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TdT 1200Km Route 2021


These ridewithgps.com links listed below are for viewing purposes only as the GPX Track and TCX Course files contain too many track points (>10,000). If the routes are loaded onto a GPS, they might be incomplete (depending on how modern your GPS is), ie the route might be truncated (cut-off). Instead download the modified GPX and/or TCX files listed further below:

Complete Route  1202.4km +14,800m/-14,800m 90 Hour time limit, Day 1 depart 0500 The Whaler
Day 1  Scottsdale 354.3km/354.3km +4230m/-4060m Control close 0437 day 2 (23h37m) Lords Hotel
Day 2  Gowrie Park 363.5km/717.8km +4110m/-4040m Control close 0718 day 3 (26h41m) Wilderness Village
Day 3  Queenstown 221.0km/938.8km +3310m/-3430m Control close 0239 day 4 (19h21m) West Coaster Motel
Day 4  Hobart 263.6km/1202.4km +3180m/-3310m Control close 2300 day 4 (20h21m) The Whaler

Day 2 v2  Poor weather route Gowrie Park 363.5km+3510m/-3430m Control close 0718 day 3 (26h41m). Note the Gowrie Park Overnight Control close time of 0718 remains the same as the original Day 2 route, but the 1st control changes to Beaconsfield (was Westbury) and the 2nd control changes to Deloraine (was Great Lake) - check Cue sheets below.
Day 3 v2  Poor weather route Queenstown 222.1km+3660m/-3800m Control close 0239 day 4 (19h21m). Note the Queenstown Overnight Control close time of 0239 remains the same as the original Day 3 route, but the one control changes to Tullah (was Zeehan) - check Cue sheets below.

Garmin Edge series GPS help
+ Do I use the GPX or TCX file? Ride with GPS support
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+ More OSM information for Garmin Edge 705/800/810/1000 Biking Brian
+ Even more OSM information for Garmin Edge 705/800/810/1000 DC Rainmaker
+ Navigation options using Garmin Edge series GPS

GPX Track 2021 downloads for GPS (no Cue sheet pop-ups, no WAYPOINTS, just the line on the map)
Three file size options: full size >10,000 Track Points, 9990 Track Points, and 500 Track Points.

GPX files with >10,000 Track Points (full file size, no track point reduction from RWGPS file)
  Day 1 GPX Track (1.1MB)
  Day 2 GPX Track (1.1MB)
  Day 3 GPX Track (0.8MB)
  Day 4 GPX Track (0.9MB)
  Day 2 v2 GPX Track Poor weather route (1.0MB)
  Day 3 v2 GPX Track Poor weather route (0.8MB)

GPX files with 9990 Track Points (for devices that require ≤ 10,000 track points)
  Day 1 GPX Track (0.8MB)
  Day 2 GPX Track (0.8MB)
  Day 3 GPX Track (0.7MB)
  Day 4 GPX Track (0.8MB)
  Day 2 v2 GPX Track Poor weather route (0.8MB)
  Day 3 v2 GPX Track Poor weather route (0.8MB)

GPX files with 500 Track Points (for devices that require ≤ 500 track points, track will cut corners)
  Day 1 GPX Track (43KB)
  Day 2 GPX Track (43KB)
  Day 3 GPX Track (44KB)
  Day 4 GPX Track (40KB)
  Day 2 v2 GPX Track Poor weather route (41KB)
  Day 3 v2 GPX Track Poor weather route (39KB)

TCX Course 2021 downloads for (only) Garmin Edge GPS
Course Points (or Cue sheet pop-ups) are included - 30m prior to the turn. Each file is full size with over 10,000 Track Points. Virtual Partner if selected is set at 28kph - recommended to turn OFF. Use large TCX files with caution, Garmin GPS units tend to crash forcing you to restart your GPS and losing your ride data... I use GPX files and just follow the line on the map screen.
  Day 1 TCX Course (4.6MB)
  Day 2 TCX Course (4.4MB)
  Day 3 TCX Course (3.1MB)
  Day 4 TCX Course (3.8MB)
  Day 2 v2 TCX Course Poor weather route (4.1MB)
  Day 3 v2 TCX Course Poor weather route (3.3MB)

Cue sheets 2021 Ride With GPS PDF files, please print if you require hard copies.
  TdT Day 1 Cue Sheet (1.2MB)
  TdT Day 2 Cue Sheet (1.3MB)
  TdT Day 3 Cue Sheet (0.9MB)
  TdT Day 4 Cue Sheet (1.4MB)
  TdT Day 2 v2 Cue Sheet Poor weather route (1.6MB)
  TdT Day 3 v2 Cue Sheet Poor weather route (1.1MB)

Maps 2021 JPEGs
  Day 1 high-res (23.3MB) low-res (10.1MB)
  Day 2 high-res (23.8MB) low-res (10.4MB)
  Day 3 high-res (23.5MB) low-res (10.3MB)
  Day 4 high-res (22.5MB) low-res (10.3MB)
  Hobart region Day 1 & 4 med-res (5.2MB)
  Launceston region Day 2 med-res (7.1MB)
  Day 2 v2 med-res Poor weather route (12.3MB)
  Day 3 v2 med-res Poor weather route (19.4MB)

Randonneurs USA (RUSA) Planner (2021)
Link to RUSA ACP 1200km/90hour Planner
RUSA Planner 2021 Results differ by a small number of minutes due to rounding of entered distances.

EXCEL Ride Planner (2021)
An Excel Ride Planner is available for download (a modified version of the PBP 2011 planner by 'tim-moon-feldman'). To predict your arrival times at Controls, input expected stage speed to the next Control, input expected time off bike between Controls, and input expected Layover time at each Control. Instructions are provided in the Excel Planner download. Modifications of the planner could even be made on-the-fly with an appropriate phone app. The Excel file is unlocked, modify with caution.

TdT Ride Planner 2021 v4 (51kB)

Below are two screenshots (select an image to enlarge) as an example from the Excel ride planner and corresponding chart of a planned scenario by a rider. Note: the yellow, orange and red cells are time warnings. Even though the rider can complete 1200km within 90 hours, they failed to arrive at the Derwent Bridge Control at or before 9.51am, and had in fact arrived 9.58am, only 7 minutes late! :(  Also note the time warnings for Orford (yellow), Westbury (orange) and Great Lake (yellow). Enter (in the white-space) your expected stage speeds between CPs, times off the bike at CPs and layover times at overnight controls, these entries occur in the cells with white space - this will give you an idea of what times you might achieve assuming all goes well! These rider inputs can be adjusted on-the-fly using a mobile phone app.


TdT Ride Planner 2021

TdT Chart 2021