Welcome to Cycling Paradise!
Gold Coast, Queensland Australia

A Nirvana packed with fit, healthy and insanely good looking cyclists like nowhere else on the planet! Be Smart! come pedal in Paradise with us.

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Enjoy your cycling and the many conquests to be had on the Goldie.
I am always happy to help out where I can, so if you are lost and need some help, then just give me a call and I will do what I can to point you in the right direction.

Cheers
Steve
P: +61 415153522
steve@ridegoldcoast.com

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www.steveholmes.net.au

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Important Note

We do not organise any Group Rides or Events, we centralises and simplify all the good info stuff for your convenience – Steve 🙂

Include details
of your preferred

  1. Starting location
  2. Pace
  3. Distance
  4. Terrain

Group Rides Gold Coast
This facebook covers all riders and groups

Gold Coast Cycling Combine
This page is more for competitive riders

Coffee

Main Beach

  • Hard Coffee Tedder Avenue
    Alfresco and loves cyclists – Frank & Donna
    Home of the Sharks, One Sector Cycling and the Sunday bunch Riders
Mechanic
  • Kenny Cunningham (Labrador)
  • 0405 560 839
Bicycle Market

Have a crack at the Gold Coasts 5 best climbs – can you do them in 5 days (or better ) – if so brag it out on

#goldie5n5  

Mt Tomewin -Best of all Lookout -Springbrook – Binna Burra – O’Rielly’s – Tamborine Mountain

Hope Island (Northern)
H20 Shop Ride

  • Start Location – Shop – Map Link
  • Week day and Weekend
  • 2 Groups Fast and Medium pace
  • Contact Andy – Shop  – (07) 5514 0084
  • Facebook – Link

Runaway Bay (Northern)
Caffene Ride

  • Start location: Caffene Break Cafe – Map Link
  • Most week days
  • Fast and Flat (-ish) 50 kms
  • Pace: start out 35km/h come home at 55km/h
  • Contact Rich at General Realty Tedder Ave Main Beach 07 5591 4700

Labrador (Northern & Central)
Sharks Group Ride

  • Tuesdays & Fridays
  • Labrador – Currumbin – Tedder Avenue
  • 65 kms start at 30kms/h come home at 55kms/h
  • Turn short options
  • Contact Macca at General Realty Tedder Ave Main Beach – 07 5591 4700

Main Beach (Central)
One Sector Group Ride

  • Sundays
  • Start location Hard Coffee Cafe – Map link
  • Hard Coffee Owners Donna and Frank know all the groups – Facebook Link
  • 5:00 am – 5:15am in Summer & 5:15 to 5:30 in winter
  • Typically 85 km’s
  • 30 – 35km/h pace leave between 5 am -5:15am Summer & 5:15 to 5:30 winter
  • Every alternate week is hills
  • Contacts – Mark, Lawrence, Kylie, Debs – just turn up 🙂
  • These guys also run the Spit on Mon -Thurs & Sat 10 -15 kms 5:20 min/km pace

Mermaid Waters – Central
McDonalds Social Riding Group

Rides on most days


Currumbin (Southern)
Southern Gold Coast Cycling


There are many more group rides on the Goldie – see facebook groups for more.
If you have a ride that you would like to be included- contact Steve 0415153522

Women’s Group Rides

Madonnavelo
Great starting point
Sheridan & Terry @ Storm Cycles

Gold Coast Chicks

Gir

Popular Destinations

There are many but here are the ones you need to tick off – most are between 75 -120kms

Flat

There are many but here are the ones you need to tick off

Undulating

  • Currumbin Valley – turn at Rock Pools or further up to the Car park beyond Camp Eden

Hills

Goldie climb 5 n 5 day challenge

If you succeed at this in 5 days or better we all want to know – post it on the group rides and cycling combine facebooks!
Hash tag your social media #goldie5n5

  • Beechmont – Bus stop Climb kms @ 5- 6 % – 50 km round trip –Map Link
  • Beechmont – Round About –Map Link
  • Binna Burra TeahouseMap Link
  • Mt Tamborine
  • O’Reilly’s via Beechmont and Canungra – Map Link
  • Springbrook – turnarounds at – Bus stop – fudge shop  – Best of All look OutMap Link
  • Mt Tomewin – Murwillumbah – Steep 1km @ 16% thereafter average 1o% big descent into Murwillumbah – very scenic Map Link

Meeting Spots

  • Most rides begin going travelling north or south along the Coastline, before turning inland (East) for climbs.
  • Gold Coast Groups are happy absorb visitor riders – that’s what the Goldie is all about – please just make sure you say gidday and shout a coffee 🙂
  • All Surf Club Car parks – 5 am – 5:30 am Summer or 5:30 – 6:00 am Winter
  • Burleigh Car Park is especially popularMap Link
  • Tedder Avenue (Hard Coffee Crn) 5 -5:15am Summer – Map Link

Cycling Clubs

Gold Coast Cycling Club

Gold Coast Masters Cycling Club

Tracks

Nerang Velodrome and Criterium

Central – Inland 

Luke Harrop High-Performance Criterium

Northern Coast – Runaway bay

About these facilities

These facilities are operated by the
Gold Coast City Council 
View Council Cycling Page Link 

Highlights from the above Council link
  • Email: GCCC Venues
  • Phone: 07 5581 7082
  • Office hours: Monday to Friday, 8 am to 4.30pm
  • Opening hours: Subject to bookings
General observation
  • Free use to the public, unless otherwise book for an event or club fixture.
  • Phoning the council can be a long process if you are enquiring about a normal ride of public access. Most cyclists just turn up and take their chances.
Clubs

Fixtures/Events

Wednesday Worlds: (Nerang) Velo – Evenings – Best contact via Gold Coast Cycling Club

Saturday and Sundays – Weekend Crits – both clubs

Maps -Resources

Fb Groups

If you need to update, add, or correct information to this page, please email steve@ridegoldcost.com.au or call Steve 0415153255


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