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Audax Riders

Audax rides are non-competitive long distance tours by bicycle, called "randonnees". The challenge of Audax is not in racing, but in riding at your own pace. Rides are open to all reasonably fit riders - non-Audax members are most welcome to join.

Website: http://audax.org.au/public
Members: 66
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Online Permanents

Started by Robflyte. Last reply by Andrew Taafe Aug 8, 2017. 18 Replies

A quick message to let you know the NSW online permanent system is operational.Not all rides are available as yet, this will take a little time.Go to …Continue

Bilpin Ride is on again (again), Saturday March 25, 2017

Started by Robflyte Feb 1, 2017. 0 Replies

join us for the 5th edition of the Bilpin Ride, always difficult, always fun, always satisfying.Both 116km and 200km courses are approximately 50% gravel, both feature the long climb back up to…Continue

Wheelbarrow Ridge 150. Sunday February 19, 2017

Started by Robflyte Feb 1, 2017. 0 Replies

on again for 2017, this is an easy mixed road surface ride. 150km on a Sunday, what is not to like?Not sure if you or your bike can handle gravel? This ride has only about 30km of unsealed roads so…Continue

Tags: gravel, mixedsurface, audax

Mystery Brevet, 18 September 2016. CANCELLED.

Started by Robflyte. Last reply by Bill Parker Sep 13, 2016. 7 Replies

Ride Name: Mystery Brevet Ride Type: [BA] Distance Options: (145 km) Start Location: GALSTON Date: 18/09/2016 Start time: 7AM Ride Organiser : MeYes, a mystery brevet. How does it work? You will be…Continue

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Comment by Robflyte on May 18, 2012 at 3:49pm

The Pitts 200 tomorrow, anyone else doing it?

Comment by Michael S. (Boxhead) on May 18, 2012 at 4:09pm
Mmmmaybe. A sleep in sounds good too. ;-)
Comment by Robflyte on May 18, 2012 at 4:26pm

the B&H duo may not be due to a recent 1000km ride.  I've got replacement tubes and CO2 for you Mr Boxhead incase my using all yours up last time is an excuse for you missing this ride.  Not planning on getting as many punctures this time, 40mm Schwalbe Dureme on the back now, those other tyres are sliced up quite nicley from the loopy ride, cuts and bulges.

Comment by Si on May 18, 2012 at 4:48pm

Considered it, but we are flying to the (c)old country that night so Nicole gave me a funny look and I thought it best not press the point :).

Have fun on Hansford Pde (the real reason Boxhead is being coy, I'm sure :)).

Say hi to I&K from me.

Comment by Robflyte on May 18, 2012 at 4:56pm

enjoy your flight Si, I'll pass on the hi.

Comment by Michael S. (Boxhead) on May 18, 2012 at 4:56pm

@Si if Hansford Pde is the road I'm thinking of then yes, I have been thinking about it (umm, yeah). But not thinking of avoiding it but more along the lines of imagining I can just stand on the pedals and dance up it like it's a false flat. Realistically that won't happen, won't even come close. But it's a nice dream. 

I remember your advice on the last Pitts. Get the gears sorted before taking the left turn (or was it "before arriving at the left turn"). After that point it's too late. 

PS. safe travels for you and your's.

Comment by Garry Armsworth on May 18, 2012 at 5:32pm
I'm doing it. When I looked earlier in the week there we aboit 7 or 8 signed up.
Comment by Rob Berry on May 18, 2012 at 9:09pm

I was thinking of doing it, but I've been sick all week, and another thing has come up - a project helping asylum seekers build their own bikes has its introductory session - so I'm looking like a non-starter until June most probably.

Comment by Robflyte on May 20, 2012 at 8:13pm
http://instagr.am/p/KzcTMRlY8G/
At pie in the sky, 135km of 206km and wondering if I should swap bikes.
Comment by Michael on May 20, 2012 at 11:29pm

I'd swap either of those smelly beasts for your beautiful steely, any day.

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