COVID-19 Update 23 Mar 2020

Our daily lives are changing rapidly due to the COVID-19 virus. Over the weekend the Australian government and a number of State governments have directed that all non-essential travel should be avoided. As a result, with immediate effect, Audax Australia has: Cancelled all calendar rides until further notice Cancelled all permanent rides until further notice […]

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 […]

ABC Australian Story – The Only Witness Parts 1 and 2

A cyclist dead on a country road with very few clues as to who hit him. Against all odds, two country cops track down the driver, only to discover he is connected to another death. The Only Witness Part 1 https://www.abc.net.au/austory/the-only-witness—pt-1/11951088 The Only Witness Part 2 https://www.abc.net.au/austory/the-only-witness—part-2/11981550

Audax 2020 AGM, Election & Awards

On the 11 February 2020, the Audax Australia Annual General Meeting was held in various locations and utilised teleconference facilities. Awards The reason many attend the AGM is the awards, and this year two Lifetime Memberships were presented. Lifetime Membership is the highest honour the club can award and reflects a commitment to all aspects […]

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 […]

Queensland Newsletter, January 9th, 2020

Brisbane River Loop – Bushfire Relief Ride With the devastation happening this summer we can all help people in need in one way or another. Paul Witzerman has kindly offered to be the RO for a fundraising ride for the Bushfire Relief effort which will take place on Tuesday January 14th. Start time is 5:30am […]

Audax Australia – Riding during the bushfire crisis

Hi All,Given the unprecedented nature of the bushfire crisis in many states of Australia during this summer period would each Regional Committee/ Ride Organiser ensure that appropriate risk management is in place when running rides until the situation abates.In addition to the direct fire-related issues please also consider the indirect issues such as the level […]