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Willoughby, Castle Crag , Middle Cove and Walter Burley Griffin

Artarmon Station, East side, , AUSTRALIA
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Walter Burley Griffin architectural and landscape influences remain in Castle Crag, Middle Cove and Castle Cove.
Ride cycle path into Willoughby to view an extant Walter Burley Griffin and Eric Nicolls designed Incinerator. Crossing main roads into Castle Crag to see five Walter Burley Griffin Knitlock houses. Coffee stop at Castle Crag.
After which we ride back streets to Middle Cove and on to Harold Reid Reserve including 50m rough track,. The Reserve is one of the North Shore’s finest areas of natural bushland which is a has been declared

Notes: The start location 'East side Artarmon Station' is where the end of Wilkes Ave parade of shops intersects with Elizabeth St.Suburb order swap - Middle Cove (hills) will be visited before Castlecrag (flat). Plenty of W Burley Griffin history sharing. Bring bike lock. Cancelled if raining, monitor BN calendar. Leader's on ride m 0493382359

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Pre-registration is required through the Bike North website link

Ride LeaderWendy Jannings
Distance (km)19
approx. 15-17 kms/hr
Metres Climbed 209.436
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SuitabilitySlow ride of interest; many stops for views, architecture, history. Riders must be confident in traffic close by and riding a bush track of 50 metres. Some hill climbing required
FeaturesWilloughby Incinerator. Castle Crag Northern escarpment .Walter Burley Griffin Knitlock houses. Harold Reid Reserve . Cordia Way Cycle link
Coffee stopCastle Crag
Expected duration3.00 hour(s) (estimate only - ride may be longer due to on the day factors)
For more information including ride map and profile, and any pre-registration options please check the Calendar Entry on the Bike North Website


As a participant in this dangerous recreational activity, you may be exposing yourself to a significant risk of harm. Bike North, the ride organisers and leaders wish to warn you of the risks and hazards that are an inherent part of cycling, and to take care to prevent putting yourself, your fellow participants and/or others into danger. By signing onto this ride, you accept the warning as to risk, and you agree to ride in a safe and responsible manner and to obey all Australian Road Rules.


Event date: 13/07/2022
Time:  09:30:00

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  Artarmon Station, East side, 
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