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NEW Brisbane City Council GOLD Cycling Program are now available - January to June 2017 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


- 2017 tour dates are currently being set.  Please e-mail me for updates or information on the 2017 tours and to be put on my tour 'alert list'
info@bushrangerbikes.com.au
 

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!


2017 Tours!! Great Multi Day Cycling Adventure Tours:
 


Sydney NSW.....

The new 5  day itinerary was fantastic and provided additional rides in Sydney - Narrabeen Lakes or Parramata, and Olympic Park to Botany Bay.

Put this one on your adventure planner - date change and confirmation - 6 to 10 March 2017 - enquire now!
 

Walking and Cycling Sydney & Wollongong - NSW

Booking Now!

New Zealand.........

New Zealand North Island - 26 March to 7 April 2017 -
Volcanic Madness and Wine Trail Back Country Cycling Tour.

This is a fantastic trip and the perfect introduction to adventure cycling in New Zealand!
New Zealand Volcanic Madness and Wine Trail Back Country Cycling Tour Enquiries & Booking Now!
Victorian High Country.......

3 Rail Trails Tour - Awesome Autumn - 11 to 19 May 2017.  This is the Bushranger Bikes Signature Tour - Rail, Wine and History Tour.

Awesome in every way!
Awesome Autumn 3 Rail Trails Tour - Victoria Booking Now!
Bushranger Bikes Southeast Queensland  'Whale Trail'TM

Tour dates are being set for winter 2017 - please e-mail for more information.

Southeast Queensland Coastal Cycling - the Bushranger Bikes Whale Trail Enquiries 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


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'.

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
 

Interested in joining Bushranger Bikes for a great tour - 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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Akaroa - South Island - New Zealand

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

 

Title Date Description of activity Location Meeting Place Start time Finish time Requirements
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
 

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. 

 BCC GOLD Program - July to December 2016

- Download as a PDF

  Activity   Where   Date   Time   Specific Requirements*
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.

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

Brisbane City Council/Bushranger Bikes delivered GOLD Bicycle Rides - January to June 2017
Cycling Brisbane

- Download as a PDF

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. 

Brisbane City Council
ACTIVE & HEALTHY GOLD PROGRAM - 30 January to 23 June 2017
Bicycle Rides delivered by Bushranger Bikes
Activity Where Specific Requirements* Cost # Date/s Time
Cycling the city and Dockside: Easy to medium paced 25 km ride from Greenslopes. Follow the South East 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 Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Thompson Estate
Pine Street, Greenslopes
Meet at the carpark
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. $15 if bike hire required Mon 30 Jan 9.30am-12.30pm
Cycling - city and river explorer ride: Social easy paced 20-25 km 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 Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. New Farm Park
Brunswick Street, New Farm
Meet at the rotunda
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. $15 if bike hire required Thu 2 Feb 9.30am-12.30pm
Cycling Brisbane's southern foreshore: Easy paced social 20 km ride along the beautiful foreshore from Wynnum North, through Manly to Lota and return. Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Elanora Park
Granada Street, Wynnum
Meet at the carpark inside the boom gate
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. $15 if bike hire required Mon 6 Feb 9.30am-12 noon
Cycling the city and river loop: Easy to medium paced social 25-30 km ride to Toowong via the Go Between Bridge, along the Bicentennial Bikeway, through St Lucia and the university, over the Eleanor Schonell Bridge and into the city via the South East Freeway Bikeway or Norman Creek Bikeway. Continue through South Bank or cross the Goodwill and Go Between bridges and return to West End. Expect some hills. Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Orleigh Park
Cnr Riverside Drive and Hill End Terrace, West End
Meet at the carpark
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. $15 if bike hire required Thu 9 Feb 9.30am-12.30pm
Cycling the brook and mangrove trail - lunch ride: Social 30 km ride following Kedron Brook to Nudgee Golf Course, then to Nudgee Beach for a lunch stop. Return via Banyo, Virginia and Northgate. Some small climbs and road sections. Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Kalinga Park
Park Avenue, Clayfield
Meet at the carpark
Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for lunch. $15 if bike hire required Mon 13 Feb 10.45am-1.45pm
Cycling the two creeks and The Gap: Medium paced 25 km ride with some hills. Follow the bikeway from Finsbury Park west along the paths beside Ithaca Creek to The Gap and return following Enoggera Creek. Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Finsbury Park
Finsbury Street, Newmarket
Meet at the carpark
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. $15 if bike hire required Tue 28 Feb 9.30am-12.30pm
Cycling the mangroves to the sea trail following Downfall Creek: Medium paced 35 km ride from Chermside to Banyo then on to the Kedron Brook path and back to Toombul. Stop at a great cafe in Nundah and then return to Chermside on back roads through Northgate and Virginia. Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. 7th Brigade Park
Murphy Road, Chermside
Meet at the Kids Space carpark
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. $15 if bike hire required Fri 3 Mar 9.30am-12.30pm
Cycling Brisbane's northern foreshore: Medium paced 35-40 km cycle along the Sandgate foreshore to Brighton, along the Deagon Deviation to Nudgee Beach via the Boondall Wetlands. Return via the Wetlands and Shorncliffe. Mainly flat ride that follows bike paths and quieter back roads. Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Arthur Davis Park
Flinders Parade, Sandgate
Meet in front of the swimming pool
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. $15 if bike hire required Mon 13 Mar 9.30am-12.30pm
Cycling the city, river and wharves: Easy to medium paced social 25 km ride to New Farm, Teneriffe, Newstead and return. This ride includes a river loop around Brisbane including Kangaroo Point and the City Botanic Gardens. Expect some hills with rest breaks to suit the group. Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Orleigh Park
Cnr Riverside Drive and Hill End Terrace, West End
Meet at the carpark
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. $15 if bike hire required Thu 16 Mar 9.30am-12.30pm
Cycling the Brook: Social 20 km easy paced ride following Kedron Brook to Toombul and then explore the paths to Skygate at Eagle farm. There will be rest breaks to suit the group as it can be hot with head winds. Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Hickey Park
Babarra Street, Stafford
Meet at the entry to the sports ground
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. $15 if bike hire required Mon 20 Mar 9.30am-12 noon
Cycling in the wetlands: Social 15-30 km easy paced ride following the Boondall Wetlands trail to Nudgee Beach and return. Then a further optional loop through the Brisbane Entertainment Centre. There will be rest reaks to suit the group. Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Boondall Wetlands
Paperbark Drive, Boondall
Meet at the Environment Centre carpark
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. $15 if bike hire required Fri 24 Mar 9.30am-12.30pm
Cycling the river city: Easy paced 15-25 km cycle from New Farm Park into the Brisbane CBD, Riverfront Place and 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 Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. New Farm Park
Brunswick Street, New Farm
Meet at the rotunda
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. $15 if bike hire required Mon 10 Apr 9.30am-12.30pm
Cycling the Kedron Brook: Longer distance and quicker paced social 35-40 km ride to suit more experienced and fitter cyclists. Cycle along Kedron Brook to the east to Stafford, Toombul and loop through to Banyo. Includes Northgate, Virginia and return. Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Teralba Park
off Osborne Road, Everton Park
Meet at the sports ground carpark
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. $15 if bike hire required Thu 13 Apr 9.30am-1pm
Cycling the beaches and border: Medium paced 35-40 km ride across the Ted Smout Bridge to Woody Point, then back following the Deagon Deviation and Gateway Bikeway to Boondall railway station, do a loop through the Brisbane Entertainment Centre and back through Deagon and Shorncliffe. This can be a hot ride with some on-road sections. Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Decker Park
Twenty Fifth Avenue, Brighton
Meet at the carpark
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. $15 if bike hire required Tue 18 Apr 9.30am-1pm
Cycling to the parklands: Easy to medium paced 25 km 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 Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Finsbury Park
Finsbury Street, Newmarket
Meet at the carpark
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. $15 if bike hire required Tue 2 May 9.30am-12.30pm
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 to a great Cafe in Wooloowin and return. Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Grinstead Park
Shand Road, Alderley
Meet at the carpark
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. $15 if bike hire required Fri 5 May 9.30am-12.30pm
Cycling by the creek: Easy to medium paced social 25 km ride from the upper reaches of Enoggera Creek through The Gap, St Johns Wood and Banks Street Reserve to Kelvin Grove where you will stop at a great coffee shop and then return. Ride includes some hills. Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Brian Hallinan Bikeway
Riaweena Street, The Gap
Meet at the Park
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. $15 if bike hire required Wed 24 May 9.30am-12.30pm
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 Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Moora Park
Park Parade, Shorncliffe
Meet at the top carpark
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. $15 if bike hire required Mon 29 May 9.30am-1pm
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 Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Upper Kedron Recreation Reserve
Upper Kedron Road, Kedron
Meet at the playground carpark
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. $15 if bike hire required Fri 2 Jun 9.30am-12 noon
Cycling the brook: Social medium paced 30-35 km ride following Kedron Brook to Toombul, exploring some back roads to Nundah for a break at a great cafe. Then return to Stafford through Banyo and the Kedron Brook Bikeway. There will be rest breaks to suit the group as there can be strong head winds. Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Hickey Park
Babarra Street, Stafford
Meet at the entry to the sports ground
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. $15 if bike hire required Wed 7 Jun 9.30am-12.30pm
Cycling - urban explorer ride: Medium paced social 30-35 km ride. Follow Ithaca and Enoggera creeks through many shady parks and suburbs including St John's Wood and Banks Street Reserve, Ashgrove, Downey Park, Victoria Park and into Kelvin Grove Urban Village and return. Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Dorrington Park
Mirrabooka Road, Ashgrove
Meet at the hockey grounds carpark
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. $15 if bike hire required Tue 13 Jun 9.30am-12.30pm
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 Alderley, the Grange, Toombul and to Skygate at Eagle Farm for a break. The return will be a loop through Wavell Heights and back following The Brook. Presented as part of Council’s Cycling Brisbane and Active and Healthy programs. Grovely Sports Ground
Hanran Street, Keperra
Meet at the carpark
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. $15 if bike hire required Thu 22 Jun 9.30am-1pm

Wear suitable clothing and footwear for the activity, bring drinking water and 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. 


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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