"India is becoming a bit of an Audax super power, 7th highest national pre-registrations for Paris-Brest-Paris 2019 with 386 up from 52 in 2015 (Australia only 102 for 2019). The Merida looks ideal, flats are a pain but I am either lucky or my…"
I am totally overwhelmed by your response that are so much informative with abundant information. Thanks a lot and i really appreciate your effort in writing such detailed response.
Talking about me, i am basically from India and i am…"
"Suraj , forgive me if you already know this but here is a bit of an overview of the Audax Ride Calendar & Registration.
Have you done Audax rides previously or longer distances, 200 kms? I notice your listed bike is a Cannondale Quick5, much…"
Thankyou very much for the detailed information.I don't know any routes as i am new to Australia and to Sydney and this would be my first brevet in Australia.I just thought of initially doing a 200km riverside(without having any…"
"Hi Suraj, have you decided on a distance / surface option for the River Ride yet. The discussion above regarding Laughtondale Gully road is because the climb out of Wisemans on Old Northern Rd is very steep and very narrow and many of the motor…"
"Garry. is it permissible for people doing the road versions to take a bonus 5 km detour on the Laughtondale Gully dirt rather than Old Northern Road, I hate that climb and the Gully road is quite nice."
Thankyou for the response. Since this is going to be my first ride in Australia, i was looking for some company. From your email it looks that i will get some friends. I will register for it right away. Thanks again!
This ride usually attracts a good field of riders. Last year though there was only 20 riders as the weather forecast was for some rain; the previous year there was about 35 riders (across the various options).
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.
"Audax?, yes, Sat/Sun 23-24 March, 360 or 180 from anywhere to finish at 0800 Sun Wollongong NSW at Diggies Cafe at North Wollongong Beach, if member you should have got email from Fleche Oppy organisers, otherwise do you have a team? Online…"