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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.

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Judy’s Backroads of Hope

Bull Creek Station Bullcreek

  Not much to work with on this one, so we'll go with the CTA traditional bare facts description.  Follow Judy to discover Hope in the back roads of Bibra Lake. Sunrise at 06:53 Start Time:  Meet at 07:45 for 08:00 depart. Start Location:  Bull Creek Station, ask for Judy. Description:  Backroads to Coogee and [...] → Continue Reading Judy’s Backroads of Hope

Scott of the Antarctic, Just Going Out to Whiteman Park

Ashfield Station Ashfield Station, Bassendean, Western Australia, Australia

  Support Scott on his second début as ride leader (he needs a second chance, after his first début Fast & Furious killer event) as he heads out into the unknowable vastness of Whiteman Park.  Don't miss the opportunity to find out about his Antarctic experiences (no, seriously), how to avoid an overdose of Vitamin [...] → Continue Reading Scott of the Antarctic, Just Going Out to Whiteman Park

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

Beaches! Swamps! North with Mike

Britannia Reserve Britannia Road Reserve, Leederville, WA, Australia

  Another new face in the pantheon of ride leaders, many thanks to Mike Ryan for stepping up to the challenge.  A new route, and what's better - a new (to the CTA) café!  What varieties of muffin wait to be tasted?  What reaction will a horde of hungry smelly cyclists provoke?  Will there be [...] → Continue Reading Beaches! Swamps! North with Mike

CTA 50th Anniversary Tour

East Perth Station East Pde, East Perth

Since the inception of the Cycle Touring Association of WA in 1974, a tradition of conducting a long-distance cycling tour has been held marking each successive decade. In 2024 the Club celebrates a milestone, achieving 50 years of continuous operation in providing a wide variety of recreational and social rides to members, with a focus [...] → Continue Reading CTA 50th Anniversary Tour

*** 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

Follow Blue Bruce from the Raffles to Timber Café

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

  Today Blue Bruce scores another point for the locals and it looks like the Kiwis are finally in the descendancy.  But this is no reason to become complacent, so put your name down soon to lead a future ride.  There are 250 million years of slots to fill - you must have at least [...] → Continue Reading Follow Blue Bruce from the Raffles to Timber Café

Fast n Furious Swan Valley, Led by Scott

Guildford Station Guildford Stn, Guildford, Western Australia, Australia

  Leave your comfort zone in the dust and try something new on this Saturday ride with Scott.  He has made a legally-binding undertaking that 'fast' in this context equates to the official CTA 'Moderate' pace, while Silvia has undertaken to shoulder the responsibility of being furious. Start Time:  Meet at 08:00 for 08:15 depart. [...] → Continue Reading Fast n Furious Swan Valley, Led by Scott

Mundaring Direct

Under New Management Ride Leaders Needed.  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 the ends of the earth, or even just as far as your favourite café if that is your [...] → Continue Reading Mundaring Direct

Round the River Options

Mill Point Reserve Mill Point Reserve, South Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Depart South of the river by toilet block at Narrows Bridge. Ride on paths and road with some short hills on the north side of the river, over the bridge to Fremantle. You then have the choice of a flat or somewhat hilly ride to the Dome coffee shop at Deepwater Point

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.

Bridges, Underpasses + Dunnies of Perth

Charles Patterson Park, Burswood Park Charles Patterson Park, Burswood Park, Perth, Australia

Meet at Charles Paterson Reserve By the toilets (of course). Come and explore the newly opened paths associated with the Tonkin Hwy upgrade. Keep account of the Bridges and Underpasses and make a mental note of any Dunnies for future use!  Pass the sites of gorilla concrete work done on some of the on ramps to [...] → Continue Reading Bridges, Underpasses + Dunnies of Perth

2023 On Your Bike – Rivers of the Darling tour

Ashfield Reserve, Maltese Association Hall Ashfield Reserve, Bassendean, WA, Australia

Tour Brochure Entry Form Garment Sizing Tour Map Route Cue Sheets GPX Route Files   In 2023, the On Your Bike tour (OYB) will cross (and/or ride along) many of the rivers that have their source in the Darling Ranges. Starting near the Ashfield Train Station on the Midland train line, the ride will head [...] → Continue Reading 2023 On Your Bike – Rivers of the Darling tour

OYB 2023 Prologue

Mill Point Reserve Mill Point Reserve, South Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Meet at the southern end of the Narrows Bridge at 8:30am for an 8:45am start. This ride is an opportunity for OYB participants, particularly for new participants, to meet and ride with other On Your Bike (OYB) cyclists. The ride will be mostly on bike paths with a stop for coffee and cake at Leighton [...] → Continue Reading OYB 2023 Prologue

Let’s Do Some Hills

Midland Station Midland Stn, Midland, WA, Australia

Meet at 9 am at Midland Station for a ride to the Dome in Mundaring via John Forrest National Park

Waterfalls and Wildflowers to Lake Leschenaultia

cnr Morrison and Pechey Rds

From the carpark on the corner of Morrison and Peachy Roads we follow the Heritage Rail Trail (gravel) through John Forrest National Park where we stop for coffee at The Bay Tree Cafe in Chidlow. Then it is mostly a gentle descent back. The ride will be at a moderate Mountain Biking Pace, 15-20 km/hr.

Shelley Loop

Mill Point Reserve Mill Point Reserve, South Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Meet at Narrow’s bridge near the toilet block at 8.30. We will travel along psp to Mt Henry bridge making our way through Rossmoyne and Shelley then onto Kent St weir stopping at Lo Quay for coffee. We will head home through Manning, Karawara and Como

Chittering Valley Ride

Great Northern Hwy, Bullsbrook Great Northern Hwy & Chittering Rd, Bullsbrook, Western Australia, Australia

Meet at carpark corner of Gt Northern Hwy and Chittering Rd. 9.00am for 9.15am start. This ride is the same as the 50k achievement ride , but without the time limit. Social pace to enjoy the winter scenes. Bring water and a muesli bar to break the journey. Coffee at the end at Tailwinds Cafe, [...] → Continue Reading Chittering Valley Ride

River Ride East

Meet at the Burswood Gazebo to follow the river paths to the Swan Valley, and stop in Guilford for coffee on return

Foothills and Swan Valley Combo

Stirling Square Stirling Square, Guildford

From Stirling Square Guilford we will cycle along the river skirting Midland to the swan View and Jane Brook foothills then into the Swan Valley crossing the Maali Bridge and back to Guilford. Coffee break at Yahava Koffeeworks

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