WARBY training rides

To help you get into the right gear for this year's RACV Great Vic our we are right behind you (WARBY) team are putting on some training rides in northern and southern Victoria in the months leading up to the big event.

Four rides are being led by our WARBYs in Melbourne and Wodonga that take in some of the best bike riding routes the regions have to offer. Rides will be on a mix of roads and paths and riders can leave rides at the best point that suits them to get home.

Full details of each ride are below, click here to RSVP. For any issues on the day call or text 0477 455 970.

Ride one: Saturday August 5

Where: A loop of the Moonee Ponds Creek trail, returning via the Western Ring Road and Merri Creek Paths. Meet at Southern Cross Station near the clock at the Collins Street exit for a pre-ride briefing – see location below.
When: 9:15am for a 9:30am start
Who: Led by Sarah Farrugia

Ride two: Saturday September 2

Where: Federation Square to Wattle Park and return. Meet at Federation Square on the concourse near Timeout Cafe for a pre-ride briefing.
When: 9:15am for a 9:30am start
Who: Led by Brenton Harty

Ride three: Saturday September 9

Where: Willow Park to Hume Weir and return via Lavington. Meet at Willow Park Car Park (Off Pearce Street/Nordsvan Drive) for a pre-ride briefing.
When: 9:15am for a 9:30am start
Who: Led by Ken Every

Ride four: Sunday October 1

Where: A loop of the Moonee Ponds Creek trail, returning via the Western Ring Road and Merri Creek Paths. Meet at Southern Cross Station near the clock at the Collins Street exit for a pre-ride briefing.
When: 9:15am for a 9:30am start
Who: Led by Ron Chambers

Rides are around 40km – 60km and will take around six hours to complete. Please make sure you have the following with you.

  • Bike in good working condition
  • Helmet
  • Rain jacket, sun screen and appropriate clothing for the conditions
  • Money for emergencies (and coffee!)
  • MYKI card
  • Water, lunch and snacks sufficient for a six hour ride
  • A spare tube, pump and tools for basic repairs

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