April 2013 has disappeared. Where did it go? Oh well, it's gone and we're now into May which means that the Forever Young rides is not far away.
This year's edition is occurs over the weekend of 11/12 May. For those no wanting an early start on Saturday dinner has been arranged at the Great Eastern Hotel.
Saturday's ride is a 110km jaunt to Bribbaree and back. Ride organisers, Kerrie and Shane Burkett, have negotiated a BBQ lunch with the new proprietors of the hotel. Just to make it interesting for those that did the ride to Bribbaree previously Kerrie and Shane have come up with a changed route from last time.
The Young Services Club is the selected venue for dinner and as a special treat a celebratory cake will be provided for dessert.
Sunday's ride includes a tour of the Iandra Castle near Greenthorpe. The route includes Murringo, Bendick Murrel and Wirrimah. A picnic lunch will be enjoyed along the way before heading back to Young via the shortest route.
More details are available from Kerrie Burkett on 0412 788 154.
The monthly regular ride this weekend is the Fat Tyred Ride. David Neil looks forward to the first Sunday of the month for just this reason.
This is an opportunity for people to get on their bikes and ride along the trails and tracks in Wagga predominately traffic free. Because the riding surface isn't smooth bitumen a bike with fatter tyres than a standard road bike is needed. So if you have a mountain bike, a tourer, or a hybrid at home why not get it out, dust it off and meet David at the Wagga Beach this Sunday at 2 PM? David can be contacted on 6971 7778 if you want further information.
Of course if you only have a road bike then you're welcome to join in with the others that will enjoy the Regular Sunday Ride. This ride also starts at the Wagga Beach at 2 PM. This ride goes for about 90 minutes.
Both the Fat Tyred Ride and the Regular Sunday Ride finish at one of the local cafes for a beverage, a snack and a chat.
The Coffee Grinds starts from the Kooringal Mall at 9 AM on Wednesday mornings. This week will see something out of the ordinary as the Grinders will escort a groups of touring cyclists from Bike North, a Bicycle User Group from Sydney, from the city. The Bike North cyclists are taking part in a multi day tour of the Riverina having visited Cootamundra and Juee already and heading off to Gundagai.
The B4 Breakfast Ride also begins from the Kooringal Mall. The ride starts at 7:30 AM and is a clockwise lap of the famous Gregadoo Loop. It's ridden at your own pace with the majority of riders meeting back at the Mall for a beverage, a snack and a chat afterwards.
For further information about BWW and our activities please ring Ray Stenhouse on
0418 400 455.
Remember, be safe, be smart, be seen.