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The the 6th annual BBTA Murwillumbah-Lismore Supported Tour will occur on the weekend of 29/30 May 2021. Please contact Peter Brennan (pbrennan58@gmail.com) to register for the tour, nominating your average speed group.

By registering you are automatically booked into the accommodation in Lismore (at The Dawson and Lismore City motels) and all payments are due 2 weeks out from the tour (15 May). If you have a person or group happy to share a room(s) please let Peter know when registering. Also, if you have a non-riding partner who will be joining you in Lismore for accommodation/dinner please let Peter know for bookings. Please indicate if you would prefer a single room.

If you know already that you are a definite for the ride let Peter know ASAP! The quicker we have our nominated riders booked in the easier it will be to lock in our accommodation. This ride is for BBTA members only, so if you are not a member, join now (go to www.bbta.org)! The ride will start and finish at Knox Park, Murwillumbah.

After parking in the streets of Murwillumbah, Saturday’s ride begins with the first group leaving at 7:30am and travels through the town of Uki before a coffee break at Sphinx Rock Cafe, Mt Burrell (30km). Then it is on to morning tea, over the main climb of the weekend, at the little village of Cawongla (53km) before riding on through the valley, following Leycester Creek and finishing the day relaxing in Lismore (90km) and enjoying a few cold drinks.

Sunday’s ride is equally scenic with a total of 82km back to Murwillumbah via Nimbin (33km) for a coffee break and Uki (65km) for a break at the Uki pub.

THE ROUTE (with elevation)

Strava (Finishes at Lismore City Motel)

Day 1 http://www.strava.com/routes/6632207

Day 2 http://www.strava.com/routes/6632260

Mapmyride (Finishes at Dawson Motel)

Day 1 http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/1289300452

Day 2 http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/922418451

Speed Groups and Start times

A – 7:30am: 18-20km/h

B – 7:45am: 21-24km/h

C – 8:00am: 25-27km/h

D – 8:00am: 28+km/h

SUPPORT VEHICLES

If you can help out with supporting the tour please let Peter know asap. The support vehicles are there to carry o’nite clothes/change of cycling gear – they are not sag wagons! Riders will be expected to achieve the distances stated without assistance and carrying basic food/drink requirements.

COSTS

There is a tour Admin fee of $20 and we will be dining on Saturday night at the Lismore Workers Club, ordering our own meals at the bistro. By registering you are automatically booked into the motel accommodation. Accommodation prices to be confirmed.

MURWILLUMBAH FRIDAY NIGHT

For those coming to Murwillumbah Friday night we will be having a pre-tour dinner at the Riverview Hotel. Accommodation in Murwillumbah on the Friday is each rider’s responsibility. Here are the details of the motel where a number of us will be staying. Just let management know you are with the cycle group when booking as we have quite a crowd each year!

Murwillumbah Motor Inn

17 Byangum Road
Murwillumbah, NSW, 2484
+61 (2) 6672 2022

Details

Start:
May 29 @ 7:30 am
End:
May 30 @ 1:00 pm
Ride Category:

Ride Leader / Coordinator

Peter Brennan
Phone:
0408 983 474
Email:
pbrennan58@gmail.com

Other

Road Surface
Sealed - OK for Road Bikes

Start Location

Knox Park, Murwillumbah
104 Wollumbin Street
Murwillumbah, New South Wales 2484 Australia
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