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The Variety Cycle

April 02 - April 16 2016
Sydney, NSW, Australia
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Distances: 2 day – 15 day options

The Variety Cycle has an ambitious goal: to engage both passionate cyclists and business organisations to help us raise over $1 million for Variety – the Children’s Charity, whilst participating with and sharing the live, laugh, learn message with children and communities throughout Australia. A fully supported charity cycling event from Sydney to Hobart.  Cycling options for everyone. An epic ride to help Aussie kids be kids.

Start Located At: Sydney, NSW, Australia
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Registration Fees

$595 – $3850 (+fundraise)


Experienced staff who understand cycling
Quality twin share accommodation -single rooms available for additional fee
All meals – breakfast, morning tea, lunch and evening dinner, including soft drinks
Front and rear support vehicles to provide a protective screen and support for each peloton
Lead riders to set the pace, coach, support and keep you safe
Mechanical support along the way
Medical team of experienced paramedics
Daily massage service
Two sets of cycling kit for 7 and 15 day riders, one set for two day riders
Fully mapped and planned courses so you know exactly what to expect
Hydration and nutritional products each day
Crew transports luggage and looks after everything so you can focus on your riding
School visits so you the impact your support makes to kids and families
Tourism activities so you can explore the beautiful places we’re riding through and staying at
Final night celebration party (for 15 day riders and 7 day Brisbane to Great Barrier Reef riders only)

Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
First Aid
SAG Wagon
Escort / Police Escort
Roving Mechanical Support
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
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