The club's recent purchase of SPOT Gen3 trackers will be get their first real outing in NSW at the Hunter & Beyond on Sat 13th of September. They will also be used support the volunteers ride, the week prior.

In Checkpoint Issue 60

Here's what's in store for you when the delivery arrives:


As usual for the winter issue, there is a huge section on the Oppy. See also the ride reports from

    Tour de Tasmania 1200

    Perth-Albany-Perth [what already?]

    Killing Mee (Softly)

    Animals on bikes

    La Grande Boucle du Vic

    Swansea Loop

    Alpine Week at Bright

Also don't miss Ian's discussion on chain maintenance, news about SPOT trackers, our new logo, and another huge results section.

There is also a moving tribute to much-respected Club man, Martin Pearson.

Redesigned to match the clubs new logo, we are pleased to announce the latest ride kit.


            Jersey Website Front v2Jersey Website Rear v2

Now with a matching windvest and accessories

Like the jersey, the windvest is available in both unisex and women's cuts, but we've also included knicks, arms and leg warmers, a full range of head gear, gloves and even under-shirts.

Check out our own comparison of other club jerseys against Champion-System samples Club Jersey Sizing page.

Perth Albany Perth 1200km organiser's released the route details for the 2014 event being held in October.
"Leaving South Perth at 5am, we soon pick up the cycle path heading south for 60km of traffic free riding. Loads of ocean views at Mandurah, Bunbury & Bussleton, before turning inland towards Nannup. This is the start of your tall timber experanice which takes you through Pemberton, Shannon National park, Walpole & Denmark.
Albany has a couple of surprises instore. If I told you what they were they would not be surprises now, would they! Chester Pass road gives up it's views of The porongurup's & The Stirling Ranges as you now start the journey back to Perth. Farming and wheat country from here through Gnowangerup, Katanning, Wagin & Williams. Rolling hills up to Dwellingup are rewarded by the long down hill in to the control at Pinjarra. The hills are done!
70km of cycle path takes you all the way back to the finish at the South Perth Bowling Club, where there will a host of welcoming volunteers to feed, water [Beer -Ed] and tell you how good you look!"
View the PAP Jersey
Film maker Nathan Kaso worked with Audax Australia to capture a tilt-shift time-lapse of the Alpine Classic. Starting in the townAudax Alpine Classic 2014 Video of Bright 2,200 cyclists tackled several different courses of up to 250km which included ascents of Mount Buffalo, Mount Hotham, Falls Creek and Tawonga Gap. In four days of shooting Nathan covered nearly 2,000km through the Victorian High Country capturing cyclists, landscapes and the local towns. His film is now a 'Staff Pick' on Vimeo. Click the thumbnail to start the video.

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