Southern Suburbs Road Cyclists

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Southern Suburbs Road Cyclists

A social group of road bike riders for the new rider. Ride with experienced riders at a sedate pace on easy, quiet routes to learn the basics of group riding and riding in general.

Want to take the next step from just riding your bike on your own? This is the place.

Home of the 'L' Ride (for beginners/or a cruise)

Feel free to suggest rides for members to come along to.

Location: Port Noarlunga and Surrounding Area
Members: 137
Latest Activity: 14 hours ago

Welcome

Welcome to the group page of the Southern Suburbs Road Cyclists.

A road cycling group based in the southern suburbs. Home of the L ride, a great place to start if you are new to group cycling and want to join in.

Officially, we organise only the L ride, however this is quite a large group and many of us ride together at other times, members will usually organise other rides on here, so shout up if you want to join in.

L Rides

If you're not sure where to start, this is probably the ride for you.

  • Designed for beginners/new riders or those returning to riding
  • Flatish routes
  • Quiet roads
  • Learn group riding skills
  • Regular re-groups
  • Sedate pace (20kmh)
  • Approx 40km
  • Tailend charlie to ensure no one gets left behind

 

L rides are every fortnight on a Saturday morning (routes vary), see the events for more details.

Special Event Rides

One off rides that are a bit special, these include long distance epics,  climbing marathons and special occasion rides (Christmas special for example). There are no real generic guidelines for these rides as each one is different.

Strava Group details here

Strava group and the passcode is Noarlunga

 

L Ride Routes

Rating is 1 - easy, 10 - very hard

Route Distance Climbing (m) Rating
McLaren Vale, California 43.2 406 4
Bayliss & Aldinga 44.7 311 3

 

Other Routes

Route Distance Climbing (m) Rating
Happy Valley & Veloway 47.1 671 7
Cox's Hill 47.2 670 7
Aldinga 58.8 582 7
Blewitt Springs (long) 63.1 836 9
Blewitt Springs (short) 54.6 766 8
Willunga Hill & Range (short) 46.4 645 7
Willunga Hill & Range (long) 55.5 706 8
Penny's Hill 58.4 683 8
Kangarilla, Meadows & Willunga 61.5 667 8
California & McLaren Flat 44.1 451 5
Up Chandlers down Coxes 45 606 7
Penny's and Pottery 57 842 9

 

Video

Check out the videos for a couple of our rides:

L Ride McLaren Vale, California video

Blewitt Springs (short) video

Other Information

Riders ride at their own risk of injury or bicycle damage and are strongly advised to have some form of cycle specific insurance.

Group creator and admin retains the right to remove people from this group.

Cheers

Michelle and Phil

Discussion Forum

SSRC P riders

Started by Michelle. Last reply by Jolie Barton yesterday. 26 Replies

There you go RobContinue

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Comment by Adam S 14 hours ago
got your message paul so rode home the hard way instead of going out tomorrow.
Comment by Muddies 18 hours ago

I'll be coffee only tonight I suspect and no ride Thursday am either.

Comment by Paul Mc 18 hours ago

I wont be out tonight now sorry

Comment by Toby C 18 hours ago
I won't be riding Thursday morning. Working tonight.
Comment by Graham King 21 hours ago

Just blame David W

Comment by Rob Pryde 21 hours ago

it was a surprise last time...  i'll be ready this time although the result will likely be the same ;-)

Comment by Muddies 21 hours ago
LOL
Comment by Graham King 21 hours ago

There's a few of us riding tonight Rob but I won't tell you how fast I'll be going, it will be a surprise ;-)

Comment by Rob Pryde 21 hours ago

so who's riding tonight?   

if GK says it won't be fast, then i might stay home.  still not over last time he said that and the actual result. ;-)

Comment by Paul Mc yesterday

I don't think I will be out tomorrow morning Adam

 

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