Rider Support


Ride Guide

The 2019 Ride Guide  will be available approximately 4 weeks prior to the 2019 events.

The 2018 Ride Guide is available below as a guide

This is the ultimate guide! Outlining everything you need to know for the week, the event and the logistics. 

2018 Velothon Sunshine Coast Ride Guide 


Velo Clubhouse

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The Velo Clubhouse will be located Cotton Tree Park, Maroochydore and will offer everything you need pre and post ride each day.

 

Eahc morning, arrive at the Club House form 5:30am to watch the daily highlights, have your pre-ride coffee and meet up with mates ready to ride. Mechanics will be onsite for any last minute needs. 

Day 1 and 3, you will finish at the Club House, whilst day 2, we will transport you back, so you can enjoy your post-ride coffee, because we all know that is why we ride. 

Once you finish, enjoy Velo Recovery Hour where you can grab a coffee and sustenance, get a massage (please pre-book) and sit back and relax with mates and other riders to reflect on the day's ride.

Once the legs have recovered, head back to your accommodation to refresh before Velo Happy Hour starts at 2:00pm. Reflect some more over a beverage before the Daily Awards and finish your evening off watching the Tour highlights. The Velo Clubhouse will close at 6:30pm every night so that riders can enjoy the variety of local restaurants.

Check out the full Event Schedule here and the entertainment below.

Download the Velo Clubhouse Map


Live Music at the Clubhouse

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Dan Horne is a foot stompin' folk infused blues & roots multi instrumentalist. The singer/songwriter began his music career in 2014 performing on the streets, busking and travelling. His "one-man- band" style is a mesmerising blend of foot drums, harmonica and multiple guitars.

In 2017 he released his debut album 'From the roots'. A folk infused, feel good, surf/roots album, independently recorded at paperbark recording co.

Dan has quickly become a must see act in the live music scene, rigorously touring and playing music festivals across the country, including, Caloundra music festival, Blues on Broadbeach & Agnes Blues and Roots just to name a few .

Dans first single 'This Town' is currently the soundtrack to the sunshine coast, and featured on the 'Come To Life' television ad campaign.

Dan will be playing between 2pm and 4pm on Friday 19 and Sat 20 at the Clubhouse*

 


 

OMK Music (Oliver Murphy-Kurth) is a musician originally from Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia.

He honed his skills around the campfire playing guitar from a young age, and teaching himself the didgeridoo and harmonica later to compliment his sound. His career in music only started at the age of 22, however has grown exponentially since then, playing at a number of venues in North Queensland and the Sunshine Coast, he is now an established musician. OMK delivers a fresh new twist to some of your favourite songs from classics to the now. His genre is primarily folk/surf/blues, applying this style to a wide array of artists from Xavier Rudd, to Michael Jackson, Bill Withers and even Avicii.

His presence is always positive and uplifting, singing with full emotion and being able to get a dance floor stomping!

Oliver is playing from 12:30pm to 3pm on Sunday 21 July at the Clubhouse*

 

*Subject to Change


Event Transport

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Event Transport

A Rider and bike transport service will be available for Stage 2 (Saturday 20 July) due to the distance from the finish line back to the Velo Clubhouse. More details will follow shortly.

 


Massage

Massage

A team of qualified masseuses will be on-site at the Velothon Sunshine Coast.

  • Massage will need to be pre-booked
  • Cost: $20 for 15 minutes, $40 for 30 minutes, $60 for 45 minutes and only $80 for an hour.

You will be contacted to confirm your time

Massage bookings will be made available closer to the event


Feed Stations

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There will be a mixture of Feed and Hydration Stations on each stage. Feed Stations will be stocked to help you stay fuelled, while the Hydration Stations are a great place to top up your water bottles and keep riding.

We recommend you bring your own supplies to complement what is offered at the Feed Stations.

Check out the course maps for Feed and Hydration Stations locations.