New route for 2017 This ride explores territory between Yass & Parkes. Takes in the historic Iandra Castle (Politics) & St Clement Monastery (Religion). From undulating to almost dead flat, with some picturesque quiet roads. Supported ride (salvation).
Food along the way you'll need to purchase at the numerous towns you pass through, or you can carry it.
200+200 option you will also need to book on the Monastic Fantastic (next day), and you will need to book your accommodation at Gooloogong. Ride fee includes bag drop to and from Gooloogong, make own arrangements for Dinner and Breakfast, speak to the Gooloogong Hotel about this.
400 option - limited support to Gooloogong in the event of a mechanical etc, but the return 200km you will be without support, and there is a long stretch without food so you will need to carry food. Water is available.
600 option - accommodation is booked already in Forbes (370km) or you can choose a no accommodation option if you do not want to stay in Forbes. Bag drop to/from Forbes. Late dinner in Forbes and Breakfast provided at motel by the RO. For really late comers will try and make food available in Parkes. Rooms are limited so there is an option for sharing or for a private room, or a couples room. Rooms only guaranteed for registration completed and paid for by 1/October.
Fees are $6 ride fee, $20 per person petrol/bagdrop, $25 food/incidentals. Anything beyond a small surplus will be refunded, a small surplus may be retained by the club.