What's On and Ride Calendar

ULYSSES CANBERRA 
Ride and Event Calendar - August 2019 to January 2020
  • IMPORTANT: Assess your own skill level and choose your rides accordingly.
  • Be there with a full tank in time for the ride briefing.
  • Ride responsibly. Your safety (and that of your fellow riders) is up to you.



September 2019

Date:                    Sun 15th September
Destination:         Chomp & Chat: Marulan
Distance:              250 km
Leave:                  BP Watson
Time:                    Briefing 10:20am, departure 10:30am
Lunch:                  Meridian Café
Leader:                
Al Munday 0438 510 137
 

Date:                    Sun 22nd September
Destination:         Burrill Lake
Distance:              425 km ex Canberra
Leave:                  Caltex Bungendore
Time:                    Briefing 9:50am, departure 10:00am
Lunch:                  The Fish Shop (best fish & chips on the coast)
Leader:                 Chris Dietzel 0432 632 667‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬
Warning:              This ride leaves from Bungendore


October 2019


Warning:        Daylight saving starts today!!
Date:                    Sun 6th October
Destination:         Rosehill Back Roads Tour
Distance:             420 km
Leave:                 Caltex The Foodary Weston Creek (Kirkpatrick & Cotter)
Time:                   Briefing 8:50am, departure 9:00am
Lunch:                 Family Hotel, Cootamundra
Leader:               Ian Paterson 0427 291 728
Route notes:       Out via Mountain Creek Rd, Yass, Boorowa (coffee), Galong, Bouyeo Rd, McMahons Reef Rd, Berremangra Rd, Hume Hwy, Jugiong Rd, Rosehill Rd & Cootamundra (lunch & fuel). Back via Cullinga Mines Rd, Jugiong Rd, Bouyeo Rd & Bowning (coffee). One for the back roads aficionados!
Warning:        Daylight saving starts today!!

Date:               Sun 13th October
Destination:    Chomp & Chat: Murrumburrah
Distance:         260 km
Leave:             Caltex Nicholls
Time:               Briefing 10:20am, departure 10:30am
Lunch:             Barnes Store Emporium Café
Leader:           John Grace 0418 487 104
Route notes:   Out via highways, Jugiong, Jugiong Rd & Murrumburrah (lunch). Back via Burley Griffin Way & highways.

Date:              Sun 20th October
Destination:   Rockley Loop
Distance:        530 km
Leave:            BP Watson
Time:              Briefing 7:50am, departure 8:00am
Lunch:            Rockley Pub
Leader:           Mick Beltrame ‭0428 735 888‬‬‬‬
Route notes:  Out via Gunning, Crookwell, Taralga (coffee), Black Springs (regroup), Rockley (lunch) & Perthville (fuel). Back via Tuena (regroup), Crookwell & Gunning (coffee).
Warning 1:     Long, sustained & very twisty; experienced riders only.
Warning 2:     Fuel range must be at least 280 km.

November 2019


Date:              Sun 3rd November
Destination:   Bermagui
Distance:        520 km ex Canberra
Leave:            Caltex Bungendore
Time:              Briefing 8:50am, departure 9:00am
Lunch:            Fishermen’s Wharf Café, Bermagui
Leader:           Mick Winters 0412 134 376
Route notes:   Out via Braidwood, Clyde Mtn, Nelligen (coffee), Princes Hwy & Bermagui (lunch & fuel). Back via Bemboka, Brown Mtn & Cooma (coffee).
Warning:        This ride leaves from Bungendore.

Date:               Sat 9th November
Destination:     Reids Flat Loop
Distance:         400 km
Leave:             Caltex Nicholls
Time:               Briefing 8:50am, departure 9:00am
Lunch:             Federal Hotel, Bigga
Leader:            Leo Farrelly 0430 581 672
Route notes:    Out via Yass (coffee), Rye Park, Rugby, Rugby Rd, Frogmore Rd, Reids Flat Rd & Bigga (lunch). Back via Crookwell (fuel), Breadalbane, Collector & Gundaroo.
Warning 1:        Contains stretches of gravel road.
Warning 2:        This is a Saturday ride – don’t turn up on Sunday!
 

Date:               Sun 17th November
Destination:     Chomp & Chat: Laggan
Distance:         250 km
Leave:              BP Watson
Time:                Briefing 10:20am, departure 10:30am
Lunch:              Laggan Hotel
Leader:             Maritta Heiler ‭0417 633 000‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬
Route notes:    Out via Gundaroo, Gunning & Crookwell. Back via Goulburn (fuel if needed).

Date:               Sun 24th November
Destination:     Australian Motorlife Museum, Kembla Grange
Distance:         460 km
Leave:              BP Watson
Time:                Briefing 8:20 am, departure 8:30am
Lunch:              Dapto
Leader:             Al Munday 0438 510 137
Route notes:     Out via Tarago, Bungonia, Marulan (coffee), Moss Vale, Robertson, Macquarie Pass & Dapto. Return to be discussed at lunch.
Note:            Museum entry $17.50 (pensioners $15).

December 2019

Date:                 Sun 1st December
Destination:      Snowy Loop
Distance:           475 km
Leave:               Caltex Hume
Time:                 Briefing 8:50am, departure 9:00am
Lunch:               Tumut
Leader:              Ron Tito 0408 697 289
Route notes:     Out via Cooma, Adaminaby (coffee) & Tumut (lunch). Back via South Gundagai & highways.




Date:                Sat 14th December
Destination:     MRA Toy Run
Leave:              Old Parliament House
Time:               8:30am for 10:00am departure
Warning:         This is a Saturday ride – don’t turn up on Sunday!
 

Date:                 Sun 15th December
Destination:      O’Connell
Distance:          540 km
Leave:               BP Watson
Time:                Briefing 7:50 am, departure 8:00am
Lunch:              O’Connell Pub
Leader:             Mick Beltrame ‭0428 735 888‬‬‬‬
Route notes:     Out via Gunning, Crookwell, Taralga (coffee), Black Springs (regroup), Oberon (fuel) & O’Connell (lunch). Back via Oberon, Taralga (regroup), Crookwell (fuel) & Gunning (coffee).
Warning 1:        Long & sustained; experienced riders only.
Warning 2:        Fuel range must be at least 250 km.

Date:              Sun 22nd December
Destination:   Chomp & Chat: Young
Distance:       300 km
Leave:            Caltex Nicholls
Time:             Briefing 10:20am, departure 10:30am
Lunch:           Wilders Bakery   
Leader:         ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ Warren Richer 0409 836 595
Route notes:  Out via Binalong, Galong & Moppity Rd. Back via Murringo & Boorowa.

January 2020

Date:              Sun 5th January
Destination:   Thredbo
Distance:        420 km
Leave:             Caltex Hume
Time:               Briefing 8:50am, departure 9:00am
Lunch:             Thredbo or Wild Brumby Distillery  
Leader:            Chris Dietzel 0432 632 667
Route notes:    Out via Cooma, Middlingbank Rd, Berridale (coffee), Dalgety, Jindabyne & Thredbo. Back via Rocky Plain Rd & Cooma.

Date:                Sun 19th January
Destination:     Chomp & Chat: Araluen
Distance:         230 km ex Canberra
Leave:             Caltex Bungendore
Time:               Briefing 10:50am, departure 11:00am
Lunch:             Araluen Pub  
Leader:            Mike Kelly 0416 291 996
Route notes:   Out via Braidwood. Back via Braidwood.
Warning:         This ride leaves from Bungendore.