Pipeline at Night

Experience the Pipeline Track in the dark, from Ferntree to Tin Cabin. We will take a break at Tin Cabin to light a fire and warm up.

Since the ride is at night and the track is unlit, it is necessary to have good lights with a suitable battery life (approx. 2.5-3 hours).  We will also be riding supportively (e.g. in pairs to share the light on the path).

Dress appropriately for the weather, and bring an extra layer.  Bring a drink and snacks to stay energised for a 2-3hr ride.

Riders:  All welcome. A social ride where the group will ride together to support newer riders.

Bring:

  • good front and rear lights for your bike
  • a torch for when we arrive at the cabin
  • snacks to stay energised for a 2.5-3 hr ride (and marshmallows for the fire?)
  • water (also may be available along the route)
  • a windproof layer for the return downhill leg (and gloves, warm socks, thermals for warmth, depending on the weather).

The route: this is a gentle uphill ride along unsealed paths, all offroad, with a steady downhill run on the return leg.  Suits hybrids and mountain bikes.  It is safe, with some gentle gradients and will last about two and a half hours.   2-B-22.  Map of the ride.

Meet: in the carpark of the Ferntree Tavern 30 minutes before the ride start time - of 7.30pm.

 

 


You can find more information about Bicycle Network Tasmania's Social Rides Program here, including an explanation of the ride descriptor codes.

You can subscribe here for a fortnightly email alert about upcoming Social Rides (note this email does not include other Bicycle Network Tasmania events).


Bicycle Network Tasmania makes every effort to ensure our organised rides are safe, however participants are advised to ensure they have insurance against accidents. The best option is to become a member of Bicycle Network.  This ensures you have excellent year-round 24/7 cover against both Personal Injury and Third Party Personal/Property damage whilst riding your bike.  

Please note - if there are any riders under 16 years old, the adult with them will take primary responsibility for their safety on the ride.


 

When
December 08, 2017 at 7:30pm - 10:30pm
Where
Ferntree Tavern
680 Huon Rd
Ferntree, Tasmania 7054
Australia
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Contact
Dave Spencer · 0404 175 892
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