BBTA Murwillumbah-Lismore Supported Tour

MarchMar 09 2019 07:00 - MarchMar 10 2019 14:00 Australia/Brisbane

The 4th annual BBTA Murwillumbah-Lismore Supported Tour is being held on the weekend of 9/10 March 2019.

After parking in the streets of Murwillumbah, Saturday’s ride begins with the first group leaving at 7am NSW EDST 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 finishing the day relaxing by the pool in Lismore (90km). The ride from Cawongla travels through the valley to Lismore, following Leycester Creek. Sunday’s ride is equally as scenic with a total of 82km back to Murwillumbah via Nimbin (33km) for a coffee break and Uki (65km) for a drink and some food at the Uki pub.

THE ROUTE (with elevation)
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Strava

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

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

Mapmyride

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

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

Proposed Speed Groups and Start times (NSW Daylight Saving time)

A – 7:00am: 18-22km/h

B – 7:20am: 23-26km/h

C – 7:40am: 27+km/h

REGISTERING
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Peter Brennan (pbrennan58@gmail.com - Mobile 0408 983 474) is the coordinator of this ride and when you register you must nominate your average speed group A, B or C.

When 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.

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.

SUPPORT VEHICLES
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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
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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.

Approximate costs to be confirmed

Accommodation $125 Single, $140 Double ($70 ea), $150 twin share ($75 ea).

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!

Econo Lodge Murwillumbah

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

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