Event Details


Time: August 9, 2014 at 9:30pm to August 10, 2014 at 12:30am
Location: Gawler, SA
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Event Type: gawler_wheelers, gw_full_moon_ride, gw_route39, gw_group_ride, gw_special_event, gw_flat
Organised By: Gawler Wheelers
Latest Activity: Jan 19, 2016

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Event Description

Event Date : Sat 09-Aug-2014

Gawler Park Homemaker Centre (located here with info here)
485 Main North Rd
Evanston, SA, 5116

Distance : Approx 54 km

Duration : 2 to 3 hours

Elevation Gain : Approx 273 m (Garmin Connect)

Elevation Profile : Flat

Surface : Bitumen

Suitability : All fitness levels

Ride Style : Social ride (not training ride)

Pace (ave) : 25 to 30 km/h

Attendance : Age 16+ only. (Please RSVP)

Departure : 9:30pm sharp (be there by at least 9:10pm for ride briefing)

Route Map : ➨ ROUTE39

Route Map Links : ➨ ROUTE39

Ride Details
A flat ride starting in Gawler and finishing in Gawler.

After leaving Gawler, the ride takes in the full 23 km Stuart O'Grady Bikeway (SOB) alongside the Northern Expressway.

The ride exits the southern end of the SOB and takes a combination of back roads including Mill Rd, Greyhound Rd and Mumford Rd until a left turn onto Heaslip Rd. Heaslip Rd is only ridden for a short distance before a right turn onto Edinburgh Rd takes the route through the Edinburgh Precinct, passing DSTO and the Edinburgh RAAF Base.

A right turn at Bellchambers Rd leads to Peachey Rd which is ridden until its intersection with Curtis Rd. Proceeding straight ahead at the traffic lights, a right turn is then made onto Newton Blvd leading to Coventry Rd which returns to Gawler.

Special Note

  • The Café will not be open at the conclusion of the group ride, so the coffee stop will be En Route at the 24HR 'On The Run' along Peachey Rd.

  • This is a night ride and as such your bike will need to be equipped with both front and rear lights. Appropriate night riding attire, such as reflective/fluoro vests, is also highly recommended.


The Gawler Wheelers Group Ride Guidelines and Group Ride Recommendations must be read prior to attending a Group Ride Event.

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Comment by Carl Neadley on August 9, 2014 at 20:42

Look at the radar!

Comment by Linda Hall on August 9, 2014 at 20:36

What AWOL ladies, I'll keep an eye out for them......And Megan is coming.....this is a real concern!

Comment by Chris Cuthbert on August 9, 2014 at 18:50

It could be a concern tonight as we have two of the awal ladies riding please keep an eye out for them LOL :-)

Comment by Linda Hall on August 9, 2014 at 17:57

Not going to make it for dinner but will see you all at 9ish

Comment by Frank (GW) on August 9, 2014 at 15:56

Juz girl...are you dressed in black today??

Comment by Juz on August 9, 2014 at 14:57
Given the ride doesn't start until 9.30pm, I'll be there for dinner from 7.30pm.
Comment by Craig on August 8, 2014 at 22:38
Hi all just reminder to anyone entering the tour down under bupa challenge that the Gawler Wheelers team is once again open. Just add the team code BCT129 to your entries.
Comment by Linda Hall on August 8, 2014 at 21:05

Hi Derek, the more the merrier i say.

Comment by Frank (GW) on August 8, 2014 at 7:41

Hi all. The Gawler weather forecast for Saturday night is below fyi. Looking good! This is a night ride and as such your bike will need to be equipped with fully charged front and rear lights and apppropriate night riding attire. See you there!!




Comment by philw on August 7, 2014 at 23:37

ok  that was from work   here is home  :) 

even better  85% chance of no rain :P

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