[Melb] Cycling to help feed the homeless this Christmas

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  1. cfsmtb

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    In the spirit of caring for others, instead of ourselves this festive season, here's worthy event in Melbourne this weekend:

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    Cycling to help feed the homeless this Christmas

    http://www.vidmandesign.com/shmcc

    The Sacred Heart Mission Community Cycle is a ride from Frankston Visitors Center (Melway's map 100 A9) to the Sacred Heart Mission in Grey Street, St Kilda (Melway's map 58 A9), on Saturday the 22nd of December, 2007.

    Food Donations

    The Sacred Heart Mission's prime activity is to supply food too, and cook for the poor and homeless. To assist the Sacred Heart Mission with this ever growing demand for their services, the Sacred Heart Mission Community Cycle will be delivering food to the mission via the backpacks that all riders will be carrying with them on the ride from Franskton.

    Route description

    The ride from Frankston to St Kilda is a regular route but many cyclists and it will known for its long stretches with few traffic lights, it's mostly flat elevation and its wonderful views over the bag.

    * Ride start: 8.30am, Saturday the 22nd of December 2007
    * Start location: Frankston Visitors Center
    * Route distance: 40.5km
    * Ride finish time: 11am
    * Ride pace: Approx 22kph average
    * Ride finish location: Sacred Heart Mission

    View the route online here:

    http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/Sacred-Heart-Mission-Community-Cycle

    Dress ups

    All riders are encouraged to dress with a christmas spirit. Leading the ride will be Santa and his 9 reindeer's with the rest of the group following. So wrap your bike in tinsel, or dress as an elf, snowman, what ever. Lets make it a fun ride!
     
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  2. BT Humble

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    Views over the bag? ;-)

    Thanks for giving me a seasonal reminder, I'll drop some stuff off
    with our local Canberra charities.


    BTH
     
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