These are the SWCC’s sanctioned group rides. Most club rides have a designated ride leader and if you are new, you are strongly encouraged to introduce yourself to the ride leader.
In choosing to ride with the SWCC, it is expected that you will adhere to the SWCC Ride Etiquette Feb2015
Saturday rides leave from the Entertainment Centre at 6:30am Coffee@ Melo Velo.
Grp 1 Ride av. ride speed 37km/hr 52km Flat speed 40km/hr+
Grp 2 Ride av. ride speed approx 35km/hr 52km Flat speed approx 40km/hr
Grp 3a Ride av. ride speed approx 33km/hr 52km Flat speed 36-37km/hr
Grp 3b Ride average ride speed 31km/hr 52km Flat speed 34-35km/hr
Grp 4 Agreed group pace 47km
Group 4 includes very experienced group riders and is also the starting point for new riders. In order to give a guide to new riders, the ride average is about 28km/hr. Riders who have not ridden in a group before are required to start in group 4. In addition they are requested to read the SWCC ride etiquette document (see above link) and agree to adhere to it before riding in a club ride.
NOTE: The club recommends the use of rear lights for all club rides throughout the year.
Sunday 6.30am Picton lights – Long Ride. +80km
Sunday 6.30am Willenge Truck Bay – Squirrels ride. Social pace 60-80km
Tues 5.30am Hastie St, Ocean Drive car park Av. spd 31-32 km/hr 40km Coffee @ Melo Velo Call/Txt John 0424 899 491 See course map http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/61821104
Tues 5.30 am Hastie St, Ocean Drive car park A group 4 pace 1 hour ride Coffee @ Sears
Wednesday 5.45am Entertainment Centre. Hills Session
Thurs 5.30 am Coffee Club Eaton Fair. Steady paceline Groups 1 & 2 (dependent on numbers) Coffee @ Eaton Fair Coffee Club
Thurs 5.25 am Entertainment Centre Group 1 pace (take no prisoners) paceline 40km
Thurs 5.30am Stirling St boat ramp Group 4 pace 1 hour ride
Public Holidays 6.30am Entertainment Centre 70-80k social pace Check latest club email for up to date ride information
Detailed information regarding Bunbury group rides can be found here
A map of the Saturday group 1, 2, 3 ride courses can be viewed here
A map of the Saturday group 4 ride can be found here