Leg: Sutherland to
Bundeena Beach Cafe - 26km
- 80 mins
Rollout 8:15am Sth along Rawson Ave for
600m taking care crossing Princess Highway.
along Princess Highway for 1km passing Loftus Oval on LHS.
into Farnell Ave (some maps call it Sir Bertram Stevens
Pass the toll booths
where road changes to
Audley Weir Rd and shortly descend on a dog leg R and hook L, then R to cross Audley Weir [after 5km.
Veer R (becomes Sir Bertram Stevens Drive)
up wonderfully steep
Artillery Hill to Gibraltar Rock [after 7km] and along Flat Rock, passing Warumbul Rd on
LHS to Bundeena Drive
After hooking L into
Bundeena Drive pause 50m along for our
Stop (5 min)
[after 15km]. Pedal 10.2km due E to
1st Nosh Stop
(30 min) from 9:35am at picturesque
Cafe [25.5km] with
spectacular views NW twds Sydney Harbour and cafés
overlooking the pristine beach.
Leg: Bundeena Beach to
Otford Pie Shop - 31km (agg 57km)
- 90 mins
commence 2nd climb, retracing up Bundeena Drive
and halting 50m shy of
Sir Bertram Stevens Drive for
(5 min) [36.2km].
After re-grouping, hook a
L into Sir Bertram Stevens
Drive and high tail
it along the ridge. Pass Garie Beach turn-off
on LHS [41km], thence pass a bridge on
RHS to McKell Ave [46km]. Road becomes Lady Wakehurst Drive which takes
2nd Nosh Stop
Otford Pie Shop [56.6km]
with fabulous views of the Blue Pacific
- arriving 11:35am.
Leg: Otford Pie Shop to
Audley Weir - 32km (agg 89km)
- 120 mins
Nth back up Lady
Wakehurst Drive, initial 300m along the coast with spectacular views of the Blue Pacific, and then into the wooded forest
where it is up-hill initially, then predominantly undulating.
McKell Ave bridge (Waterfall exit) on the
LHS. Cycle a further 9.5km
N along Sir Bertram Stevens
Drive for a further fleeting 3rd
at intersection of Bundeena Drive. Continue
NW another 9.8km for
3rd Nosh Stop
from 2:10pm at Audley Kiosk 50m before
Audley Weir - excellent coffee 'n maggot sacks.
Leg: Audley Weir to Sutherland - 5km (agg
94km) - 25 mins
2:25pm cycle over the weir and up precipitous Farnell Ave to Princess H'way and
onto the H'way, shortly pass Loftus Oval on RHS. 2km after traffic lights
at Rawson Ave turn R into Sutherland Leisure Centre - ETR 2:50pm.
Keep well to LHS along the final legs from Bundeena to Audley Weir
and up to Princess H'way.
If a cue of cars is behind you, pull over to side of road and allow them to pass.