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SANTOS Top End Gran Fondo 2013

Santos Top End Gran Fondo (appox 125 kms)

A Darwin Cycling Club Event 

Sunday the 11th of August  
How will the Santos Top End Gran Fondo work?
• Registration can only be completed online and will not be accepted on the day.
• All riders will be required to wear a helmet,have a roadworthy bike and obey all road laws.  A police presence will ensure riders behave appropriately.  Riders under 16 will have to be accompanied by a responsible adult entrant.
• Each rider will receive a ‘goody bag’ with a custom-designed Gran Fondo cycling jersey bearing sponsor names, a number and timing chip, a participant handbook, some sports nutrition products and sponsor material.
• These bags must be collected from the Darwin Waterfront on Saturday the 10th of August.
• Riders are required to wear the sponsor jersey throughout the event and during the presentation.
• Riders will assemble at the Cullen Bay Ferry Terminal at a time based on their nominated riding speed and will be transported by ferry to Mandorah.   Starting times will be posted on the website the week prior to the event.  
• Riders will then be checked by a Darwin Cycling Club official and cleared to start the ride.  
• Refreshment stations will be placed along the route (approx every 30km), providing water, sports gels, energy bars, and a variety of other healthy foods. First Aid will be available along the route. 
• There will be several roving support vehicles providing basic mechanical assistance and rider support.  Riders maintaining less than 20kph will automatically receive assistance and there will also be a sag wagon to pick up riders who are unable to continue.
• Riders will finish at the Darwin Convention Centre under the Santos Banner where timing chips are to be handed to an Official.
• Following the ride there will be an official ceremony where prizes will be presented and sponsors acknowledged. All bikes are to be stored in the racks made available
  • Free Bike safety checks are available at the following shops: 

NT Elite Cycles, Spokes (NT) ,Cycle Zone, Bikes To Fit ,Blue Cycles Coconut Grove,  Blue Cycles, K9 Cycles

Full details in your entrant confirmation email 

Note: Registrations for the event are now open for a limited period. Login above with your username and password if you are a CA/DCC member 

Event contact: 0415650474



Event Details


Mandorah to Darwin

Event Date:

Sunday 11 August 2013
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