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About Checkpoint

Checkpoint is the quarterly members' journal of the Audax Australia Cycling Club.

Checkpoint magazine in overview:

  • produced quarterly for distribution to our members
  • usually 52–56 pages
  • glossy full-colour cover
  • standard A4 page size (210mm × 297mm)
  • printed mostly in grescale, with four or eight colour 'highlights' pages


Who are our readers?

As at 16 August 2009, our membership was made up of 985 cyclists, with over 66% in Victoria, 21% in NSW, and the balance spread around Australia, with a handful overseas.

Gender: Approximately 76% of our membership is male.

Age: The average age of a member is approximately 49 years old.

Our members are enthusiasts who spend large amounts on their sport. In 2011, about 100 members travelled to France to participate in the Paris-Brest-Paris event.



Advertising in Checkpoint

Rates

advertising rates

Advertisers are invoiced prior to publication and receive a proof copy of the issue in which they advertise. All prices include GST.

1 Annual booking rate requires advertisements in four consecutive issues of Checkpoint
2 Artwork for full-page ads may extend to the A4 dimensions of 210mm × 297mm. A minimum 5mm margin is recommended in this case. Spaces for colour advertisements are strictly limited.

 

Deadlines

Submission deadlines remain the same each year, according to the following schedule:

IssueBookings closePublication date
Summer

25 October

December

Autumn

25 January

March

Winter

25 April

June

Spring

25 July

September

Minor changes to the above schedule may occur to allow for timely reporting of major events.

 

Artwork

Both full-colour and black & white artwork are acceptable, however please remember that the internal pages of Checkpoint are printed in greyscale.

High-quality PDF is the preferred format, but advertisements can be supplied in PDF, TIFF, JPG or EPS.

Advertising is only accepted in digital format and files should not exceed 5MB in size.

Please contact the Editor/Production Manager to book an advertisement in Checkpoint.



Checkpoint

Checkpoint is the magazine for long distance cyclists

Subscribe

Subscription is included with membership of Audax Australia.

Advertise

Reach the endurance cycling market in Australia! Advertising in Checkpoint is great value—see our rate card and information for advertisers for more details

Contribute

Contributions are welcome from anyone on any topic related to endurance cycling.

See the guidelines for authors or contact the editor for more information.

The Team

Editor/Producer
Trevor Gosbell
Brevet Editor
Matt Rawnsley
Rides Calendar Editor
Dave Harrington
Distribution
Ian Boehm
Subscriptions
Lorraine Allen

@AudaxCheckpoint

Checkpoint is the journal of the Audax Australia Cycling Club—the magazine for long distance cyclists. It's full of informative articles, photos, ride reports, reviews, club information, and hints and tips on all aspects of endurance cycling.

Checkpoint is posted directly to members of Audax Australia four times per year in March, June, September and December. It is available to members only and is not sold in retail outlets.

Checkpoint is generally more than 52 pages (A4), printed in black-and-white inside a full-colour cover. Back issues are also available for download, one year after publication date (see below).

Advertising is available at attractive rates—a great way to reach the roughly 1000 members Australia-wide with your product or service.

Back Issues

Checkpoint is available by subscription only as part of membership of Audax Australia. Back issues are archived online 12 months after publication.

Can you help us extend the collection? Note that there are gaps in the collection from the 1980s and 1990s. If you have a copy a missing issue, please contact the editor to arrange for it to be included in the archive.

2010–

Checkpoint

IssueDate  
67 Winter 2016 Online Jun 2017  
66 Autumn 2016 Online Mar 2017  
65 Spring 2015  ← just added  
64 Winter 2015  ← just added   Preview: Debi Hazelden A strategy for recovery
63 Autumn 2015  ← just added  
62 Summer 2015  ← just added  
61 Spring 2014     Download Prostate Pedallers.mp3
60 Winter 2014     Download The Epic Oppy.mp3
59 Autumn 2014  
58 Summer 2014  
57 Spring 2013  
56 Winter 2013  
55 Autumn 2013  
54 Summer 2012-13  
53 Spring 2012  
52 Winter 2012  
51 Autumn 2012  
50 Summer 2011-12 
49 Spring 2011  
48 Winter 2011  
47 Autumn 2011  
46 Summer 2010-11  
45 Spring 2010  
44 Winter 2010  
43 Autumn 2010  

2000–2009

Checkpoint

IssueDate  
42 Summer 2009-10  
41 Spring 2009  
40 Winter 2009  
39 Autumn 2009  
38 Summer 2008-09  
37 Spring 2008  
36 Winter 2008  
35 Autumn 2008  
34 Summer 2007-08  
33 Spring 2007  
32 Winter 2007  
31 Autumn 2007  
30 Summer 2006-07  
29 Spring 2006  
28 Winter 2006  
27 Autumn 2006  
26 Summer 2005-06  
25 Spring 2005  
24 Winter 2005  
23 Autumn 2005  
22 Summer 2004-05  
21 Spring 2004  
20 Winter 2004  
19 Autumn 2004  
18 Summer 2003-04  
17 Spring 2003  
16 Winter 2003  
15 Autumn 2003  
14 Summer 2002-03  
13 Spring 2002  
12 Winter 2002  
11 Autumn 2002  
10 Summer 2002  
9 Spring 2001  
8 Winter 2001  
7 Autumn 2001  
6 Summer 2000-01  
5 Spring 2000  
4 Winter 2000  
3 May 2000  
2 March 2000  
1 January 2000  

1990–1999

Checkpoint

IssueDate 
November 1999  
September 1999  ← just added
July 1999  ← just added
May 1999  ← just added
March 1999  ← just added
December 1998  ← just added
Winter 1998  ← just added
Autumn 1998  
Fleche Opperman All Day Trial Special 1998  ← just added
Summer 1997-98  ← just added
Spring 1997  ← just added
Winter 1997  
Summer 1996-97  ← just added
Spring 1996  
Winter 1996  
Autumn 1996  
December 1995  
September 1995  
June 1995  
March 1995  
December 1994  
September 1994  
June 1994  
March 1994  

The Journal

IssueDate 
December 1993  
September 1993  
June 1993  
March 1993  
December 1992  
September 1992  
June 1992  
March 1992  
December 1991  
September 1991  
June 1991  
March 1991  
June 1990  

1982–1989

The Journal

December 1989  
June 1989  
March 1989  
June 1988  
March 1988  
December 1987  
September 1987  
March 1987  
Vol. 2 No.2  Autumn 1985  
Vol.3 No.1 Summer 1985  
Vol.2 No.3 Winter 1985  
Vol.2 No.1 Summer 1984  
Vol.1 No.4 Spring 1984  
Vol.1 No.3 Autumn 1984  
Vol.1 No.2 Summer 1983  
Vol.1 No.1 Autumn 1983  
Winter 1983  
Summer 1982  

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