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March 2021

Social Night: Two Touring Talks

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Thursday March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The RISE Community Centre, 28 Eighth Avenue
Maylands, Western Australia 6051 Australia
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See you at the Social Night on 25th March (7 to 9 pm, Maylands Recreation Centre 'The Rise') where we will have two presentations: Solo Bike Touring in WA Guy Taylor on Solo Bike Touring in WA Off road bike tours Linda’s cycling companion, Pippa, will be talking about a "Bikepacking" trip from Darwin to Halls Creek - approximately 2,000km over three weeks in August 2019. She will cover Pre ride preparation and planning Bike choice and preparation What to…

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February 2021

CTAWA Annual General Meeting 2021

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Sunday February 21 @ 9:45 am - 1:30 pm
The RISE Community Centre, 28 Eighth Avenue
Maylands, Western Australia 6051 Australia
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The CTAWA Annual General Meeting is on Sunday 21st February 2021 at 9:45am for a 10:00am start. The venue is The RISE Community Centre, 28 Eighth Avenue, Maylands. The Agenda and all papers and reports for the AGM are available here.

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December 2020

CTA Christmas Lunch, The Henley Brook, Henley Brook

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Sunday December 6, 2020 @ 11:45 am
The Henley Brook, 9810 West Swan Road
Henley Brook, WA 6055 Australia
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Here are the details for the CTA 2020 Christmas Lunch. Venue and date: The Henley Brook (The Hen), https://thehenleybrook.com.au/ 9810 West Swan Road, Henley Brook (5 km from Guildford Train Station). 12:00pm Sunday, 6 December 2020 Long Table style, everyone buys own lunch and drinks. Will be outside in a marquee on the lawn. There will be live music and families, could be busy. As it’s a busy time for the venue please RSPV me (social@ctawa.asn.au), no later than the…

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November 2020

Social Night: Kalbarri Escape and Alternative Way – Slovenia

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Thursday November 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The RISE Community Centre, 28 Eighth Avenue
Maylands, Western Australia 6051 Australia
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See you at the Social Night on 19 November (7- 9 pm, Maylands Recreation Centre 'The Rise') where we will have two presentations: The Kalbarri Escape Shane and Randell head northwards to Kalbarri on a 7 day, 700km self supported cycle tour enjoying quiet roads, rural views, grey nomads. The Alternative Way - Slovenia Keith McBurnie will share his alternative way to organise a cycling tour. In 2019 Keith and friends cycled Slovenia, using this method to plan and organise…

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September 2020

Social Night: Girls do the Gibb and the Not So Humble Bicycle Wheel

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Thursday September 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The RISE Community Centre, 28 Eighth Avenue
Maylands, Western Australia 6051 Australia
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See you at the Social Night on 24 September (7- 9 pm, Maylands Recreation Centre 'The Rise') where we will have two presentations: 'Girls do the Gibb' - Come along to see Linda and Christine report on how they rode the 1,100 km of the Gibb River Road in August. Hear about the sand and rocks of the Kurunji Track, the corrugations on the Gibb River Road and the glorious dark night skies. Not So Humble Bicycle Wheel - Noel…

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July 2020

Social Night: A Virtual Tour of the USA

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Thursday July 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The RISE Community Centre, 28 Eighth Avenue
Maylands, Western Australia 6051 Australia
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As we open up from the COVID-19 lock down join Doug Allen as he takes us on a virtual tour of the USA. The event will conform to whatever COVID-19 restrictions are in place at the time. Please remember to bring you own cup or mug. Hope to see you there. Charlie Social Co-ordinator  

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March 2020

Stuart’s Farewell Dinner for TransAmerica


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Saturday March 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

StragglingStu USA TransAmerica 2020 Soon I willI fly to Vancouver to start a bicycle trip across the USA. My partner Robyn is afraid that in my tent I will be a ‘bear burrito’ or that I will start talking politics with locals in West Virginia. Rita and Lynda are just afraid I will freeze in the Rockies.  All Stu’s friends and fellow riders from the CTAWA are invited to celebrate my trip by joining me for a farewell dinner at…

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CTAWA Annual General Meeting

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Sunday March 8, 2020 @ 9:45 am - 1:30 pm
The RISE Community Centre, 28 Eighth Avenue
Maylands, Western Australia 6051 Australia
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The CTAWA Annual General Meeting is on Sunday 8th March 2019 at 9:45am for a 10:00am start. The venue is The RISE Community Centre, 28 Eighth Avenue, Maylands. Click here for the Agenda. Full Agenda papers are available here. Please take the time to read the papers before the meeting and think about: Nominations for CTAWA committee positions Voting for the 2019 single day and multi day rides of the year Nominations for the CTAWA 2019 Cycle Tourist of the…

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December 2019

CTA Christmas Lunch, Pinelli Restaurant, Swan Valley

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Sunday December 8, 2019 @ 11:30 am
Pinelli Restaurant, 114 Benara Road
Caversham, WA 6055 Australia
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This year there is a change of venue! These are the details: Venue and date: Pinelli Restaurant, https://www.pinelliwines.com.au/swan-valley-restaurant/ 114 Benara Road, Caversham, Swan Valley (5 km from Guildford Train Station). Sunday, 8 December 2019. Details and Menu: Pinelli Wines are offering free wine tasting at around 11:30 am (just around the corner from the Restaurant). The menu is set and is as follows: Antipasto Platters with fresh bread, commencing at 12:15 pm Mains – Choice of: Chicken Maryland braised in…

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September 2019

Social Night: Cycle Swap/Sell Market, plus Touring in Australia & Canada

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Thursday September 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The RISE Community Centre, 28 Eighth Avenue
Maylands, Western Australia 6051 Australia
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Do you have any cycling gear and/or clothing that you no longer want?  Maybe this is exactly what someone else in the CTA has been looking for.  Bring along anything cycling related that you would like to give away or sell, and lets make a night of trading. In addition join 3 of your fellow cycle tourists on various journeys across Australia and Canada. Charlie has recently returned from a supported ride through the Macdonnell Ranges, around Alice Springs and…

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July 2019

Social Night: Touring & the History of Bicycle Gears

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Thursday July 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The RISE Community Centre, 28 Eighth Avenue
Maylands, Western Australia 6051 Australia
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Ever wondered what it was like cycling 100 years ago. Want to hear about some recent cycle tours, then join us for an evening of both. Alan Nabar, from the Historic Cycle Club, will discuss the history of bicycle gearing. Back in the good old days, if you were wealthy enough to own a bike, multiple gears were not an option. It has taken more than 100 years to get to the easy changing, multi wide ratio gears of today.…

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May 2019

Social Night: Fitness and ageing with good health

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Thursday May 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The RISE Community Centre, 28 Eighth Avenue
Maylands, Western Australia 6051 Australia
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Join Sally, a Personal and Master REHAB Trainer, for the evening, as she discusses the importance of cross-training for cyclists in order to get the most out of your riding.  Information will include strength training, flexibility and nutrition, and an understanding that there is more to staying fit and healthy into our mature years than just riding the bike, not taking away from the fact that this is a very good start.  Sally will cover typical muscle imbalances that can…

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February 2019

CTAWA Annual General Meeting

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Sunday February 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The RISE Community Centre, 28 Eighth Avenue
Maylands, Western Australia 6051 Australia
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The CTA Annual General Meeting is on Sunday 24th February 2019 at 10:00am for a 10:15am start. The venue is The RISE Community Centre, 28 Eighth Avenue, Maylands. Click here for the Agenda. Full Agenda papers will be sent out closer to the event. Please take the time to read the papers before the meeting and think about: Nominations for CTA committee positions Voting for the 2018 single day and multi day rides of the year Nominations for the CTA…

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November 2018

Christmas Long Table Lunch

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Sunday November 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tradewinds Hotel, 59 Canning Highway
Fremantle, WA Australia
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Put an entry in your diary for our now traditional long table lunch at the Tradewinds. Come along to discuss your cycling (and other) adventures for the past year and plans for next year. RSVP to Stephen.

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Cycle to the Tradewinds

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Sunday November 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
East Perth Station, East Pde
East Perth,
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For those of you who want (or need) to work up an appetite for the Long Table Lunch Steve will be leading a ride from East Perth Train Station via The Arena to the Tradewinds in Fremantle. The ride will start around 10:00am in East Perth and pick up anyone who wants to join at The Arena at 10:30. Contact Steve for further details. He may want you to RSVP.

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October 2018

Social Night – Slides and Swap or Buy

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Thursday October 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Loftus Community Centre, 99 Loftus St
Leederville, Western Australia 6007
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Join us for a diverse night of events next Thursday when we'll be enjoying 2 slide shows and the chance to sell, buy or swap spare bike gear plus there's a serious sale on some our very own club apparel. Slide show 1 is of the colourful recent Pilbara /Karajini unsupported bike tour by Bruce and Stuart Slide show 2 is of a great group bike ride in northern Africa presented by Karen. If you have any bikes, parts or…

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July 2018

Social Night – What’s new and Mechanical in Cycling

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Thursday July 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Loftus Community Centre, 99 Loftus St
Leederville, Western Australia 6007
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Thursday, 19 July at Loftus Centre, Leederville, meeting in the middle room on the right of the entrance. Join us at 7 pm to hear of the latest in gear for your bike and how the science and mechanics of our trusty 2 wheelers are developing. We have 2 experts from TBE bikes to tell us all. If you have any questions please send them to me at social@ctawa.asn.au so our guests can provide a comprehensive answer. Don't forget the…

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April 2018

April Social Night

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Thursday April 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Loftus Community Centre, 99 Loftus St
Leederville, Western Australia 6007
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Hear and See of CTA WA's origins and history from founding member and Master photographer Dale Neill at The Learning Room,  Loftus Centre, Loftus St LEEDERVILLE. Drinks and light supper follow. Please RSVP snap22@iinet.net.au for   catering. Dale was one of the the three founders of the Cycle Touring Association in 1974 alongside Jim Harwood and Wayne Lally. However Dale's cycle touring journey started in 1958. At age 14, Dale, with his mate Ozzy built two trailers from jarrah, cast iron…

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February 2018

CTAWA Annual General Meeting

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Sunday February 25, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
The RISE Community Centre, 28 Eighth Avenue
Maylands, Western Australia 6051 Australia
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The CTA Annual General Meeting is on Sunday 25th February 2018 at 9:30am for a 10:00am start. The venue is The RISE Community Centre, 28 Eighth Avenue, Maylands. Agenda papers will be sent out closer to the event. Please take the time to read the papers before the meeting and think about: Nominations for CTA committee positions Voting for the 2017 single day and multi day rides of the year Nominations for the CTA 2017 Cycle Tourist of the Year…

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December 2017

Taskforce 72


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Sunday December 10, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Now here is an interesting ride.  Taskforce 72 is a radio controlled model boat club, which Tony H is a member of, and they have a meet at the beautiful Jackadder Lake.  72 stands for the scale 1:72 which is huge.  Some of their WWII ships are over 3 m long.  These models are not toys, they are sophisticated and highly detailed ships. Meet at the Loftus Community Centre, Leederville.  Come for an easy and interesting ride to view these…

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