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Parkes Cycle Tour 3 Days 1 Jul 2022

01/07/2022 - 03/07/2022 (8:00am - 4:00pm)

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$1,400.00 + $1*
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$1,300.00 + $1*
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*123 Tix booking fee

** Plus 1.47% Credit Card payment fee - calculated at checkout

Location
Organiser:
Central West Tours Pty Ltd
Venue:
Central West Tours Pty Ltd
Address:
66-78 Peak Hill Road, Parkes NSW, Australia
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Event Information

10 People/cyclist per Tour

Parkes Cycling Tour - 3 Days

Tour starts and finishes in Eugowra at The Fat Parcel Cafe 

Breathe in the country air and relish at the beautiful scenery and ambience of the region and enjoy a welcoming and friendly insight into one of the Central West’s gems and home to the famous Parkes Elvis Festival.

Parkes and the surrounding districts are highly regarded as a successful agricultural region with cropping, sheep farming, and cattle farming are prominent drivers of the local economy. There’s lots to see and learn in this quick 2-night tour, and we’re sure you’ll collect lots of fun facts and photos along the way. Once again, our tour is conducted on minor, bitumen, or good gravel roads with low traffic so that you can ride at leisurely and safe pace.

Included on tour

  • All accommodation - 2 nights
  • Meals -  2 Breakfast, 2 Dinners, 3 Lunches
  • Snacks, water & fruit on the trails
  • Daily maps & directions
  • Bike mechanical assistance, limited
  • Support & safety vehicles

The Tour at a Glance

  • Duration; 2 nights, 3 days cycling
  • Start & Finish: Eugowra, NSW
  • Distance: 145 km approx.
  • Average Daily: 50 km
  • Bike Type: Hybrid, Touring or Gravel bike E bike 
  • Surface: Sealed & unsealed roads, trails.
  • Terrain: Flat to undulating. Gradients are 1% - 2%
  • Roads: Quiet, local, bike-friendly backroads with very little traffic.
  • Group Size: Small group tour, approx. 5 – 10
  • Difficulty Rating: 3/10
  • Accommodation: 2 nights country hotels & motels
  • Meals included: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, 3 Lunches, plus on-road snacks.
  • Bike Hire; E Bike $150.00 for tour
  • Bike Hire: E Bike hire Available - please call

Itinerary Details

Day 1Eugowra to Parkes   50km 
Stay Parkes

 0800 am, gather at Fat Parcel Cafe, for amazing Coffee, ride brief, preparation time and equipment check.  Meet tour leader and group members. The Fat parcel has nicest coffee and food, need to experience it for yourself.

The ride to Parkes is picturesque.  Rolling hills riding the valley with amazing views of forested areas.  On arrival to Parks take some time to enjoy the Henry Lawson Centre that has 4 museums.  Henry Lawson, Elvis, Motor Museum and Antique Machinery Museum. 

Day 2: Parkes to Forbes  45km
Stay Forbes

The cycle from Parkes to Forbes is along quite country road. On the way into Forbes we will visit the Ben Hall grave site. Forbes has beautiful lake and Cultural Centre in the middle of the town.  The town has many historical buildings kept in beautiful condition.  Look at the biscuit factory in the main street, visit the museum. Settle into the hotel, meet the locals and enjoy the evening.

Day 3: Forbes to Eugowra 50km
Tour ends 4 pm

The open farm land is a picture as we ride you can see for miles.  It is highly productive land, much of it mixed farming (crops and animals).   Eugowra has over 20 murals, our guide will show you all of the amazing murals and tell you the story behind it all.

All Tours require comfortable walking shoes, weather appropriate clothing and sunscreen.

  • Cycle Tours, Clothing must be suitable for cycling
  • Closed Shoes for cycling
  • Water Bottle to fit into Bike Drink Bottle Holder
  • Sunglasses
  • Warm socks, pants and jacket
  • 1 or 2 pair bike Knicks. (Important) padded shorts
  • Wet weather jacket
  • Bike Gloves
  • Small day pack 15L
  • Your own bike and Helmet if not hiring

Tags

Cycling Cycle Tour Parkes Cycling Parkes Dish Parkes Henry Parkes Elvis Murals

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