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Events on the calendar

The X-rated Penzance randonnées and the Devoran events are now on the calendar.

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Audax Kernow Jerseys – Please order now

Thanks to those who registered your interest. I will be putting in the order for the custom jerseys shortly. On  current lead times the jerseys should be available during April. A couple of updates:

  • We will be able to offer a long-sleeved version as well as the short-sleeved styles – full list updated below.
  • We’ve extended the availability of the jersey to Kernow and Southwest 600 riders, in addition to AUK members who have ridden at least one of the Audax Kernow organisers’ rides.

To preorder a jersey, please send details of the jersey(s) you want to buy (size and style), with a cheque for £25 deposit payable to Audax Kernow, to
Sundown, Kersey Road, Flushing, Falmouth TR11 5TR.

Alternatively email us using this link and I will provide bank details for payment by bank transfer.

Jersey details

The jerseys have a strong Cornish theme and are designed to give excellent visibility as you can see from the photos – you will definitely stand out in the crowd.

Audax Kernow Jersey

The types of jersey offered are from Endura’s Custom Classic and Women’s Fit collections as listed below – follow the links for full details.

These are good quality road-fit jerseys, made in Scotland. For sizing see the Endura size guide.

 

DeneFrontJersey

Dartmoor Devil (photo courtesy Graham Brodie)

 

Audax Kernow jerseys in action

MartynSideJersey

PBP (photo credit Maindru Photo)

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Events for 2017

I have updated the site with details of local AUK events currently calendared for the first few months of the year – more to come soon as events are finalised.

Some people may also be thinking about the non-local event of the year – London-Edinburgh-London. If you have been an Audax UK member from 25 March 2015, or if you have a guaranteed place, you can enter online from Friday 6th January. Entry is open to everyone else from 20th January.

SimonWithMedalOur own Simon Jones’s ride report from LEL 2013 is here.

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The year is turning …

Another Audax season about to close – and the new one to start. Our first local events are the Celtic Coastal and Celtic Canter from Connor Downs on 23rd October.

I have added a GPX file for the Celtic Canter route, but note that you will have to change the extension (from .txt to .gpx) as this web site won’t accept a GPX file upload. The file is also available (with the correct extension) from the Facebook group here. There is also a downloadable poster you can use to advertise the events.

Update 18 October: GPS navigational files now available for the Celtic Coastal.

40thrandonneur2016 was Audax UK’s 40th year, and there are some special commemorative badges to celebrate. We had a number of first-time and existing randonneurs this year who are entitled to the one on the left, and at least one local rider will be receiving the “40@40” award (that’s over 40 points – 4000km – in events of 200km or more).

Plenty to celebrate for Audax Kernow too. We’ve had some cracking events and most of the organizers have obviously been sacrificing appropriately to the weather gods. Lots of new riders and people extending their distances. We provided the Penzance control for the Kernow and South West 600 and our TLC was very much appreciated. And we now have a Facebook group to help everyone keep in touch.

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The Dartmoor Devil @ 9

30 October, 2016
106km cycling event starting from Bovey Tracey, Devon
Organiser Kevin Presland, CTC Devon

Details and entry from Audax UK site

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