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Cycling Events / Early Bird Entries are now open
« on: April 22, 2014, 05:44:58 pm »
The event Committee have decided that riders taking advantage of the NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge Early Bird entry fee will also have the chance to win a $400 Visa Cash Card. Early Bird entry forms must be completed prior to the 1st July 2014

Every entrant in every category of ride will be eligible

Check the website for a video of the event, and training information that will help you prepare for the big day. Go to: www.coffscoastcyclechallenge.com


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Entries are now open for the NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge, and this year riders can test themselves with an extra challenge on the day before the big event.

On Saturday 2 August the C4  Hill Climb Time Trial will challenge riders with a timed 13 km climb up the road from Coramba along the East Dorrigo Way. This is a new event for 2014 and the organisers expect to see some good times as riders test their legs. Riders will leave at 30 second intervals with the first rider away at 2pm. To join the individual time trial riders will also need to enter the NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge which runs on Sunday 3 August.

If a 13km uphill ride isn’t for you, there are still plenty of other choices for the NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge. This popular charity road ride is run by the Coffs City Rotary. Each year hundreds of riders come to cycle along the quiet local roads riding from the Coffs Harbour beaches into the Bellingen hills and back. There are lots of choices from the 100km solo challenge, teams options, 60km solo and a 20km or 10km family ride.

The 60km and 100km options are a great way to set yourself a challenge to ride further or faster than you’ve ridden before. If you are an experienced rider then why not challenge your mates to train for the distance and help them achieve their goals. There are also rides for the family, so encourage your partner and children to come along and enjoy the 10km or 20km family ride this year.

The NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge is proving its popularity with more and more riders every year, the ride grew from 460 to 731 riders in 2013, and the organisers are preparing themselves for double that number this year.

Check the website for a video of the 2013 event, and training information that will help you prepare for the big day. Go to: www.coffscoastcyclechallenge.com

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International / 2014 NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge, 3 August 2014
« on: November 13, 2013, 05:48:48 pm »
NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge, 3 August 2014

It’s on again and 2014 will see the NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge bigger and better than ever. There will be more choices for riders, more entertainment and surprises and even more fun.

One happy rider wrote: The event you all put on each year is one of best run and co-ordinated events I ride in. I’m glad the event is growing in popularity and that is a sure sign of how well people think of your ride. I’m more than happy to travel the five hours to Coffs so I can ride and am happy to tell others here, in and around Brisbane about the event. Many organisers could learn a lot from your event.

The NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge is a popular charity road ride run by the Coffs City Rotary. Each year hundreds of riders come to test their legs along the quiet local roads riding from the Coffs Harbour beaches into the Bellingen hills and back. There are lots of choices from the 100km solo challenge, teams options, 60km solo and a 20km or 10km family ride.

A family rider said: I just wanted to let you know what a fantastic time I had on the family bike ride! I’m a 43 year old mum of two who has never done a public event bike ride before and has only really been cycling for the past year, squeezing in little rides around full-time work and family. Your helpers were so encouraging along the way- just so friendly! Congratulations to all who helped out.

This will be the fifth year of the Challenge which has raised over $80,000 for Rotary charities and also provided significant financial help to other non-profit volunteer groups.

If you enjoyed the event in 2013, then it’s time to tell your mates, mark the date in next year’s diary, dust off the bike and get ready to ride. There’s something for everyone with two family ride distances to choose from or 10 or 20km. There’s a 60km solo event and teams choices for the 100km as well as the 100km solo and 100km tandem and recumbent options.

Check the website for training information that will help you prepare for the big day. Registration will open in March 2014.

There’s lots more information on the website: www.coffscoastcyclechallenge.com. You are also able to view a short video of the 2013 event at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kVSIn73XDs

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Entries are now open for the 2013 NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge. To register and take advantage of the "Early Bird" entry fee go to the entry page at  http://coffscoastcyclechallenge.com/enter-event/

At this time there are no major changes in the categories of ride and routes for 2013. This is in response to the huge, frank, comprehensive and supporting feedback received from riders in last years Event. We are however considering some additional events and activities on the day and will keep you informed

Our main aims is to meet the desires of you the riders for changes which will make the Event more satisfying for you from year to year.

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Only 5 days left to the NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge. 

At present there are riders throughout New South Wales plus riders from Queensland, Victoria and the ACT participating in the event. Details of the event can be found at http://www.coffscoastcyclechallenge.com/

A lucky rider in this years event will win a Felt AR5 UHC Advanced bike. Recommended Retail Price $3,000.

Plus the Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge committee have arranged for several attractions to entertain participants and their families during the day up to the presentation at the end of the event.

In addition there is the Sunday Market with a wide range of merchandise on sale and live entertainers and music and within walking distance of the event area there is the fish market and a wide selection of restaurants and the Yacht Club

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Cycling Events / Looking for a great ride?
« on: July 27, 2012, 11:35:20 am »
The 5th August is fast approaching. Only 7 days left before the Challenge... Take the Challenge from the Ocean to the Rainforest

This is the third year of the Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge with more riders participating throughout NSW and the other states. The Event is a ride of up to 100 kilometres starting and finishing at the Coffs Harbour Jetty Foreshores. The challenge is very popular with events for the rider that likes a challenge plus the scenic views and relaxed environment. http://coffscoastcyclechallenge.com/enter-event/

There is a Lucky Draw using Rider BIB number drawn out of hat and a lucky rider in the 60k or 100k category will win a Felt AR5 UHC Advanced bike. Recommended Retail Price $3,000.
http://coffscoastcyclechallenge.com/lucky-draw-prize/

The NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge committee have also arranged for several attractions to entertain participants and their families during the day up to the presentation at the end of the event. View attractions click here http://coffscoastcyclechallenge.com/attractions/

Tony Abbott registers to compete in the Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has today confirmed he will register to participate in the Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge to be held on Sunday August 5.

Federal MP Luke Hartsuyker said he had invited Mr Abbott to be part of the cycle challenge and the Coalition leader’s office had today indicated that, barring any unforeseen circumstances, he will be a starter.

“It is well known that Tony is a keen cyclist so I am delighted that he has agreed to be part of the 2012 ride.

Tony will be on the Coffs Coast that weekend and will participate in the full 100km team ride.

I have registered a Riders on the Hill team which is what the federal parliamentary cycling group is called and all riders on the team will complete the maximum distance.

The cycle challenge continues to go from strength to strength and raise much needed funds for many community based organisations.

It has been successful because it offers something for everyone. You can ride the 100km or you can join the kids on a family ride.

With Tony here on August 5 I trust it will add to what is already a very successful event.”

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Cycling Events / NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge
« on: July 17, 2012, 10:09:18 pm »
Only 17 days left to the NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge.

At present there are riders throughout New South Wales plus riders from Queensland, Victoria and the ACT participating in the event. Details of the event can be found at http://www.coffscoastcyclechallenge.com/

Results from the NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge, on Sunday August 5, will contribute towards CycleNation members overall CycleNation Ranking.

A lucky rider in this years event will win a Felt AR5 UHC Advanced bike. Recommended Retail Price $3,000. Plus there are spot prizes.

Plus the Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge committee have arranged for several attractions to entertain participants and their families during the day up to the presentation at the end of the event.

The ExpressiveBikes Trials Stunt Show features a group of amazingly talented trials riders, who will demonstrate amazing bike handling skills.

Beach Camel Rides - 4 Camels providing rides along the beach.

In addition there is the Sunday Market with a wide range of merchandise on sale and live entertainers and music and within walking distance of the event area there is the fish market and a wide selection of restaurants and the Yacht Club

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Cycling Events / 31 days left to the NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge.
« on: July 03, 2012, 07:42:44 pm »
If you have not entered the event please be advised that the Early Bird entry form discount ends on the 14th July. Go to http://coffscoastcyclechallenge.com/enter-event/http://www.coffscoastcyclechallenge.com/

Results from the NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge, on Sunday August 5, will contribute towards CycleNation members overall CycleNation Ranking.

A lucky rider in this years event will win a Felt AR5 UHC Advanced bike. Recommended Retail Price $3,000.

You can also view the other great attractions on the day at: http://coffscoastcyclechallenge.com/attractions/

Peter Wardman
Event Director
NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge

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Cycling Events / Coffs Coast Festival of Cycling 2012 !!
« on: June 21, 2012, 06:57:37 pm »
The NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge is now part of a quickly developing Festival of Cycling on the Coffs Coast. That is cycling in all manner of categories over about the first two weeks of August each year.

There is the proposal by SAWTELL AND DISTRICT BMX for an open night ride on either Fridays 03 or 10 August 2012. Need to know more please go to http://sawtell.bmxnsw.com.au

Also COFFS CYCLE CLUB will have a 4 hour Enduro at 'Cows and Guns' on Saturday 04 August 2012, 8am-1pm. And of course the NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge being held the next day on the 5th August. http://coffscoastcyclechallenge.com/

Great training for the 'Pleasure and Pain' Mountain Bike Race which is held on the 9th September 2012, by the way, for next year will be on the Coffs Coast on Sunday 11 August 2013.

There is also talk of a night race during the lead up week to that most popular event. For more information including keeping up to date go to
http://www.coffsharbourcycleclub.org.au/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=42:mountain-biking-overview&catid=17:mountain-biking&Itemid=25
 
Other Coffs Coast Cycling groups are also contemplating putting on rides for your pleasure as part of the developing Festival.

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Cycling Events / Only 55 days left to Challenge.
« on: June 10, 2012, 01:14:11 am »
Only 55 days left to the NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge.

At present there are riders throughout New South Wales plus riders from Queensland, Victoria and the ACT participating in the event. Details of the event can be found at http://www.coffscoastcyclechallenge.com/

The Early Bird entry form discount ends on the 14th July. Go to http://coffscoastcyclechallenge.com/enter-event/

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Cycling Events / 2012 NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge
« on: May 25, 2012, 06:56:05 pm »
The 2012 Challenge, being held on the 5th August is a ride of 60 and 100 kilometres starting and finishing at the Coffs Harbour Jetty Foreshores and has more than seven different categories to enter suiting all cyclists over the age of 14 years.

This year there is a lucky Prize of a Felt AR5 UHC Advanced bike. Recommended Retail Price $3,000.

Entry forms are now being accepted with an Early Bird discount applied, go to http://coffscoastcyclechallenge.com/enter-event/ For groups of more than 20 riders there is a special discount, for information contact Stephen at promotions@coffscoastcyclechallenge.com

You can view a video of the 2010 and 2011 ride on the Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge web site http://www.coffscoastcyclechallenge.com and view riders comments at http://coffscoastcyclechallenge.com/photos/

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Cycling Events / 2012 Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge
« on: April 10, 2012, 07:17:59 pm »
The NAB Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge was launched in 2010 as a picturesque community bike ride on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales.

The 2012 Challenge, being held on the 5th August is a ride of 60 and 100 kilometres starting and finishing at the Coffs Harbour Jetty Foreshores and has more than seven different categories to enter suiting all cyclists over the age of 14 years.

Entry forms are now being accepted with an Early Bird discount applied, go to http://coffscoastcyclechallenge.com/enter-event/ For groups of more than 20 riders there is a special discount, for information contact Stephen at promotions@coffscoastcyclechallenge.com

You can view a video of the 2010 and 2011 ride on the Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge web site http://www.coffscoastcyclechallenge.com and view riders comments at http://coffscoastcyclechallenge.com/photos/

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Cycling Events / Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge 2011
« on: February 17, 2011, 06:54:08 pm »
The Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge, nominated for the Australia Day 2011 "Community Event of the Year" Award was launched in 2010 as a picturesque community bike ride on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales.

The 2011 Challenge, being held on the 7th August, will have more than seven different categories to enter suiting all cyclists over the age of 14 years.

The Challenge is a ride of 100 kilometres starting and finishing at the Coffs Harbour Jetty Foreshores.

You can view a video of the 2010 ride on the Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge web site http://www.coffscoastcyclechallenge.com.au

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Cycling Events / Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge
« on: August 18, 2010, 07:35:07 pm »
The 2010 BCU Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge is being launched in 2010 as a picturesque community bike ride on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales.

The Challenge is a ride of 75 kilometres starting and finishing at the Coffs Harbour Jetty Foreshores.

There are seven different categories to suit all cyclists over the age of 14 years.

There is a category for every level of rider & a challenging 75 kilometre ride for individual riders, or teams of three can participate in the relay event over the same distance. There is also an option of 50 kilometres for new or less experienced individual riders.

Information can be found at Coffs Coast Cycle Challenge http://www.coffscoastcyclechallenge.com

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