Queensland Newsletter September 2020

Welcome to the September edition of the Queensland Newsletter. How much a month can change our environment. Last month we saw tightened gathering restrictions, this month we see them relaxing a little. On the good side, our riding events are continuing with some excellent rider turnouts for rides such as the Dirty Boonah Double and […]

Queensland Newsletter August 2020

Welcome to the August edition of the Queensland Newsletter. New COVID-19 gathering limits have been introduced in the Greater Brisbane area. This will impact starting numbers at our events in Brisbane to a maximum of 10 people. This may require multiple staggered starting groups as introduced earlier this year. Some of our rides have been […]

Queensland Newsletter July 1, 2020

Welcome to the early July edition of the Queensland Newsletter. Riding has resumed to a reasonable extent in the Southeast corner of the state with increased ride options for most weekends with both traditional BRM lengths and the lighter BA options being run at the moment. Whilst the conditions are not quite right for Far […]

Queensland Newsletter June 2020

Vale Lindsay Green 31 May 1932 – 26 May 2020 It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of one of Audax Australia’s true gentlemen. Lindsay Green passed away on Tuesday 26 May 2020. He would have turned 88 on the following Sunday. Lindsay has been an Audax member since 1995 when he shifted […]

Queensland Region update 14th May 2020

Exciting news for Queensland. It’s time to get back on the Audax Calendar! The Queensland Government has released information regarding the easing of restrictions starting this weekend (read the essential information here) and in conjunction with Audax Australia releasing our guidelines for restarting rides we can make a gentle restart to the season for Permanent […]

Queensland Newsletter March 5th, 2020

Newsworthy bits Gravel Series Awards Two new Series Awards have been introduced to recognise Gravel (BG) rides.Nouveau Gravel Series (Gravel Grinder Series) 300 km minimum, Brevet Gravel (BG) or Brevet Permanent – Gravel (BPG) rides, comprising one ride of each of the following distances: • 50 km• 100 km• 150 km Period: The rides must […]

Queensland Newsletter, 20th February 2020

Welcome to the late February edition of the Queensland Newsletter. This edition we have a round-up of the national and regional AGMs, a reminder to tune in to ABC’s Australian Story, a reminder to start registering teams for the Oppy, some ride reports and a tiny bit of maintenance. Newsworthy bits Australian Story – The […]

Martin Pearson Memorial Trophy

A key part of the Queensland AGM is the presentation of the annual awards including the Martin Pearson Memorial Trophy, presented by Sandy Vigar. This year’s Queensland AGM also had guest speakers from the Queensland Police Force who investigated the circumstances of Martins death and provided a lot of insight for the attendees regarding the […]

Queensland Newsletter February 6th, 2020

Welcome to the early February edition of the Queensland Newsletter. This edition we have news from the Queensland AGM and a reminder that the National AGM is on February 11th. Newsworthy Bits This edition has a few newsworthy items but the first is that Peter Jenkins is missing a bicycle headlight he brought with him […]

Queensland Newsletter January 23rd 2020

Welcome to the late January edition of the Queensland Newsletter. This edition has a reminder that the Queensland AGM is almost upon us, an excellent pictorial ride report from Fred and some observations about puncture repairs, supporting rides and a call to readers to provide some feedback about their GPS. Newsworthy Bits Brisbane River Loop […]