SBUG to explore Upper Kangaroo River

ON Sunday, April 20 SBUG will ride to Upper Kangaroo River and return.

The ride will start at 9am from the Kangaroo Valley Showground. 

It will be a 30 kilometre moderate pace, medium, undulating mountain bike cycle using cycle paths, bitumen with some traffic and unsealed road.

There will be two ford crossings and one significant hill.

The ride follows the Upper Kangaroo River past farmland and rainforest, with spectacular views of the sandstone escarpment to reach a rock water hole. 

Bring water, snacks and swimmers.

For more information contact Judi on 4421 5214.

Last Sunday 12 cyclists started a ride at the Nowra Tourist Information Centre and proceeded to Berry via the Princes Highway. 

A leisurely breakfast was consumed and the cyclists then returned to Nowra via Back Forest Road. 

Rain threatened but fortunately held off. 

Except for a couple of minor mechanical difficulties along the way, it was a successful ride.

This Thursday’s midweek mountain bike ride on April 17 will start at 9am from Palm Beach, Sanctuary Point or from Kingfisher Point on Island Point Road at 10am.

Riders will travel along St Georges Basin via a bush track and cycle paths to Basin View, then into the Corramy State Reserve. 

They will use bush track, bitumen with some traffic, and unsealed road. 

Riders will stop for refreshments at Cafe Serendipity, Island Point Road, on the return. 

For more information contact Jan on 4422 0793.

This Saturday morning three road bike rides will start from the Nowra Visitors Centre – a 7am training ride and 8am social cycle to Greenwell Point, and an 8am easy mystery meander. 

For details of 7am social rides contact Peter on 4446 0119, and for the 7am training ride contact Rod on 0428 211 487.

On Monday SBUG will ride to Berry for coffee.

It will be a 50 kilometre return road bike ride with some traffic mainly on back roads and rolling hills. 

Starting from the Nowra Visitors Centre at 9am.

For more information contact Judi on 4421 5214.

SBUG now havs two medium size mountain bikes for loan by members, their family or their friends. 

These are also available for hire within the Shoalhaven by those outside SBUG. For further information contact Jan on 0244 220 793.

Information on cycling in Shoalhaven, including details of over 30 rides, can now be viewed online at www.shoalhavenbug.com.au

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