In 2020 the inaugural Spring Classics weekend will be going to Bundanoon & Southern Highlands – October 29th to November 1st

Bike North 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 October 29th1pm 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 October 30th1pm Start.
Bundanoon Taster 32km easy medium https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29843708
Saturday October 31st9am Start. Bundanoon Highland Fling. Grade Medium: 65km, Some Undulating Tour of the southern highlands towns and villages. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29154511
Sunday November 1stth9am 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.

Bike North has secured an accommodation deal, in the downstairs wing of the Bundanoon Hotel, at the rate of $90 per room per night. There are some double, and some twin rooms, but they will be charged on a “per room” basis. The rooms have been placed on hold until the close of business on Wednesday 30 September.  Contact  Rachel, at the Bundanoon Hotel, (02) 4883 6005. Tell Rachel, that the rooms have been placed under the name of “Bike North”. Bookings using this deal are on a first come basis, so be quick! 

Or, you can make your own arrangements, to suit yourself.

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