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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to enter the All Spokes Festival?
  • 100km – $85
  • 60km – $75
  • 19km – $10
What do I receive for my entry fee?
  • Entry Kit including competitor information, timing equipment and ride bib
  • Event showbag containing sponsor products
  • Traffic managed course with first aid supportRefreshments and toilets
When will entries close?

On-line entries close 5pm Sunday, the week before the Festival.

Entries on the day will be accepted up until 7:00am sharp for the 60km event and 8:00am sharp for the 100km event.

What time does the ride start?

The 19km ride will begin at 7.30am.

The 60km ride will begin at 8:30am.

The 100km ride will begin at 8:30am.

How long will the ride take?

A recreational rider will ride at approximately 12-25km per hour depending on their fitness. A more experienced rider participating in the 100km challenge will ride at approximately 20 – 35km per hour depending on fitness.

Are there additional costs for entering a team?

19km Fun Ride: $25 Family
60km Short Course – $210 per team
100km Long Course – $240 per team

How safe is the course?

Everything possible is done to make the course safe for all riders. Please follow all basic road rules as this is an open road event, follow instructions from event staff and traffic management marshals and ensure that you are well hydrated – this will ensure you experience a beautiful and safe ride throughout the Hunter Valley.

What about insurance?

You are not covered by All Spokes Festival for injuries if an accident occurs. We strongly recommend that you obtain personal accident insurance before taking part. This type of cover is available through membership of Cycling Australia.

What happens if it’s raining?

The event will go ahead rain or shine, unless there is a significant danger to participants. Riders should be prepared for all weather conditions.

What happens if I have mechanical issues or if I can’t complete the ride?

There will be volunteers available along the event route, together with event staff and first aid personnel. They are there to offer assistance to those who are unwell or experience other difficulties.

To reduce your own risk of mechanical issues, we recommend that your bike is serviced prior to the ride and that you carry a puncture repair kit, spare tube and pump. If you do experience mechanical issues, please turn your bike upside down and wait for assistance.

Parking

There will be a designated parking area available opposite the Hunter Valley Gardens main entrance. ALL participants must park in this area, car park signage will be onsite. Please do not park roadside on Broke Road, this will be where Cycling NSW will set up.

Accommodation

Please visit www.winecountry.com.au they will be able to assist with all accommodation requirements.