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Brisbane City Council Active Parks and GOLD Cycling Programs are now available - July to December 2016 Click Here


**Media -  Bushranger Bikes featured on Channel 7's Queensland Weekender with a focus on my new Southeast Queensland Whale Trail Cycling tour.  For a peek at the promo and to find out about this tour click here.

Check out the latest story on Bushranger Bikes tour on 'Weekend Notes'.  Even better - why not join us for some great cycling fun! E-mail info@bushrangerbikes.com.au



Southeast Queensland Awesome Tour

Bushranger Bikes Southeast Queensland  'Whale Trail'TM

Cycle The Humpback - Exclusive to Bushranger Bikes

 


Tour Dates


- August 2016 -
Fully Booked

- 4 to 10 September 2016 - Taking Bookings Now
 

These are the magic cycling months in Queensland so join me for some awesome coastal adventure cycling!

For all the details about this amazing new tour program click here! plus the details of a 'Short Break' option - here.
 


Queensland, Victoria & NSW - Bushranger Bikes Tour Calendar - join Bushranger Bikes for the Cycling Tour of a life time!

Bring on 2016!! Great Multi Day Cycling Adventure Tours:


Bushranger Bikes Southeast Queensland  'Whale Trail'TM

Tour dates available in September 2016 - see above for more details

Southeast Queensland Coastal Cycling - the Bushranger Bikes Whale Trail Enquiries & Bookings are being taken now!

Sydney NSW.....

4 to 8 April 2016 Finished - The new 5  day itinerary was fantastic and provided additional rides in Sydney - Narrabeen Lakes and Olympic Park to Botany Bay.

Put this one on your adventure planner for April 2017 and enquire now!
 

Walking and Cycling Sydney & Wollongong - NSW

Expressions of interest taken now for 2017!

North Eastern Victoria High Country.....

12 to 20 May 2016 - Finished.  Enquire now for Autumn 2017.

14 to 22 October 2016 - available seats - booking now!

Please enquire about 2016 tours

High Country Rail Trail, Murray to Mountains & Great Victorian Rail Trail - The Three Rail Trail Tour - Victoria

Enquiries & Bookings are being taken now!

For more info Click here for all the details by tour location, including itineraries, inclusions and cost.

Interested?  Enquiries and bookings are being taken now!   For all the details and the full itineraries please e-mail me -   info@bushrangerbikes.com.au


2016 Bushranger Bike Rides, Activities, Half & Full Day & Short Break Tours:

Local Southeast Queensland stuff....new dates currently in the planning

Half day, full day & Short Break adventure rides are back on the calendar - keep an eye out for newsletters and also updates on the web site.  The theme - Cycling Fun - Rides to 'Beat the Boring'.  Life is way too short to be riding boring stuff........

More about these Bushranger Bikes rides  Click here.




Beechworth, Victoria
 

Bushranger Bikes Rides & Tours - Amazing recreational cycling adventures to amazing places!

Check the 'Tours' page.   Interested? Contact Bushranger Bikes now!  info@bushrangerbikes.com.au

 

Other dates and custom group tours are available - please contact Bushranger - info@bushrangerbikes.com.au
 

Bookings and expressions of interest are being taken for all 2016 Bushranger Bikes Tour now - more information and details are available through the 'Tour' pages on my web site - click here - or on request - e-mail info@bushrangerbikes.com.au Limited spaces are available so act now!

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Warren & Lesley - Central Otago Rail Trail


Active Parks                                                        GOLD

 Brisbane City Council Active Parks Bike Rides       
 

  Brisbane City Council GOLD Bike Rides

BCC Active Parks Cycling Activities
 

BCC Active Parks Program - July to December 2016

- Download as a PDF

 

Title Date Description of activity Location Meeting Place Start time Finish time Requirements
Creek cruiser ride (moderate pace) 16/07/2016 This is a ride to Roma Street Parklands and a city/river loop with different route option available following the Ithaca Creek trail and returning via the Enoggera Creek loop.  Distance is approximately 30-35kms on bike paths, some road sections and undulations.  Bring some change for a coffee.  No bookings required.  Just be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the ride starts. Dorrington Park Car park at the hockey grounds, Mirrabooka Rd 9:00:00 12:00:00 Bike, helmet, gloves (optional), clothing appropriate for cycling, closed in shoes, sunscreen and water bottle.  Bikes and equipment can be hired from Bushranger Bikes for $15 per person per activity.  This must be arranged in advance.
Bats, boats and bridges bike explorer ride (moderate pace) 11/09/2016 We will follow Norman Creek, East Brisbane corridor past a bat colony and into the city via Dockside.  Then we will ride out to New Farm/Teneriffe for a coffee, returning via Riveside, the Goodwill Bridge and the Southeast Freeway bike path.  Distance is apprximately 35kms with a mix of bike paths, raod sections and some hills.  The path is open so it cang et hot.  Bring some change for a coffee.  No bookings required.  Just be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the ride starts. Thompson Estate Reserve Car park, Pine Street, beside the hall, Greenslopes 9:00:00 12:00:00 Bike, helmet, gloves (optional), clothing appropriate for cycling, closed in shoes, sunscreen and water bottle.  Bikes and equipment can be hired from Bushranger Bikes for $15 per person per activity.  This must be arranged in advance.
The two beaches ride (quicker pace) 29/10/2016 We will ride the Sandgate beachfront to Nudgee Beach via the Boondall Wetlands and return.  The distance is approximately 40kms and is suitable for riders with some bike experience and fitness. The ride is mainly flat on bike paths and quieter back roads, but it can get hot with headwinds.  Bring some change for a coffee.  No bookings required.  Just be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the ride starts. Arthur Davis Park Flinders Parade, Sandgate, beside the swimming pool 9:00:00 12:30:00 Bike, helmet, gloves (optional), clothing appropriate for cycling, closed in shoes, sunscreen and water bottle.  Bikes and equipment can be hired from Bushranger Bikes for $15 per person per activity.  This must be arranged in advance.
River and Gateway Bridge explorer ride (moderate pace) 12/11/2016 We will ride from New Farm Park, following the river through Newstead and Hamilton to the northern end of the of Gateway Bridge and up to the top.  From here we will either drop down to the river park on the southern side or turn and drop back to Portside.  We will then retrace our route back to New Farm.  Distance is approximately 30km and the ride is a mix of bike paths, quieter roads and expect some climbing.  Bring some change for a coffee.  No booking required.  Just be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the ride starts. New Farm Park At the rotunda 9:00:00 12:00:00 Bike, helmet, gloves (optional), clothing appropriate for cycling, closed in shoes, sunscreen and water bottle.  Bikes and equipment can be hired from Bushranger Bikes for $15 per person per activity.  This must be arranged in advance.
Northern suburbs and creek explorer ride (quicker pace) 17/12/2016 We will ride from McDowall and follow Cabbage Tree Creek bikeways and paths through to Bridgeman Downs, Aspley, Carseldine and Taigum to Sandgate, Shorncliffe and return.  Distance is approximately 40-45kms and the ride is on bike paths and roads,   Suitable for riders with some bie experience and fitness.  Bring some change for a coffee.  No bookings required.  Just be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the ride starts. McDowall Reserve Reserve entrance, corner Speilburg Street & Stallone court, McDowall (UBD Ref Map 118, Q10) 9:00:00 12:30:00 Bike, helmet, gloves (optional), clothing appropriate for cycling, closed in shoes, sunscreen and water bottle.  Bikes and equipment can be hired from Bushranger Bikes for $15 per person per activity.  This must be arranged in advance.

Requirements: No bookings required unless you need to hire a bike.  Bring your bicycle and helmet if you have one otherwise phone Jon @ Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694 E-info@bushrangerbikes.com.au to organise equipment - $15 hire per bike. 

Wear suitable clothing and footwear, bring drinking water and money for a coffee stop.

 


BCC GOLD Cycling Activities
 

 

BCC GOLD Program - July to December 2016

- Download as a PDF

 

  Activity   Where   Date   Time   Specific Requirements*
Cycling the city and Dockside: Easy to medium paced 25km ride from Greenslopes. Follow the Southeast Freeway Bikeway into the city, ride from South Bank to GOMA, then a city/river loop over the Go Between and Goodwill bridges, Kangaroo Point to Dockside, Mowbray Park, Stones Corner following Norman Creek back to Greenslopes. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Thompson Estate
Pine Street, Greenslopes
Meet at the car park
Mon 11 Jul 9.15am-12.15pm Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Cycling Brisbane's southern foreshore: Easy paced social 20km ride along the beautiful foreshore from Wynnum North, through Manly to Lota and return. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Elanora Park
Granada Street, Wynnum
Meet at the car park inside the boom gate
Fri 15 Jul 9.15-11.45am Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Cycling - city and river explorer ride: Social easy paced 20km cycle from New Farm Park into the Brisbane CBD past Riverfront Place and through the City Botanic Gardens where we'll visit the nesting Stone-curlews. Then continue on to South Bank, Kangaroo Point and return. There will be an optional extension along the boardwalk to Teneriffe, Newstead and return. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. New Farm Park
Brunswick Street, New Farm
Meet at the Rotunda
Thu 28 Jul 9.15am-12.15pm Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Cycling the city, river and loop: Easy to medium paced social 25km ride to Toowong along the Bicentennial Bikeway, through St. Lucia and the university, over the Eleanor Schonell Bridge and into the city via the Southeast Freeway Bikeway. Meander through South Bank or cross the Goodwill and Go Between bridges and return to West End. Expect some hills. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Orleigh Park
Cnr Riverside Drive and Hill End Terrace, West End
Meet at the car park
Tue 2 Aug 9.15am-12.15pm Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Cycling the brook and mangrove trail - lunch ride: Social 25km ride following Kedron Brook to Nudgee Golf Course, then through to Banyo for a lunch stop. Return to Toombul via Virginia and Northgate. Some small climbs and road sections. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Kalinga Park
Park Avenue, Wooloowin
Meet at the car park
Fri 5 Aug 10.45am-1.45pm Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for lunch.
Cycling the mangroves to the sea trail following Downfall Creek: Easy paced social 25-30km ride from Chermside to Banyo then on to the Kedron Brook path and back to Toombul, Northgate, Virginia and back to the park. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. 7th Brigade Park
Murphy Road, Chermside
Meet at the Kids Space car park
Wed 17 Aug 9.15am-12.45pm Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Cycling the two Creeks and The Gap - afternoon/evening ride: Medium paced 25km ride with some hills. Follow the bikeway from Finsbury Park west along the new paths beside Ithaca Creek to The Gap and return following Enoggera Creek. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Finsbury Park
Finsbury Street, Newmarket
Meet at the car park
Sat 20 Aug 2.15-5.15pm Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Cycling Brisbane's northern foreshore: Medium paced 40km cycle along the Sandgate foreshore to Brighton, along the Deagon deviation and out to Nudgee Beach via the Boondall Wetlands. Return via the Entertainment Centre and Shorncliffe. Mainly flat ride that follows bike paths and quieter back roads. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Arthur Davis Park
Flinders Parade, Sandgate
Meet in front of the swimming pool
Mon 29 Aug 9.15am-12.15pm Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Cycling the Brook: Social 20 km easy paced ride following Kedron Brook to Toombul and then explore the paths out to Skygate. There will be rest breaks to suit the group as it can be hot with head winds. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Hickey Park
Babarra Street, Stafford
Meet at the entry to the sports ground
Thu 1 Sep 9.15am-11:45AM Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Cycling in the wetlands: Social 15-30 km easy paced ride following the Boondall Wetlands trail to Nudgee Beach and return and then a further optional loop through the Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Deagon and Shorncliffe. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Boondall Wetlands
Paperbark Drive, Boondall
Meet at the Environment Centre car park
Mon 12 Sep 9.15am-12.15pm Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Cycling the river city: Easy paced 15-20 km cycle from New Farm Park into the Brisbane CBD, Riverfront Place, South Bank (includes a few historical points of interest). Return via Kangaroo Point with an optional extension along the boardwalk to Teneriffe, Newstead and return. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. New Farm Park
Brunswick Street, New Farm
Meet at the Rotunda
Fri 30 Sep 9.15-12.15pm Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Cycling the city and river and wharves: Easy to medium paced social 25 km ride to Toowong along the Bicentennial Bikeway, through St Lucia and the university, over the Eleanor Schonell Bridge and into the city via the Southeast Freeway Bikeway. Meander through South Bank or cross the Goodwill and Go Between Bridges and return to West End. Expect some hills. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Orleigh Park
Cnr Riverside Drive and Hill End Terrace, West End
Meet at the car park
Mon 3 Oct 9.15am-12.15pm Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Cycling the Kedron Brook: Longer distance and quicker paced social 35-40 km ride to suit more experienced and fitter cyclists. Cycle along meandering Kedron Brook to the east to Stafford, Grange to Skygate at Eagle Farm and return. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Teralba Park
Off Osborne Road, Everton Park
Meet at the sports ground car park
Thu 6 Oct 9.15am-12.45pm Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Cycling the beaches and border: Medium paced 30-35 km ride across the Ted Smout Bridge, then back following the Deagon Deviation and out for a loop through the Brisbane Entertainment Centre, back through Deagon and Shorncliffe. This can be a hot ride with some on-road sections. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Decker Park
Twentyfifth Avenue, Brighton
Meet at the car park
Mon 10 Oct 9.15am-12.15pm Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Cycling to the parklands: Easy to medium paced 25km ride following the bikeway from Finsbury Park across Enoggera Creek, past Victoria Park through the bike and pedestrian tunnel to Roma Street Parkland, city courts precinct, Kurilpa Bridge to GOMA and return. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Finsbury Park
Finsbury Street, Newmarket
Meet at the car park
Wed 26 Oct 9.15-12.15pm Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Cycling by the brook: Easy to medium paced 25 km ride following Kedron Brook from Alderley to the wetlands park in Kedron, a loop through the lower sections of Wavell Heights and another into Grange and return. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Grinstead Park
Shand Road, Alderley
Meet at the car park
Sun 30 Oct 9.15am-12.15pm Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Cycling by the creek: Easy to medium paced social 20 km ride from the upper reaches of Enoggera Creek through The Gap, St Johns Wood and Banks Street Reserve to Ashgrove where you will stop at a great coffee shop and then return. Ride includes some hills. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Brian Hallinan Bikeway
Riaweena Street, The Gap
Meet at the Park
 
Wed 2 Nov 9.15am-12.15pm Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Cycling the Northern Bayside: Longer distance and quicker paced social 35-40 km ride to suit more experienced and fitter cyclists. Ride from Shorncliffe to Nudgee Beach via Deagon, the Entertainment Centre, Boondall Wetlands and return. Mainly flat on bike paths and quieter back roads. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Moora Park
Park Parade, Shorncliffe
Meet at the top car park
Fri 11 Nov 9.15am-12.45pm Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Cycling - Ferny Grove suburban explorer: Explore the bike paths and cycling routes around Ferny Grove. Quiet back roads, some rural areas and a section of the old Ferny Grove to Samford rail corridor. Undulating 20-25 km ride with rest stops to suit the group. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Upper Kedron Recreation Reserve
Upper Kedron Road, Kedron
Meet at the playground car park
Wed 23 Nov 9.15-11.45am Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Cycling the Brook: Social 20 km easy paced ride following Kedron Brook to Toombul and then explore some back roads to either Nundah, Hendra or Wavell Heights. There will be rest breaks to suit the group as it can be hot with head winds. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Hickey Park
Babarra Street, Stafford
Meet at the entry to the sports ground
Mon 28 Nov 9.15-11.45am Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Cycling - Urban explorer ride: Medium paced social 30-35 km ride. Follow Ithaca and Enoggera creeks through many shady parks and suburbs including St Johns Wood and Banks Street Reserve, Ashgrove, Downey Park, Victoria Park and into Kelvin Grove Urban Village and return. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Dorrington Park
Mirrabooka Road, Ashgrove
Meet at the Hockey grounds car park
Thu 1 Dec 9.15am-12.15pm Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Cycling Upper Kedron Brook: Longer distance and quicker paced social 40 km+ ride to suit more experienced and fitter cyclists. Follow Kedron Brook from its upper reaches to the Grange, Wooloowin, Toombul to Skygate and return. Presented as part of Brisbane City Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Grovely Sports Ground
Hanran Street, Keperra
Meet at the car park
Fri 9 Dec 9.15am-12.45pm Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

Requirements: No bookings required unless you need to hire a bike.  Bring your bicycle and helmet if you have one otherwise phone Jon @ Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694 E-info@bushrangerbikes.com.au to organise equipment - $15 hire per bike. 

Wear suitable clothing and footwear, bring drinking water and money for a coffee stop.

 


Moreton Bay Regional Council Super Holiday Activities for Teenagers (SHAFT):

School Holidays - Mountain Biking in Bunyaville State Forest Park, Albany Creek.

Bookings: through the Moreton Bay Regional Council Call Centre - Ph: 3480 6643

 

Moreton Bay Regional Council Older & Bolder Program:

Scarborough - Redcliffe - Margate Beach Front Cruise - contact Council for next ride.

Bribie Island - Pumistone Passage and Canal Cruiser - contact Council for next ride.

Bookings: through the Moreton Bay Regional Council Call Centre - Ph: 3480 6643

 

Moreton Bay Regional Council Adventure Program for Adults:

Mountain Biking in Bunyaville State Forest Park, Samford Valley and Ironbark Gully.

Bookings: through the Moreton Bay Regional Council Call Centre - Ph: 3480 6643

 

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