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Friday 13 September 2019

Beyond Five Charity Header 2019

 

North Sydney > North Sydney 

 

The inaugural RideBeyondFive 2019 is a unique 130km cycle challenge not to be missed! 

 

Conceived by amateur cyclists Beyond Five director and co-founder Prof Bruce Ashford and Beyond Five supporter Dr Trevor Gardner

 

A maximum of 20 riders in two pelotons will be supported by Pro-Continental riders and cycling luminaries Beardy McBeard and Rupert Guiness.  Expert logistical support will be provided by Will Levy and his team at twowheeltours

 

Your ride will start at the Sydney Harbour Bridge, head up the Pacific Highway through the Berowra Valley National Park to the Gateway of the Hawkesbury River - Brooklyn.  On the return trip you will cycle though the magical Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National Park, returning to Milsons Point for a well deserved lunch at the stylish Altum Restaurant overlooking the iconic Sydney Harbour.

 

All money raised from the ride will support Beyond Five. Beyond Five is Australia’s only not-for-profit organisation supporting patients with head and neck cancer, caregivers, family and health professionals across Australia. Beyond Five donations are tax deductible. Find out more about the cause.

 

For More details - CLICK HERE

 


 

PAST EVENTS

Haute Route Alumni Ride & Lunch

Saturday 6 April 2019

Join us for an Haute Route Alumni Ride followed by lunch at the acclaimed Cooks Co-Op

 

 

 

We will ride the beautiful roads in the Wisemans Ferry Area of NSW.

 

Come join twowheeltours for a solid training ride then enjoy a sensational lunch cooked by Marty Boetz, holder of 11 Chef's Hat's over the years and owner of Cooks-Co-Op. This beautiful location is a quintessential Australian shed where you will experience a field-to-fork two course menu.

 

Photo Sydney.com

Whether you have done one Haute Route or dozens, come along to ride someplace a little different. 

 

It promises to be a tough but enjoyable day.

 

Cost for the event including lunch $99.

Payment is to be made via Direct Deposit.

Once your booking(s) has been received we will email you the details.

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Saturday 6 April 2019

Agenda:

8:00am - Meet at Cooks Co-Op - LINK - address 2 West Portland Rd Sackville NSW.

Estimate 1 hour drive / 70km from the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Grab a tea or plunger coffee and something small to eat, fruit, bircher muesli and apple and rhubarb cake will be on offer courtesy of Cooks Co-Op. 

Put your backpack/musette in the support vehicle.

 

8:30am - Depart from Cooks Co-Op.

There are three designated stops where you will be able to access the support vehicle to get into your backpack/musette.

1) Webbs Creek Ferry - East Bank Parking Area and toilets available @ ~35km

2) Cattai Public School - Corner of Mitchell Park Road and Cattai Road @ ~85km

3) Cooks Co-Op @ ~110km

 

12:30pm - Estimated arrival time back at Cooks Co-Op

 

1:00pm - Lunch is served

 

3:00pm - Afternoon is over

 

Stats: ~110km // ~1,700m ascent // ~4:00 hour ride [LINK]

 

 


 

Details on the Meals:

 

Pre-ride : Grab a tea or plunger coffee and something small to eat. Fruit, bircher muesli and apple and rhubarb cake will be on offer courtesy of Cooks Co-Op. 

 

Lunch : There is a two course menu

 

Entree
Beetroot, rocket and goats curd salad
Organic sourdough, olive oil

 

Main

Shared Style mains
Braised Mirool creek lamb shoulder, salsa Verde
Ocean trout, lemon, tahini
Roast pumpkin
Kipfler potato salad, herbs

 

When you complete this registration you will be asked about your dietary requirements.

 

Cooks Co-Op is not licensed so please feel free to BYO.

 

Still and sparkling water will be available with the meal.

 


 

Details on the Ride:

 

RIDERS MUST DOWNLOAD the GPX File [LINK] and be familiar with the course.

 

This is an Open Ride.

 

We will provide a support vehicle on the day.

 

The support vehicle will not always be at the back of the ride.

 

Riders must be self sufficient.

 

The support vehicle on course will have pump, basic tools and suncream.

 

We will not be able to provide sag to a large number of riders.

 

This is not a ride for beginner cyclists.

 


 

Riders MUST BRING:

 

2x Tubes

2x Canisters

1x C02 head

2x Water Bottles (filled)

Tyre levers

1x Garmin (or similar) with the course downloaded [LINK]

Ride specific food

1x Backpack/mussette for your gear - which can be placed in the support vehicle

Phone

1x Multi-tool

1x Rear Flashing Light

Change of clothes for lunch - a towel to wipe yourself down. There are no shower facilities available at the Cooks Co-Op

1x Signed Waiver - LINK - you can send it electronically to info@twowheeltours.com.au OR bring it on the day - no waiver - no ride - we will have extra copies on the day

 


 

 


 

This is not a guided ride. Riders should know the route and use a Garmin (or similar) to follow the route for the day.

 

Riders will be riding in remote areas during the day.

 

There will be long sections where there will be NO phone reception.

 

All riders must be self-sufficient to finish the ride.

 

RIDERS MUST BE FIT TO ATTEND THIS RIDE.

 

Bad Weather - if there is bad weather, a decision will be made the day before by 6:00pm - all riders will be notified via text. If the ride is NOT held due to bad weather, lunch will still be held and riders should arrive to the Cooks Co-Op by 12:30pm.

 

By registering for this event you understand that you have read through the above information and understand that this is an Open Event and you will be self-sufficient as a rider.

 

Further Questions Please Contact:

 

Will Levy

info@twowheeltours.com.au

0430 121 776

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