Murwillumbah-Lismore Supported Ride

FebruaryFeb 24 2018 07:00 - FebruaryFeb 25 2018 12:00 Australia/Brisbane

To register for the 3rd annual BBTA Murwillumbah-Lismore Supported Tour on 24/25 February contact Peter at pbrennan58@gmail.com, nominating your speed group. If you are intending to stay in Murwillumbah on the Friday night before the ride we have a booking at Riverview Hotel from 7pm (NSW time); just let Peter know if you are intending to be there.
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.
By registering you are automatically booked into the accommodation in Lismore and all payments are due by 10 February.
Proposed Speed Groups and Start times (NSW Daylight Saving time)
A – 7:00am: 18-21km/h
B – 7:20am: 22-24km/h
C – 7:40am: 25-27km/h
D - 8:00am: 28+km/h
THE ROUTE (with elevation)
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.
Mapmyride
Day 1 http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/1289300452
Day 2 http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/922418451
Strava
Day 1 http://www.strava.com/routes/6632207
Day 2 http://www.strava.com/routes/6632260
SUPPORT VEHICLES
If you can help out with supporting the tour please let Peter know. 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 from the bistro.
By registering you are automatically booked into the Lismore accommodation for Saturday night, but you need to organise your own accommodation if staying in Murwillumbah on Friday. More details and costs available upon registration.

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