The August 2016 ride was out to Mr Turners Bakery in Mernda which was established in 1892 in the tiny township which has outgrown its original location and crossed the Whittlesea Road and turned into a massive housing estate. Mr Turner’s has lots of charm and appeal to coffee drinkers and those looking for something more substantial.
The GreenWEDGEes were just looking for coffee and a pie or sausage roll on a cold , wet day. We’d met up at Kangaroo Ground on a miserable morning and headed off for Arthurs Creek and Whittlesea before heading out in the direction of Wallan. From there it was down the main road to Bridge Inn Road and into Mernda for our lunch on the road which was really necessary after a long ride in the cold and wet conditions.
The Bridge Inn Road leads onto Doctors Gully Road at Doreen where suburbia ends and the roads are quiet and safer to ride. It was back up to Kangaroo Ground via the Broad Gully, Wilson and Wattle Glen Roads.
It was an excellent day despite the weather and we all earn’t our award under Rule #9