with the Melbourne Bicycle Touring Club MBTC
mbtc.org.au in Victoria, Australia
with pics, Images and photos.
(November 3 - 8, 2006)
Cyclists camping at Castlemaine Caravan Park. Photo by Jon Miller
The Melbourne Bicycle Touring Club starting a ride in Castlemaine. Photo by Jon
A Cornish miners hut near the first gold diggings near Castlemaine.
Muckelford Train Station.
Antique train cars.
The shovel or drag line near Maldon, Australia.
Antique gold dredge.
Morris dancers at the Maldon Folk Music Festival.
Folk musicians at the Maldon Music Festival.
The water wheel ruins at Garfield, used run machinery that crushed the ore.
The Melbourne Touring club has a map meeting.
The ruins of the Welsh village.
One of many mine shafts in the area.
Presbyterian church in Castlemaine.
A group of cyclists parked their vehicles near the coffee shop, hey they take up
less space. Photo by Jon Miller
Tim and Cindie riding with the Melbourne Bicycle Touring Club. Photo by Jon
Liz, Tim, and Jon, center, is the club president.
Tim, Cindie and Jenny. Photo by Jon Miller
Club members met for dinner at a local pub. Photo by Jon Miller
Glenn, who's birthday it was, tells a story about the beginnings of the
Melbourne Bicycle Touring Club. Photo by Jon Miller
Tim and Glenn on a ride in Castlemaine. Photo by Jon Miller
Watch out for those drops on that road bike. Photo by Jon Miller
Cindie giving a brief, well I call it brief, geology lesson. Photo by Jon Miller
The camp kitchen with a group of hungry tired cyclists. Photo by Jon Miller
The steam engine rolls into the station. Photo by Jon Miller
Cindie on the velocity train with her bike.
Ah we made it to Melbourne on the velocity train. We were all happy to
arrive after being turned away from the train that had no cargo car for the
Tim reaching down to fix his fender or mud flap as they say in Australia. Photo
by Jon Miller.