How It Works

Great Cycle Challenge encourages people of all ages and fitness levels to get on their bikes this October and ride to fight kids' cancer!

The idea is simple, you set yourself a personal target of kilometres and pedal throughout October to achieve your goal.

Your target could be 10km or 1,000km and you can ride for a week, a fortnight or the entire month - it's up to you.

As part of your registration, you'll get a FREE APP to log your kilometres and you can track your progress online against friends, colleagues and other riders across Australia.

Anyone can take part from any location across the country and you can ride by yourself or create a team with your friends, cycling club or workplace.

You can log your kilometres outdoors or take on the Spin Bike Challenge.

Here's how it works...

1. Set yourself a KM target

Set yourself a target of kilometres for the month of October as your personal cycling challenge to fight kids' cancer.

If you are taking part in the Spin Bike Challenge, you can set a target of kilometres or hours.

Note: You can change your target at any time during the challenge.

2. Start your challenge

Start your challenge on the 1st October with thousands of riders across the country.

You can ride during the week, on weekends or take on your own personal cycling challenge for a day, a week, a fortnight or a month - it's up to you!

3. Log your kilometres

Log your kilometres throughout the month for every ride you complete.

You can log your kilometres in the following 4 ways:

Via our FREE app

Our Great Cycle Challenge app will allow you to easily record your kilometres and will automatically add each ride straight onto your rider profile page (including the km ridden, date and the journey).

Connecting to Strava or MapMyRide

If you already use Strava or MapMyRide then you can simply connect your account to take part in the challenge.

To sync your Strava profile, visit the Ride Activity page of your Great Cycle Challenge dashboard and press the orange 'Strava Connect' button. Strava rides will sync with your page within 60 minutes of you completing the ride.

MapMyRide integration is also available, and can also be located on the Ride Activity page next to the Strava Connect button.

Via your own GPS device

Already use a GPS enabled device like a Garmin or Bryton to track your rides? No problem. You can upload your ride file into your Great Cycle Challenge account and have your rides (and kilometres) added to your rider profile page.

Manually

If you are using a standard odometer or taking part in the Spin Bike Challenge, you can add your kilometres manually into your Great Cycle Challenge dashboard and have these displayed on your rider profile page.

4. Track your progress

Once registered, you will receive your own personal profile page from which you can track your progress online against friends, colleagues and other riders across Australia.

Your rider profile page will display each of your rides and also show the total kilometres you've ridden throughout the month.

Sign up now for the 2016 Great Cycle Challenge - entry is FREE!