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.
As a ride leader within the club and a long serving exec member, we pride ourselves on being one of the few clubs where our members are not allowed to ride through red lights (unless a safety issue, or the road sensors don't work as…"
"I live about 50 metres from the proposed start of the Dulwich Hill Interchange Light Rail stop. When I commute in the only way to go is west, then north, then to Lilyfield Road and then over Anzac Bridge. Its a semi-circle but little traffic, fast…"
My sister-in-law gave me a reconditioned 1980s road bike from left behind by an Irish backpacker. 15kgs less, 5 years later, I still have my 3.5 year old Teck 1200 and in the last 2 months, Cannodale Synapse. My Trek is my commuter now, and my Cannodale gives me much satisfaction climbing through Royal National Park.
MMAS 3 Class ride. Very involved in Dulwich Hill Bicycle Club, and also on the Board of Bicycle NSW.
The good news is that I am improving almost every day on my bike (ever so slightly). Somehow the older I get, the better I get. Will this keep going on?
Matt White at the Cronulla Criterium in 2006. Matt's retired from Discovery Channel now, but I believe he might be on the management of Slipstream? He's been in TDF several times as well as the Hell of the North.