Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Postby wizdofaus » Fri Oct 26, 2012 5:36 am

Thought it would be good to have a list of known upcoming major cycling events in Victoria. Feel free to suggest more, especially in December and January, which are pretty sparse!

3 Nov 2012 (4 days) - Daylesford/Goldfields Bicycle Tour - 308km - http://www.alltrails.com.au/alltrails-rides/item/72-daylesford-and-goldfields-bicycle-tour-2012.html

4 Nov 2012 - Wally Christie Ride - 60km/120km - http://iandebruyne.blog.com/2012/09/27/the-wally-christie-walk-ride-or-run-event-4-nov-2012/

10 Nov 2012 - Tatura 200 - 100km/200km - http://www.tatura200.com.au/

10 Nov 2012 - The Slog - 70km/100km/150km - http://www.theslog.com.au/

11 Nov 2012 - Mt. Macedon Challenge - 83km/130km - http://goo.gl/eAYk4

11 Nov 2012 - Kelly Country Classic - 55km/105km - http://nhw.hume.org.au/kelly-country-classic/

17 Nov 2012 - Bass Coast Cycle Challenge - 35km/42km/85km/121km - http://www.basscoastcyclechallenge.com/

18 Nov 2012 - Hanover ConnectEast Ride for Home - 35km/75km - http://www.rideforhome.com.au

18 Nov 2012 - Ballan Cycling Classic - 50/100/150km - http://www.ballancyclingclassic.com.au/home/

23-25 Nov 2012 - 12 Apostles Mountain Bike Classic - http://www.12apostlesmtb.com.au/

24 Nov 2012 (8 days) - RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride - 40km/208km/591km - http://www.bicyclenetwork.com.au/general/great-rides/20004/

25 Nov 2012 - River & Ranges Winery Ride - 60km/150km - http://www.wineryride.com.au/

1-2 Dec 2012 - Tour of Bright - SOLD OUT - http://www.tourofbright.com.au

14-17 Dec 2012 - Lakes and Rail Trail - ~200km (off road) - http://snowyrivercycling.com.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=63&Itemid=72

1-3 Jan 2013 - MICHELTON WINES BAY CYCLING CLASSIC - (ELITE ONLY?) - http://www.vic.cycling.org.au/?ID=48137

3-6 Jan 2013 - Jayco Herald Sun Tour - (NO INFO YET) - http://www.heraldsuntour.com.au/

13 Jan 2013 - Amy's Ride - 20/70/100km - http://www.amygillett.org.au/amys-ride-victoria-12

27 Jan 2013 - Audax Alpine Classic - 60km-250km - http://www.alpineclassic.com.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=24&Itemid=50

? Feb 2013 - Victorian Alpine Challenge - 460km - http://bikeforbibles.org.au/blog/2012/01/23/melbourne-cup-alpine-challenge-vic-3-to-6-nov-2012/

10 Feb 2013 - 25000 Spins Great Ocean Road Challenge - 300km - http://www.25000spins.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=112&Itemid=152

16 Feb 2013 - Kona Odyssey Mountain Bike Marathon - 50km/100km - http://www.rapidascent.com.au/konaodyssey/Default.aspx

23 Feb 2013 - Bass Hills Classic - 72km/112km/152km - http://www.eventsupport.com.au/events/bass-hills-classic

24 Feb 2013 - Rainforest Ride, Apollo Bay - 70km/140km - http://www.rapidascent.com.au/rainforestride/

26 Feb 2013 - Marysville Lake Mountain Challenge - 35km-120km - http://www.vic.cycling.org.au/default.asp?MenuID=Recreation/c20073/17268,Marysville_Lake_Mountain_Challenge/c20345/40045

3 Mar 2013 - Melbourne Autumn Daytour - 30-110km - http://www.mbtc.org.au/mad-ride

9-11 Mar 2013 - Bike Buller MTB Festival - http://www.rapidascent.com.au/BikeBuller/

9-11 Mar 2013 - Victorian Goldfields Ride - (NO INFO YET) - http://bikeforbibles.org.au/rides/

10 Mar 2013 - Audax Hotham Challenge - 70km/200km - http://www.hothamchallenge.com.au/

10 Mar 2013 - Scody 3 Peaks Challenge - 235km - http://www.bicyclenetwork.com.au/general/great-rides/42359/

16-17 Mar 2013 - Scody High Country Cycle Challenge - 60km-180km - http://www.bikevents.com.au/

16-22 Mar 2013 - 2013 Australia Ride Stage 12 - 572km - http://www.alltrails.com.au/alltrails-rides/item/80-2013-australia-ride-stage-12.html

18-22 Mar 2013 - Terra Australis Great Southern Land Mountain Bike Epic - http://www.terraaustralismtbepic.com/Blog/default.aspx
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Re: Upcoming Events

Postby il padrone » Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:30 pm

3rd March 2013 - Melbourne Autumn Daytour (MAD Ride), 30th Anniversary of this classic road and MTB ride. 110kms, 60kms and 30kms road rides, plus a 65kms MTB ride. All rides start and finish in Woodend.
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Re: Upcoming Events

Postby cycles gitane » Sun Oct 28, 2012 8:33 pm

Melbourne Tweed Ride
Sunday 25th November 2012 11:30 until 6pm
Federation Sq. to Como House and garden
There is NO room in the shed for the next bike! New shed rqd.
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Re: Upcoming Events

Postby wizdofaus » Mon Oct 29, 2012 6:58 am

cycles gitane wrote:Melbourne Tweed Ride
Sunday 25th November 2012 11:30 until 6pm
Federation Sq. to Como House and garden


Not sure I'd consider that a major event but thanks anyway...unfortunately I can't edit my list now.
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Re: Upcoming Events

Postby slipsam » Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:43 am

A few road rides to add to the list:

24/2 Rainforest Ride Apollo Bay

26/2 Marysville Lake Mountain Challenge

10/3 Scody 3Peaks Challenge

20/4 Great Ocean & Otway Classic
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Re: Upcoming Events

Postby TraceyG » Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:19 pm

This Sunday 4 November, the Wally Christie Ride, fundraiser for palliative care - http://iandebruyne.blog.com/2012/09/27/the-wally-christie-walk-ride-or-run-event-4-nov-2012/
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Re: Upcoming Events

Postby wizdofaus » Mon Oct 29, 2012 1:52 pm

I've submitted a request to have first post updated. Would be great if any suggestions are presented in the same format as I've used - thanks.
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Re: Upcoming Events

Postby pauls51 » Tue Dec 04, 2012 2:47 pm

27 Apr 2013 - Arthurs Seat Bay 2 Bay Ride - 12km / 65km / 113km - http://arthursseatride.com.au/
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Re: Upcoming Events

Postby Mulger bill » Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:59 pm

wizdofaus wrote:...unfortunately I can't edit my list now.

Unfortunate collateral damage after a a bigger problem was addressed I'm afraid. Best cure would be for people posting new events to copy/paste previous posts, dropping completed events as they go.

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Re: Upcoming Events

Postby Mulger bill » Wed Dec 05, 2012 12:05 am

Here yer go :)
14-17 Dec 2012 - Lakes and Rail Trail - ~200km (off road) - http://snowyrivercycling.com.au/index.p ... &Itemid=72

1-3 Jan 2013 - MICHELTON WINES BAY CYCLING CLASSIC - (ELITE ONLY?) - http://www.vic.cycling.org.au/?ID=48137

3-6 Jan 2013 - Jayco Herald Sun Tour - (NO INFO YET) - http://www.heraldsuntour.com.au/

13 Jan 2013 - Amy's Ride - 20/70/100km - http://www.amygillett.org.au/amys-ride-victoria-12

27 Jan 2013 - Audax Alpine Classic - 60km-250km - http://www.alpineclassic.com.au/index.p ... &Itemid=50

? Feb 2013 - Victorian Alpine Challenge - 460km - http://bikeforbibles.org.au/blog/2012/0 ... -nov-2012/

10 Feb 2013 - 25000 Spins Great Ocean Road Challenge - 300km - http://www.25000spins.com/index.php?opt ... Itemid=152

16 Feb 2013 - Kona Odyssey Mountain Bike Marathon - 50km/100km - http://www.rapidascent.com.au/konaodyssey/Default.aspx

23 Feb 2013 - Bass Hills Classic - 72km/112km/152km - http://www.eventsupport.com.au/events/b ... ls-classic

24 Feb 2013 - Rainforest Ride, Apollo Bay - 70km/140km - http://www.rapidascent.com.au/rainforestride/

26 Feb 2013 - Marysville Lake Mountain Challenge - 35km-120km - http://www.vic.cycling.org.au/default.a ... 0345/40045

3 Mar 2013 - Melbourne Autumn Daytour - 30-110km - http://www.mbtc.org.au/mad-ride

9-11 Mar 2013 - Bike Buller MTB Festival - http://www.rapidascent.com.au/BikeBuller/

9-11 Mar 2013 - Victorian Goldfields Ride - (NO INFO YET) - http://bikeforbibles.org.au/rides/

10 Mar 2013 - Audax Hotham Challenge - 70km/200km - http://www.hothamchallenge.com.au/

10 Mar 2013 - Scody 3 Peaks Challenge - 235km - http://www.bicyclenetwork.com.au/genera ... des/42359/

16-17 Mar 2013 - Scody High Country Cycle Challenge - 60km-180km - http://www.bikevents.com.au/

16-22 Mar 2013 - 2013 Australia Ride Stage 12 - 572km - http://www.alltrails.com.au/alltrails-r ... ge-12.html

18-22 Mar 2013 - Terra Australis Great Southern Land Mountain Bike Epic - http://www.terraaustralismtbepic.com/Blog/default.aspx

20/4 Great Ocean & Otway Classic

27 Apr 2013 - Arthurs Seat Bay 2 Bay Ride - 12km / 65km / 113km - http://arthursseatride.com.au/
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Re: Upcoming Events

Postby Livetoride » Thu Dec 06, 2012 12:55 pm

Busy year so, Happy Days :D
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Re: Upcoming Events

Postby timbo » Fri Dec 07, 2012 4:46 pm

I've just discovered an ad. for Granfondo Beechworth.

http://www.granfondobeechworth.com.au/
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Re: Upcoming Events

Postby yarravalleyplodder » Sat Dec 08, 2012 8:18 pm

timbo wrote:I've just discovered an ad. for Granfondo Beechworth.

http://www.granfondobeechworth.com.au/

looks very tempting
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Re: Upcoming Events

Postby clackers » Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:23 pm

That Bass Hills Classic looks to be cancelled, unfortunately. :(
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Re: Upcoming Events

Postby wizdofaus » Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:37 pm

UPDATE:

10 Feb 2013 - 25000 Spins Great Ocean Road Challenge - 300km - http://www.25000spins.com/index.php?opt ... Itemid=152

15-19 Feb 2013 - POSTPONED: Victorian Alpine Challenge - (460km) - http://bikeforbibles.org.au/blog/2012/1 ... -feb-2013/

16 Feb 2013 - Kona Odyssey Mountain Bike Marathon - 50km/100km - http://www.rapidascent.com.au/konaodyssey/Default.aspx

23 Feb 2013 - CANCELLED: Bass Hills Classic

23 Feb 2013 - Lake Hume Challenge - 43/98/131 km - http://www.bellbridgerotary.org.au/inde ... &Itemid=39

24 Feb 2013 - Rainforest Ride, Apollo Bay - 70km/140km/etc. - http://www.rapidascent.com.au/rainforestride/

26 Feb 2013 - Marysville Lake Mountain Challenge - 35km-120km - http://www.vic.cycling.org.au/default.a ... 0345/40045

3 Mar 2013 - Melbourne Autumn Daytour - 30-110km - http://www.mbtc.org.au/mad-ride

9-11 Mar 2013 - Bike Buller MTB Festival - http://www.rapidascent.com.au/BikeBuller/

9-11 Mar 2013 - Victorian Goldfields Ride - ~70-90k x 2 (NO COURSE INFO YET) - http://bikeforbibles.org.au/wp-content/ ... llarat.png

10 Mar 2013 - Audax Hotham Challenge - 70km/135km/200km - http://www.hothamchallenge.com.au/

10 Mar 2013 - Scody 3 Peaks Challenge - 235km - http://www.bicyclenetwork.com.au/genera ... des/42359/

16-17 Mar 2013 - Scody High Country Cycle Challenge - 60/180km - http://www.bikevents.com.au/

16-22 Mar 2013 - 2013 Australia Ride Stage 12 - 572 km - http://www.alltrails.com.au/alltrails-r ... ge-12.html

18-22 Mar 2013 - Terra Australis Great Southern Land Mountain Bike Epic - http://www.terraaustralismtbepic.com/Blog/default.aspx

24 Mar 2013 - Seymour LifeCycle - 50/60/110 km - http://mbug.org.au/seymourlifecycle

7 Apr 2013 - Baw Baw Challenge - 70/119 km - http://www.vic.cycling.org.au/default.a ... 0343/41057

19-21 Apr 2013 - Gran Fondo Beechworth - 83/173 km - http://www.granfondobeechworth.com.au/

20 Apr 2013 - Great Ocean & Otway Classic - 60/145 km - http://www.supersprint.com.au/events/2x ... -2013.aspx

27 Apr 2013 - Arthurs Seat Bay 2 Bay Ride - 65/113 km - http://arthursseatride.com.au/

28 Apr 2013 - Euroa Ride the Ranges - 40/115 km - http://www.seamerdesign.com/staging/str ... nges-euroa

5 May 2013 - Ballarat Autumn Day ride - 50/100 km - http://www.badride.com.au/

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So far I've entered the 140km Rainforest Ride & Arthurs Seat ride and trying to enter Hotham challenge (200km) once I work out how to put in the promo code :S. Agree - Gran Fondo looks good - but prefer more climbing :-). Also trying to organize an informal ride for Mt Macedon on Feb 16 or 17: viewtopic.php?f=14&t=60922
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Re: Upcoming Events

Postby wizdofaus » Fri Feb 22, 2013 12:14 pm

3 Mar 2013 - Lake Mountain Challenge - 80/120/160 km - http://vic.cycling.org.au/default.asp?M ... 2F40045%2F

3 Mar 2013 - Melbourne Autumn Daytour - 30-110km - http://www.mbtc.org.au/mad-ride

9-11 Mar 2013 - Bike Buller MTB Festival - http://www.rapidascent.com.au/BikeBuller/

9-11 Mar 2013 - Victorian Goldfields Ride - ~70-90k x 2 (NO COURSE INFO YET) - http://bikeforbibles.org.au/rides/#post-410

10 Mar 2013 - Audax Hotham Challenge - 70km/135km/200km - http://www.hothamchallenge.com.au/

10 Mar 2013 - Scody 3 Peaks Challenge - 235km - http://www.bicyclenetwork.com.au/genera ... des/42359/

16-17 Mar 2013 - Scody High Country Cycle Challenge - 60/180km - http://www.bikevents.com.au/

16-22 Mar 2013 - 2013 Australia Ride Stage 12 - 572 km - http://www.alltrails.com.au/alltrails-r ... ge-12.html

18-22 Mar 2013 - CANCELLED - Terra Australis Great Southern Land Mountain Bike Epic - http://www.terraaustralismtbepic.com/Blog/default.aspx

24 Mar 2013 - Seymour LifeCycle - 50/60/110 km - http://mbug.org.au/seymourlifecycle

7 Apr 2013 - Baw Baw Challenge - 70/119 km - http://www.vic.cycling.org.au/default.a ... 0343/41057

13 Apr 2013 - Unsupported informal Mt Macedon ride - 30/100 km - http://www.facebook.com/events/267106970088955/

19-21 Apr 2013 - Gran Fondo Beechworth - 83/173 km - http://www.granfondobeechworth.com.au/

21 Apr 2013 - Macedon Ranges Challenge - 75/135 km - http://www.gisbornerotary.org.au/the-gr ... challenge/

27 Apr 2013 - Arthurs Seat Bay 2 Bay Ride - 65/113 km - http://arthursseatride.com.au/

28 Apr 2013 - Euroa Ride the Ranges - 40/115 km - http://www.seamerdesign.com/staging/str ... nges-euroa

5 May 2013 - Ballarat Autumn Day ride - 50/100 km - http://www.badride.com.au/

2 Jun 2013 - Whittlesea Challenge - 68/110 km - http://www.vic.cycling.org.au/default.a ... 0280/41118
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