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This page shows upcoming WATCAC events (Last Updated: 25-Aug-2021).

 

Sunday 3 Oct 2021: New Stoker (VI) Clinic

Starting at 8:30am at Technology Park West, Kensington, this two hour session will provide you with an introduction to riding on the back of a tandem bicycle.

You will learn how to mount, start, stop and ride on the back of a tandem bike (as the “stoker”). We will take time to familiarise and orientate new riders to a tandem placed on a stationary trainer. From there you will be matched with an experienced and sighted tandem rider (your pilot) for a guided practical session. You will be in a safe riding environment and no previous cycling experience is required. There will also be ample opportunity to chat with tandem cyclists about their riding experiences.

Please register your interest using the Contact Us page by 24th September.

 

Sunday 31 Oct 2021: Annual General Meeting (AGM) Ride

Save the date for our AGM proceeded by a morning rec ride. More details soon.

 

Ride Notifications

Not on our email list for ride notifications? Please use the Contact Us page if you are interested in registering for any of these rides or to sign up as a member or friend of WATCAC.

 

WATCAC Ride Calendar

August

Sunday 01/08/2021 Club Ride – West 07:30 for 08:00 start.
Sunday 08/08/2021 Rec Ride – Lathlain to Crawley 08:00 for 08:30 start. (Cancelled due to bad weather)
Sunday 15/08/2021 Rec Ride – Lathlain to Crawley 08:00 for 08:30 start. (Take 2)
Saturday 21/08/2021 No WATCAC ride planned: First day of two day option:
Outgoing ride Lifecycle for Canteen Kep Track Ride on Mountain Bikes
Sunday 22/08/2021 No WATCAC ride planned: Second day of two day option or single day option:
Return ride Lifecycle for Canteen Kep Track Ride on Mountain Bikes
Sunday 29/08/2021 No WATCAC ride planned, have a rest.

 

September

Sunday 05/09/2021 Club Ride – North 07:30 for 08:00 start.
Sunday 12/09/2021 Rec Ride – TBA 08:00 for 08:30 start.
Sunday 19/09/2021 Club Ride – East 07:30 for 08:00 start.
Sunday 26/09/2021 No WATCAC ride planned, go do your own thing.

 

October

Sunday 03/10/2021 Club Ride – TBA 07:30 for 08:00 start.
Sunday 10/10/2021 Rec Ride – TBA 08:00 for 08:30 start.
Sunday 17/10/2021 Club Ride – TBA 07:30 for 08:00 start.
Sunday 24/10/2021 WA Bike Month 2021 – Rockingham Fish and Chips Ride.
Sunday 31/10/2021 No WATCAC ride planned, go do your own thing.

 

Recreational Rides

Rec Rides are usually held on the second Sunday of the month and start at 8:00am for a 8:30am departure. The distance is generally 25-30 kilometers max at a gentle pace between 20 to 23 km/h.

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Club Rides

Our Club Rides are usually held on the first and third Sundays of the month. Starting at 7:30am for a 8:00am departure. The distance is generally around 50 km at an average pace of 27-28 km/h.

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Community Rides

WATCAC members are take part in a number of community rides, including invitation rides with other clubs and charity rides such as MSWA Ocean Ride and, LifeCycle for CanTeen (both On Road and Off Road events).

If you are interested in getting involved or want to suggest a community ride to join, please use the Contact Us page.

 

Special Events

WATCAC hosted Perth’s inaugural Tandem Muster event, Tandemonium, in November 2020 and is planning to hold the event again in 2022. Stay tuned for details. Go to the event page and this news article for more information (including photos and videos).