A cycling / sightseeing visit to a classic autumn destination.

In 2020 the Autumn Classics weekend will be going to Bundanoon & Southern Highlands – May 21st- 24th

BN contact – John Williams willijoh@fastmail.fm  ph 0409-324-317

Explore Bundanoon and Southern Highlands by bike.  Rides will be at a gentle pace – with the whole point being to have a look around while we ride.

Rides Summary

DateCycling & Activities
Thursday May 21st 1pm Start. Optional ride for those who can come a day early.
Bundanoon Wingello Wander. Grade Easy: 31km. Flat ride following railway line
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29154467
Friday May 22nd1pm Start.
Bundanoon Taster 32km easy medium https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29843708
Saturday May 23th 9am Start. Bundanoon Highland Fling. Grade Medium: 65km, Some Undulating Tour of the southern highlands towns and villages. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29154511
Sunday May 24th9am Start. Bundanoon Wingello Wander. Grade Easy: 31km. Flat ride following railway line
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29154467
After coffee – options for self-guided short fire-trail rides or easy bushwalks from Bundanoon.

These will be led rides and conducted under the ride protocols of bike north with a sign on sheet, briefing at the start etc. Rides are mostly on road with some cycle paths or on-road cycle lanes.

All rides will leave from Bundanoon Hotel, Erith St (this is also across the street from the Bundanoon Rail Station)

Participation 

Riders must be 18years and over. Restricted to members of BN. (got friend who wants to come with you – easy; have them join BN $35).

Registration

Pre-registration via the Rides Calendar or send an email to John Williams willijoh@fastmail.fm 

Gear.

Normal on bike requirements, warm clothing for on and off the bike. Include a wet weather jacket if forecast include showers. If you plan to use your bike for evening transport – make sure you have lights on your bike.

Meals:

Breakfasts up to you. Coffee stops and a lunch stop (on Saturday) will be included on the rides. Details on the evening meal options will be circulated closer to the event.

Transport

Transport to and from the southern highlands  will generally be the responsibility of participants. Travelling by train is an option to Bundanoon (Be aware: Not all trains go to Bundanoon, some only go as far as Moss Vale and then you will have to ride 19Km from Moss Vale to Bundanoon!).

Accommodation

Participants need to make their own accommodation bookings. The suggested accommodation is the Bundanoon Hotel. There are other b&b type accommodation in Bundanoon, as well as all types of accommodation nearby in other southern highlands towns.

Previous Autumn Classic Locations

2019 Bundanoon: 2018 Canberra: 2017 Canberra