Peaks Challenge Falls Creek

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Peaks Challenge X Tour de France

Peaks Challenge Falls Creek has long been regarded as one of the hardest rides in Australia but how does it stack up against a mountain stage of the Tour de France?

12 things to know when signing up

Everyone has a different motivation to join Peaks Challenge, but here's 12 things you should know when you're signing up.

Nutrition tips

A Peaks Challenge ride is gruelling – you need to keep yourself fuelled to tackle the climbs and power through the kilometres.

Lifestyle shifts

There’s nothing simple about finishing a Peaks Challenge event, or negotiating the lifestyle changes in the lead-up. Here's what you can expect.

Conquering Peaks

Former European-based pro Stephen Cunningham offers his top 10 tips to facing one of Australia's toughest cycling challenges – Peaks Challenge Falls Creek.

Pro cyclist takes on the peaks

Drapac Pats Veg cycling team racer Jesse Featonby talks about his experience of taking on the illustrious Peaks Challenge route.

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.

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Your domestiques

Team Bicycle Network

At Peaks Challenge we don’t just provide you with food and water. We have a full team dedicated to setting the pace, rhythm and the attitude that’s required for a good day in the saddle. You can expect lots of encouragement, support and help with pace setting from Team Bicycle Network.

Meet the team
A group of team riders at a start line

Team Bicycle Network

Training rides

Training rides

Team Bicycle Network are not just your domestiques on event day. They put in time and effort during their training to help you keep your preparation on track. Stay tuned for upcoming training rides near you led by the team.

In the mean time, join the Bicycle Network strava club so you’re the first to hear when training rides kick off.

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Upcoming rides...

Sunday 23 September - Galston Gorge & Berowra - 100km (NSW)
Time

06:30am rollout (please arrive 5 minutes early for briefing)

Ride leaders 

Alan Stewart (Hills Peaks Training Group)

Meeting location

90 Wrights Rd, Kellyville NSW 2155

Route

This ride will focus on climbing drills. Starting from Kellyville Plaza, we’ll head out to Galston Gorge to do hill repeats. From there we will turn off to Somerville Rd for more hill repeats and then return via Berowra. Approximately 100km of riding and 2000m of climbing.

Pace

22km/h – 23km/h

Notes

This ride is best suited for intermediate to advanced riders who can competently ride 100km with 1000m of climbing at over 20km/h.

We’ll re group at the top of hills if we get spit up.

To get in touch with Hills Peaks Training or ask any questions, please connect through the Facebook group below and use messenger.

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Sunday 3 October - Route TBC - 100km (NSW)
Time

06:30am rollout (please arrive 5 minutes early for briefing)

Ride leaders 

Alan Stewart (Hills Peaks Training Group)

Meeting location

90 Wrights Rd, Kellyville NSW 2155

Route

TBC

Pace

22km/h – 23km/h

Notes

This ride is best suited for intermediate to advanced riders who can competently ride 100km with 1000m of climbing at over 20km/h.

To get in touch with Hills Peaks Training or ask any questions, please connect through the Facebook group below and use messenger.

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