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Criteria for Attending Sunday Ride

To ensure we all stay safe and get maximum benefit from the Sunday ride session we have put in place minimum standards that need to be achieved prior to being able to attend the session.

Please see below details of the standards for both groups. Please contact a coach if you have any questions about which group you should be riding in.

 

Group 1 Qualification rules

You must have:

  1. completed your most recent 25km time trial in less than 45 minutes within the last 3 STG bike time trials (held every 4 weeks in Centennial Park; contact a coach for details or to arrange a time trial at another time);
  2. completed a ride of at least 90km at least twice in the past 5 weeks;
  3. received a pack riding lesson from an STG coach at a Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday session; and
  4. read the pack riding rules.

 

Group 2 Qualification rules

You must have:

  1. completed your most recent 25km time trial in less than 50 minutes within the last 3 STG bike time trials (held every 4 weeks in Centennial Park; contact a coach for details or to arrange a time trial at another time);
  2. completed a ride of at least 60km at least twice in the past 5 weeks;
  3. received a pack riding lesson from an STG coach at a Tuesday/Thursday or Saturday session; and
  4. read the pack riding rules.

 

General rules

  1. No Group 2 ride will go over 90km; extra kms should be done in Centennial Park following the ride if it’s on your program
  2. There must be at least 5 people per group (Inc. coach) for both rides to go ahead.
  3. Bookings MUST be confirmed by Friday 5pm; those who have booked will be notified if the session is cancelled due to insufficient numbers. Non¬-attendance without cancellation prior to Saturday 4pm will count as a session .
  4. NO LIGHTS = NO RIDE
  5. NO NUTRITION = NO RIDE
  6. NO SPARES, PUMP/GAS & TOOLS = NO RIDE
  7. If there is only one coach available on the Sunday, the Group 1 will be the only ride that occurs. This decision is at the coaches’ discretion.