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2020 DAMS CHALLENGE

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The Kalamunda 100 provides one of Perth’s most challenging rides through the picturesque hills of Kalamunda, Pickering Brook and Mundaring. It is specifically designed to put your legs to the test and check your fitness before the epic Dams Challenge in April. Register as an individual, with your riding partner or in a team. The event is fully supported and includes water stations along the course, motorbike marshals, first aid, broom wagon and more.

“A Distance” encompasses two loops of the circuit totalling 98km and in excess of 1,900 metres of climbing. “B Distance” is a single loop of the route and takes in 49km of riding with over 950 metres of climbing.

The event is a personal challenge and NOT a race – no place-getter prizes are awarded.

Start / Finish location: Pickering Brook Sports Club – 35 Weston Road, Pickering Brook WA 6076

Date:  Sunday, 23 February 2020

Start Times: from 6:30am

Rider check-in: from: 5:30am

Rider Briefing: 6:15am (all distances)

Pricing

A Distance
Member: $58
Non – Member: $78

B Distance
Member: $48
Non – Member: $68

Member option available to WestCycle and CA members.

Dams Challenge riders save an additional $10 on their Kalamunda 100 entry, this will automatically be applied through Register Now.

The Kalamunda 100 Rider Guide is now available!

Download it below!

CUT OFF TIMES

A Distance – 1st lap must be completed by 9.45am, 2nd lap cut off for Mundaring by 11:00am
B Distance – Cut off for Mundaring is 11:00am

If riders don’t make the cut off they will be advised if they continue it will be with no traffic management and no support from the event.

All cut off times are subject to change without notice.

ON COURSE SUPPORT
  • Each check point will have water
  • Motorbike marshals will patrol the course providing assistance as required
  • St John Ambulance will be present to provide medical support
  • Broom wagons will follow the last rider

Please note: Private support vehicles are not permitted as they cause unnecessary traffic congestion and inhibit the ability of official event support vehicles to efficiently navigate the course. Road closures will be in place around some check points and vehicles will not be permitted to enter.

TIMING

The Kalamunda 100 is NOT a race.

Each team will receive one transponder and a team number. The transponder is to be placed on one rider’s front fork (usually the team member) and the team number is to be pinned to the back of the team leader’s jersey.
Individual riders will also receive a transponder and bib number. Please place the transponder on your front fork and the bib number on your back.
Results will be available the following week on the WestCycle website and event Facebook page. Follow the event Facebook page for the latest updates.

If you would like to volunteer your time and join the WestCycle team in delivering the event, please register your interest in the below link. There are plenty of roles available including: rider check-in, motorbike marshal, corner marshal, parking marshal, tail end bike rider and more.

Each volunteer will receive:

  • Valuable experience
  • Food and refreshments
  • Task description – to ensure you are clear about your role on the day
  • Do I need to be a member of WestCycle to ride?
    No, you do not have to be a member of WestCycle to ride in our events.  However, members receive a number of great benefits including discounted entry to events as well as being covered by Australia’s premium bike accident insurance.  All the membership benefits are listed on our website.  We are delighted to welcome new faces to all of our events, so please feel free to come and try.
  • Is there an age limit to register for the Kalamunda 100?
    There is no age limit however participants must be aged 16 or over.  Riders aged 16 and 17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian during the event. Please complete the exemption form
  • I don’t have a team, can I still join?
    Absolutely!  You can enter as an individual.
  • Who can be in a team?
    You can make up a team in so many different ways – work colleagues, family, regular riding mates.  Corporate teams are a great way to increase the profile your business, develop leadership and team building skills and encourage a healthy and active workplace.
  • When do registrations close?
    Registrations close at midnight on 18 February 2020.
  • Do I need all the kit?

    No, but you will need to start with the basics.  1. A reliable bike. A road bike is preferable, but a mountain bike or hybrid bike is acceptable.  2. Helmets are compulsory.  3. A good pair of cycling shorts is a must for comfort.  4. A reasonable pair of cycling shoes and set of pedals that you “click” in will make the experience more pleasurable.  5. Water bottle.