Social riding groups

Looking for people to go bike riding with. There are a number of formal and informal groups that run regular rides.

Bicycle Network Tasmania
Tasmania's lead cycle advocacy organisation, Bicycle Tasmania has a regular list of rides, from day rides to extended tours, with a particular focus on family-friendly rides. See the events section of their website. Also a great resource for what's happening for cycling around the state. Membership includes Ride On magazine, discounts at bike shops, 3rd party and personal injury insurance and advocacy for improved cycling conditions. Visit website

Hobart Walking Club Rides
Run regular weekly bike rides on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Membership is open to people aged 16 years or over and anyone is welcome to participate in a ride before deciding to join the club.
For Tuesday rides information phone Bruce Wilkinson 6223 5781
For Thursday rides information phone Brian Haas on 6228 4891

Informal rides departing the Dome Cafe, King St Sandy Bay
Informal rides departing the Dome Restaurant, King St Sandy Bay. Meet at 6.00am on Tuesday or Thursday mornings for a ride out to South Granton and return to the Dome Restaurant - in all approx 40 kms. Its all weather permitting and its not super fast (avg 25 kms p/h), and you know what the best part is ... the coffee and chat at the end. Also there is an 8.00am Saturday ride that ranges from 50 - 90 kms - a call made by the ride director :) If you're not sure then give Paul a call - 0411423212 or Philip on – 0419363489

Ken Self Ride Cycle Centre rides
Rides depart from the shop at 124 Elizabeth St, Hobart. It's a great introduction to riding in a bunch and improving your riding skills in a sociable atmostphere.
Monday night at 6pm - A mostly womens riding group that travels at a slower pace
Wednesday night at 6pm - A mostly mens riding group that travels a bit faster.
Phone 6234 4175 for details.



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