2018 ULTIMATE CHALLENGE

 

Melbourne to Sydney via the Snowy Mountains

 
11 - 18 November 2018

 

 

Melbourne – Snowy Mountains - Canberra - Southern Highlands - Sydney
 
8 Days, 1350kms, 18000m elevation 
 

Ultimate Charity Challenge

Movember, Orange Sky Australia and Bicycle NSW Environmental Trust

 

11 - 18 November 2018

Jersey Winners

KOM Jersey
(Willem Van wyk)

KOM Jersey

Fundraising Jersey
(David Warneford)

Fundraising Jersey

Sprint Jersey
(Andrew Ballas)

Sprint Jersey

Spirit Jersey
(Neville)

Spirit Jersey

The chat at breakfast was noticeably absent this morning as riders prepped themselves and their bikes for an immense day on the bike. 255km and 3,500m of elevation lay ahead – a

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Stage 5 from Jindabyne from Canberra was the coldest start of the ride so far. It saw the departure of James Faulkner from the ride, but we added three new faces- Andy B, Sal and

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Stage 4 of the PEUCC18 was quite a drama filled day. The Queen Stage – which included over 3,000m of elevation and the infamous Dead Horse Gap climb was jeopardised by wet

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We arose after a solid night’s sleep at Bright Velo eager to get stage 3 underway. The stage from Bright to Corryong was 178km long with 2,500m of climbing.

The first task

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The 210km stage two ride from Jamieson to Bright started under clear blue skies, albeit slightly colder than the perfect conditions of day one. While the riders got down to

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Riders and support staff were up early for stage one of the Peloton Events Ultimate Charity Challenge for 2018 as final checks and packing took place. We were met with stunning

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Amazing event prizes including a 3 nights for 2 all inclusive package at the

Byron at Byron Resort and Spa

8 Day Pro Cycling Ride Experience

All inclusive...

We believe your biggest investment is your time and the reward is your riding experience. To ensure the best possible experience and one as close to a "Tour de France, pro tour experience", we have included absolutely everything possible right down to personalised ride captains, travelling chef, support crew, coach and much more ….

To give everyone the best possible experience we will have 2 supported pelotons for each day and possibly a 3rd depending on everyone’s legs to ensure every rider is given every opportunity to complete every km. Or you may choose a shorter ride option on any given day

Peloton 1  28-32 kph 
Peloton 2  25-28 kph

The average speeds are a guide only and you may change pelotons. This is designed as a demanding and rewarding challenge set up for you to succeed.

  • Grand dinner before departure
  • 8 nights accomodation
  • Travelling Gourmet Chef. Preparing all meals - post ride real food recovery and early dinners to ensure maximum refuelling for the next day.
  • All ride nutrition
  • A full Blackchrome event kit including pro quality bibs, jersey & socks
  • Travelling Laundry
  • World class cycling experience with 6 experienced ride captains
  • 2 pelotons with a maximum of 17 riders in each
  • Fully supported ride with dedicated support vehicle for each peloton
  • Race Radios used
  • Travelling masseuse
  • On the road pro cycling knowledge is shared
  • Rolling soigneur and mechanic
  • Blackchrome KoM and sprint sections
  • Rest day in Jindabyne where you can enjoy a gentle cycle to the local distillery or up to Charlotte Pass, MTB the local trails or simply relax by the lake, have a massage and enjoy the local cuisine and fine wine.
  • Daily rider briefings and awards including Blackchrome Cycling KoM jerseys presented after each stage
  • Our magic “espresso coffee” difference at all planned stops

Charity Partners

Movember Foundation

Movember Foundation


Men are dying too young. We can’t afford to stay silent.

Movember Foundation >>

Orange Sky Australia

Orange Sky Australia


The world’s first free mobile laundry service for people experiencing homelessness.  

Orange Sky Australia >>

Bicycle NSW Environmental Trust

Bicycle NSW Environmental Trust


Promoting bicycle riding as an environmentally beneficial means of transport.

BNSW Environmental Trust >>

2018 Route

( Select each day for more information )

Day 1 - Mill Park to Euroa

156.7 km +1814 m / -1783 m

PEUC2018 Day1
View Day 1 Route on Ride With GPS >>

Day 2 - Euroa to Bright
Day 3 - Bright to Corryong
Day 4 - Korryong to Jindbyne
Day 5 - REST DAY Rider Choice
Day 6 - Jindabyne to Canberra
Day 7 - Canberra to Kangaroo Valley
Day 8 - Kangaroo Valley to Sydney

Event Ride Captains

Partners

Peloton Event Major Partner

Blackchrome

Peloton Event Partners

Training Peaks
Peloton Cafe
Blackchrome
Coros
GU Energy
Blackchrome
The Espresso Broz
Somerset Ryckmans
Enterprise Rent a Car
Julian's Plumbing Service

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