Brisbane:Kicks for Jan/Feb and next race day info

Hello Fellow Kickbikers
Happy New Year to you all and here are the events coming up for Jan/Feb 2009.
Special Events
Brisbane's next Footbike Sprint Champs - Sunday, 22nd February 2009 - mark it in your Calendar 1pm till 5pm. Details below.
Kicks for January and early February
Saturday 18th January - 6am - 18 km or 24km St Lucia Uni kick - Meet at Kangaroo Point, (Drive under the Captain Cook bridge and along the lower road following Brisbane River, We meet by the first set of toilets) From here we will head out to the University at St Lucia via Coronation Drive. The shorter option will be to catch the ferry across to West End and back to Kangaroo point via West End. The longer option is to go over the green bridge and loop around West End. Bring $2.40 for the ferry, and join us for Coffee and/or Brekkie at Poopys at Southbank.
Sunday 25th January - (Remember Monday 26th is Australia Day) - Mooloolaba to Maroochydore on Sunshine coast. If interested in joining us then contact me for details. This will be advertised to the Sunshine Coast owners.

Sunday 1st February - 6am - Manly/Wynnum kick - Maximum 22km. Meet at Darling Point foreshaw on Lower Esplanade in Manly. This ride is mainly Bike paths and flat. It is a double out and back circuit, so you can do whatever distance you like. First timers welcome, Kickbike hire available. For the seasoned kickers we can send you off climbing if you want. Join us for brekkie afterwards somewhere along the Manly foreshore.
Sunday 8th February - 6am - 28km Toombul to Brookside. Meet at Toombul shopping centre lower car park (under the airport rail overpass opposite the NAB shooping centre entrance). We will head out through Kedron to Brookside and return. This kick is almost entirely on Bike paths and is mainly flat. Again it is an out and back course so you can shorten your Kick. First timers welcome again. Join us for Brekkie afterwards at Toombul Shopping Centre
Saturday 14 February - 6am - Valentines Day kick - Bring your partners and start the day with exercise. 25km Bat run, Starting at Kangaroo point. (Drive under the Captain Cook bridge along the bottom of Kangaroo point cliffs towards where they do the Rock climbing. We meet before the first set of toilets.) From here we will head out to South Brisbane, Coorporoo and on to Bulimba. We'll then catch a ferry across to Tenneriffe and come back through New Farm, along the floating walkway and through Eagle farm and the Goodwill Bridge to Southbank for Brekkie. Bring $2.40 for your ferry. Brekkie afterwards at Poppys on Southbank.
Sunday 22nd February - 1pm - AFA Footbike racing day. Albert Bishop Park – Hedley Ave – Nundah. Be there from 12pm to register racing starts at 1pm 200metre sprint race, 1km sprint time trial and 5km race. All welcome including first timers, come along and support us or try the shorter distances yourselves. I will send out a seperate email with all the details and an entry form. Footbike racings the go, so give it a go in 2009.
Details and Hire available -
For the Morning kicks we usually stop near the end for Coffee and/or brunch, so bring some money and join us for whatever takes your fancy. For the afternoon kicks we try and find a coffee or an ice cream afterwards. Please confirm your attendance for any of these kicks, especially if you want to hire a Kickbike. Hire cost is $20 for person or $10 per person for groups of 2 or more, so bring a friend or 2 and share the cost. Also bring along a sense of adventure, your own water bottle and a bike Helmet if you have one. If you haven't got your own helmet then I can provide one.
Hire Kickbikes - Don't forget, if you are unable to check out the Kickbikes on the scheduled kicks with me, you can also hire Kickbikes at Riverlife Adventure Centre at Kangaroo Point. They cater for the individual hire or group events as well. So take a few friends along to Riverlife at Kangaroo Point and check out the Kickbikes along with their full range of other activities including, Kayaking, Rock Climbing, Abseiling and a range of night activities as well. Details and contact information are available at www.riverlife.com.au or phone (07) 3891-5766

Bruce Cook
Club Kickbike
Mobile 0407 699884


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