[CAMWEST-discuss] Fw: Tough hill climbers invited to join ardent cyclists climb 13 "King of the Mountain Climbs" around pristine Kangaroo Valley and seriously hilly Kiama between 15 / 19 Nov.
nicku at nicku.org
Thu Oct 26 22:17:21 UTC 2006
This looks like it would be fun. I would do it if I did not have work
and family commitments...
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Subject: Tough hill climbers invited to join ardent cyclists climb 13 "King of the Mountain Climbs" around pristine Kangaroo Valley and seriously hilly Kiama between 15 / 19 Nov.
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WANTED: Strong hill climbers to conquer the toughest cluster of King of the
Mountain Climbs in Greater Sydney and Illawarra are invited to click on 3^rd^
annual King of the Mountain Challenge.
Again hosted by www.Muggaccinos.com Bicycle User Group staying in delightful
Berry and climbing 13 very tough King of the Mountain Climbs. over 5 days.
Presently 30 cyclists from Muggaccinos have indicated they are attending
between Wed 15^th and Sunday 19^th of November.
Berry Council kindly allows cyclists to camp in the pristine Berry Showground
for $6 per night with showers and an adjacent 20m heated swimming pool.
The only cost to attend is $6 per night if you camp or a tad more to stay in
one of the pubs, motel or B&B listed in the Bullsheet.
If you don’t have any discomfort with Muggaccinos’ Ten Commandments, in
particular the 1^st Commandment, we welcome hearing from you by e-mail or phone
Phil Johnston aka Bank Teller (02) 9513.9532
Help promote the bestest cluster of tough King of the Mountain Climbs in
NSW. Grab your trusty tent, sleeping bag and bed roll and drive or catch the
train to Berry. Come from Wed to Friday or Sat and Sunday or all 5 days, but
only if you have the quads or really low gearing because Jamberoo Pass,
Saddleback Mountain, Camberwarra Mountain, Berry Mountain ‘et al’ are
Phil likes hills so much he built www.KOMpm.com so hill ardent Climbers can
Register as a Climber and log their Climb Times up 52 marvelous KOM Climbs
across Greater Syney and Illawarra.
3rd annual King of the Mountain Challenge*
Climb 11 KOM Climbs in Southern Highlands
Camp at Berry Showground between Wed 15 and Sunday 19 Nov ‘06
www.Muggaccinos.com invites you to camp at scenic Berry Showground and
cycle over 5 days the bestest cluster of tough climbs in NSW - nestled
around pristine Kangaroo Valley and verdant Kiama.
Click on folder "Berry King of the Mountain Challenge - The Bullsheet"
at www.Muggaccinos.com for all details.
Utilising Berry Showground as a home base enables cyclists to catch the
quaint local train service to Bombaderry, Kiama and Albion Park Rail on 3
of the 5 days to climb 6 of the below 11 KOM Climbs in the
Illawarra Climb Region.
1. Woodhill Mountain,
2. Bellawongara Mountain,
3. Camberwarra Mountain from Bombaderry,
4. Camberwarra Mountain from Kangaroo Valley,
5. Berry Mountain from Berry,
6. Berry Mountain from Kangaroo Valley,
7. Jamberoo Pass,
8. Macquarie Pass,
9. Saddleback Mountain Rd,
10. Fountaindale Rd up Saddleback Mountain; and
11. Barrengarry Mountain to Fitzroy Falls.
Rides commence from Berry on the other 2 days to climb remaining
5 KOM Climbs.
If you have concrete quads you might scale the above Climbs on a double
chain ring, so long as you have a 25 or 27 on your rear cassette. However,
a triple chain-ring is recommended.
Muggaccinos 1st Commandment is:
“Hills are your friends, and mountains are your mates.”
Flatter day rides SW of Berry are available for rookies and woosses.
No bookings at Berry Showground req’d and only $6 per night per head
camping fee - 20m council swimming pool is 100m from Berry Showground
Berry is a showpiece of the Southern Highlands with lots of things to do,
people to see, places to go and pubs to visit, when not cycling its
Not every cycle enthusiast can get days off work in early Nov, so approx.
half of attendees will drive down early Saturday morning to Albion Park
Rail for final two days of climbing – 5 climbs. It is less than 2 hrs
drive from Sydney Harbour Bridge to Albion Park Rail early on Saturday
Contact Phil Johnston (02) 9513.9532 or ScribePJ at tpg.com.au if you would
like to be added to the Berry King of the Mountain
Challenge likely attendance schedule" in The Bullsheet. If at the 11th
hour you have to bail-out, no worries, ‘cause there is always next
* Previously known as Tour de Bong Bong as the format enables cyclist
to attend annual Bong Bong Picnic Races on the Wednesday afternoon
after climbing Woodhill Mountain.
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