Event Date : Sat 12-Jul-2014
Distance : Approx 56 km
Duration : 2 to 3 hours
Elevation Gain : Approx 699 m (Garmin Connect)
Elevation Profile : Undulating then Hills
Surface : Bitumen
Suitability : Beginner hill climbers
Ride Style : Social ride (not training ride)
Pace (ave) : 25 to 30 km/h
Attendance : Age 16+ only. (Please RSVP)
Departure : 7:30am sharp (be there by at least 7:10am for ride briefing)
Route Map : ➨ ROUTE31
Route Map Links : ➨ ROUTE31
This event will be run concurrently on the same day at the same time with another Gawler Wheelers event.
The route is predominantly a beginner hill climber's ride starting in Gawler and finishing in Gawler.
After leaving Gawler, the ride follows the Barossa Valley Way passing through Sandy Creek and Lyndoch. The ride continues on to picturesque Williamstown, via Lyndoch Valley Rd, where it will be possible to have a short break.
The ride continues with a left turn onto Mount Crawford Rd, from Williamstown's main street, which soon becomes Warren Rd, climbing gradually upwards towards Warren Reservoir. Once the peak is reached the route is reversed, with a fast downhill run back to Williamstown's main street.
Leaving Williamstown via Yettie Rd, the route then continues onto Balmoral Rd and Calton Rd before the final downhill run to Gawler.
The Gawler Wheelers Group Ride Guidelines and Group Ride Recommendations must be read prior to attending a Group Ride Event.
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