RIDER AND GEAR PROFILES

FULL DISTANCE 6280k top to bottom!

Cape York Qld - Wilsons Promontory Vic

 

START: 6:00am Tuesday 1 September

Craig Johnston  Age: 00 Gymea Bay NSW

Nationality: Australian

Bike: Bombtrack Model: ext-c  650b Rigid Gears: 1X 36F 11-42R. 

Sleep Gear:Tent - Macpac microlight Bag: Mountain Hardware Mat: S2S

Bikepacking Experience: Tour Aotearoa, Munda Biddi Trail, Mawson Trail, Tassie Trail

Other: Audax, Adventure, Trail Running [5 silver belt buckles for the UTA100] 

Comments: Still refining my bike packing setup. I’m trying something new for TABE by riding the Bombtrack. All previous offload bikepacks have been on my Giant Anthem with panniers. The dual suspension bike with panniers worked remarkably well. Just a little bit slow.

Dane Roberts  Age: 42 Canberra ACT

Bike: Scott Model: Scale 2016 RC WC Rigid 29r Gears: 1X 12 Sram 10-50R. 

Sleep Gear:Tent - Nemo Hornet Bag: Mont + SOL Bivvy Mat: Thermarest

Bikepacking Experience: Tour Aotearoa, Hunt 1000, Tour Divide [DNF]

Other:  (XPD 2013, 2015, 2016); Huarasinchi (2014); Expedition Africa (2016)

Comments: Really looking forward to getting out there and experiencing as much of the route as I'll be lucky enough to manage.

 

 

Shane Duffy Age: 48  Fitzroy Falls NSW

David Waugh Age: 48  Armidale NSW

Walter Brumniach Age: 55  Sunshine Coast Qld

Peter Gargano Age: 65  Coffs Harbour NSW

MAREEBA - LONGREACH  1237k

START: 6:00am Sunday 6 September

Brendan Corbin  Age: 32 Townsville Qld

Bike: Salsa Model: Blackborow GX Eagle Rigid 27.5+ (Maxxis Minion 3.8'') 

Gears: 1X 11 

Sleep Gear: Mount Laurel Designs - eVent Soul Bivy Bag: Down Quilt Mat: S2S ultralite

Bikepacking Experience: 2018 Terra Australis finished!

Comments: Back again, on a fat bike. Perhaps training for a full tilt at the race record next year.

Simon Faber Age: 55  Nundah Qld

Bike: Kona Model: 2020 Unit X Rigid 29r Gears: 1X 12 32F 11-50R. 

Sleep Gear: Bivvy - Dune Bag: Palm IV Mat: Roman inflatable

Bikepacking Experience: Rookie

Other: Audax and Mtb 24hr Solo 2017 National Champion 50-54 age group

Comments: I am fascinated by the self sufficiency and psychological effort to embark on these epic adventures.  I’m chasing a taste for this year to get some experience for other events in the future.  I’m just going to enjoy the ride.

LONGREACH - BYRON BAY  1553k

START: 6:00am Sunday 13 September

BYRON BAY - CANBERRA  1463k

START: 6:00am Sunday 20 September

Joanne Payne  Age: 48 Marshdale NSW

Nationality: Australian

CANBERRA - WILSONS PROM  803k

START: 6:00am Sunday 27 September

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