CAMWEST: Cyclists’ Action Movement West

2006 Olympic Park Fountain Ride: 23 Sept 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Medium ride from Wentworthville to Olympic Park and return

Will include include M4 shared path, Olympic Boulevard, Water Bird Refuge, Duck River and more.

Bring water, sunscreen, helmet, spare tube, working bicycle and happy disposition.

NOTE: You will need to be reasonably fit for this ride, and have ridden similar distances before. This ride is not suitable for children under 12 years, unless they ride 30+ km quite regularly, and you can look after their safety.

Approximate distance:
36 km; a few stops to talk and enjoy scenery.
Average Speed:
A leisurely 12 kph
12.45 p.m. northern of Lytton St Park, Wentworthville, in car park adjacent to Wentworthville Community Centre, Veron Rd.
1:00 p.m. sharp.

Please note that the recent SASS magazine (a new Parramatta magazine put out by Cumberland newspapers) had coverage of this ride and it showed a start time of 1:30 PM, but that is no longer correct.

Destination of Interest By way of Approx Distance (km) Approx Riding Time Estimated Time Actual Time
start point 0 0 1:00
Holroyd Sports Centre, Merrylands Findlayson Creek, Gt Western Hwy footpath, bus lane, Franklin St, shared path through Ollie Webb reserve and Fox St underpass 6.4 30 1:30
Olympic Park Fountain M4 shared path, Adderley St, Hill Rd path, Olympic Boulevard
(Toilets and water at “Overflow” — 5 min break)
9.4 45,
Tea House Murray Rose Ave, Australia Ave footpath, Treillage and Water Bird refuge
(Break for 30 min) (Toilets and water)
3.5 20,
Duck River Crossing Australia Ave, Hill Rd, Adderley St, Station Rd, Northumberland Rd, Auburn Station, Park Rd, Mary St 6.9 40,
Merrylands Station Bennett Rd, Dellwood St, Adam St, Robertson St, Stuart St, Meadows St, Granville Park, Merrylands Rd (Toilet and water at station) 4.2 20,
Return to start point END OF RIDE McFarlane St, Memorial Park, Goodlet St shared path, Merrylands Park, Chelsea St, Haven St, Norman St, Monterey St and Findlayson Creek shared path (Toilets and water in last km) 5.4 30 5:00
Spare time Delays and flats return home 0 70 6:10 civil twilight 6:12 pm
Totals 35.8 220 min, 3.66 hours 240 min, 4 hours 11.6 kph

For additional detail see: http://camwest/

To register for ride: Mark Robson 9827 0738 or

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