It's very important that you service your bike before the ride and take a puncture repair kit, pump and basic tools with you, so you can get yourself going in case of a breakdown. Here's a few more tips to make sure you and your bike are ready for this epic ride:
We have got you well and truly covered for any minor repairs you may need on the day with bike mechanics located at the start site, each rest site and a Mobile Support Crew for anything in between.
If you do need some bike repairs while on course, simply turn your bike upside down in a safe place away from other riders and look out for your heroes, the Mobile Support Crew.
Make sure your bike is in good working order before you start your ride.
Serviced your bike?
Trained and been out for a few rides?
Checked your start time and have your riders bib?
Know how you are getting to and from the event?
Prepared for all weather conditions?
Drunk plenty of fluids and have a good brekkie planned?
Know the road rules and how to be polite to other cyclists?
GREAT – Have a wonderful ride!
Really good rider etiquette is one of the most important parts (and one of the nicest parts) of the MS Melbourne Cycle. It’s vital that everyone is respectful and safe along the course. Remember, it isn’t a race! We've put together some handy guidelines so that everyone is pedalling in harmony on event day.
Coming soon - watch this space!