The organizers of Audax Indonesia takes care of you.
We ride generally in a peloton with an average speed of 22,5 km per hour. We will take rests round about all 50 km. At noon we have a longer break for lunch. For distances longer than 300 km we have a rest of 6 hours overnight.
For the distances about 300, 400 km, 600 und 1.000 km we ride also at night. It is generally necessary that we go together in one peloton. In front will be Police to guard us, also at the end of the peloton
Private cars are also allowed but have to be registered
You will get during the ride enough food and drinks
Technical service is available too
Ambulance cars and doctors accompany us
Assistance at crossroads
Your bike will be transfered from the aiport to the hotel
For the riders they are not able to ride the minimum speed of 22,5 km/h plus an additional time for technical and physicial problems we have a sweeper bus and you and your bicycle will transfered to the next stop or back to the hotel
See also Rules of Indonesia Audax
In the late nineteenth century Italy, day-long "challenge" sports became popular. Participants aimed to cover as much distance as possible and prove themselves audax ("audacious"). The first recorded audax cycling event took place on June 12, 1897, twelve Italian cyclists attempted the challenge of cycling from Rome to Naples, a distance of 230 km, during daylight hours. Similar events became popular elsewhere, and in 1904 French journalist Henri Desgrange produced Audax regulations, which belonged to his Auto newspaper.
Under the Audax regulations, riders rode as a group. Successful riders were awarded a certificate called a Brevet d'Audax. A group of successful audax cyclists formed the Audax Club Parisien (ACP), which took over the organisation of Audax events on Desgrange's behalf. In 1920, there was a disagreement between Desgrange and the ACP. Desgrange withdrew ACP's permission to organise events under his Audax regulations, and ACP created its own allure libre (free-paced) version of the sport, where successful riders were awarded certificates called Brevets des Randonneurs. Desgrange continued to promote the original Audax rules, and on July 14, 1921 the Union of Parisian Audax Cyclistes (UACP) was formed, which became the Union of French Audax in January 1956.
The original form of the audax style involves riding in strict group formation at a steady pace set by a road captain. The group attempts to maintain a pace of 22.5 km/h between stops. The route is pre-planned with designated stopping points. For longer audax events the group may ride between 16 and 20 hours in a day before stopping at a designated sleeping location. The goal of the audax is to finish inside the prescribed time limit with all members of the group present. A support vehicle is allowed to follow each group of riders.
Randonneuring is similar to the original Audax style in that riders attempt to complete long-distance cycling events. However, instead of riding together in a group, participants are free to cycle at their own pace (French: allure libre), stop or sleep wherever they want and form groups randomly, provided they stay within the time limit.
In some countries (e.g. USA), a clear distinction is drawn between 'Audax' and 'Randonneuring'. In others, such as Australia and Great Britain, the original Audax style is relatively unknown, and 'Audax' and 'Randonneuring' are used interchangeably.
The 1000 km Challenge
of Audax Indonesia
Do you like to ride real long distances?
Are you fit enough to ride 1000 km in 75 hours?
Do you like to exercise until you can do it?
"... The real purpose of patents Audax Cyclists is to prepare physically and mentally participants in endurance and a regularity in the effort that will make them to perfect cyclists and they can become great travelers ..."
("The Little Yellow Book of Audax" - 1974)