Upcoming AudaxRides

Upcoming AudaxRides

Postby psike » Thu Dec 02, 2010 11:10 pm

Upcoming Audax rides in the ACT region (Dec/Jan) are listed below but a little further afield, and of note:
January 23: Audax Alpine Classic (Bright, vic) see http://www.alpineclassic.com.au

February 11: Snowies Epic 200/300 - A very challenging circuit or the Snowy Mtns including over 6000m of climbing for experienced randonneurs. Can be tackled as a straight-through 300, or as two rides (a 200 and 100) with a night's rest in Khancoban in between. The ride is unsupported. (Details of previous rides http://users.tpg.com.au/pheal/Epic.htm)

Saturday Dec 11th 2010
Ruckin Rugby 400
Enjoy the long December days to tackle this challenging ride heading north to Collector then to Tarago and Goulburn. Climb up, and up, to Crookwell, then undulate westward on the recently sealed road to Boorowa via Rugby then back home via Yass.
Start: Dickson 7:00:00 AM
Contact: Daniel Oakman Tel: 62628543 Email: [email protected]
400km 7:00:00 AM Dickson-Collector-Tarago-Goulburn-Crookwell-Rugby-Boorowa-Yass-Dickson
$5 (mbrs)
$10 (Non)

Tackling Tarago 150
Tackle the first part of the Rugby route to Tarago, then return via Bungendore, Smith's Gap and Wamboin. [Public Transport is available to this ride
Start: Dickson 7:00:00 AM
Contact: Daniel Oakman Tel: 62628543 Email: [email protected]
150km 7:00:00 AM Dickson-Collector-Tarago-Bungendore-Wamboin-Dickson
$5 (mbrs)
$10 (Non)

Saturday Dec 18th 2010
Soil Series Starter 35
The first of our off-road rides is a loop of Sparrow Hill. 35 kms of single track, chasing roos. Bring your lunch - no facilities - great riding.
Start: Molongolo Gorge 10:00:00 AM
Contact: Marea England Tel: 0432 275 074 Email: [email protected]
35km 10:00:00 AM A loop of Sparrows Hill. -
$5 (mbrs)
$10 (Non)

Saturday Jan 1st 2011
Tablelands Trot 100/200
A thoroughly enjoyable 200 km trot from Sutton, taking in the thrill of Smiths Gap to Bungendore, gently undulating through Tarago and on to Goulburn for lunch at the Green Grocer. Back via the pretty villages of Gunning and Gundaroo
Start: Sutton 6:30:00 AM
Contact: Michael Bentley & Kerri-Ann Smith Tel: 02 6258 0607 Email: [email protected]
200km Sutton-Smith's Gap-Bungendore-Tarago-Gouburn-Breadalbane-Gunning-Gundaroo-Sutton
$5 (mbrs)
$10 (Non)
100km Sutton-Smith's Gap-Bungendore-Tarago-Bungendore-Sutton
$5 (mbrs)
$10 (Non)

Sunday Jan 9th 2011
Training Ride Namadgi Grimpeur 80/120/155
A choice of demanding rides in scenic countryside in and near the Namadgi National Park, traversing the Corin Forest, Tharwa, Honeysuckle Creek, Fitzs Hill and Orroral Valley areas. Ideal Alpine Classic preparation [ACT]
Start: Point Hut 7:00:00 AM
Contact: Richard Ferris Tel: 0431 923 855 Email: [email protected]
80km 7:00:00 AM A hilly ride to Corin Forest, returning via Tharwa. - -
$5 (Non)
120km 7:00:00 AM A challenging ride taking in Corin Forest and Honeysuckle Creek. - -
$5 (Non)
155km 7:00:00 AM A demanding ride taking in Corin Forest, Honeysuckle Creek, Fitz's Hill and the Orroral Valley. - -
$5 (Non)

Saturday Jan 15th 2011
Gunning Gallop 150
Join the colts and the fillies for the annual gallop to Gunning. Coast along the rolling hills and quiet roads to Gundaroo, Gunning and Collector, before charging down the home straight on the new and old Federal Highways.
Start: Watson 8:00:00 AM
Contact: Daniel Oakman Tel: 62628543 Email: [email protected]
150km 8:00:00 AM Watson, Gundaroo, Gunning, Breadalbane, Collector, Watson Map
$5 (mbrs)
$10 (Non)

Saturday Jan 29th 2011
Jerrawa Jive 150
An inviting loop through Murrumbateman, Yass Valley Way, Jerrawa, Dalton, Gunning, Gundaroo and Nanima.
Start: Hall 7:00:00 AM
Contact: Alf Hoop Tel: 02 6253 2235 Email: [email protected]
150km 7:10:00 AM An inviting north country loop through interesting towns & villages
$5 (mbrs)
$10 (Non)

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Re: Upcoming AudaxRides

Postby psike » Thu Dec 09, 2010 9:50 pm

Due to road closures the two rides for Sat 11th Dec are cancelled.

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Re: Upcoming AudaxRides

Postby psike » Tue Jan 04, 2011 5:11 am

If you're in for the Alpine Classic (or not) you may be interested in the training rides this weekend - hill training :)

Sunday Jan 9th 2011
Training Ride Namadgi Grimpeur 80/120/155
A choice of demanding rides in scenic countryside in and near the Namadgi National Park, traversing the Corin Forest, Tharwa, Honeysuckle Creek, Fitzs Hill and Orroral Valley areas. Ideal Alpine Classic preparation [ACT]
Start: Point Hut 7:00:00 AM
Contact: Richard Ferris Tel: 0431 923 855 Email: [email protected]
80km 7:00:00 AM A hilly ride to Corin Forest, returning via Tharwa. - -
$5 (Non)
120km 7:00:00 AM A challenging ride taking in Corin Forest and Honeysuckle Creek. - -
$5 (Non)
155km 7:00:00 AM A demanding ride taking in Corin Forest, Honeysuckle Creek, Fitz's Hill and the Orroral Valley. - -
$5 (Non)

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Re: Upcoming AudaxRides

Postby Ross » Tue Jan 04, 2011 9:02 am

I herard Apollo Rd (Honeysuckle Creek) was closed due to storm damage.
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Re: Upcoming Audax Rides (March)

Postby psike » Tue Mar 01, 2011 5:25 pm

Saturday Mar 5th 2011
The Riverina Explorer
Undulating course encompassing Tumut and Murrumbidgee rivers area, start-finish Tumut on quite rural roads (goes west away from our big hills), manned checkpoint at 70km. Other check points are shops along the route. Lighting for 200/300 essential. [This ride is supported.]
Contact: Bruce Giles Tel: 02 6947 2668 Email: [email protected]
150km 7:00:00 AM Tumut, Adelong, Wanterbadgerry, Gundagai, Tumut - $10 (mbrs)$20 (Non)
200km 7:00:00 AM Tumut, Adelong, Wanterbadgerry, Junee, Gundagai, Tumut - $15 (mbrs) $25 (Non)
300km 7:00:00 AM Tumut, Adelong, Wanterbadgerry, Wagga, Coolamon, Junee, Gundagai, Tumut - $15 (mbrs)$25 (Non)

Sparrow Hill Sequel 100
Oh no, not Sparrows again! Our third dirt series ride entails 100 kms of fire trail and single track on the edge of ACT/NSW. No services, so bring your own food and water and warm/dry gear. Meet at Maca's Queanbeyan for a 7.30am start. [ACT]
Contact: Marea England Tel: 0432275074 Email: [email protected]
100km 7:30:00 AM 100 kms of fire trail and single track. Some tough hills and hair-raising descents. - $5 (mbrs)$10 (Non)

Sunday Mar 6th 2011

Greenhills Forest Explorer
A scenic and hilly ride through "Green Hills" Pine Forest, orchards, grazing and native country, three different distances in the hills south west of Tumut. 50 and 115 supported 200 part supported. Sunday ride quite rural roads, has no forest traffic. [This ride is supported.] [NSW]
Contact: Bruce Giles Tel: 02 6947 2668 Email: [email protected]
50km 7:00:00 AM Tumut, Adelong, Wondalga, Tumut (hilly course) - $10 (mbrs) $20 (Non)
115km 7:00:00 AM Tumut, Adelong, Yaven Creek, Wondalga, Tumut (very hilly) - $10 (mbrs) $20 (Non)
200km 7:00:00 AM Tumut, Adelong, Yaven Creek, Rosewood, Tumbarumba - $10 (mbrs) $20 (Non)

Saturday Mar 12th 2011

Forbes Frenzy 600
Another multi-day Audax pedalling frenzy. Out and back to the central west, this ride offers a mix of pretty, undulating roads and some hotter, flatter, faster country. [ACT]
Contact: Tom Nankivell Tel: 0432 409 755 Email: [email protected]
600km 6:30:00 AM Murrumbateman-Yass-Boorowa-Frogmore-Wyangala-Woodstock-Canowindra-Goologong-Eugowra-Parkes-Nelungaloo-Forbes-Grenfell-Young-Harden-Binalong-Bookham-Bowning-Yass-Murrumbateman. - $5 (mbrs) $10 (Non)

Frogmore Frolic 300
Feeling frisky, but think the full Forbes Frenzy sounds like folly? Then head north through Boorowa and along the beautiful Frogmore Valley road for a frolic in Wyangala Dam. Return via Binalong and Dog Trap Rd. [ACT]
Contact: Tom Nankivell Tel: 0432 409 755 Email: [email protected]
300km 6:30:00 AM Murrumbateman-Yass-Boorowa-Frogmore-Wyangala-Frogmore-Boorowa-Binalong-Yass-Murrumbateman. $5 (mbrs) $10 (Non)

Saturday Mar 26th 2011

Highlands Hop 400
A very scenic ride - catch the highlands in their Autumn finery and marvel at the lush countryside. The route includes the delights of Smiths Gap on the out to Bungonia, and visits the Highland villages of Wingello, Fitzroy Falls, Robertson and Bundanoon. [ACT]
Contact: Michael Bentley & Kerri-Ann Smith Tel: 0417 216 664 Email: [email protected]
400km 6:00:00 AM Sutton-Bungedore-Tarago-Windellama-Bungonia-Marulan-Bundanoon-Fitroy Falls-Robertson-Bowral-Moss Vale-Bundanoon-Marulan-Bungonia-Goulburn-Sutton $5 (mbrs) $10 (Non)

Windellama Wander 200
Hop along with the Highlanders as far as Johno's at Windellama for morning tea, return by a similar route. [ACT]
Contact: Michael Bentley & Kerri-Ann Smith Tel: 0417 216 664 Email: [email protected]
200km 6:00:00 AM Sutton-Macs Reef-Bungendore-Tarago-Windellama-Tarago-Bungendore-Sutton $5 (mbrs) $10 (Non)
(Did the Windellama 200 last year -- is a really lovely ride with some areas out the back of Tarago I hadn't seen before.)

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