle routes missing some of the bigger hills but keeping enough in the mix to allow you to continue your climbing practice. Return to Artarmon via Mosman and Cowles Rd using the designated cycle route.

Notes: Coffee near end of ride in Cammeray area. Cancelled if raining.

Pre-registration required through the Bike North website link

Details

Date:
April 18
Time:
7:30 am - 10:00 am
Website:
https://www.bikenorth.org.au/cal/cal-view/?submit=view&id=7150&type=ride_bn

Venue

Artarmon Station, East side
Artarmon Station NSW 2064 Australia

Organizer

Bike North Inc

Other

Ride Distance
36 km
Riding Environment
Pacemoderate
approx. 19-22 kms/hr
Metres
Climbed
539.157
RDI19.409652
GradeMedium
REECalculate your REE
Explanations of Bike North grades, pace, RDI, REE
SuitabilityFor hill fit riders those looking for a shorter ride.
FeaturesHills, beach, parks and harbour views, pleasant scenery
Coffee stopGeorges Heights or near end of ride.
Expected
duration
2.50 hour(s) (estimate only - ride may be longer due to on the day factors)
For more information including ride map and profile, and any pre-registration options please check the Calendar Entry on the Bike North Website
Event Contact Information
Ian Meller
Emailiangmeller@gmail.com
Ph0490 332 072