Training for the ride is essential
Find some helpful tips to ensure you're ready to take on your ride below.
Drink and carry plenty of water - hydration gels are also good.
Don't forget to eat especially if you are doing long rides - pack plenty of snacks.
Charge your phone so you can keep in touch with friends and take pics!
Obey all road rules including all traffic signals and signage and look out for hazards.
Please wear suncreen and sunglasses and cover up as much as possible.
Wear a helmet that's correctly fitted and use a mechanically sound bike.
Listen to your body
If your body is telling you to slow down or take a rest, please do so.
No matter your level of fitness, we've got you covered. Take a look at the Novice, Weekend Warrior, and Advanced training guides below. Whether you're starting your training 5, 10 or 20 weeks out from the event, these guides will help you with your weekly training regime and boosting your stamina.
Thanks to our Health and Fitness partner, Star Physio for these articles to help you ride. Read up to prevent injury and keep yourself pain free.