Event Date: Saturday, 17 February 2018
The MSWA Ride is heading to the Great Southern Region of Western Australia. There are ride distances to suit everyone including families, beginners, weekend warriors and experienced amateur cyclists. The routes will take you through scenic Albany and the various courses explore some of its most iconic spots such as the ANZAC National Centre, the Historic Whaling Station, the Wind Farm and Middleton Beach.
All rides start and finish at Emu Point, with the event commencing at 2:30pm. Official start times for each distance will be released soon.
*Please note actual ride distances have been slightly modified to accommodate for traffic management and provide the safest routes for riders.
10km Family Ride
Actual distance is 9.5km
Age Restrictions: None. This ride utilises the existing bike path along the coast and is suitable for children. Children riding must be accompanied by a consenting adult and must be able to balance proficiently on their own bike or have the attached bike carrier to the supervising adult.
Actual distance is 44.1km with an elevation gain of 472m
Age Restrictions: You must be 12 years or over to participate in these rides. Any riders between the ages of 12-17 are the responsibility of their guardian and are expected to remain with them throughout the duration of the ride.
Actual distance is 78.1km with an elevation gain of 865m
Age Restrictions: You must be 16 years or over to participate in the 80km ride. Any riders under 18 years are the responsibility of their guardian and are expected to remain with them throughout the duration of the ride.
Traffic Regulations: As per road traffic regulations and safety, there will be specific cut off points for this distance to ensure you complete the course within the 5 hour allowance time.