2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby heay » Thu Feb 09, 2012 11:02 pm

Rumour has it that the Cootha ride will have 2 courses this year... One where the climb will be early on and the other where it is towards the middle.
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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby A_P » Fri Feb 10, 2012 1:12 am

GC100 on again this year on 9/9/12.
There is a few undulations out the back of the Gc to make this a challenging ride.
Did it last year, was a good ride.
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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby jasonc » Fri Feb 10, 2012 7:09 am

heay wrote:Rumour has it that the Cootha ride will have 2 courses this year... One where the climb will be early on and the other where it is towards the middle.


Well I've entered and haven't heard any info. I'd definitely prefer it at the start/early on living less than 15km from coot-tha.
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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby heanous » Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:42 pm

heay wrote:Rumour has it that the Cootha ride will have 2 courses this year... One where the climb will be early on and the other where it is towards the middle.


Why? wouldn't that make for more disruption and work for volunteers etc manning the route(s)?

I've registered already and haven't heard anything at all other than a confirmation email reply, so i'm quite curious as to what is going on, or not going on as the case may be.
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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby jasonc » Fri Feb 10, 2012 5:14 pm

http://coot-tha.bq.org.au/news-media/la ... -for-2012/

The new course for 2012 BDO Brisbane Coot-tha Challenge will include the Gateway Bridge bike path, part of Kingsford Smith Drive and the ICB. The course will take in Mt Coot-tha and the city highlights and finish at Musgrave Park, South Brisbane.

For safety reasons the route map will not be provided at this point in time. A detailed rider information sheet will be released online in the coming weeks.


Is that the same was as saying it's not approved yet?
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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby irenebl » Fri Mar 09, 2012 4:35 pm

can anyone tell me the best events in 2012 to look out for?
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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby InTheWoods » Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:02 pm

irenebl wrote:can anyone tell me the best events in 2012 to look out for?


Mt Cootha challenge (next sunday) and the Brisbane to Gold Coast are probably (?) the 2 biggest ones.
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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby RobM » Fri Mar 09, 2012 9:19 pm

irenebl wrote:can anyone tell me the best events in 2012 to look out for?


Depends on your definition of 'best'. I really enjoyed the Ipswich 100 ride. I am also looking forward to the Rainbow Ride and Flight Centre Epic (MTB).

Honestly, they are all good. Pick one and ride! :D
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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby marinmomma » Sat Mar 10, 2012 11:33 am

irenebl wrote:can anyone tell me the best events in 2012 to look out for?



Ipswich 100's are good...I'm looking into the Tweed Fondo in May as well......keen to get a imperial century ride down this year but not ready for the Ipswich version :roll:

Southbank to Southport is good too....not difficult at all but it's a nice quick ride to the coast via the busway
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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby spinner » Sun Mar 11, 2012 1:35 pm

Noosa Eroica; 21-22 July 2012.
Randonneur in the vein of L'EROICA in Italy.
Saturday 21 July: Mini Eroica. Approx 30km.
Sunday 22 July: 115km on sealed & unsealed roads for vintage steel framed bicycles (down-tube shifters). :D
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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby irenebl » Mon Mar 12, 2012 11:34 am

Went to mt cootha...was awesome!
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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby JamesRyan » Wed Apr 04, 2012 12:41 pm

punk_rob wrote:Hi All,
I get sick of searching for all the events so decided to start a list. So far I have included Road cycling, Mountain biking and Adventure races. Feel free to add others (please include the event website), perhaps even Triathlons for those that are interested. Hope you enjoy.
Note: some dates arent official yet, so I used the month they were held in 2011

ROAD CYCLING
18th March - BDO Mt Cootha Challenge - http://coot-tha.bq.org.au/
1st April - Ipswich 50/100/160km - http://www.ipswich100.com.au/
6th May - Gran Fondo Social Ride (57km, 140km, 180km)- http://qsmsports.com/extra.asp?id=254&OrgID=19
6th May - Noosa Century (100 or 160kms) - http://www.usmevents.com.au/Page6371.aspx
24th June - Brissie to Bay 100km - http://www.brissietothebay.com.au/
22nd July - Fusion Games (40km social ride, crits) - http://qsmsports.com/extra.asp?id=304&OrgID=19
7th October - Brisbane to Gold Coast 100km - http://b2gc.bq.org.au/
4th November - BMW Ride for life 80km - http://www.rideforlifechallenge.com.au/index.php
11th November - Rainbow Ride 100/160km - http://tr.nelson.co.nz/rainbow_ride.htm
18th or 19th November - Tour de Tambourine - http://www.tourdetamborine.com.au/event_info.html




MOUNTAIN BIKING
21st April - Dirtfest Weekend - http://www.tre-x.com.au/event-dates.php
22nd April - For The Riders 20/50km MTB - http://www.in2adventure.com.au/dirtfest ... e.php#XC50
April - Mt Joyce MTB Escape - http://cycleepic.com.au/categories.html
?? May - Noosa Enduro - http://www.usmevents.com.au/Triathlon__ ... Enduro.htm
27th May - RRR Mountain Bike Challenge - http://www.usmevents.com.au/Triathlon__ ... _Event.htm
July - Avanti Plus 6hr MTB enduro - http://www.twowheelpromotions.com.au/
16th July - Ipswich Cyclocross - http://web.me.com/notriks/Ipswich_Cyclo ... lcome.html
August - Flight Centre MTB Epic - http://www.cycleepic.tailwindpromotions.com.au
8th September - Misty Mountain MTB 60/40/20km - http://tr.nelson.co.nz/mebbinmarathon.htm
September - TWP Dusk til Darn 12hr MTB - http://www.twowheelpromotions.com.au/
13th October - Freedom MTB ride 60/40/20km - http://tr.nelson.co.nz/freedommarathon.htm
October - Matrix 6hr MTB Enduro - http://www.twowheelpromotions.com.au/
November - Wheels on woodenberg 4hr MTB - http://www.tailwindpromotions.com.au/Ra ... nduro.aspx



ADVENTURE RACING
28th January - TreX QLD Back to Back Adventure Race - http://www.tre-x.com.au/about-tre-x.php
24th February - City Raid Urban Race - http://adventurerace.com.au/Events/1679/City-Raid
17th March - Kathmandu Adventure Race - http://adventurerace.com.au/Events/2083 ... nture-Race
20th May - Mountain Designs Adventure Race - http://www.adventureraceaustralia.com.a ... s.php#2012
25th August - Brisbane Sprint Adventure Race - http://www.blackheartevents.com.au/adve ... -ar-250812
30th September - TreX Race 1 - http://www.in2adventure.com.au/events-c ... .php#20121
3rd November - Brisbane Sprint Adventure Race - http://www.blackheartevents.com.au/adve ... -ar-031112
25th November - TreX Enduro Race - http://www.in2adventure.com.au/events-calendar.php#2012



TRIATHLONS
15th Jan - Robin Tri Race 4 - http://www.usmevents.com.au/Triathlon__ ... s_2__4.htm
5th Feb - Caloundra Tri Race 5 - http://www.usmevents.com.au/Triathlon__ ... Race_5.htm
26th Feb - Raby Bay Tri Race 6 - http://www.usmevents.com.au/Triathlon__ ... _1_3_6.htm
25th March - Mooloolaba Tri - http://www.usmevents.com.au/Triathlon__ ... athlon.htm
22nd April - Gold Coast Tri - http://www.usmevents.com.au/Triathlon__ ... morial.htm
3rd June - Challenge Cairns Tri - http://www.usmevents.com.au/Triathlon__ ... Cairns.htm
27th May - Coral Coast Tri - http://www.usmevents.com.au/Triathlon__ ... athlon.htm
30th October - Noosa Triathlon - http://www.usmevents.com.au/Triathlon__ ... athlon.htm


MODS - can we please make this a 'sticky' thread? are you able to update this first post with any added events (maybe each fortnight to save you some effort)? pretty please :)

Thanks
Rob :mrgreen:


Great post Rob!
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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby Elric.E » Mon Apr 09, 2012 10:40 am

Hi guys... new here so apologies if missing any group etiquette... Two rides I can see missing from the list:

Doing the Noosa Imperial this year for the first time, but I think the Gran Frondo just made the list for next year :mrgreen:
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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby Nikolai » Thu Apr 12, 2012 6:59 pm

Goanna MTB Enduro

http://tr.nelson.co.nz/goanna_mtb_enduro.htm

Planning on doing this one as my 1st MTB gig.
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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby marinmomma » Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:43 pm

How about this one, https://challenge.endeavour.com.au/?

It's part of the Tour of Toowoomba http://www.touroftoowoomba.com.au/ weekend in June 14 to 17th.

I just rode 60k's out there this weekend past and the 120k version would be a challenge!
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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby Kenzo » Thu Apr 19, 2012 1:57 pm

Not much notice - but this looks like an excellent challenge for many to complete within 5 hours.
http://www.chem.net.au/7pillars/
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Brisbane Area... start/finish in Herston.
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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby ldrcycles » Thu Apr 19, 2012 2:41 pm

That looks really cool, but teams only? :( . I'm in a team of 2, and she doesn't ride.
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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby hosko » Sat Apr 21, 2012 7:43 am

marinmomma wrote:How about this one, https://challenge.endeavour.com.au/?

It's part of the Tour of Toowoomba http://www.touroftoowoomba.com.au/ weekend in June 14 to 17th.

I just rode 60k's out there this weekend past and the 120k version would be a challenge!


I have put this on my list to do with the Missus (she doesn't ride, just need to get the permission slip signed off... in triplicate of course!)

My first road bike was purchased when I used to live in Toowoomba. It's not known for it's flatness :shock:

Should be an excellent ride however wish they would advise what the 100KM course will be (or did they do this last year and someone knows what the course was then?)

Entry fee gives you the following:

The entry fee on the three distances includes:

Entry to fully supported event
Event jersey <---- ??
Event bib <---- ??
Event wristband
Gel packs
Rider Information Guide
Finishers' prize: 0.5 Watt single LED bike light, 3 functions – flash, steady & off, Quick release bracket, & Batteries included.
Certificate of Completion

I do wonder if they mean "bib" as in cycling bib or that just means event number? And jersey is really a T-Shirt? Can't see them doing $95 for a full kit and entry?
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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby marinmomma » Sat Apr 21, 2012 11:06 am

hosko wrote:I have put this on my list to do with the Missus (she doesn't ride, just need to get the permission slip signed off... in triplicate of course!)

My first road bike was purchased when I used to live in Toowoomba. It's not known for it's flatness :shock:

Should be an excellent ride however wish they would advise what the 100KM course will be (or did they do this last year and someone knows what the course was then?)

Entry fee gives you the following:

The entry fee on the three distances includes:

Entry to fully supported event
Event jersey <---- ??
Event bib <---- ??
Event wristband
Gel packs
Rider Information Guide
Finishers' prize: 0.5 Watt single LED bike light, 3 functions – flash, steady & off, Quick release bracket, & Batteries included.
Certificate of Completion

I do wonder if they mean "bib" as in cycling bib or that just means event number? And jersey is really a T-Shirt? Can't see them doing $95 for a full kit and entry?


yeah, I thought that same thing...sound a bit too good to be true!
Event bib is probably for the bike and I agree the 'jersery' is probably a Tee shirt.

I'd love to see a profile of this ride too....my 60k ride last weekend was full of hills!
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2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby ozzymac » Sat Apr 21, 2012 12:05 pm

marinmomma wrote:
hosko wrote:I have put this on my list to do with the Missus (she doesn't ride, just need to get the permission slip signed off... in triplicate of course!)

My first road bike was purchased when I used to live in Toowoomba. It's not known for it's flatness :shock:

Should be an excellent ride however wish they would advise what the 100KM course will be (or did they do this last year and someone knows what the course was then?)

Entry fee gives you the following:

The entry fee on the three distances includes:

Entry to fully supported event
Event jersey <---- ??
Event bib <---- ??
Event wristband
Gel packs
Rider Information Guide
Finishers' prize: 0.5 Watt single LED bike light, 3 functions – flash, steady & off, Quick release bracket, & Batteries included.
Certificate of Completion

I do wonder if they mean "bib" as in cycling bib or that just means event number? And jersey is really a T-Shirt? Can't see them doing $95 for a full kit and entry?


yeah, I thought that same thing...sound a bit too good to be true!
Event bib is probably for the bike and I agree the 'jersery' is probably a Tee shirt.

I'd love to see a profile of this ride too....my 60k ride last weekend was full of hills!


Hi,
The price of the event jersey is only $45 so maybe it is included in the event price.

They don't tell you much about the jersey though, just the colour.

Cheers


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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby bprb » Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:11 pm

I've done the Endeavour Challenge the past 2 years, and thoroughly recommend it. The course maps aren't up yet, but it's been a different course each time I've done it so I'm guessing it may change this year as well. Last year we rode out to Oakey, whearas the previous year the course went further north and not as far west as that. Both were great courses though. A nice touch was seeing the pros riding their morning road stage fly past, but it looks as though that won't happen this year. But going up just to see the pros ride the criterium in the arvo would be worth the effort — bloody hell they're fast. As for what's included in the entry, from memory when I entered this year I had to select a jersey size but not knicks size, so I think the bib is for the bike. The last 2 years a jersey was an option if you paid for a higher-priced premium entry. That jersey the past 2 years was a nice merino wool number, and well worth the $45 they charge as a standalone, so I'm hoping it'll be the same again, but it's possible it'll be something cheaper. Looks like a later start this year — last year was slightly fresh. Note to self — dress for the conditions this year. If you don't have arm and leg warmers and full finger gloves, start shopping now.

But again, I really do thoroughly recommend this ride. I think it's close to the best on the calendar.
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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby marinmomma » Tue Apr 24, 2012 8:18 pm

Thanks for the break-down of the Toowoomba ride bprb, will speak to MrMM, I reckon that he'll be keen :)
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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby bprb » Thu May 24, 2012 8:51 pm

So, is anyone taking part in the Endeavour Challenge? I'm certainly looking forward to it — just over 3 weeks away now. The maps are up, and this year the long version in 125 km, heading toward Pittsworth then across to Clifton. Not sure how hilly it'll be, but it should be quite scenic. And if anyone is still wondering, the jersey is merino wool, and the bib is for the bike.
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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby KonaCommuter » Fri May 25, 2012 8:21 pm

Help needed


There’s a ride coming up and there’s a walk / run option available. I told my wife and she’s keen to do it but I’ve since lost the link.



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Re: 2012 SEQ Cycling Events

Postby hosko » Sat May 26, 2012 6:55 pm

bprb wrote:So, is anyone taking part in the Endeavour Challenge? I'm certainly looking forward to it — just over 3 weeks away now. The maps are up, and this year the long version in 125 km, heading toward Pittsworth then across to Clifton. Not sure how hilly it'll be, but it should be quite scenic. And if anyone is still wondering, the jersey is merino wool, and the bib is for the bike.


Still thinking about it actually, but after this mornings ride.... need the arm and leg warmers for Toowoomba!

They have done the maps on Bikely which don't load half the time. Have redone the course in Garmin Connect which seems fairly fast using Bing Maps.

http://connect.garmin.com/course/1304038

By default as it is an American program it shows up in Miles, however it works out to be 129kms
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