Frequently Asked Questions

1. I don’t have any cycling experience. How will I get ready for the Steer North ride?
The Steer North training programs are designed by professional cycling coaches to prepare people of all cycling levels for the Steer North rides. Even if you are new to cycling, the program will build up your cycling skills and endurance to get you ready for your epic journey.

2. Do I have to secure my own bike?
Yes. Riders will have to secure their own bikes. Steer North will do its best to secure a good bike discount for our riders from our partners.

3. What is the cost of the Steer North Ride?
In order to take part in the ride, each rider pays an administration fee of $50 (for us to assess the application and for you to receive the rider package) and pledges to raise a minimum of $3,500 to support cancer research, education and patient care.

4. What happens if I don’t raise $3500 before the ride?
Raising $3500 is a requirement to take part in the ride. In order to be fair with everyone, this requirement is implemented on all riders.

5. Is the Steer North ride supported?
The Steer North ride is fully supported. Support vehicles will be scouting the route, setting up rest stops, transporting luggage and gear and assisting the riders on the road.

6. What is provided on the Steer North Ride?

  • Accommodation
  • All meals and ride nutrition
  • Road and mechanical support
  • Rider package (jersey, cycling water bottle, socks, sunscreen and more)

7. How do I get to the finish line in Melbourne and back from the finish line in Sydney?

Riders are responsible for their own transportation (including the transportation of their bikes and luggage) to the start line in Melbourne and from the finish line in Sydney. The start line in Melbourne is in Argyle Square in Carlton. The finish line in Sydney is at the beautiful Milsons Point with a view of the Harbour Bridge and Opera House.