Online Fundraising

Terms and Conditions

All riders joining us for the 2019 Ride For Country Kids must commit to the following:

  • Be fit and healthy
  • Have a road bike (no hybrids allowed)
  • Have the experience or be prepared to get the experience to be able to ride safely in a peloton
  • Commit to reach a minimum baseline fitness level
  • Agree to the fundraising terms of the event

Fundraising Expectations

This event is designed to raise as much money as possible for the kids in the country who can’t access medical treatment. Every rider is expected to raise a minimum of $3,500 to help Royal Far West help even more kids from the country! Our fundraising kit provides some tips and ideas for getting the most out of your fundraising efforts.

Cycling Australia membership

This event has been sanctioned by Cycling Australia and as such, it will be mandatory for all participants in the Royal Far West Ride for Country Kids 2019 Albury to Lake Cargelligo event to be member of Cycling Australia to participate.

Anyone insured with any other body will still need to be insured with CAS to ride in this event. This is a mandatory process by CA. Your safety is our absolute priority.

All riders entering a sanctioned Cycling Australia event acknowledge that they engage in that event at their own risk and that cycling and cycle racing can be considered a dangerous sport which can result in injury out of an act or omission of the rider, other riders, other vehicles, spectators and other obstacles and track and road conditions and whilst all reasonable care is taken by organizers and officials when organizing the event; all participating cyclists have an equal responsibility to ensure they take all reasonable care in adhering to the rules and other conditions imposed by Police and/or officials ensuring a safe race environment for all concerned.

Be Fit Be Healthy Be Safe

The terms and conditions of the ride are designed to keep riders safe however a key requirement to be safe when riding on public roads is to be fit and healthy and to have peloton road riding experience. Riders will be required to ride in groups (called Pelotons) at an agreed average speed and to reach a baseline level of fitness. The baseline for this event has been set at 24 K an hour. Getting to baseline is simply about spending a few hours a week on your bike and committing to a little bit of training each week and to increase your levels of training as the event draws near. Take a look at a suggested training program for this ride some tips on how to ride safely in a Peloton.

Peloton Speeds

Riders will be placed into 1 of 3 pelotons. The options available will be:

  1. 28K an hour
  2. 26K an hour
  3. 24K an hour

Riders can move between pelotons throughout the event but not throughout the day. All riders will be graded into one of these groups before the event. If anyone has a concern about the format of the ride and or rider fitness and experience levels contact Kent Williams Kent@entoure.com.au or Ph 0414 981028. Kent is the founder and director of entoure who will once again manage the logistical components of the ride and be able to answer any of your questions about route difficulty and what?required to be able to ride safely and to have fun.

Routes

  • Day 1 Sunday 7 April
    Albury to Wagga Wagga

  • Day 2 Monday 8 April
    Wagga Wagga to West Wyalong

  • Day 3 Tuesday 9 April
    West Wyalong to Lake Cargelligo