Murwillumbah-Lismore Supported Tour

MarchMar 14 2020 07:00 - MarchMar 15 2020 15:00 Australia/Brisbane

The 5th annual BBTA Murwillumbah-Lismore Supported Tour will occur on the weekend of 14/15 March 2020, which also coincides with Lismore's 'Eat the Streets' Food Festival and proved very popular on the 2019 tour.

Please contact Peter Brennan ( to register for the tour, nominating your average speed group.

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! 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 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.

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. 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.

THE ROUTE (with elevation)


Day 1

Day 2


Day 1

Day 2

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


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.


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.

Approximate costs to be confirmed

Accommodation $130 Single, $150 Double, $150 twin share ($75 ea).

Tour Fee $20 ea


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


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