Scenic Rural Challenger

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Scenic Rural Challenger

Time: February 19, 2017 all day
Location: Central Railway Station
Street: Eddy Avenue
City/Town: Haymarket
Phone: 0408 164 259
Event Type: day, ride
Organized By: Grant Rogers
Latest Activity: Feb 20

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Event Description

A challenger ride traversing through scenic rural landscape.

Distance: Approx 85km
Grade: 7.5/10 (MediumHard) - 5/10 (Medium) if you finish at Windsor!!
Starts: Springwood Railway Station
Ends:   Hornsby Railway Station

Easy downhill start to the Yarramundi valley. Mild undulations to Windsor for our first food/drink stop.
After Windsor making sure you have full water bottles, we head onto Pitt Town, Maraylya, Catti, Glenorie,
Arcadia, Berowra Waters and finally Hornsby. One long hill climb out of Catti Gorge.

We can stop again at Arcadia for drinks before heading onto our next food stop at Berowra Waters.

We will encounter traffic out from Springwood initially (good shoulder), between Windsor and Pitt Town and again around Berowra
and Hornsby. Bring snacks/water/sunscreen.

Catch the Blue Mountains express train from Central (7.22am) or Strathfield (7.35). Arrives Springwood 8.44

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Comment by Ross Hubbard on February 20, 2017 at 7:06

Thanks Grant for a great ride / adventure and for waiting for me at the end. Sorry I didn't get to say goodbye as my train was about to depart! Cheers, Ross

Comment by Grant Rogers on February 18, 2017 at 16:27

The ride will proceed tomorrow as planned. I suggest people bring along a rain jacket.
If it's too wet, there is the option of catching the train home from Windsor.
I shall be boarding the train at Strathfield. Grant

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