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2017 Rider Information

Welcome to the Jewel Residences Oceanway Ride!

First of all, we wanted to say thank you for participating and being a part of the Oceanway Ride. Being in our second year we are excited and looking forward to its future.

Within this information page you will find all the details for the upcoming event including; course details, registration and check in on the day, rider identification bibs, general ride information and other event activities.

EVENT DETAILS

 

Location:

Surfers Paradise

Distance: 

250m Loop / 55km / 102km

Date:

Saturday 9th September 2017

Times:

102km – 6am /  55km – 6:30am /  250m Loop – 9am

Online Entries Close:

Friday 8th September 7pm

Late Entries at Event Registration Tent Close:

Saturday 9th September at 5:30am

Sport, Health & Well Being Expo 

 

Location:

Surfers Paradise Foreshore, The Esplanade

Date:

Saturday 9th September 2017

Times:

Saturday 5:30am – 12:30pm

Little Legs

Dedicated course for kids
250m loop
  • PRICE:
  • Gold Coin Donations
  • (100% proceeds go to Mates4Mates)
REGISTER NOW

Ultimate Oceanway Ride

Presented by Staminade
55 km
  • PRICE:
  • $95 (Ages 12+)
  • inclusive compulsory insurance
  • (children under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian)
REGISTER NOW

Sea to Summit Gran Fondo

Incl. King & Queen of the Mountain Race
102km
  • PRICE:
  • Adults: $125 inclusive compulsory insurance (18+ years)
  • Children: $100 (12-17 years of age)
  • inclusive compulsory insurance
  • (children under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian)
REGISTER NOW

King & Queen of the Mountain

Presented by Polka Dot Marketing
4.5 km
  • PRICE:
  • Inclusive of the Sea to the Summit Gran Fondo Registration
  • King & Queen receiving Prize money and Polka Dot Jersey
  • (children under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian)
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Jewel Residences VIP Experience

Ride with Phil Liggett
Sold Out
  • SOLD OUT EVENT
  • VIP / Private Ride with the “Voice of Cycling” Phil Liggett.
  • Also joined by some of our local sporting heroes.
  • Includes exclusive lunch with Phil Liggett
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RIDER BRIEFING

At least one week prior to our event each competitor we receive an information pack that will contain everything they need to know about the event including course maps, detailed route including all warnings and event numbers with all emergency numbers.

On the morning of the event the event commentator will also brief each wave of riders advising of safety on course and to reiterate that road rules apply.

In addition each rider will be issued with a copy of the QLD Road Rules for Cyclists and advised that Road Rules must be adhered to at all times otherwise they could potentially face charges.

EVENT RULES

  1. All riders must wear their rider identification number at all times during the ride to receive route support.
  2. Traffic rules must be obeyed at all times.
  3. Riders must wear an approved helmet at all times.
RIDER INFORMATION

Welcome to the Jewel Residences Oceanway Ride!

First of all, we wanted to say thank you for participating and being a part of the Oceanway Ride. Being in our second year we are excited and looking forward to its future.

Within this information page you will find all the details for the upcoming event including; course details, registration and check in on the day, rider identification bibs, general ride information and other event activities.

COURSE INFORMATION
EVENT REGISTRATION

Registration will open on Friday 8th September. We highly recommend that you come in and pick up your registration pack on Friday so we can make sure the event will start on time.

REGISTRATION & CHECK IN INFORMATION

Check in for the Jewel Residences Oceanway Ride Courses will be open at the following times:

The Sea to the Summit Gran Fondo (102km) and Ultimate Oceanway Ride presented by Staminade (55km)

  • Friday 8th September from 2pm to 6pm
  • Saturday 9th September from 4.30am to 5.30am

Little Legs Criterium (250m loop)

  • Friday 8th September from 2pm to 6pm
  • Saturday 9th September from 7am to 9.30am

 

WHERE

Registration is located on the Esplanade on the Surfers Paradise Foreshore. We will be located in the Sports Health and Well Being Expo site just South of the Surfers Paradise sign. Please refer to site map on our website.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

To receive your registration pack please bring along a copy of your registration receipt with your name and registration reference. If you are picking up for family or friend(s) please have their details also.

YOUR RIDER KIT / REGISTRATION PACK

We have some great things this year:

  • Commemorative Oceanway Ride Jersey (102km & 55km course only)
  • Sunscreen
  • Plus some great discount vouchers and information brochures

For the ride, please ensure you bring along a drink bottle and nutritional snacks. However, we will have water and fruit at our aid stations. Rider packs to be picked up at registration as above.

LIMITED EDITION JERSEY

Participants entering the Sea to The Summit Gran Fondo and Ultimate Oceanway Ride, will receive a limited edition jersey. The first 200 participants will be receiving a jersey. Should you wish to order a jersey, we can place orders however jerseys won’t be available until after the event date and they will come at an additional cost.

If you would like your team name printed on the jersey an additional cost of $20 will apply and must be ordered by 1st July 2017.

 

RIDER IDENTIFICATION BIB

All participants will be given a Rider Identification (Bib). These must be worn on your back. We will provide pins for you and these will be available in your registration pack.

For those entering the Sea to the Summit Gran Fondo (95km) you will also receive a timing chip to attach to your seat post. This is required to register your time for the King & Queen of the Mountain challenge.

OCEANWAY-ride-bib-2016

EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS

We have a great team of dedicated medical and mechanical specialists who will assist you on each of the rides. Our medical team will follow in a specialised vehicle, all with fully qualified paramedics on board who will be there to help with any mechanical issues along the way.

If you require Medical or Mechanical attention whilst on the ride, please call the following numbers. These numbers will be on a sticker inside your registration pack.

Medical: 0414 406 189                                            

Mechanical: 0414 395 893

EVENT TIMETABLE
  • 6:00am – 12.00pm The Sea to the Summit Gran Fondo 
  • 6:00am – 10.00am Ultimate Oceanway Ride
  • 9am – 10.00am Little Legs Criterium 
DEPARTURE TIMES

The  Sea to the Summit Gran Fondo (102km) will begin at 6:00am

The Ultimate Oceanway Ride presented by Staminade (55km) will begin at 6:30am

CUT OFF TIMES

The Sea to the Summit Gran Fondo 

There will be cut a off time for the 102km Sea to the Summit Gran Fondo, with a Sag wagon (support Vehicle) following to ensure the safety of all riders. Riders participating in the Sea to the Summit will be given 6 hrs to complete the 102km course (12.00pm) The cut-off time for the turnaround point at Eagle Heights is 10.00am

There will be cut a off time for the 55km Ultimate Oceanway Ride, with a Sag wagon (support Vehicle) following to ensure the safety of all riders. Riders participating in the Ultimate Ride will be given 4hrs to complete the 55km course (10.00am) The cut-off time for the turnaround point at Point Danger is 9.00am.

It should be noted that if you are unable to finish or need to depart the designated event course at any time you do so as an unaccompanied cyclist under regular road conditions without any event support and we ask that you remove your Rider Identification Bib

However, we do provide a sag wagon (support vehicle) with a trailer for those who are unable to finish. 

The Support Vehicle will bring you back home to the finish line. Alternatively, if you wish to have someone pick you up that is ok too.

AID STATIONS

Thanks to our Volunteers who will be looking after you at our Aid Stations on the day and thank you to Woolworths Mudgeeraba who will be providing fruit.

There will be aid/hydration stations along each course; two for the Sea to the Summit Gran Fondo and two for Ultimate Oceanway Ride, and one at the Start and Finish Line in Surfers paradise. Signage on course will indicate their locations.

The following provisions will be available at rest areas:

  1. Water & Electrolytes supplied
  2. Fruit will be provided
  3. Toilets
EVENT RULES AND REGULATIONS

The Ultimate Oceanway Ride (55km course) is conducted open road conditions

We have great support from the QLD Police, and they have asked us to ensure that participants adhere to the QLD Road Rules to ensure that you and your fellow riders have an enjoyable and safe ride.

We firmly subscribe to the safety and etiquette guidelines used byQueensland Government Bicycle Road Rules for Cyclists. http://www.qld.gov.au/transport/safety/rules/nonpowered/bicycle/

 

  1. All riders must wear their rider identification number at all times during the ride to receive route support.
  2. Traffic Rules must be obeyed at all times.
  3. Riders must wear an approved helmet at all times.
  4. Keep to the left on the road to allow clear passage for passing traffic.
  5. Be predictable and always indicate your intentions.
  6. When riding with others, ride no more than two abreast and be courteous if the road narrows.
  7. Communication is the key – signal or call your intentions and hazards to ensure your safety and the safety of those near you.
  8. At lights and intersections, stay in position behind queued vehicles rather than rolling up the side of stopped traffic.
ON COURSE SUPPORT

Vehicle Marshals

Vehicle Marshals are roaming the route and are there to help you. To seek assistance from a Vehicle Marshal pull off the road, please wave your hand and wait off the road for a Marshal to identify and assist you. Marshals are able to communicate with event Route Control so that any responses required can be actioned.

Mechanical Support 

Mechanical support will be mobile along the route to assist with some mechanical issues you may have on course. Please make yourself known to event marshals should you require mechanical assistance.

First Aid & Medical Emergencies

Your safety is paramount to us during the ride, so we have put in place the best care plan to respond to any problems or complications that may occur. Please contact 000 in case of an emergency or contact Emergency Medics (Number provided in registration kit) for first aid support.

First aid setup for the ride: 

  • First aid clinic at Event Village (Surfers Paradise) 
  • Roving Emergency Medics with medical supplies on course 
YOUR WELL-BEING

PRICE:
Adults: $125 inclusive compulsory insurance (16+ years)
Children: $100 (10-15 years of age)

Nutrition
Make sure you understand your body’s carbohydrate requirements for a day on the bike. As a general rule, you should consume one gram of carbohydrate per kilogram of body weight per hour. Don’t wait to feel hungry before you eat. Make sure you have a good breakfast before the ride and map out a nutrition plan for the day, eating something every hour of the ride.

Fluid Intake
Make sure you carry a water bidon (drink bottle) – one full of water or a sports drink. Stop at every rest area and refill your bidon. Don’t wait to feel thirsty before you drink.

Your Bike
Make sure your bike is in good working order, have your bike checked and serviced by your local bike shop prior to the ride. Ensure your brakes are working well.

Equipment
Don’t forget your helmet and shoes! Also necessary; a puncture repair kit on the 55km Ultimate Ride, mobile phone and sunglasses.

Clothing
Make sure you have the right clothing to adapt to the weather conditions on the day. Make sure you are comfortable

EVENT PARKING

There will be parking available in various locations in the Surfers Paradise Precinct. The Bruce Bishop Carpark is located in the heart of Surfers Paradise and only a short walk to the Event Precinct. (http://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/thegoldcoast/bruce-bishop-car-park-22661.html)

Although there will be plenty of parking available, we suggest you share lifts or ride to the event as it will become very busy during the day.

PLEASE NOTE: There will be some curb-side parking restrictions on the ocean side of the esplanade, from Narrowneck to Elkhorn Ave, including designated public parking bays during this time. Signage will be erected to indicate these restrictions.

EVENT PRECINCT ACTIVITIES

Surfers Paradise will come alive from 6.00am until 11.00am with a host of activities for the whole family.

The Legendary “Voice of Cycling”, Phil Liggett will be on stage commentating, Hot Tomato will be broadcasting live and we have an awesome DJ who will be cranking some amazing tunes throughout the day.

We also have our free Sports, Health & Well Being Expo presented by Fitness First with fantastic exhibitors who will showcase and provide invaluable information to all those attend.

So welcome, and thank you for registering on the Oceanway Ride. We look forward to hearing your stories and how much fun you had over the weekend!!

If you have any questions, please email us on info@oceanwayride.com.au

We will keep you updated through Facebook and at https://www.oceanwayride.com.au

Looking forward to seeing you all bright and early on Saturday 9th September 2017 

Kate Riley

Director