Spring Challenge - 250klm in two days
Join us for a full weekend of riding.
Saturday 8 – Sunday 9 November. Leaving 0630 from the Lifecycle car park.
We will depart Lifecycle and head south to Logan Village via Woodridge. From Logan Village we continue south to Tamborine Village and then take a left turn towards Canungra. Once at Canungra the steady climb to O'Reillys National Park begins and continues for 30km before a final sharp pinch in the last 0.5km helps greet you to the finish of the climb. The climb is one of the most beautiful climbs that you will find in the world with very unique rainforest sections, switchbacks all on a very pleasant gradient.
Most of the ride to the base of the climb will be done as a group, followed by a support vehicle, however after a short stop in Canungra, and up the O'Reillys climb, we anticipate the group will break up. There will be some riders who may wish to power ahead while others may want to take it a little slower or stop for some short rests up the Mountain to enjoy the views. There's no pressure as we will all reunite at the top!
Once at O'Reillys we will book into the luxury villas, which will be our accommodation. Previously we have been in the Kootatonga Lodge dorm style accommodation, this year we will be staying in the Luxury Mountain Villas. Each villa is fully self-contained with full kitchen and feature modern designer decor interiors (including high definition LCD TV) opening onto expansive private decks with outdoor spa bath and BBQ.
After freshening up post ride, a lunch will be provided in the Rainforest Café and later that evening a BBQ dinner will be cooked in one of the villas TBA. Lunch is included in the price of the cycling weekend as well as the BBQ dinner later that evening, if BBQ food is not in the list of things you eat please advise of any specific meal requirements.
On Sunday morning we will roll out early (0700) for the long and beautiful descent down the O'Reillys mountain to Canungra. If you would like to ride down at an easier pace you are free to leave a little earlier than the main group. Once again everyone will descend at their own pace and we will stop to re group and take breakfast at a Cafe in Canungra. From Canungra we will head northeast to Beenleigh and then cycle north on the service roads beside the South East freeway and back to Lifecycle.
More information can be found at: www.oreillys.com.au
Cycling weekend includes:
- Follow/Support Vehicle
- Luggage transportation
- Meals: Lunch & BBQ dinner
- Saturday night entertainment
- Use of O’Reilly’s facilities - see spa above!!
Suggestions for packing
- Tubes(at least two)
- Two water bottles (cages)
- Ear plugs (if you're sharing with Kimble)
- Windproof vest for the early morning descent
- Swimmers (for the spa)
Bookings essential. Limited numbers
Must be paid by 1st November
or call in to LIFECYCLE
276 Petrie tce. Brisbane 4000