Ride Guide

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This is the ultimate guide!  Don't forget to make time to look over as the Ride Guide will outline everything you need to know for the event and the logistics.

The digital Ride Guide will be available online for all riders 3 weeks prior to the event.

Download the App

The Epic Series App is now live! It has everything Reef to Reef and Triple-R rider and spectator need to know…

Event info, results, course and spectator spot maps, videos and the event schedule.

If you’re not riding Reef to Reef you can follow all the action in the event feed and drool a bit over daily highlights videos. 

And when you have a spare moment, over a quiet beer, you can check out the other awesome Global Epic Series mountain bike stage races.

Search for ‘Epic Series’ in the Apple or Google Play App stores.

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Race Village Services

Located at the finish line of each stage Race Village will contain everything you need post ride so you can relax, soak up the atmosphere, wash that bike, refuel and cheer on fellow riders. 

Mechanic Services

Our mates at Pump 'n' Pedals are on board to keep your wheels rolling for all four stages. Service is on a user pays basis (cash only). Make sure you see Adam to give your ride some TLC.
Thursday Stage 1 - 10am - 5pm
Friday Stage 2 - 7am - 1pm
Saturday Stage 3 - 7am- 1pm
Sunday Stage 4 (Start Line only) 7am - 11am

Shuttle Bus Service  

The first three days of your journey start and finish at the same locations, however you will notice that Stage 4 begins in Mt Molloy and finishes at Port Douglas.

For $25, yourself and your bike will be transported to Vains park, Mt Molloy from Port Douglas Surf Club, Port Douglas. This is a one way service, you can either choose the pre-race shuttle at 6:15am or post-race shuttle at 3:00pm (opposite service from finish line back to start). Shuttle Bus loading starts from 5am, with first bus leaving at 6:15am, roughly every 15 mins once the buses are full.

Bookings open 4 weeks prior to the event. 

Massage Services

After a big day on the bike you’ll be loving the sight of our Massage tent, Our massage team will be at the finish line each day to get those weary muscles recovered and ready for the next stage.  Sessions are on a user pays basis charged at $1/per minute. Bookings can be made at the massage tent during opening hours. Cash only.
Stage 1 - 1:30pm – 5:00pm
Stage 2 – 9:30am- 1:00pm
Stage 3 – 9:30am – 1:00pm
Stage 4 – 9:30am – 2:30pm

Rider Lists

Riders Category is based off their age as at 31 December 2020. For more information on Categories see Entry Info Page.

To search your name press 'control (ctrl) F' on your keyboard and then type your name in. Alternatively scroll the list to your age group.

Rider Lists are published 4 weeks before the event. 

On Course Info


The Reef to Reef uses an advanced electronic timing system that provides all competitors with an accurate race time based on when they cross that Start and Finish lines. The timing chip will be included in your Race Kit, it is important that this is applied and maintained as per the instructions printed on your race pack. Your timing chip must be returned once you complete Reef to Reef 2020 at the finish line.  

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Diversions and Time Penalties

The Reef to Reef has been designed for riders of all abilities that are looking to challenge themselves. As a result our objective is to keep all riders in the event for as long as it is possible but without compromising the safety of other riders or members of the event team.

  • Diversions – the Race Manager will monitor the pace of each group with an expectation that all riders can maintain a minimum speed of 10 – 12 kmh so that they can complete the course within the allotted time limit. Failure to do so will mean that riders, at the discretion of the Race Director, can be diverted onto a shorter route to the finish.
  • Time Penalties – the Race Director has the ability to apply a time penalty to any rider that is found to have not complied with any of the following rules;
    • Failing to dismount at a marked dismount point or comply with the road rules.
    • Littering or careless disposal of ties on course.
    • Offensive language or antisocial behaviour that negatively impacts the ride experience of another competitor.

Rider Badge

The Rider badge is available to any rider taking part in Reef to Reef. It can be used on any merchandise including rider kit or on your social media feed.


DOWNLOAD THE RIDER BADGE PDF (perfect for your rider kit)


DOWNLOAD THE RIDER BADGE PNG (for you to share on social media)


PLEASE NOTE, the right to use the official Reef to Reef logo is reserved for sponsors and partners of the event only and may not be used by individuals or non sponsors in any way.


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