2014 Battle on the Border  |  15 May - 18 May

2014 Battle on the Border
  • Men
  • Women

The 2014 running of the event will again include a 5-day men's tour and 4-day women's tour.

Men: A five-stage tour exceeding 370km completed over 4 days. Day 1 is a point to point Road Race from Pt Danger to the Mt Warning volcano, day 2 is a Road Race through the caldera surrounding Mt Warning, day 3 consists of an Individual Time Trial in the morning and a Criterium in the afternoon on the outskirts of the Murwillumbah town. Day 4 and the final stage is a Road Race run from Salt Village in Kingscliff and the surrounding coastal mountain range.

Women: A four-stage tour exceeding 200km. Day 1 on the Friday is a Road Race through the caldera surrounding Mt Warning, day 2 consists of an Individual Time Trial in the morning and a Criterium in the afternoon on the outskirts of the Murwillumbah town. Day 3 and the final stage is a Road Race run from Salt Village in Kingscliff and the surrounding coastal mountain range.

 

Event Stage Information

 

MEN'S NRS (Startlist)

Stage one: Point Danger - Mt Warning
Date: Thursday May 15
Distance: 148km
Start: 10am
Finish: 1.40pm

NOTE: Mt Warning Road will be closed from 11.30 – 1:45pm    

Stage 2: Murwillumbah-Bilambil-Tyalgum-Murwillumbah
Date: Friday May 16
Distance: 129km
Start: 11am
Finish: 2.00pm

Stage 3: Murwillumbah Individual Time Trial
Date: Saturday May 17
Distance: 9.3km
Start: 
Finish: 

Stage 4: Murwillumbah Town Centre Criterium
Date: Saturday May 17
Distance: 40mn +2laps
Start:
Finish:
 

Stage 5: Salt Resort - Salt Resort
Date: Sunday May 18
Distance: 132km
Start: 11.30am
Finish: 2.30pm

WOMEN'S NRS (Startlist)

Stage 1: Murwillumbah-Bilambil-Tyalgum-Murwillumbah
Date: Friday May 16
Distance: 86km
Start: 8.00am
Finish: 10.20am

Stage 2: Murwillumbah Individual Time Trial
Date: Saturday May 17
Distance: 9.3km
Start: 
Finish: 


Stage 3: Murwillumbah Town Centre Criterium
Date: Saturday May 17
Distance: 30mn +2laps
Start: 
Finish: 


Stage 4: Salt Resort - Salt Resort
Date: Sunday May 18
Distance: 77km
Start: 7.45am
Finish: 9.50am

Event Contact
Mike Crawley
email: office@qsmsports.com

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About the Region

The Battle on the Border has become a much sought after cycling festival attracting an increasing number of racers, riders, supporters, families and friends to one of the most suitable cycle destinations in Australia if not Asia.

Based on the edge of the Australian iconic Gold Coast beach, and accessing one the oldest dormant volcanic caldera's known as the Tweed Valley - our festival celebrates the environmentally sound, spiritually uplifting and physically demanding pursuits of bike riding.

Local Attractions

  • Climb Mount Warning / Visit the National Park
    Located inland from Tweed Heads in Northern NSW, the aboriginal people call it Wollumbin, a name meaning fighting chief of the mountains.
  • The Macadamia Castle
    The Macadamia Castle has been the areas favourite destination for over 35 years.
  • Tweed River Art Gallery
    The new Tweed River Art Gallery opened its doors to the public in February 2004.
  • Tropical Fruit World
    No special effects. No clever tricks, no man made thrills, everything you see, touch, taste and experience at Tropical Fruit World is for real.
  • Parrot Garden Cafe
    Come and visit our magnificent Parrot Garden while you enjoy an array of healthy snacks, homemade cakes, and organic produce.
  • Flutterbies Cottage Cafe
    Flutterbies Cottage Cafe is located in the charming village of Tyalgum, amidst a majestic backdrop of Mt. Warning and the Border Ranges National Park.

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