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 […]

Audax Australia Regional Ride Limitations

Audax Australia Regional Ride Limitations Guidelines for the resumption of Audax rides in Australia are contained in the Audax Australia Framework for Resuming Rides.Please read these guidelines as they contain important information for Regions, Riders and Ride Organisers. ACT – Calendar rides and Permanents to resume from 17/05/2020– A maximum of 10 riders on a […]

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 […]

Audax Australia Framework for Resuming Rides

The Federal Government has a Framework for a COVIDsafe Australia that is delivered on a region by region basis. Audax Australia will align with this approach.

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 […]

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 […]

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