Geographe Cycle Club

The Club was formed in 1997 with the aim of attracting senior cyclists of the district for social rides as a way to maintaining good health and enjoying the company of like-minded people. A uniform of bright yellow shirts embroidered with the Club's Logo, was encouraged so cyclists would be more visible to other road users. Bright coloured rainwear was also encouraged.

Different rides are arranged each week and the meeting place at Lou Weston Oval in  Dorset Street, next to the netball courts. Supported rides with a back-up vehicle and morning tea are held each Monday. Unsupported rides are held on  Wednesday and Saturday with rides usually finishing at a coffee shop. .

On Monday mornings the rides vary in distance to cater for all levels of cycling ability and the Club caters for 6 levels with distances covered varyiing  from over 50km for Group 1 riders to Group 6 cycling 15 to 18km to the morning tea spot. 

A feature of the Club's program is camping trips and in 2018 the ride calender will feature 4 camps in regional WA.

At camps and when other cycling club's join GCC on their scheduled rides the Club's trailer is brought into action to assist with catering. 

The structure of all rides is for all groups  to simultaneously arrive at the morning tea destination for refreshments and fellowship. The support vehicle follows the slowest group. After morning tea rides return to the town or the starting poiint, following the most direct route. The support vehicle remains in operation until 1pm to assist any rider in need. The vehicle is fitted with bike rakes to transport ride and bike back to the starting point.

Three long distance rides have been undertaken by members. The first in 2008 was from Kalgoorlie to Busselton to celebrate the Club's 10th anniversary. The second was in 2011, and was held in memory of the passing of a committee member who was involved with the organisation of the ride and in 2013, forty members rode 700 kilometres over two weeks in France, using the barge “Fleur” as a base camp. The tour included the main rivers and canals in the champagne area out of Paris. Several other oversea and interstate tours have been held in recent years.

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