Ride Preparation and Requirements

  • Training Tips
    • Set some Goals
    • Track your rides
    • Regular social training rides are planned for Tuesday mornings and/or weekends. Like our Facebook page to stay informed of details and connect with other riders.
    • Bike maintenance –┬áCairns Rubber Side Down
  • Cycle for Hope Ride Day – You
    • what to bring
  • Cycle for Hope Ride Day – Your Bike
    • essentials – light etc

Riding in a Pack

  • tips and advice
  • what to look out for
    • spacing
    • chats
    • compliments
  • hand signals
    • Gallery/Video

Know the Cycling Rules – Queensland transport

Regular Cairns Rides

  • Tuesday – 0525 – Cycle for Hope/Team Blackbird Ride – meet Blackbird Cafe on Newell St – 38km loop coffee around 0650 – avg speed 20 – 28kmh – suits novice and experienced riders
  • Tuesday and Thursday – 0515 – Northern Beaches Blast – cnr Captain Cook Highway and Arawa Street – 41km circuit avg speed 38-40kmh
  • Tuesday and Thursday – 0520/0530 – Brumbys Ride – 32km Circuit – faster group leaves 0530 –
  • Thursday – 0500/0530 – 0630 – SheSpoke Womens Cycling Group – meet Maccas Esplanade (Shespoke also offer free Wednesday coaching at Cairns Cyclodrome)
  • Saturday – 0515 – Cappuccino Run – meet Kewarra Beach roundabout to Villa Romana – 35-40kmh avg
  • Saturday – 0630 – Villa Ride – meet Villa Romana on Esplanade (32-39kmh average)
  • Sunday – 0630 -0930 – Cardiac Challenge Training Ride – meet Esplanade in front of Hospital (diff pack speeds)

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