** Important Notices **

Please check the events page on the day of the ride, as details may change at short notice.

Departure time is normally 15 minutes after the ride start time.

The bimonthly calendar of rides may be available here.

CTA events have to conform to the latest WA Government rules – see COVID-19 coronavirus. If you are unwell, please do not attend.

Noolbenger South and North trails, Led by Scott

cnr Morrison and Pechey Rds

  Incapable of making a ride decision until he is sure of fair weather, Scott of the Antarctic has suddenly decided to go off-road.  Anybody who finds they have a hole in their diary is welcome to tag along.  Guaranteed beautiful weather or your money cheerfully refunded by our friendly ride leader. Sunrise at 07:16 [...] → Continue Reading Noolbenger South and North trails, Led by Scott

Swanning it to The Bayside Kitchen, led by Randell

Britannia Reserve Britannia Road Reserve, Leederville, WA, Australia

  The ever-reliable Randell has stepped in to take over from Greg, who was originally slated to lead this ride but has been forced to withdraw due to a broken foot.  No longer a ride of mystery, it has morphed into a ride of (mostly) certainty - we just don't know how far he intends [...] → Continue Reading Swanning it to The Bayside Kitchen, led by Randell

South of the River Loop

Raffles Hotel 70-72 Canning Beach Rd, Applecross, Australia

  Udeni picks up the lead again to head off on his traditional loop around the southern suburbs.  What he doesn't advertise is that he is secretly monitoring the water level in Bibra Lake, and is contractually obliged to pass by at regular intervals.  Just be thankful that he graciously condescends to take the CTA [...] → Continue Reading South of the River Loop

Burswood to Broadway (sorry no dancing girls)

Burswood -31.964320 115.890799

We don’t know when the sun will rise or set – but we will meet at the Burswood rotunda at 11 am ( for a first pedal stroke at 11:15) . A short ride enjoying the scenic delights of the Swan river. A casual lunch of your choice awaits followed with a short return ride [...] → Continue Reading Burswood to Broadway (sorry no dancing girls)

***RIDE CANCELLED*** Due to Unfavourable Weather Forecast and Outbreak of Lurgy

Cottesloe Train Station Cottesloe Train Station, Cottesloe, Western Australia, Australia

  ***RIDE CANCELLED*** Both ride leaders are unwell and the weather forecast is dismal. Fresh from successfully completing the gruelling Nannup Se7en mountain bike race, Vanessa needs to rest her legs - and what better way to do that than leading a CTA ride along the coast?  There are no hills on this ride, so [...] → Continue Reading ***RIDE CANCELLED*** Due to Unfavourable Weather Forecast and Outbreak of Lurgy

Lazy Leisurely Leaders – Ride No. 1 with Kleber & Michael

Greenwood Station -31.818704 115.783953

  Returning to the CTA's roots as a touring association, Kleber & Michael head off at a leisurely pace.  Kleber has had a remote control fitted to Michael's throttle, just in case he starts to open up too much of a lead. Sunrise at 07:05, so you'll be waking up in the dark. Start Time:  [...] → Continue Reading Lazy Leisurely Leaders – Ride No. 1 with Kleber & Michael

Lunchtime Ride to Guildford, Led by Yew Li

Banks Reserve 60 Joel Tce, Mt Lawley, WA, Australia

  Join Malaysian Food Lover Yew Li on the 2024 inaugural Thursday Lunchtime Ride.  Initially conceived two years ago (by Yew Li, of course), the Lunchtime Ride series is less about the ride and more about the food.  If you have the Entertainment Book, be prepared to use it.  There may also be a Seniors [...] → Continue Reading Lunchtime Ride to Guildford, Led by Yew Li

From Greenwood to Joondalup with Brian

Greenwood Station -31.818704 115.783953

  UPDATE:  Michael will be bringing Brian on his tandem and they are a bit rusty.  They have a few trust issues to work out, so the pace has been adjusted accordingly. Following feedback that the ride descriptions are too verbose, a special effort has been made to encourage Brian into leading a ride.  A [...] → Continue Reading From Greenwood to Joondalup with Brian

Northern Beaches, Led by Randell

Butler Station Butler Station, Butler, WA, Australia

  The Great Randell Himself has agreed to leave his lofty northern estate and lead this ride through the Northern Beaches.  An experience not to be missed.  He has nominated a leisurely pace, and he is a trustworthy sort of chap, so there should be plenty of time to enjoy the vistas. Sunrise at 06:46. [...] → Continue Reading Northern Beaches, Led by Randell

Western Suburbs Wander with Peter & Tessa

Narrows Bridge south side Narrows Bridge, Kwinana Fwy, South Perth, Western Australia, Australia

  Today's ride is led by the famous Peter and Tessa tag team.  Sunrise at 06:42. Start Time:  Meet at 08:00 for 08:15 depart. Start Location:  Narrows Bridge, south side near the toilet block. Description:  It's the Western Suburbs Wander!  What more can be said?  Not much, due to security concerns.

*** New Start Time *** To the Nearest of Faraway Places (and back!) with FastBananas¹

Murdoch Station, East End of Overpass South Street, Leeming, WA, Australia

  Notes:  1.  The name has been changed to protect Jane's anonymity.  Please respect this choice during the ride. Start Time:  Meet at 08:30 for an 08:45 start.  Sunrise today is 06:32. Start Location:  Murdoch Station, east end of Station overpass. Description:  Leaving Murdoch station we head east to join the Roe Hwy path then [...] → Continue Reading *** New Start Time *** To the Nearest of Faraway Places (and back!) with FastBananas¹

Try a Tandem with WATCAC

  Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to try out a tandem, or two - there are plenty of different models to meet every taste.  Stokers will be provided for those who are unable to supply their own - there are also plenty of different models to suit every taste. OK, so it's not an official [...] → Continue Reading Try a Tandem with WATCAC

Offroad with Liz on the Donkey Orchid Trail

Kalamunda

  Join Liz, the most prolific ride leader of 2023 (possibly of all time), on her favourite ride.  If Liz likes it so much, it has to be good.  Guaranteed to be so good that you won't even care about your bruised ribs. Sunrise predicted to be at 06:31. Start Time:  Meet at 08:00 for [...] → Continue Reading Offroad with Liz on the Donkey Orchid Trail

Night Ride with Christine to Salters Point

Narrows Bridge south side Narrows Bridge, Kwinana Fwy, South Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Today's ride is expertly  led by Christine of the Uncanny Night Vision.  Sunrise is at 06:21, so there's plenty of time for breakfast, lunch and even a bit of a siesta before the start.  Sunset is at 6:26 pm, so bring lights and make sure they are in working order. Start Time:  Meet at 5:30 [...] → Continue Reading Night Ride with Christine to Salters Point

Jeremy’s Legs & Lungs Tester

Midland Station Midland Stn, Midland, WA, Australia

Under New Management Ride Leaders Still Needed, otherwise the club will die and you will be left alone without a friend in the world.  Earn the respect, affection and undying loyalty of your peers in the CTA.  It’s easy – all you have to do is lead a ride and they will follow you to [...] → Continue Reading Jeremy’s Legs & Lungs Tester

Coastal Ride

Cottesloe Train Station Cottesloe Train Station, Cottesloe, Western Australia, Australia

Meet at Cottesloe train station 7.30 am for a ride south to Fremantle and then coffee at coffee roasting warehouse South Fremantle.

South of the River Loop

Meet at Raffles/Canning Bridge West, follow the river up around through AppleX, Attadale & Point Walter, up the hill to Bicton, Riverside Drive,  and Marine Terrace-COFFEE @ Roasting Warehouse South Fremantle (Choice of 2 coffee spots, the next being South Freo Continental).   Then, continue on South Terrace towards South Beach, through Hollis Park, to [...] → Continue Reading South of the River Loop

Moonlight Madness Heritage Trail

Midland Station Midland Stn, Midland, WA, Australia

Moonlight Madness Heritage Trail Time 5pm-1030 pm 45km pace leisurely Meet at Midland Station for the annual Moonlight ride up the Heritage Trail. It’s on gravel/dirt so you will need off road tires and good lights. Let me know if you are coming  and so I can book dinner for those who are interested.

South of the River Loop

Raffles Hotel 70-72 Canning Beach Rd, Applecross, Australia

  Meat at Raffles/Canning Bridge West, follow the river up around to Point Walter, up the hill to Bicton, Riverside Drive, to Marine Terrace. Coffee @ Roasting Warehouse South Fremantle (old Port City Roasters). Then on South Terrace towards South Beach, through Hollis Park, to Hampton-Rockingham Road intersection on to Healy Road, south on to [...] → Continue Reading South of the River Loop

South of River Ride

Raffles Hotel 70-72 Canning Beach Rd, Applecross, Australia

***This ride has been shortened because of the hot weather predicted*** Meet at the Raffles at 8am for 815, then cycle to LoQuay alongside the river (15 km), coffee & chat for an hour and return to the Raffles via Manning Rd (5 km), with a total of 20 km ride.  





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