October Long Weekend Spring Training Camp


The Bikebug Coaching team have put together a spring training camp to be held on the October long weekend in picturesque Tumut. Tumut is located 400kms SW of Sydney & 500kms NE of Melbourne in the foothills of the Snowy Mountains. Quiet roads, river flats & long climbs characterize the terrain in the area.

Details of the Camp are as follows:

Date: October 1 – 3, 2016
Location: Tumut, NSW
Transport: Own/Car pooling
Accomodation: 2 nights Twin Share
1 Dinner, 2 Breakfasts, 3 lunches, Post-Ride & Ride food/drink included
3 rides, 360km & 5,500m of climbing
Different level bunches with a Ride Leader in each bunch.

Spaces Available: 30 cyclists

See below for details of each ride day.

$395 per person twin share
$150 extra Single Supplement

Terms & Conditions: Full payment is required when booking. A full refund (less transaction fees) is available if more than 1 month from the camp. 50% refund is available if more than 2 weeks from the camp. No refund is available if under 2 weeks from the camp, but the rider is more than welcome to transfer the camp registration to another rider.

The Rides

Day 1
We will get the blood flowing by doing a scenic ride around the Tumut Valley. This will include a stop at the Blowering Dam, then some climbing up into Goobragandra Valley and finally the peak of the day is the Category 2, 8km @ 5% Argalong Road Climb. The totals for Day 1 are 105km and 1636m of climbing.

Day 2
The Sunday ride is the tough day of the Spring Camp. With 143km & 2200m of climbing to done it will certainly test the legs of many of the riders. After the early climbs through Adelong, we reach a short gravel sector then into 36km of consistent climbing and reaching over 1000m in altitude. A lunch stop is planned at the majestic Sugar Pine Forest which is always a favourite for the insta fans amongst the group. A predominantly downhill 60km ride back into Tumut awaits the riders from here.

Day 3
Our final day in Tumut will see some tired legs thankful for the initial 45km of river flat before we get to the Cat 2, 15km climb to the Adjungbilly homestead. Further challenges await with another gravel sector and 2 6km climbs before a flowing descent down the Blue Cutting and into Tumut. Day 3 stats: 115km & 1600m.




View the highlights from our previous training camp:


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