Great Vic Bike Ride
From the first pedal stroke of your training to crossing the finish line on event, our Tips and Training guide has everything you need to prepare for the Great Vic Bike Ride.
WARBY training rides
Get your legs into the right gear for this year’s Great Vic and join our WARBY (We Are Right Behind You) team on organised training rides.
9:30am (meet at 9:15am)
Southern Cross Station (Near the clock on the ground level, just inside the Spencer St / Collins St exit )
A loop out along the Moonee Ponds Creek path, returning via the Western Ring Road and Merri Creek paths.Register now
We recommend arriving 5 minutes prior to the briefing time so you’re ready for roll out – look out for the WARBY ride leader in yellow. Ride routes may be changed at short notice depending on conditions. If you can’t attend on the day for any reason, please call or text 0497 492 666 .
Our friends at Karmea have helped tailor Great Vic Bike Ride training plans for all ride distances to support you in your training and preparation for the big event.
These training programs are women’s specific but provide a foundation of information for anyone looking to train for the Great Vic Bike Ride.
Ride with us
Join the club
Bicycle Network’s Strava club has a whole host of like-minded athletes and regular training rides. Join the club and stay tuned for local training rides in the lead up to events near you.Go to strava
Preparing for the campsite
What to pack?
Forgetting to pack something is never a great way to start a holiday. Here’s our basic guide to packing for the Great Vic. Add to it as your need:
- Tent, roll-mat and sleeping bag
- Quick-dry towel
- Warm clothes
- Waterproof gear
- Suitable cycling clothes (be prepared for all weather!)
- Plate, bowl, mug and cutlery
- Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen
- Torch or head lamp
- Laundry supplies