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September 1, 2020

Today, September 1 was to be the start of Terra Australis for 2020 at Cape York for the journey south however it wasn't to be,

Expectations have ebbed and flowed over the past six months that we might have been able to make a clean run down the eastern seaboard.....


July 9, 2020

After having paused rider entries for the 2020 Terra Australis pending greater clarity around border closures it’s now time to start moving forward again.

It’s clear with the imminent opening of the Queensland/NSW State Border and unrestricted travel in Queensland that...

June 9, 2020

For those not attached at the hip to social media the final leg of the Terra Australis 'virtual' ride concluded yesterday with a finish time just inside 28 days ... read on below!

Coming next i'll do a gear overview and update the EOI rider lists.....

A REMINDER: While t...

May 27, 2020

BYRON BAY - CANBERRA  1470k 17,560Vm



After yesterday’s punishing 3,700Vm ‘it’s all downhill’ to Canberra for today’s ride target. Canberra heralds the arrival and end point for racers doi...

May 22, 2020

Leg 3. LONGREACH - BYRON BAY • 1553k 12,140Vm

Day 18 The Pinnacle Lookout - Evans Head.



Part A of today’s route down to Byron Bay is the end of Leg 3 that started way back on Day 12 it’s been an...

May 21, 2020

Having just completed Leg 2 of the Terra Australis ‘virtual’ ride yesterday in Longreach it’s timely to update on where we’re at with the ‘real’ riders out there planning to tackle the epic 6,250k journey or at least one of the five Legs. 

As we are now seeing Australia...

May 15, 2020

MAREEBA - LONGREACH • 1237k 6,131Vm

Day 7 sees our virtual ride heading  south east to Central Queensland and the city of Longreach the western most point of the Terra Australis route.

The first six days for the Cape York - Mareeba Leg are detailed in the previous Blog...

May 4, 2020

It's ON!

Starting September 1 Terra Australis Bike Epic [TABE] is now just four months away and is a likely contender as the first ultra distance bikepacking challenge post Covid19.

6,250 kilometres

of isolation, social distancing, take away food .... who needs to train...

March 19, 2020

2020 Cloudride Prologue 500 Wrap

Primary intent of introducing the Cloudride Prologue has been to provide an entry level event that opens it to the wider bike riding community. We’ve all seen the explosion of ‘gravel bikes’ over the past few years and the merging of fas...

February 28, 2020


PROLOGUE 500 Starts: Saturday 7 March

With just a week to go registrations remain open and riders can still enter. Overnight Paul Brodie added his name to the start list. Paul rode his CX bike to an impressive 4th place last year under doctors orders to...

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