Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to cancel my registration?

Unfortunately not. Your kit is specifically made-to-order and once it has been submitted we are unable to make any changes. The entry price is purely the cost of the kit. All other components of the ride are funded by Mercedes-Benz Waverley and the sponsors.

Can I enter the ride if I am under the age of 18?

No you must be over the age of 18 to participate in the ride.

What is the distance of the ride?

Approximatey 180.2km return. Depart from The Port Melbourne Yacht Club and continue to the half-way point at Social Blairgowrie and return. Ride at your own pace, one-way or as far as you can/like.

If I have already registered for 'Around the Bay', do I still need to pay the full amount?

Yes. Even though you may have already registered with ‘Around the Bay’ you will still need to register on this website if wanting to participate and ride in the Mercedes-Benz Waverley Cycling Challenge. We have a specific agreement with Bicycle Network regarding our riding group.

Can I just buy the kit on its own if I am unable to ride, or purchase an additional kit?

Yes at $319 + GST.

When will my kit be available for collection?

The kits will not be available for collection until 1 week prior to the ride. We will communicate closer to the ride as to when they can be collected.

Can my kit be sent to me?

Unfortunately not. Due to the short turn around time from when the kits arrives we are unable to send any kits out. 
Once collection times have been confirmed we are happy for you to arrange a courier to collect your kit or 1 rider can collect several kits at one time.

Are there any specific bike restrictions?

Yes, for safety reasons we cannot accept participants that have Triathlon specific bikes with aero bars and Mountain Bikes.

Can I exchange my kit size once I receive it?

No. Sorry. No returns or exchange available as the kits are specifically made-to-order. You must supply correct and accurate sizing when placing your kit order.

Are there any training rides held in the lead up to the event?

Please refer to our training ride section of this website.

Can I purchase raffle tickets after I have submitted by registration?

Yes you can. Raffle tickets will be available for purchase on the day for $50 each.

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