This is as big as it gets – ride around the entire Port Phillip Bay and then some. The 300km loop starts and finishes at Albert Park and heads in anti-clockwise direction towards Queenscliff where we’ll get the ferry to Sorrento.
Just when you think you’ve found your rhythm along the Mornington Peninsula, we’ll head up the famous Arthurs Seat climb. It’s a short, steep climb and makes the legs burn.
From the top we’ll be treated with views of the bay before a rewarding descent through fast-paced rolling hills towards Flinders. Rejoining the main ride at Dromana the final 50kms can’t be missed as you enjoy arguably the best of Beach Road on your return to Albert Park.Download GPX Full Route Map
Start Time: 5:15am
Location: Aughtie Walk, Albert Park
This ride is strictly capped at 500 riders
300km cash climb powered by Winners Sports Nutrition
We’re giving 300km riders the chance to earn some cold hard cash with the Arthurs Seat KOM and QOM titles. The top three male and female times up the climb will be taking home the chocolates and the bragging rights.
Show me the money!
- 1st place = $500
- 2nd place = $300
- 3rd place = $200
The 300 club
The route traces the entire coastline of Port Phillip Bay before taking you up the famous Arthurs Seat climb and returning to Melbourne via Flinders.
This is not the United Energy Around the Bay you know. Get in early to secure your spot and have a crack at joining the 300 club in 2019.
The limited edition jersey combines Hub Cycling’s all new elite fit with lightweight fabrics and a slim profile. It’s designed to perform well and look the goods.
Priority start time of 5:15am
Priority ferry boarding
Priority lunch pass
300km jersey guarantee
Extra nutrition and hydration
KOM/QOM cash prize
Are you ready to join the 300 club?
You better be quick – spots are strictly capped at 500 and tickets are selling fast.
2019 Entry Prices
Bicycle Network members save on entry!
Hey members, check your email for details on how to unlock access to a discounted entry – if you need more info please contact us to learn more.
Full route, medical and mechanical support on the ride
A free 2019 event jersey if you sign up before early bird closes*
A medal for everyone who crosses the finish line
An unforgettable day out, getting active and creating lifelong memories
Rest stops (on all rides) and mega rest stops (in Geelong and Frankston) – the perfect place to refuel and recharge.
Ferry transport for all riders who are passing through Queenscliff.
*The bonus early bird jersey is not available to children taking advantage of the free ticket option – however they must be registered to participate in the event.
**You can double check jersey sizing for unisex jerseys (included with early bird entries) and elite fit jerseys (300km riders only) before entering.
Valet – extra rider service
The valet service is available for 200km+ riders passing through Sorrento or Queenscliff.
We'll transport an A4-sized satchel for you from the start line to the lunch stop. You can use it to carry a fresh kit, extra tubes or a favourite snack.
You will also receive a second satchel so we can return your things back to Albert Park. You can use this return service to transport spare tubes you don't need or clothing.
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