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Back to Business & Play: Update 12 January 2021

Latest advice (Queensland Health, Outdoors Queensland and Brisbane City Council):

The Roadmap to easing restrictions, effective until 22 January 2021 is now available from the Chief Health Officer.

For more information regarding the wearing and use of face masks please visit the following websiteFace Masks

As any future changes occur these will be posted onto the Bushranger Bikes web site.  Also please check the Queensland Health web site - www.health.qld.gov.au & Brisbane City Council's Active & Healthy programs web site.

For health advice or information visit www.health.qld.gov.au

Brisbane City Council GOLD Cycling Program is now available - January to June 2021  Click Here

Bushranger Bikes local ride program - February - March 2021 - Click Here.

 More about Bushranger Bikes 'local' rides - options, itineraries & more - Click here.


**Media -  Bushranger Bikes featured on Channel 7's Queensland Weekender with a focus on my new Southeast Queensland Whale Trail Cycling tour.  For a peek at the promo and to find out about this tour click here.

Check out the latest story on Bushranger Bikes tour on 'Weekend Notes'.  Even better - why not join us for some great cycling fun! E-mail info@bushrangerbikes.com.au



Southeast Queensland Awesome Tour

Bushranger Bikes Southeast Queensland  'Whale Trail'TM

Cycle The Humpback - Exclusive to Bushranger Bikes

 


Tour Dates
- Winter 2021 - June through to August.  See more details below:


Please e-mail me for updates or information on the 2021 tours, booking details and forms -
info@bushrangerbikes.com.au
 

These are the magic cycling months in Queensland so join me for some awesome coastal adventure cycling!

For all the details about this amazing new tour program click here! plus the details of a 'Short Break' option - here.
 


Queensland, Victoria & NSW - Bushranger Bikes Tour Calendar - join Bushranger Bikes for the Cycling Tour of a life time!


2021 Tours!! Great Multi Day Cycling Adventure Tours:


Bushranger Bikes Southeast Queensland  'Whale Trail'TM

2021 Tours: - These tours are run over Southeast Queensland's winter months - June to August.  No dates have been set for these tours as yet - please contact me to register your interest.

- June 2020 -

- July 2020 -

- August 2020 -

Please contact me to discuss possible options and dates for Whale Trail adventures as a clearer picture of 2021 emerges and travel options and restrictions stabilise.

Please e-mail for more information.   info@bushrangerbikes.com.au

Southeast Queensland Coastal Cycling - the Bushranger Bikes Whale Trail Enquiries & bookings are being taken now!

Sydney NSW.....2021

I'm hoping to be able to conduct one tour in 2021 - the new 4  day itinerary is fantastic and provides additional rides in Sydney - Narrabeen Lakes, Parramata, and Olympic Park to Botany Bay.

Put this one on your adventure planner - November 2021 - enquire now!

Walking and Cycling Sydney & Wollongong Enquiries taken now!
Victorian High Country.......2021

3 Rail Trails Tour - Awesome Autumn & Stunning Spring.  This is the Bushranger Bikes 'Signature' Tour - Rail, Wine and History Tour.  Two tours are scheduled and fully booked - we will wait to see what happens!

Please enquire about other possible tours later in 2021 – e-mail jon@bushrangerbikes.com.au


Awesome Autumn 3 Rail Trails Tour - Victoria
Enquiries are being taken now!
New Zealand.........2021?

New Zealand South Island
& North Island adventure tours - Back Country Cycling Tours.

Depending on what unfolds over 2021 relating to Trans Tasman travel I am hoping to be able to run a small trip South Island tour in late September 2021.

Enquire and register your interest.

**Bushranger Bikes New Zealand tours are currently on hold - however please have a look at the trip itineraries and if you see something there that interests you please contact me to discuss options.
New Zealand Itinieraries - Intersted?

 
 info@bushrangerbikes.com.au
Enquiries Now!

For more info Click here for all the details by tour location, including itineraries, inclusions and cost.

Interested?  Enquiries and bookings are being taken now!   For all the details and the full itineraries please e-mail me -   info@bushrangerbikes.com.au


Bushranger Bike Rides, Activities, Half & Full Day & Short Break Tours:
 

What's on at the moment..........

Pt Cartwright - Sunshine Coast

Local Southeast Queensland stuff....always new rides and dates in the planning so check out the site regularly and/or sign up to receive Bushranger Bikes Newsletters - Click Here.

Half day, full day & Short Break adventure rides are back on the calendar - keep an eye out for newsletters and also updates on the web site.  The theme - Cycling Fun - Rides to 'Beat the Boring'.

More about Bushranger Bikes 'local' rides - options, itineraries & more - Click here.

Want to make sure you don't miss any of the Bushranger Bikes adventure cycling programs?  Sign up for Bushranger Bikes Newsletters - Click Here.

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Beechworth, Victoria
 

Bushranger Bikes Rides & Tours - Amazing recreational cycling adventures to amazing places!

Check the 'Tours' page.   Interested? Contact Bushranger Bikes now!  info@bushrangerbikes.com.au

 

Other dates and custom group tours are available - please contact Bushranger - info@bushrangerbikes.com.au
 

More information and details are available through the 'Tour' pages on my web site - click here - or on request - e-mail info@bushrangerbikes.com.au Limited spaces are available so act now!

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Akaroa - South Island - New Zealand


Brisbane City Council/Bushranger Bikes delivered GOLD Bicycle Rides -
January to June 2021.

Download the program - click here.

Cycling Brisbane
 
ACTIVE & HEALTHY PROGRAM - January to June 2021

Date Title Description of activity Location Meeting Place Start time Finish time Booking details Requirements
Wednesday 27 Jan Cycle the Brook Easy paced, flat, social 20 - 25km ride following Kedron Brook through Alderley, Stafford, Kedron and Clayfield to Toombul. Complete a lap of the Criterium track and then return via the brook trail with a loop around Mercer Park, Wavell Heights.

This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.
Teralba Park, Everton Park Meet at the car park by the Soccer Fields, off Osborne Road, 15 minutes before the start time. 9:30:00 12:00:00 No bookings required.  For more information phone Jon from Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694.
Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment hire - $15. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Friday 29 Jan Conquer the Gateway Start with a warm up lagoon loop before tackling the Gateway Bridge. Enjoy great views while peddling at a moderate pace as you head towards a café on the northern side of the Brisbane River. Stop for a break and coffee before returning. There are some steep climbs on this 25 km ride, but these can be done at your own pace. Due to the climbing this ride would suit regular cyclists with a reasonable level of fitness.

This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.

Minnippi Parklands Meet at the car park near the lake, Stanton Road West, off Wynnum Road, 15 minutes before the start time. 9:30:00 12:30:00 No bookings required.  For more information phone Jon from Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694.
Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment hire - $15. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Tuesday 2 Feb City and river loop Medium paced social 30 - 35 km ride to Toowong via the Go Between Bridge, along the Bicentennial Bikeway, through St Lucia and the university, over the Eleanor Schonell Bridge and into the city via the South East Freeway Bikeway. Loop through Kangaroo Point, Dockside and over the Story Bridge to New Farm Park for a break. Then follow the river front & Boardwalk back through Howard Smith Wharves to the City Botanic Gardens and back through Southbank or the Bicentennial Bikeway to the Go Between Bridge to Orleigh Park. Expect some hills. This ride suits those with a reasonable level of fitness and some cycling experience.

This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.

Orleigh Park, West End Meet at the car park on the corner of Riverside Drive and Hill End Terrace, 15 minutes before the start time. 9:30:00 13:00:00 No bookings required.  For more information phone Jon from Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694. Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment hire - $15. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Wednesday 10 Feb Mountain to mangroves trail Medium paced 30 - 35 km ride with a mix of bike paths, road sections and hills. Follow Downfall Creek to Virginia, and on to Northgate. Cycle through back streets and then cross Kedron Brook bikeway out to Skygate. After a break follow Kedron Brook Bikeway with options to Banyo, through to Virginia and then retrace the Mountain to Mangroves corridor back to Raven Street Reserve. There will be rest breaks to suit the group as it can be a hot ride with head winds. This ride would suit those with a reasonable level of fitness and some cycling experience.

This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.
Downfall Creek Bushland Centre
Meeting point approved by Christine Buckius (Env. Centres) on 10/11/2020. KM
Meet at the car park on Rode Road, 15 minutes before the start time. 9:30:00 13:00:00 No bookings required.  For more information phone Jon from Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694. Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment hire - $15. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Friday 19 Feb Beaches and border Medium paced 35-40 km ride across the Ted Smout Bridge to Woody Point, then back following the Deagon Deviation and the new Northern Gateway Arterial Bikeway to Boondall and loop around or through the Entertainment Centre and out to the Banyo Interchange before returning via the Boondall Wetlands, Deagon, Shorncliffe and Sandgate. This can be a hot ride with some on-road sections. This ride would suit regular cyclists with a reasonable level of fitness.

This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.
Decker Park, Brighton Meet at the car park on  Twenty-Fifth Avenue, 15 minutes before the start time. 9:30:00 13:00:00 No bookings required.  For more information phone Jon from Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694. Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment hire - $15. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Tuesday 23 Feb Freeway, City and Norman Creek loop Easy to medium-paced 25 km ride from Greenslopes. We will follow the South East Freeway Bikeway into the city, ride from South Bank, then a city/river loop over the Go Between and Goodwill bridges. We will spin through Kangaroo Point to Dockside for a coffee break, then through Mowbray Park and Stones Corner following Norman Creek back to Greenslopes.

This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.
Thompson Estate Reserve, Greenslopes Meet at the car park at the corner of Victoria Terrace and Baron Street, 15 minutes before the start time. 9:30:00 12:30:00 No bookings required.  For more information phone Jon from Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694. Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment hire - $15. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Monday 1 Mar Northern suburbs and  creeks explorer ride Quicker paced 40-45 km ride from McDowall following the Cabbage Tree Creek bikeways and paths through Bridgeman Downs, Aspley, and then some back streets to pick up the Mountain To Mangroves corridor at Chermside West & out to Virginia and Nundah. Then we will follow the Brook and Northern Gateway Arterial paths back to Boondall, Taigum, Fitzgibbon, Carseldine and pick up the Cabbage Tree Creek corridor back to McDowall. Includes bike paths and roads. This ride would suit regular cyclists with a reasonable level of fitness. 

This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.
McDowall Reserve Meet at the reserve entrance, corner of Speilberg Street and Stallone Circuit, 15 minutes before the start time. 9:30:00 13:00:00 No bookings required.  For more information phone Jon from Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694. Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment hire - $15. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Friday 5 Mar Upper Kedron Brook Intermediate distance and medium paced social 30 - 35 km ride. Follow Kedron Brook from its upper reaches to Alderley, the Grange, Toombul and to Nundah for a break. The return will be a loop through Wavell Heights and back following the brook. Can be a hot ride with head breezes. This ride would suit those with a reasonable level of fitness and some cycling experience.

This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.
Grovely Sportsground Park, Keperra Meet at the car park on Hanran Street, 15 minutes before the start time. 9:30:00 13:00:00 No bookings required.  For more information phone Jon from Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694. Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment hire - $15. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Wednesday 10 Mar Parklands and South Bank Easy to medium-paced 25 km ride following the bikeway from Finsbury Park across Enoggera Creek, past Victoria Park. Ride through the bike and pedestrian tunnel to Roma Street Parkland, city courts precinct and Kurilpa Bridge to QGOMA and then return.

This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.
Finsbury Park, Wilston Meet at the car park at the end of Finsbury Street, 15 minutes before the start time. 9:30:00 12:30:00 No bookings required.  For more information phone Jon from Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694.
Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment hire - $15. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Wednesday 31 Mar Northern bayside Medium paced 35km social ride from Shorncliffe to Nudgee Beach via Deagon, the Entertainment Centre, Boondall Wetlands, Northern Gateway Arterial path and return. Mainly flat on bike paths and quieter back roads. Due to the distance and open exposed areas, this ride would suit regular cyclists with a reasonable level of fitness.

This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.
Moora Park, Shorncliffe Meet at the top car park Swan Street, 15 minutes before the start time. 9:30:00 12:30:00 No bookings required.  For more information phone Jon from Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694.
Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment hire - $15. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Wednesday 7 Apr Kedron Brook spin Social 25 km easy paced ride following Kedron Brook to Toombul and then explore the paths to Skygate at Eagle Farm. There will be rest breaks to suit the group as it can be hot with head winds.

This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.
Grinstead Park, Alderley Meet at the top car park by the playground at Shand Street, 15 minutes before the start time. 9:30:00 12:30:00 No bookings required.  For more information phone Jon from Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694.
Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment hire - $15. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Tuesday 13 Apr Urban explorer ride Medium paced social 30-35 km ride. Follow Ithaca and Enoggera creeks through many shady parks and suburbs including St John's Wood, Banks Street Reserve, Ashgrove, Downey Park, Victoria Park and a loop through Kelvin Grove Urban Village. Expect a couple of steep climbs.

This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.
Dorrington Park, Ashgrove Meet at the hockey grounds car park Mirrabooka Road, 15 minutes before the start time. 9:30:00 12:30:00 No bookings required.  For more information phone Jon from Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694.
Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment hire - $15. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Monday 19 Apr Ferny Grove suburban explorer Explore the bike paths and cycling routes around Ferny Grove. Quiet back roads, some rural areas and a section of the old Ferny Grove to Samford rail corridor. Undulating 20-25 km ride with rest stops to suit the group.

This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors. 
Upper Kedron Recreation Reserve, Upper Kedron Meet at the playground car park, top of Upper Kedron Road, 15 minutes before the start time. 9:30:00 12:30:00 No bookings required.  For more information phone Jon from Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694.
Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment hire - $15. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Wednesday 28 Apr City and river loop Easy to medium paced social 25-30 km ride to Toowong via the Go Between Bridge, along the Bicentennial Bikeway, through St Lucia and the university, over the Eleanor Schonell Bridge and into the city via  Norman Creek Bikeway. Continue through South Bank or cross the Goodwill and Go Between bridges and return to West End. Expect some hills.

This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.
Orleigh Park, West End Meet at the car park, corner Riverside Drive and Hill End Terrace, 15 minutes before the start time. 9:30:00 12:30:00 No bookings required.  For more information phone Jon from Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694. Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment hire - $15. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Tuesday 4 May Mangroves to the sea trail following Downfall Creek Medium paced 35 km ride from Chermside to Virginia & Northgate, then on to the Kedron Brook path and some back streets to Banyo for a coffee break. Then return to Chermside via Virginia and the Downfall Creek Trail.

This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.
7th Brigade Park, Chermside Meet at the Kidspace Playground car park, off Murphy Road, 15 minutes before the start time. 9:30:00 12:30:00 No bookings required.  For more information phone Jon from Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694.
Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment hire - $15. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Monday 10 May Brisbane's northern foreshore Medium-paced 35-40 km cycle along the Sandgate foreshore to Brighton. Then ride along the Deagon Deviation and out to Nudgee Beach via Boondall Wetlands trail. There are loop options now available using the new Gateway Arterial paths and we will return via Shorncliffe. Mainly flat ride that follows bike paths and quieter back roads. Due to the distance and open exposed areas, this ride would suit regular cyclists with a reasonable level of fitness.

This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.
Arthur Davis Park Meet at the front of the swimming pool, off Flinders Parade, 15 minutes before the start time. 9:30:00 13:00:00 No bookings required.  For more information phone Jon from Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694. Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment hire - $15. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Wednesday 26 May The Brook Social 20 km easy paced ride following Kedron Brook to Toombul and then some back streets to Northgate. A little on road riding through to Nundah and then across to the Kedron Brook path at Kalinga PK and back to Hickey PK. There will be rest breaks to suit the group as it can be hot with head winds.

This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.
Hickey Park, Stafford Meet at the entry to the sports ground end of Babarra Street, 15 minutes before the start time. 9:30:00 12:00:00 No bookings required.  For more information phone Jon from Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694. Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment hire - $15. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Monday 31 May Brisbane's southern foreshore Easy paced social 20 km ride along the beautiful foreshore from Wynnum North, through Manly for a break at the boat harbour.  Then on to Lota for a loop and return.

This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.
Elanora Park, Wynnum Meet at the car park inside the boom gate off  Granada Street,  15 minutes before the start time. 9:30:00 12:00:00 No bookings required.  For more information phone Jon from Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694.
Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment hire - $15. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Tuesday 8 Jun Western creek explorer Easy to medium paced social 25 km + ride from the upper reaches of Enoggera Creek through The Gap, St John's Wood and Banks Street Reserve to Kelvin Grove. There will be the option to continue for a short loop through Downey Park and the Northey Street Gardens, returning to Kelvin Grove for a break. Then we retrace our path to The Gap. Ride includes some hills.

This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.
Brian Hallinan Bikeway Meet Riaweena Street West, by the creek, near the school road pedestrian bridge,15 minutes before the start time. 9:30:00 12:30:00 No bookings required.  For more information phone Jon from Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694. Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment hire - $15. Bring money for a coffee stop.
Monday 14 Jun City and river explorer ride Social, easy-paced 20-25 km cycle from New Farm Park into the Brisbane CBD past Waterfront Place and through the City Botanic Gardens, where we'll visit the nesting stone curlews. We then continue to South Bank, Kangaroo Point and return. This ride has some hills. There will be an optional extension along the boardwalk to Teneriffe and Newstead & possibly to Brett's Wharf Hamilton return - additional 5 - 8kms.

This is a GOLD event suitable for seniors.


New Farm Park, New Farm Meet at the rotunda in the park, 15 minutes before the start time. 9:30:00 12:30:00 No bookings required.  For more information phone Jon from Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694.
Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment hire - $15. Bring money for a coffee stop.

Download the program - click here.


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