We have reached agreement with Bicycle Victoria to offer special midweek deals to all their members. This will encourage many more cyclists to enjoy the local rides through Thornton and over the Skyline ridge road with views over Lake Eildon, or longer rides along the rail trail or a gentler ride around Alexandra. The old Mansfield and Alexandra railway lines as cycle track is now open offering a wide choice of gentle cycle trails in the region, with Athlone Park ideally situated to provide the base camp. We have had many happy cyclists enjoy attempts to catch one of our elusive trout after a stimulating bike ride. One heroic visitor recently braved a ride from Melbourne to the farm over the Black Spur Road via Healesville – but we recommend a gentle approach with the bikes on the bike rack for this bit of the journey!