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6-7-8 Oct  GOLDFIELDS TRACK 'LOW COST' 


3 DAYS OF BAG TRANSFERS

FROM ONLY $30!


Ride the popular Goldfields Track Bendigo - Castlemaine - Daylesford - Ballarat 200 kms over 3 days (Fr-Sa-Su) and 200kms while we carry your gear. 

You can opt also to ride your own route or to do 2 days, starting at Castlemaine. 
Note there is no route support and you are mostly off-road. MTB recommended and be able to carry what you need each day.
You get to choose and book your accom or campsite. 
Small soft bags up to 10kg for $30. 
Other bags up to 20kg for $50.
We can carry gear for up to 40-60 riders which could create a 'Clayton's' event!
More info and clink to bookings link on Eventbrite.
If popular, we will schedule more of these in Nov-Mar.

For info on the trail see www.goldfieldstrack.com.au
Status CONFIRMED

UPDATE JUNE 2017


In May 2017 a small group of us rode the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail and surveyed the work happening on the new Kingaroy to Kilkivan RT - this will be a wonderful 90km ride when fully open.


As of 6 June we've confirmed the 2019 Gulf to Gulf (otherwise known as the Bike 'n Wheels Expedition) with 18 interested riders, so we're almost full. Don't wait any longer to express interest.


Our programme for Oct-Dec 2017 has been reviewed (June 2017) and we've adjusted some rides/schedules as our other small groups tour work firms up. 


Choose between North East Victoria's rail trails, Flinders Ranges and Eyre Peninsula West Coast.

See our AUSTRALIA 2017-18 page.


Other event ideas we had are now held over to 2018, including Longreach to Mt Isa via Boulia and the series of rides Sydney -Gippsland - Great Ocean Road - Adelaide.


We're also going to trial bag-carrying services at LOW COST, sort of like what's offered around Europe's Lake Constance and along river trails such as the Mosel. However, we can only try it on certain sets of dates and this means if successful, a bunch of 30, 40 or more riders will be travelling the same routes, same days. Let's see how 6-8 Oct runs on Victoria's Goldfields Track and we may expand the offerings.


If you need a mini-coach and trailer for a cycle event, talk to us! We have 3 sets now, with coach seating and extended legroom for 18 to 21 passengers. We also have special trays to secure bikes. They run around between Noosa, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Alice, sometimes with weeks spare and sometimes relocating. Great opportunity to get the club on the road with a fab support bus!


2017-18 EXTENDED RIDES IN EUROPE
-----------------------------------------------------------For 2017 we're holding over our epic Tour de Front (to 2018) and recommending riders to our Flanders mate Carl Ooghe who runs his own battlefields rides.

Carl is the #1 battlefields cycle guide and author of a popular cycling guidebook on the subject.

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7-13 Aug 2017  BRUGES TO PARIS

Operated and guided by local expert Carl Ooghe. 
Bikes available. BnB from 950 Euros.

See Carl's website:www.cyclingthewesternfront.co.uk 

Email: carl.ooghe@gmail.com 

Emma Thomson from the UK Independent goes riding with Carl. http://www.independent.co.uk/incoming/flanders-fields-pedal-into-the-past-9608055.html 

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Jun 2018  TOUR DE FRONT

Ride a zig-zag of WW1's Western Front from the Belgian coast to the Swiss border, Nieuport to Basel over 4 weeks via Ypres, key battlefields, memorials, Reims, Verdun and The Vosges. Operated by Outbike and guided by Carl Ooghe as far as Verdun and Ralph for the remainder. Compared to 2016, we'll add a few days to soften the pace, include Compiegne, site of the Armistice - and stay more nights in traditional gites.

Dates and details to come mid 2017.

Limit of 12 riders.

See our Tour de Front page.

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May 2018  THE RIVERS RIDE

Over 3 weeks, basing in Zell-Mosel with some nights away. Riding the Mosel, Rhine, Main, Saar, Lahn, Tauber and more rivers. Plus the Venn Rail Trail and Hesse Rail Trails. 

Dates and details to come mid 2017. 
Limit of 12 riders.
For now, see our Europe page.

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MY EUROPE BASE

mosel, RHINE riverS & RAIL TRAILS


Enjoy the continent from our delightful riverside holiday apartments in a key cycling spot, Zell on Mosel, Rhineland.

Zell is midway on the Mosel River Bike Path that runs from Trier to Koblenz and popular for downhill and x-country riding.

In easy one day reach by train are bike paths along the Rhine Gorges, Saar, Sauer, Kyll, Lahn, Nahr, Ahr and Main Rivers.

Rail trails within reach include the Venntrail (125km), Hessen network (245km) and shorter trails in neighbouring Eifel and Hunsruck regions.

Our bikes are free for guests staying one week or more.

Fly Ryanair all over Europe from nearby Frankfurt-Hahn Airport.

Visit our Europe page and website myeuropebase.com