SBUG's midweek mountain bike and lighthouse expedition

SPIN CYCLE: Rob Cleary, Rod Pierce, Lani Imhoff, Karen Davis, Leslie Ann Redacliffe and Ray Martin on Graham Smith's famous IGA ride through Bomaderry.
SPIN CYCLE: Rob Cleary, Rod Pierce, Lani Imhoff, Karen Davis, Leslie Ann Redacliffe and Ray Martin on Graham Smith's famous IGA ride through Bomaderry.

Shoalhaven Bicycle User Group rides for this week include:

Thursday, June 14: Midweek Mountain Bike Ride at Parma Creek Nature Reserve, 35km return, moderate pace, unsealed roads and bush tracks. The ride will start at 8.30am from the service station on the Princes Highway, south of Falls Creek (the Old Log Cabin) and will be a mountain bike ride in the Parma Creek Nature Reserve using bush tracks and gravel roads. There are a few creek crossings along the way with steep descents and climbs and also waterfalls to view. Suitable for experienced cyclists. Coffee after the ride in South Nowra. Contact Rod on 0428 211 487.

Sunday, June 17: Booderee National Park and Lighthouse Ruins, 30 km return, moderate pace, medium difficulty, some traffic, unsealed roads, mountain bikes are required. The ride starts at 9am from the intersection of Jervis Bay Road and Hyams Beach access road (Booderee Ave). The route is via Jervis Bay Road, Wreck Bay Road and Stony Creek Road to the ruined lighthouse, then a scenic ride to Governor Head, Murray's Beach and return along Jervis Bay Road. There are a few small hills along the way but worth the ride for spectacular views of the Tasman Sea and Jervis Bay. Bring water and snack food. Coffee will be at Vincentia after the ride. Contact Peter on 4446 0119. (Ride leader Gary.)

For details of further rides to be held this week check the Rides Calendar at www.shoalhavenbug.com.au. The rides calendar is updated weekly and occasionally changes are made at short notice so it is recommended you check the website ride calendar a day or two before an intended ride. For all information about Shoalhaven Bicycle User Group, including monthly rides calendar, cycling news, photo gallery, online membership application and more, visit the website.