Type Name   Start Description Distance(km)
Actual/Nominal  
Locale   State  
BP Lethbridge Lark Teesdale

A flat 50k loop with a few k of gravel

51/50 Geelong and Western District VIC
BP Tour de Audax Organik Café, cnr Broadway and Ramsgate St Glenelg South

Start and finish at Organik Café, Broadway Glenelg Sth then along the beach to Outer Harbour and back.

Elevation gained: 251m

51/50 Western SA / NT
BP Some Saints Day (50) Cobram

A loop to the south of Cobram, followed by a small detour across the river into NSW.

51/50 Northern Victoria VIC
BP Anzac Loop Strathpine Railway Station

A quick loop around the Redcliffe Penisula.

 

Elevation 305 m

51/50 Brendale QLD
BP Cooka Loop Parkes

All sealed roads, loop out near Cookamidgera.

52/50 Parkes NSW
BP Ffffffifty Westmead Station

A fifty mostly on shared paths, passing Prospect Dam.

52/50 Sydney NSW
BPG The Urban Possum GG Elizabeth East

An easy run through 'burbs on shared paths.  A good length of SOB bike-way, some leafy creeks and wetlands, and finishing 'on a high' with a view to the gulf. 42% dirt,  282m climbing

52/50 Northern suburbs SA / NT
BP Two Gorges Fifty Hornsby

Out to the Great North Cafe in Cowan via the gorges of Galston and Berowra. Return down the Pacific Hwy to Hornsby Mall.

52/50 Sydney NSW
BP Jolly Jelly Jaunt Boronia

Starts and finish at Boronia Train station for a family friendly bicycle path fifty with lots of parks, shops and toilets along the way.

52/50 Melbourne & Suburbs VIC
BP Nouveau Une Hadspen TAS

Start Location; IGA, Hadspen, 37 Winifred Jane Cres, Hadspen TAS 7290

A social ride to finish the Audax year, and the first step to the easiest Audax award, the Nouveau Randonneur

52/50 TAS
BP Marino Rocks Greenway North Adelaide Railway Station

Follows the Marino Rocks Greenway to Hallett Cove railway station, across over to the other side via the bridge then shape right onto Sea to Vines Greenway to Hallett Cove Shopping Centre (McDonalds) then retrace route.

Starts North Adelaide Railway Station 'Red House Cafe'

Opens 7.30am - 4pm each day except Tuesday - closed all day

Elevation gained: 312m

52/50 Central SA / NT
BP Inverleigh Idle Teesdale

A cruise around Inverleigh farms and forest

52/50 Geelong and Western District VIC
BP Three Rivers Gambols Elizabeth

Along the Little Para river and onto the beautiful Dry Creek paths. Then the more natural Cobbler Creek paths. Some smooth gravel paths on both ( Road bike OK). Down the big hill to the Little Para paths near the end.

52/50 Northern suburbs SA / NT
BP Atherton - Carson Road 50 Loop Gallery 5,Herberton Rd, Atherton

Enjoy a scenic loop around the central Tablelands, with a few hills to keep things interesting and great views across the ridges. Return to Atherton via the Curtain Fig Tree.

Elevation: 488 m

53/50 Atherton QLD
BP Boggy Creek Boogie 50 Km Port Campbell

Along the Great Ocean Road from Port Campbell to Peterborough to view the spectacular Bay of Islands coastline, then home via the Boggy Creek Pub at Curdievale.

53/50 VIC
BP Kongwak Kapers Inverloch

Head north to Kongwak then down through Wonthaggi on this loop out of Inverloch. 

53/50 Gippsland VIC
BP Box Hill Belter Bayswater

Start and Finish at Baywater Train Station. A fun fifty riding along the new Box Hill Rail Trail. Enjoy some dumplings in Box Hill and Coffee in Jells Park. 

53/50 Melbourne & Suburbs VIC
BP Beulah 50 Hopetoun

Quiet out and back route to Beulah

53/50 Mallee VIC
BPG Squashed Snail - Anticlockwise GG Kersbrook

Through the forests,  over the hills, and plenty of scenic back roads. Two passes through Birdwood to fill the bidons. A shortened version of the Snail - Anti-clockwise. 69% dirt, but 'only' 1000m of climbing. Time allowed at an average speed of 12.5km/hr is 5hr 2min

54/50 Northern Adelaide Hills SA / NT
BP Nouveau Gawler 50 Elizabeth

Elizabeth - One Tree Hill - Kersbrook - Chain of Ponds - Houghton- return.

Elevation: 884m

54/50 Central/Northern suburbs SA / NT
BP Cape Nelson 50 Portland

A short north and south ride from Portland. Can be ridden in reverse.

54/50 South West VIC
BP Brooklyn and Back Hornsby Station

A journey down the old Highway and into Brooklyn for some oysters before returning to Hornsby Mall.

54/50 Sydney NSW
BP Cafe au Lait Wangaratta

A flat warm-up loop out of Wangaratta, passing numerous wonderful cafes in Wangaratta

54/50 Northern Victoria VIC
BP Timboon Twist 50 Km Port Campbell

A trip from Port Campbell inland to Timboon, then back down towards Peterborough to return along the Great Ocean Road coast.

55/50 VIC
BP Port Franklin, Fish Creek & Foster North Port Franklin

A hilly 55km ride

55/50 Gippsland VIC
BP Loch Picnic 55kms Loch

Scenic undulating ride on quiet roads, with good cafe at the finish.

55/55 Gippsland VIC
BP Outer Harbor Greenway Adelaide Oval 'Koffee Ink' Cafe

Follow the Outer harbor Greenway bikeway to Port Adelaide and Outer Harbor and return.

Elevation: 274m

55/50 Central SA / NT
BP Talk to the Animals Altona Pier

Starting at Pier Street, Altona and riding past 100 Steps,  the old Cheetham Saltworks, new suburbs of Sanctuary Lakes, Point Cook and Werribee South and  the market gardens of Werribee. Checkpoint is at Werribee Zoo.

55/50 Melbourne and Suburbs VIC
BPG Hopetoun Another 50 Gravel Hopetoun

Hopetoun Another 50 Gravel (56km / 46 km gravel)

These are flat, gravel, maybe some sand, roads around Hopetoun. There are few road signs, so pay attention to cue sheets or use GPS or both. Don't expect any phone service. There are NO SHOPS, FOOD OR WATER. You're on your own, please be prepared. 
 
NB. Some roads will contain soft sand. It gets muddy when wet and you may encounter large pools of water. 
56/50 Mallee VIC
BP Toora Wind Farms Port Franklin

A hilly 55km ride

56/50 Gippsland VIC
BP I Don’t do Hills (50) Cobram

Ride from Cobram to a checkpoint at Katamatite then back to Cobram.

56/50 Northern Victoria VIC
BP Torquay Twist South Geelong Station

Out to Freshwater Creek, across to Torquay. Ideal spin with a possible coffee at each checkpoint!

56/50 Geelong and Western District VIC
BPG Bombs Away! GG (clockwise) Gawler

A scenic Gravel Grinder route with 49% dirt roads and some bike paths. Quite a bit of climbing and so some far views across the beautiful Barossa Valley and the Adelaide Plains on the way home. Two grabs at the quaint Cockatoo Lane - plenty of pet roos lving on the small holdings. Tucker break at the Lyndoch bakery, after first experiencing the Gods Hill 'bumps' and visitng God's cemetary to repent your sins!   49% dirt,  583m climbing

58/50 Gravel Grinders Northern Hills SA / NT
BPG Bombs Away! GG (anti-clockwise) Gawler

A scenic Gravel Grinder route with 49% dirt roads and some bike paths. Considerable climbing and so some far views across the beautiful Barossa Valley and the Adelaide Plains on the way home. Two grabs at the quaint Cockatoo Lane - plenty of pet roos lving on the small holdings. Tucker break at the Lyndoch bakery, then tackle the Gods Hill 'bumps' and visit God's cemetary to repent your sins!   49% dirt,  583m climbing

 

58/50 Gravel Grinders Northern Hills SA / NT
BP Mt Glorious Loop The Gap

A loop from The Gap Up Mt Nebo then on towards Mt Glorious turning to Samford and returning via Settlement Rd.

 

Elevation 1184 m

60/50 The Gap QLD
BPG The Field Mouse GG Gawler

An easy, flat, dirty run around the paddocks. Not a lot of climbing.  Can be started from Gawler Rail Station (Not Gawler Central), so can catch a train out from the city!  59% dirt,  291m climbing

61/50 Northern Regions SA / NT
BPG Squashed Snail - Clockwise GG Kersbrook

Through the forests,  over the hills, and plenty of scenic back roads. Two passes through Birdwood to fill the bidons. A shortened version of the Snail - Clockwise. 69% dirt, but 'only' 1000m of climbing. Time allowed at an average speed of 12.5km/hr is 5hr 2min

63/50 Northern Adelaide Hills SA / NT
BP East Moorabool Explorer (Northbound) Teesdale

Teesdale to Ballan with views across the East Branch of the Moorabool River. Actual distance 63k

63/50 Geelong and Western District VIC
BP East Moorabool Explorer (Southbound) Ballan

 Ballan to Teesdale with views across the East Branch of the Moorabool River. Actual distance 63k

63/50 Goldfields VIC
BPG Colin Thiele Triangle Ride #1 GG Kapunda

A romp through the rolling hills and dales to the north and west of Kapunda. You will climb (probably on foot for some of it) little Mount Allen, and experience part of the Heysen Trail. Keep an eye out for snakes in summer! Very picturesque in mid-winter and spring, when the canola is glowing yellow!

There are no shops, toilets or water outlets on this route. So be prepared.

64km 576m climbing Audax time: 5hr 7min

64/50 Lower North SA / NT
BPG The Rabbit GG Elizabeth East

The views, the forest tranquillity and the abundant wildlife are worth the challenging huff and puff at the start of the fire tracks on this ride. A touring bike with front shocks and 35mm tyres or a mountain bike would be suitable. (Time; 5hr 22min)    41% dirt,  1005m climbing

67/50 Northern suburbs/Adelaide Hills SA / NT
BPG The Wombat GG Gawler

A waddle through the wheat and a cute little burrow called Rosedale. A bit of a sniff and some grub at Wasleys and Freeling.  56% dirt,  395m climbing.

68/50 Northern Regions SA / NT
BPD Beechworth Bobby Dazzler No. 2 Beechworth

 

Beechworth east to Mt Stanley, back to the Flagstaff and then Beechworth once more Contact Chris for map
70/70 Dirt Series VIC
BPD Dirty MTB Duffy Shops

Full on single track for much of this ride.

70/70 ACT
BPD BVRT 70 Lowood

Ride the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail

 

  • Check the official BVRT calendar before registration. You may prefer to adjust your timing to avoid sharing the trail with large numbers of riders or runners. http://www.brisbanevalleyrailtrail.com.au/events-2/
  • Please observe the BVRT Code of Conduct, with particular regard to leaving gates as you find them.
71/70 BVRT QLD
BPD Dirty 70 Kangaroo Flat

A scenic route via quiet country roads and lanes

71/70 Goldfields VIC
BPG Colin Thiele Triangle Ride #2 Kapunda

Exploring the country side through the middle of the Colin Thiele Triangle. Colin, when in High School, used to live at Julia, north-west of Eudunda. He would ride his bike down to Hampden, then jump on the train which would take him down through the middle of this triangle to the High School at Kapunda. The High School still operates, but can you spot the relics of the old rail line on your ride?!

Visit the little hamlets of Hamilton and Tarnma on your merry way. You might be lucky to see some-body tp sign your card, If not enter your time, but do not sign.

There are no shops, so take plenty of food. Water available at Tarnma, as per info icon on map.

72km   663m climbing   Audax time: 5hr 46min

72/50 Other
BPG Colin Thiele Triangle Ride #2 GG Kapunda

Exploring the country side through the middle of the Colin Thiele Triangle. Colin, when in High School, used to live at Julia, north-west of Eudunda. He would ride his bike down to Hampden, then jump on the train which would take him down through the middle of this triangle to the High School at Kapunda. The High School still operates, but can you spot the relics of the old rail line on your ride?!

Visit the little hamlets of Hamilton and Tarnma on your merry way. You might be lucky to see some-body tp sign your card, If not enter your time, but do not sign.

There are no shops, so take plenty of food. Water available at Tarnma, as per info icon on map.

72km    663m climbing     Audax time: 5hr 46min

72/50 Lower North SA / NT
BP Great Southern Rail Trail Port Franklin

To Meeniyan and return. 

79/50 Gippsland VIC
BPD La Grande Ceinture VIB - Dirt Daylesford

200 km Goldfields MTB Trail over two days as Dirt Brevets, with an overnight stop in Daylesford, 120 km (Dirt), and finishing in Ballarat, 70 km (Dirt) or Mt Bunninyong, 90 km (Dirt).

90/70 Special Series No. 5 VIC
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