Ride Information

See you for our 22nd anniversary ride on Sunday 15th May 2022.

Do you have what it takes to Take the Challenge !

The 2022 series of rides will all beheld on Sunday 15th May, 2022– watch this space for updates and subscribe to our newsletter.

Online registration closes midnight 13th May 2022. Early Bird Registration closes 15th April 2022.

All entrants in the Twin Valleys 100, Yarramalong 50 and Ourimbah Forest Challenge rides will be in the draw to win one of 20 $50 vouchers. Registration includes your entry to ride, entry  bib,  water biddon, bike check, food and water stations, on road support, plus entertainment at our Event village.

Great food stalls and coffee, Six Strings Brewery, Musical Entertainment, cycle retailers and cycle advocacy  are all on site.

We offer two road cycle rides over distances of 100km, 50km and a gravel ride of 38km through the hinterland of the NSW Central Coast.

Our rides start and finish at our new Event Hub at Mardi right next to the western side of the M1.

Twin Valleys 100

This ride suits experienced cyclists who are after a challenge and all cyclists for this event must be aged 16 years and over.

To view the route map – click here.

8.00am start, briefing at 7.45am. On the day entry fee $80 or register online for the early bird entry fee of $70 (till 15th April 2022)

Yarramalong 50

This ride suits cyclists who are looking to challenge themselves with a moderate 50km ride and all cyclists for this event must be aged 16 years and over.

To view the route map – click here.

8.00am start, briefing at 7.45 am. On the day entry fee $60, or register online for the early bird entry fee of $50 (till 15th April 2022)

38km Ourimbah Gravel Challenge

This ride suits cyclists more at home in the bush surrounds, aged 12 years and over. Those cyclists 12 to 16 years must be accompanied by an adult rider who is aged over 18 years.

To view the route map – click here.

8.15 am start, briefing at 8.00am.On the day entry fee $60, or register online for the early bird entry fee of $50 (till 15th April 2022)

Entry to parking is off Old Maitland Road

New Parking Arrangements for Century Challenge

There is plenty of parking inside the Event Village area. Cyclist/ Pedestrian and Vehicles will be separated.  Entry to parking is off Old Maitland Rd, look for the parking signs and volunteers to point you in the right direction.

Registration and Rider Numbers

All registration is conducted inside the historic replica Woodbury Inn. From 7am both online registrations and on the day riders can collect rider bibs and biddons from the rego desk. Our helpful volunteers will point you in the right direction and assist with pinning on the numbers. There are toilets adjacent to the ride start area.

Road Side Assistance

There are sweep vehicles along the route and assistance from bicycle mechanics to ensure you have a smooth ride. The roads are public roads so be aware of changing surfaces and ride to your capability.

Who Benefits from the Century Challenge Cycle Rides?

Lifeline and Coast Shelter are the two major charity beneficiaries for the 22nd Birthday event. Other supporting volunteer charities receive some funding.

Remember that it’s so important to eat and drink on your ride

Take time to stop at our Food & Hydration Points

Along the routes for all rides  there are food and drink stops and marshals will be pointing you in the right direction.

All our stops have a Water Station, Food and First Aid.

Enjoy some of our jelly snakes or take a piece of fruit.

Remember riders should drink at least 500ml of fluids every hour and try and consume some food.

Eating and drinking by the time you feel hungry or thirsty will be too late.

Every rider should carry some nutrition e.g. gels, bananas, muesli bars. Also riders are encouraged to carry two 750 ml water biddons ( you get one as a gift from us at registration !)

Remember to slip,slop, slap!

The Challenge Village

Your pre and post rides needs are well catered for with a variety of food stalls. A Rotary BBQ is available for purchase of Sausage sandwiches, steak sandwiches and bacon and egg rolls for all participants at the end of the rides, and there will be cycle stands, coffee cart (from Coast Shelter) and exhibitors next to registration registration.

Consider donating to Lifeline and Coast Shelter

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