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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: 73
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Festum Prophatae 600 - DNF - Ride Report

Started by Andrew Taafe. Last reply by Andrew Taafe Jun 17. 6 Replies

We are clearly not worthy disciples.I was nervous about this ride, I felt I would be near my limits with the amount of climbing and the length of gravel.Eleven riders lined. Eight doing the 200, one…Continue

Wangaratta Wahine 1200 - Ride Report

Started by Andrew Taafe. Last reply by Andrew Taafe May 27. 22 Replies

Okay so a bit more of a write up for the WahineThere were 29 starters, 3x 1200, 4x 1000, 3x 200 and the rest doing 600Really started in December when Francis and I did the Three Parks permanent. He…Continue

200 BRM

Started by Suraj Padinjarute. Last reply by Bill Parker May 7. 10 Replies

Hey there!Anyone planning for the May11th RiverRide  or the May21st The Wiseman's Loop de Loop 200Km BRM? I am up for one of these.Regards,SurajContinue

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

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Comment by Michael S. (Boxhead) on November 20, 2013 at 12:39pm
Bill: no one at controls just like our normal rides. There is some provision for recording your own progress on the brevet card when you can't find a random local to sign it for you. In this case he'd have missed out those nice stamps too.
Comment by Sir Mark on November 23, 2013 at 8:14pm

Anyone still waiting for brevets to come back? I have checked the 'brevet status' page and most of the ones I am waiting for are 'green', but I have nothing back since the 'winery wanderer' in July. A couple are for permanents (100km) so do they take longer?

Comment by Sir Mark on November 23, 2013 at 8:15pm

Is bike route toaster working? Seems not to be displaying the map, anyone else found the same issue or have a workaround?

Comment by Robflyte on November 25, 2013 at 9:42am

So I did not complete SM1200, should I be embarrassed wearing the great looking jersey?

Comment by Michael on November 25, 2013 at 10:04am

Nice jersey, but the rule in our house at least is: no finish, no bragging rights.

I was prepared to hand mine back to the organisers if I didn't complete.

Comment by Rob Berry on November 25, 2013 at 11:34am

Wear whatever you like. I rode around the city in the rain last week wearing KOM polka dots.

Comment by Robflyte on November 25, 2013 at 12:27pm

expensive jersey, I better get good use out of it.

Comment by Bill Parker on November 25, 2013 at 4:02pm
I was chatting with Mark Thomas (27 x 1200s) last week and he reckons 1200s, (unlike 200s), never get easier, even after 10, 20, ...
If Jersey was only for finishers they would only give them out at the finish, not the start?
Was there a medallion for finishing?
Comment by Garry Armsworth on November 25, 2013 at 4:07pm
I am of the view that if you start with the intention of finishing then you are entitled to wear it whether you are successful, DNF or HD.

All 1200s have a medal for finishers.
Comment by Michael on November 25, 2013 at 4:16pm

I appreciate a 1200 is a big effort whether completed or not, but my family and immediate friends would consider it unethical if I wore a jersey I hadn't fully earned. Some of them have been known to refuse jerseys for other events they've almost completed. I would be loathe to lower that level of integrity.

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