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Frequently Asked Questions

2. Ride Day .

Is it a race?

No but there is an electronically timed KOM on Springbrook - the first climb of the day. It's 8km long at about 5% gradient. Keep an eye out for the KOM START sign & push yourself all the way to the water tank just before the Pine Creek Rd turnoff to the feed zone.

Check In.....

Registration check in & rider/runner pack pick-up is open at the following times:

FRIDAY September 17:         1pm to 3pm  (All events)


SATURDAY September 18:   5:15am - 5:50am (runners)

                                                 6:00am -  7:50am (MTB)

                                                 8:00am -  2am (road fondo)


SUNDAY September 19:       4:45am - 5:50am  


There will be (generous) cut-off times around the course.

Cut-off 1: After first climb at intersection of Pine Creek Rd & Numinbah Valley.

Riders may turn left on the 130km course until 8:15am. After this time riders must turn right & follow the MEDIO FONDO course.


Cut-off 2: Beechmont Rd. The 2nd climb of Beechmont Rd must be reached by 10:30am. After this time riders MUST continue straight following PICCOLO FONDO to the finish in Nerang.


FEED ZONE 3: Riders must leave the feed zone at Beechmont by 12 noon to arrive back at the Nerang Cycling Centre by 1pm. All riders must be off the road by this time & any riders behind the cut-off will be asked to leave the course & accept a lift from the sag wagon.


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