Tuesday Treadlers – December 3, 2019

Our December AWAY rides start in Verdun. Meet in the Stanley Bridge Tavern car park for the 9.30 am start. Our end of year lunch on the return.  As last year we hope to enjoy the outdoor setting under the umbrellas, however, should the weather not be too friendly we can be catered for in the restaurant.


11.00 am coffee break at Woodside in the Lobethal Bakery.


  Usual sketch map showing the suggested alternative rides. If you are planning to stay for lunch there are plenty of options for your shorter return route. Shortest only 12 kms.      TT DEC.3, 2019

See you all on Tuesday

Tuesday Treadlers – November 26, 2019

Cudlee Cafe TT

Another visit to one of our favourite mid-ride coffee venues. If you are not sure where this is, why not try the Cudlee Cafe in Cudlee Creek.

Our 9.30 am start from Balhannah Oval will allow us to arrive around 11.00 am.

The sketch map of the suggested alternative routes can be seen on:  TT NOV.26, 2019

The following week’s ride is our Verdun special, followed by our traditional pre-Christmas lunch at the Stanley Bridge Tavern.    Route suggestions to follow.

Stanley Bridge Outdoor

See you on Tuesday

Tuesday Treadlers – November 19, 2019

Some of our riders have been asking “when are we going to Stirling for coffee break again?”  Quite simply sitting on cold wet benches, possibly in a shower, would not be enjoyed by most of our riders.  However, the weather forecast for this Tuesday looks particularly ideal, so coffee break at the Organic Cafe.


Most of us passed through Stirling on last week’s rides, but this week enjoy the opportunity to ride down some of the same hills so challenging during our climbs to Mt Lofty Summit.  Start in Balhannah Oval at 9.30 am. with the benches at the Organic Cafe reserved from 11.00 am.  A couple of optional routes are suggested on the sketch map:    TT.NOV. 19, 2019

A good response for the lunch in two weeks time at the Stanley Bridge Tavern so far. Many thanks to the numerous riders and partners already planning to come along.

Stanley Bridge Outdoor


Tuesday Treadlers – November 12, 2019

No horse race this week, only a mountain top challenge for coffee break.

Slovenia road sign - Steep hill downward

NO! Not this road, but a much easier rise to Mount Lofty Summit Cafe for coffee break somewhere around 11.00 am.


Our usual meeting place in Balhannah Oval for the 9.30 am start. Two suggested routes as shown on the sketch map:   TT NOV.12, 2019

Our pre-Christmas lunch ride will be at the Stanley Bridge Tavern in Verdun once again on Tuesday, December 3rd.  The outdoor settings under the umbrellas proved very popular, so will be repeated.  We usually book for 30, but around 40 always come along to enjoy the pleasant company.  More details to follow.



Tuesday Treadlers – November 5, 2019


This week we are starting our rides at Woodside Farm, courtesy of Ethne & Ron, who once again are our hosting our traditional Melbourne Cup party on our return.

Woodside Farm

Starting as usual at 9.30 am both suggested routes will head to the Lobethal Bakery in BALHANNAH for morning break before heading back to Woodside for the celebrations.  The sketch map will be found onTT NOV. 5, 2019

If you are unable to join one of the morning rides, please come along at 1.00 pm. Partners most welcome. BYO nibbles and drinks for lunch and if practical a chair or two.  BBQ and fridge space available.  An optional $2 coin contribution could win you this year’s small fortune. Dress code completely optional: whether the morning’s cycling wear, ordinary garb or something quite fashionable if you wish. Lovely garden setting under the trees and plenty of undercover if necessary.   The popular WOODSIDE FARM EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL available for sampling.

A short stretch of Wuttke Road is rideable mostly compacted gravel.

Horse on Bike



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