Everything RIDE Related

Where Does The Ride Start?

Under the “ARCHES” is the bridge that the old New England highway crosses over, with the new TOOWOOMBA SECOND RANGE CROSSING passing underneath. All Rides will start under the ARCHES on Saturday Sept 7 from 7am. As we secure more information, we will share with all registered riders all the critical information you will need.

Check the MAP further down this page.

How do I access the Start line?

Check our ON THE DAY  Section and MAP further down this page.

 

What Time will the RIDE Start on September 7?

All Rides with start at 7am. THE 73 Riders will go first, followed by THE 36 and THE 25’s and finally  THE V31‘s with short 5 minute break before you are set off.

What Time SHOULD I BE THERE BY on September 7?

We are reckon you aim for 6:15am – we already have way over 1300 riders locked in already.

 

What Time DOES REGISTRATION/PLATE COLLECTION OPEN on September 7?

5:30am – Pick-Up your PLATE and Jersey if you ORDERED Before AUGUST 6.

 

Can I REGISTER ON THE DAY on September 7?

YES! But it will cost you $120.00

Is The Ride Supported?

Yes. We will have Volunteer Marshalls on the course for each ride. Rotary Ride The Second Range Crossing is a fully supported ride event. We’ve been doing Ride The Range for 10 Years, so we know how it rolls!

How Long do I have to Ride?

You will have a  FIVE hour window to complete our longest ride THE73. Chances are you will be back in time to enjoy the free community fair which starts at 11am.

You are encouraged to park safely in town and then cycle towards Mort St – head north and follow the signs to the event.

Parking has been offered by Wilsonton State High School – this is a public carpark in front of the Wilsonton State School and is free parking.

What type of bike can I Ride?

A road bike is best but if if has two wheels, great brakes and good comfy seat you are looking good. A MTB is great option as well. If you have an E-Bike, not a problem. This is a charity ride with some sweet views. Go for it!

 

Do you have Maps or Course Elevations?

As you’d expect, the course has been an active construction site so we haven’t had access to secure any Strava Maps or pure Course Elevations, but our Full Course Flybys will give you an idea of what to expect. Check the main page for each ride for more information.

Rotary Ride The Second Range Crossing is not a race, but on the day you can set a cracking pace and could be crowned a Strava KOM or QOM. A Title you’ll get to hold as this is a Once In A Lifetime Ride Event. It will be epic!

Is THE 73 and THE V31 the only Rides across the Viaduct?

Yes

I Need to Make a Change or Lost My Registration Email

Can I change my Ride Event Category Choice?

YES! Click on your REGISTRATION email sent at the time of payment. Via RegisterNow, you can easily change your RIDE event Category. If you change from say THE44 or THE25 which are $55.00, to the THE V31 or THE73 you will be prompted to pay the difference. Likewise if you go down, a refund of the difference would be processed. Note processing fees may apply.

I’ve Lost My Entry/Registration Email Details.

Easy – click here and you can check your Entry Details. Change your Event Category and more.

 

Ordered a Jersey?

When Do I Get My Jersey

If you placed your ORDER before August 7, it will be available for PICK-UP from Waltons Store in Toowoomba  FRIDAY Sept 6 from 12pm to 3pm  OR on Saturday September 7.  If you are able to get to Toowoomba on these days to collect,  access from  Ruthven or Annand Streets.  There will be signs pointing to the collection point.

Waltons Store is located here

If you can’t collect ahead of the ride, you can collect on the day of the ride at the Start Finish Line.

Orders PLACED from August 8 onwards will be placed once the ride is completed. Each rider will then be notified when the jerseys will be mailed. For those of you who wish to order a jersey on the day they will be able to do so at The Start Finish line on the day.

ACCESS On The DAY

Access to the Start will be via Mort St please see map

On The DAY

Where do I Park?

This is a Park and Ride event.

There is NO PARKING  at the Start Finish area or on the new SECOND RANGE CROSSING

You are encouraged to park safely in town and then cycle towards Mort St – head north and follow the signs to the event.

Parking has been offered by Wilsonton State High School – this is a public carpark in front of the Wilsonton State School and is free parking.

Google Maps Direction to the school HERE

 

Food On The Day

There will be Coffee and Gluten Free Doughnuts at the Start finish area and operating from 6am

There will be a Community Fair Event on the road not far from the finish line when you finish with other food options

The Rotary Burger Van will be operating at the finish line.

There will be snacks on offer at the Helidon end turn for the V31 and 73km riders.

The Rotary Club of Toowoomba Inc. would like to thank Simon Steyn for allowing us to use his drone video footage. You can view more of Simon’s work here. Also the team at Nexus TSRC and Main Roads Queensland for their support in allowing us access to stage the charity ride and using their stunning images and fly throughs.