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All rides will start from the Bridgetown Sports Ground on the corner of Les Woodhead Dr. and Boyup Brook Rd. The 'Full Tour' will start at 7:00am, Half & Best will Start at 8:00am and Cozy at 10:00am
All rides will finish at the Bridgetown Sports Ground.
Rotary Tour of the Blackwood welcomes riders of all abilities. We do our best to cater for everyone!
We suggest that you park at The Bridgetown Sports Ground. There is plenty of parking available at the ground, and you can even camp there if you wish! Please contact us for further info.
All reasonable efforts will be made to facilitate the access and inclusion of any persons with disabilities. Please contact us before registering so that we can try to provide the best support for your circumstance.
Yes, the ride is timed for each individual using BlueChip technology, although we encourage people to participate in teams as a friendly ride rather than a race. All times will be placed on our website after the event.
You will need to show an email from MyCause confirming your registration.
Yes! Please do! In the interests of safety and enjoyment, we encourage you to ride as a team, although individuals will be well chaperoned as well.
The Rotary Club of Bridgetown has a no refund policy, however registrations may be transferred to the following year only.
Rider packs and jerseys will be available for collection at the free sausage sizzle from 3-7pm on Saturday the 21st of April in the beer garden at the Bridgetown Hotel. You can also collect them on the morning of the ride at 6am from the rider marquee near the start line, however we would prefer you come on the Saturday afternoon. Please bring your myCause registration confirmation to assist with ease of collection.
There is no restriction on the type of bike as long as they are road legal. The Cozy ride is suitable for all bikes, including e-bikes!
The Tour raises funds for rural youth mental health which is provided via the Blackwood Youth Action group. Visit the Fundraising page on the site for more information on this fantastic non-for profit charity.
There is no age limit, however riders under the age of 18 are encouraged to ride with an adult.
Upon registration you will receive an email to confirm your entry. Further updates on event information will be emailed to you leading up to the event.
Showers and massages for riders will be available at The Bridgetown Sports Ground after the ride.
Yes, there are unpowered camp sites available at The Bridgetown Sports Ground. Please contact us for more information on this accommodation. If you’d rather have a powered site, there is a caravan park with camp sites and cabin accommodation in Bridgetown too. Visit https://www.facebook.com/bridgetowncaravanpark for details.
Yes there will be a licenced bar, food and entertainment available at The Bridgetown Sports Ground. We'd love to have you stick around to recover together, especially if you are driving back to Perth.
No, all riders are required to have their own insurance.
Yes, online registration will be closed on Friday, 20th of April.
You will need to be signed in and ready to go at the starting position 15 min before the course for which you have registered.
Yes for a good portion of each course, it is recommended that each rider carries their mobile phone.
Yes, there will be downloadable GPS maps for each course. They will be available on each courses information page after registration closes.
Historically the weather for April has been mild with temperatures ranging up to the high 20’s. Historically April sees relatively little rain. However riders are expected to dress to the conditions and check the forecast the night before the ride.