Audax Australia Cycling Club announces the sale of the Audax Alpine Classic to SME360


The Audax Alpine Classic has been Audax Australia’s marquee event and one of Australia’s premier cycling events for over three decades. It has become the ultimate family friendly sportive ride in Australia.

 In recent years a number of key personnel, who have contributed so much to shape this event, have decided to retire or reduce their commitment to running the Alpine Classic. Despite our best efforts the club has been unable to recruit members to fill these key positions. It was therefore decided to consider options for the future of the event.

 Over the past three years the Victorian Region Committee of Audax Australia has worked very hard to secure the future of the event, investigating various management options, both in-house and external, including passing the event to the community and sale options. Disbanding the event was only ever fleetingly considered. Ultimately, after extensive consultation, to ensure the Alpine Classic's continuation the difficult decision was made to sell the event.