Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast

Postby PDR » Fri Apr 18, 2014 12:36 pm

I moved over from England at the start of last year and have only just recently got back on a bike. In England I raced. I am 20 years old and live in Caloundra. I ride to work in Maleny each weekday and am now looking for some weekend rides to help improve fitness and do a bit of socialising. I have been looking around on the net and have found that rides go from bowman road each day but have found 2 different times. 5.30am and 6 am. I am just wondering which is the correct time and what other rides are around and what clubs are in the area. Any information would be appreciated.
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Re: Sunshine Coast

Postby foo on patrol » Fri Apr 18, 2014 1:37 pm

It could be what most groups do Paul, they have a slow and fast group time. :)

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Re: Sunshine Coast

Postby ldrcycles » Fri Apr 18, 2014 2:11 pm

+1, i don't know about the Caloundra rides in particular but i'd bet London to a brick the 5:30 start is for the guns and 6 is for the mere mortals.
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Re: Sunshine Coast

Postby queequeg » Fri Apr 18, 2014 3:13 pm

From memory, bowman rd is the bike shop yes? I did some rides with those guys a while back. They stuck me with the B group, and when I smashed the b group in the first open sprint section and found myself waiting at the regroup point for minutes, the A group came by from the longer route and told me to jump on the back!
It was the wildest ride of my life as they ran a pace line up past the university and around the back of mooloolaba before returning via the coastal roads and back down Nicklin Way.

I enjoyed riding from Golden Beach up to Noosa & back when I was there (my parents had an apartment there until recently, but that was solo. The shop rides I went on were mid-week smash fests, not social outings.
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