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Brisbane City Council GOLD Cycling Program are now available - January to June 2018  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


- See below for 2018 options. Please e-mail me for updates or information on the 2017 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!


2018 Tours!! Great Multi Day Cycling Adventure Tours:
 


Bushranger Bikes Southeast Queensland  'Whale Trail'TM

2018 Tour dates:

- June, July & August 2018 - dates flexible at this stage.

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.....

The new 5  day itinerary is fantastic and provides additional rides in Sydney - Narrabeen Lakes or Parramata, and Olympic Park to Botany Bay.

Put this one on your adventure planner - Spring 2018 - enquire now!

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

3 Rail Trails Tour - Awesome Autumn - 10 to 18 May 2018 This is the Bushranger Bikes 'Signature' Tour - Rail, Wine and History Tour.

Awesome in every way!

3 Rail Trails Tour - Sensational Spring - 12 to 20 October 2018 This is the Bushranger Bikes 'Signature' Tour - Rail, Wine and History Tour.

Sensational!


Awesome Autumn 3 Rail Trails Tour - Victoria







Sensational Spring 3 Rail Trails Tour - Victoria
Enquiries & booking being taken now!
New Zealand.........

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

**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

Currently in the planning - the Bushranger Bikes 'Two Brews' ride!

1. Okay I need to keep coming up with some new, fun and exciting cycling activities so one I have been considering for some time is my Two Brews ride!

This will be an afternoon ride in the Brisbane Northside burbs with a distance of between 25 and 35kms, bike paths and connecting quiet streets, mainly easy undulations - so nothing too strenuous. The concept will be to ride to a couple of my favourite secret establishments and sample one of their specialty cold brews in each location.

Cost will be $25 per person and includes the ride, the two brews and lots of fun!

Bookings will be essential and you will need to be in to find out what it's all about - otherwise the secret will be out!

Once I have set a date I will send an e-mail newsletter out to everyone who is signed up.

Noosa Trail Network Trails:

2. I have been looking for available dates to run a Bushranger Bikes one or two night trip to the Noosa Hinterland to ride some of the Noosa Trail Network.  Unfortunately we missed a winter and spring in Southeast Queensland and now it is shaping up for a very warm summer - so these rides may not be ideal in the conditions.  I'm still giving it some consideration however!

These are mountain bike trails - not necessarily technical but some big climbs that can be testing if moutain biking/off-road cycling is not something you do a bit of.  These trails are great, views brilliant, location awesome but expect to get off and push some sections and be tired at days end!

There will be some hotel accommodation (comfy but not 4 star) available and plenty of camping options for rigs & tents.

Bookings will be essential.

I will keep everyone posted and send an e-mail newsletter out to everyone who is signed up.


Want to make sure you don't miss any of the Bushranger Bikes adventure cycling programs? Sign up for Bushranger Bikes Newsletters - http://www.bushrangerbikes.com.au/subscribe.htm

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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 these Bushranger Bikes rides  Click here.

 



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 2018
Cycling Brisbane

- Download as a PDF

Brisbane City Council
ACTIVE & HEALTHY GOLD PROGRAM - January to June 2018
Bicycle Rides delivered by Bushranger Bikes

Activity and description

Location and meeting point

Specific requirements*

Cost to participants

Date/s

Start and end time

Booking
required

Booking contact

City and river explorer ride: Social easy paced 20-25 km cycle from New Farm Park into the Brisbane CBD past Riverfront Place and through the City Botanic Gardens where we'll visit the nesting stone curlews. Then continue on to South Bank, Kangaroo Point and return. There will be an optional extension along the boardwalk to Teneriffe, Newstead and return. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs.

New Farm Park
Brunswick Street, New Farm
Meet at the rotunda 15 minutes before the start time

Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

$15 if bike hire required

Wed 24 Jan

9.30am-12.30pm

No

Bushranger Bikes
0409 053 694

Cycling the city and Dockside: Easy to medium paced 25 km ride from Greenslopes. Follow the South East Freeway Bikeway into the city, ride from South Bank to GOMA, then a city/river loop over the Go Between and Goodwill bridges, Kangaroo Point to Dockside, Mowbray Park, Stones Corner following Norman Creek back to Greenslopes. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs.

Thompson Estate
Pine Street, Greenslopes
Meet at the car park 15 minutes before the start time

Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

$15 if bike hire required

Tue 30 Jan

9.30am-12.30pm

No

Bushranger Bikes
0409 053 694

Cycling Brisbane's southern foreshore: Easy paced social 20 km ride along the beautiful foreshore from Wynnum North, through Manly to Lota and return. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs.

Elanora Park
Granada Street, Wynnum
Meet at the car park inside the boom gate 15 minutes before the start time

Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

$15 if bike hire required

Mon 5 Feb

9.30am-12 noon

No

Bushranger Bikes
0409 053 694

Cycling the city and river loop: Easy to medium paced social paced 25-30 km ride to Toowong via the Go Between Bridge, along the Bicentennial Bikeway, through St Lcia and theuniverstiy, over the Eleanor Schonell Bridge and into  the city via the South East Freeway Bikeway or Norman Creek Bikeway. Continue through South Bank or cross the Goodwill and Go Between bridges and return to West End. Expect some hills.

Orleigh Park
Cnr Riverside Drive and Hill End Terrace, West End
Meet at the car park 15 minutes before the start time

Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

$15 if bike hire required

Fri 9 Feb

9.30am-12.30pm

No

Bushranger Bikes
0409 053 694

Conquer the Gateway: Start with a warm up lagoon loop before tackling the Gateway Bridge. Enjoy geat 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 hills on this 25 km ride but these can be done at your own pace.

Minnippi Parklands
Stanton Road West, off Wynnum Road, Tingalpa
Meet at the car park near the lake 15 minutes before the start time

Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

$15 if bike hire required

Tue 13 Feb

9.30am-12.30pm

No

Bushranger Bikes
0409 053 694

Cycling the Brook to the beach: Social 26 km ride following Kedron Brook to Nudgee Beach. Return via the brook trail with some possible deviations. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs

Kalinga Park
Park Avenue, Clayfield
Meet at the car park 15 minutes before the start time

Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

$15 if bike hire required

Sat 17 Feb

9-11.30am

No

Bushranger Bikes
0409 053 694

Cycling the mangroves to the sea trail following Downfall Creek: Medium paced 35 km ride from Chermside to Banyo then on to the Kedron Brook path and back to Toombul. Stop for a coffee break in Nundah and then return to Chermside on back roads through Northgate and Virginia. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs.

7th Brigade Park
Murphy Road, Chermside
Meet at the Kids Space car park 15 minutes before the start time

Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

$15 if bike hire required

Thu 8 Mar

9.30am-12.30pm

No

Bushranger Bikes
0409 053 694

Cycing Brisbane's northern foreshore: Medium paced 35-40 km cycle along the Sandgate foreshore to Brighton, along the Deagon Deviation to Nudgee Beach via the Boondall Wetlands. Return via the Wetlands and Shorncliffe. Mainly flat ride that follows bike paths and quieter back roads.

Arthur Davis Park
Flinders Parade, Sandgate
Meet in front of the swimming pool 15 minutes before the start time

Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

$15 if bike hire required

Tue 13 Mar

9.30am-1pm

No

Bushranger Bikes
0409 053 694

Cycling the City to Rocks Riverside Park: This longer, quicker paced 45 km ride takes you through Toowong, Seventeen Mile Rocks, St Lucia and Highgate Hill. Expect some bigger hills and longer climbs. This can be hot and open and there will be rest breaks to suit the group.

Orleigh Park
Cnr Riverside Drive and Hill End Terrace, West End
Meet at the car park 15 minutes before the start time

Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

$15 if bike hire required

Sun 18 Mar

9.30am-1pm

No

Bushranger Bikes
0409 053 694

Cycling the Brook: Social 20 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. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs.

Hickey Park
Babarra Street, Stafford
Meet at the entry to the sports ground 15 minutes before the start time

Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

$15 if bike hire required

Wed 21 Mar

9.30am-12 noon

No

Bushranger Bikes
0409 053 694

Cycling the mountain to mangroves trail: Quicker paced 40-45 km ride with a mix of bike paths, road sections and hills. Follow Downfall Creek to Virginia and on to Nundah. Cycle through back streets and then pick up the Kedron Brook bikeway through to Banyo. Follow more back streets and paths 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 hot with head winds. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs.

Downfall Creek Environment Centre
Rode Road, Chermside
Meet at the entry to the sports ground 15 minutes before the start time

Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

$15 if bike hire required

Mon 26 Mar

9.30am-1pm

No

Bushranger Bikes
0409 053 694

Cycling the Kedron Brook: Longer distance and quicker paced social 45 km ride to suit more experienced and fitter cyclists. Cycle along Kedron Brook to Stafford and Toombul and loop through to Banyo. Includes Northgate, Virginia and return. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs.

Teralba Park
Off Osborne Road, Everton Park
Meet at the sports ground car park 15 minutes before the start time

Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

$15 if bike hire required

Tue 3 Apr

9.30am-1pm

No

Bushranger Bikes
0409 053 694

Cycling the beaches and border: Medium paced 35-40 km ride across the Ted Smout Bridge to Woody Point, then back following the Deagon Deviation and out to Tinchi Tamba on South Pine River. Then follow the Gateway Bikeway to Boondall railway station for a short bike'n'hike before returning through Deagon and Shorncliffe. This can be a hot ride with some on-road sections. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs.

Decker Park
Twenty Fifth Avenue, Brighton
Meet at the car park 15 minutes before the start time

Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

$15 if bike hire required

Mon 16 Apr

9.30am-1pm

No

Bushranger Bikes
0409 053 694

Cycling to the parklands to South Bank: Easy to medium paced 25 km ride following the bikeway from Finsbury Park across Enoggera Creek, past Victoria Park through the bike and pedestrian tunnel to Roma Street Parkland, city courts precinct, Kurilpa Bridge to GOMA and return. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs.

Finsbury Park
Finsbury Street, Newmarket
Meet at the car park 15 minutes before the start time

Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

$15 if bike hire required

Mon 30 Apr

9.30am-12.30pm

No

Bushranger Bikes
0409 053 694

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. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs.

Upper Kedron Recreation Reserve
Upper Kedron Road, Kedron
Meet at the playground car park 15 minutes before the start time

Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

$15 if bike hire required

Thu 3 May

9.30am-12.30pm

No

Bushranger Bikes
0409 053 694

Cycling by the creek: 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 where you will stop at a great coffee shop and then return. Ride includes some hills. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs.

Brian Hallinan Bikeway
Riaweena Street, The Gap
Meet at the park 15 minutes before the start time

Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

$15 if bike hire required

Tue 22 May

9.30am-12.30pm

No

Bushranger Bikes
0409 053 694

Cycling the northern bayside: Longer distance and quicker paced social 35-40 km ride to suit more experienced and fitter cyclists. Ride from Shorncliffe to Nudgee Beach via Deagon, the Entertainment Centre, Boondall Wetlands and return. Mainly flat on bike paths and quieter back roads. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs.

Moora Park
Park Parade, Shorncliffe
Meet at the top car park 15 minutes before the start time

Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

$15 if bike hire required

Mon 28 May

9.30am-1pm

No

Bushranger Bikes
0409 053 694

City and river explorer ride: Social easy paced 20-25 km cycle from New Farm Park into the Brisbane CBD past Riverfront Place and through the City Botanic Gardens where we'll visit the nesting stone curlews. Then continue on to South Bank, Kangaroo Point and return. There will be an optional extension along the boardwalk to Teneriffe, Newstead and return. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs.

New Farm Park
Brunswick Street, New Farm
Meet at the rotunda 15 minutes before the start time

Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

$15 if bike hire required

Thu 31 May

9.30am-12.30pm

No

Bushranger Bikes
0409 053 694

Cycling Upper Kedron Brook: Longer distance and quicker paced social 40+ km ride to suit more experienced and fitter cyclists. Follow Kedron Brook from its upper reaches to Alderley, the Grange, Toombul and to Skygate at Eagle Farm for a break. The return will be a loop through Wavell Heights and back following the brook. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs.

Grovely Sports Ground
Hanran Street, Keperra
Meet at the car park 15 minutes before the start time

Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

$15 if bike hire required

Thu 7 Jun

9.30am-1pm

No

Bushranger Bikes
0409 053 694

Northern suburbs and creek explorer ride: Quicker paced 40-45 km ride from McDowell following Cabbage Tree Creek bikeways and paths through to Bridgeman Downs, Aspley, Carseldine and Taigum to Sandgate and return. Suitable for riders with bike experience and fitness. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs.

McDowall Reserve - Reserve entrance, corner Speilburg Street & Stallone Court, McDowall

Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

$15 if bike hire required

Mon 11 Jun

9.30am-1pm

No

Bushranger Bikes
0409 053 694

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 and Banks Street Reserve, Ashgrove, Downey Park, Victoria Park and into Kelvin Grove Urban Village and return. Presented as part of Council’s Active and Healthy and Cycling Brisbane programs.

Dorrington Park
Mirrabooka Road, Ashgrove
Meet at the hockey grounds car park 15 minutes before the start time

Bring a bicycle and helmet if you have one, otherwise phone Jon on 0409 053 694 to organise equipment. Bring money for a coffee stop.

$15 if bike hire required

Fri 15 Jun

9.30am-12.30pm

No

Bushranger Bikes
0409 053 694

Wear suitable clothing and footwear for the activity, bring drinking water and money for a coffee stop.

Requirements: No bookings required unless you need to hire a bike.  Bring your bicycle and helmet if you have one otherwise phone Jon @ Bushranger Bikes on 0409 053 694 E-info@bushrangerbikes.com.au to organise equipment - $15 hire per bike. 


Moreton Bay Regional Council Older & Bolder Program:

Scarborough - Redcliffe - Margate Beach Front Cruise - contact Council for next ride.

Bribie Island - Pumistone Passage and Canal Cruiser - contact Council for next ride.

Bookings: through the Moreton Bay Regional Council Call Centre - Ph: 3480 6643

 

Moreton Bay Regional Council Adventure Program for Adults:

Mountain Biking in Bunyaville State Forest Park, Samford Valley and Ironbark Gully.

Bookings: through the Moreton Bay Regional Council Call Centre - Ph: 3480 6643

 

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