Svein Tuft at the Giro d'Italia this year. Tuft is the team captain for the Tour of Poland and will hope for success on the final stage which is a 25km time trial. Photo by Sirotti
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Hundreds of Riders expected at the Surfers Paradise Oceanway Ride

Big and little riders alike are encouraged to take part in the 2016 Surfers Paradise Oceanway Ride which is sure to draw hundereds of budding cyclists, families, first timers and experienced riders to some of the countries most spectacular coastlines. 

Creator and Director of Oceanway Ride, Kate Riley has promoted the Ocenway Ride as encouraging healthy, active lifestyles while also showcasing the Gold Coast’s most precious commodity, stating: “We want everyone to hop on a bike, celebrate the beauty of the Gold Coast, and support our surf lifesavers and clubs”.

All three different course options offer something for everyone, as well as brilliant views along the coastline and a fantastic way to get the kids active, they include:

Staminade Ultimate Oceanway Ride – 55km
Starting under the Surfers Paradise sign, participants begin their 55km coastal journey south to Point Danger and return enjoying the sights that the Gold Coast is renowned for. Click here for route details.

Family / Tourist Ride Loop – 4km
Starting under the Surfers Paradise sign, participants begin their 4km coastal journey north to Narrowneck and return to take in the magnificent views that Main Beach has to offer with the option to turnaround and repeate the course again. Click here for route details.

Little Legs Criterium – 250m loop (3 – 7 years)
A dedicated course alongside the Surfers Paradise foreshore, where kids from as little as three years of age can experience their own criterium.

Designed with safety and encouragement in mind, the ‘Little Legs Criterium’ is sure to ignight your child’s love for cycling with parents and guaradians encouraged to walk along side their kids while they race and a gold medal given to each partcipant for their effort.

The Surfers Paradise foreshore is set to host various activities for the whole family over the Father’s Day weekend, including a free Health & Wellbeing Expo, live entertainment, free rides, face painting, a cycling trade show and special guest appearances over the two days including Event Ambassador and cycling commentator Phil Liggett

The ride will take place on the 3rd of September, 2016 with 10% of entry costs will be used to support and purchase new equipment for the Gold Coast Life Saving Clubs.

Early bird entries close on the 30th of June. For more information and to register head to www.oceanwayride.com.au 

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Svein Tuft at the Giro d'Italia this year. Tuft is the team captain for the Tour of Poland and will hope for success on the final stage which is a 25km time trial. Photo by Sirotti

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