Recreational

Weekly Club Rides

All rides are suited to road bikes only, given the speed of the rides. Each group has a selected a ride leader who will provide guidance and support during the ride to assist with technique, as required and may provide instructions for group safety. Each rider is responsible for their own safety and should feel empowered to speak up when they see what they consider a safety issue.

SATURDAY CLUB RIDES

Departure Location: Torque Toyota Mango Hill
Time: 5:30am

There are three group rides offered on a Saturday, with varying levels of distance, average speed and difficulty.

Social Ride: There are three group rides offered on Saturday, with varying levels of distance, average speed and difficulty.

Social rides: are aimed at newer riders to road cycling with some degree of fitness or those returning to cycling after time off the bike.  Distance is between 50-60 km, averaging between 25-27 km/hr.

Group rides: are aimed at more experienced riders with moderate to advanced level of fitness and bunch riding skills.  Distance is between 60-70 km, averaging 27-30 km/hr.

Pace rides: are for riders with advanced group riding skills with a higher level of fitness and hazard awareness.  These rides are aimed at those who ride as hard as they can in a group. Distance ranges from 60-80 km, averaging 34+  km/hr. This is a member’s only ride. All members are  welcome to join this rides, however if you get dropped you may be making your own way home.

Routes for all rides vary weekly and may change from the advertised route by individual ride leaders. However the distances; average speeds and level of difficulty for each group will be consistent. Groups ride will proceed if there are 4 or more riders. If there are not enough riders, it will be necessary to choose a different ride.

Mid Week and Sunday Rides

Time Trial Tuesday

Departure Location: Torque Toyota Mango Hill
Time: 5:00am
Distance: 35 -45 km’s

This ride is aimed at developing riders Team Time Trialing Skill’s, focusing on communication, swapping off, and increasing intensity/pace to make it interesting.
This ride is for advanced, confident group riders as it is a very fast pace over a shorter distance.  Expect that if you drop off on this ride you will be riding home alone.

Sunday Social Ride

Departure Location:  Torque Toyota Mango Hill
Departs: 6:00am
Distance: Varying, 50-80km

The Sunday ride route varies every weekend, however usually takes in a good portion of the Moreton Bay foreshore and is determined by the ride leader the week before. The speed will be determined by the ride leader on the day and is usually as fast as the slowest rider, keeping in mind it is intended for road style bikes (flat bar / hybrid included) to enable a reasonable pace.

Riders should have basic bike handling skills and some experience riding in a group, although the ride leader will provide guidance and support during the ride to assist with technique. This is a great ride to see if cycling is the sport for you or if you are just getting back on the bike this ride will help reignite the passion.

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