Our north-west riders are giving people a taste of the Tasmanian Trail on Sunday 25 October with a 35 km ride between Railton to Sheffield and then on to Paradise.
This will be a longer ride than normal because the group will stop for lunch in Sheffield, with a starting time of 11 am and approximate finishing time of about 3 pm.
Meet at in Kimberly Road in Railton, by the BBQ and toilet block.
The ride route will take the Tasmanian Trail between Railton and Sheffield, then head off along Paradise Road to Paradise and back to Sheffield along Old Paradise Road, which is part of the Trail.
The return to Railton could be back along the Trail or on the steeper Sheffield Road, this is the route people with tyres too skinny for the trail can take to Sheffield as well.
The trail is gravel in parts so hybrid bikes are ideal, but tyres of 30 mm width or higher should deal with the conditions.
Please RSVP online, where you can also see the route map and elevation of the ride.
You can also check out the trail between Railton and Sheffield on our Ambassadors page.
Domain Triple Loop
If you haven’t ridden on Hobart’s Queens Domain this introductory ride will show you all it has to offer on Saturday 31 October.
Meet at 9.15 am at the Cenotaph car park off McVilly Drive, but please RSVP online so you can be contacted in case the ride gets cancelled for any reason.
The group will head over the Remembrance Bridge and ride up the gravel Soldier’s Walk, then do three loops of the Domain riding tracks.
The first is the mountain bike track to the summit and the second Max’s Infinity Loop, after which we’ll head to the Botanic Gardens for a cuppa.
The last loop is along the Intercity Cycleway and back along quiet roads and shortcuts in New Town, then back to the city along Campbell Street – you can ride on the footpath if you are not confident on the road.