For the fourth year a group of cyclists led by Dr Simon McRae and Andrew Atkins will ride as Team.Factor to take on the BUPA Challenge Tour in South Australia on Friday 22 January 2016. The 2016 Bupa Challenge Tour will be from Norwood to Victor Harbor, just over 140kms.

They will be fundraising for their favourite cause – Haemophilia Foundation Australia.

The BUPA Challenge Ride is part of the Santos Tour Down Under in Adelaide, the first stop on the world elite cycling calendar. It gives regular cyclists the opportunity to ride the same Stage 4 route on the same day as the elite cyclists in the Tour Down Under.

Are you a keen and fit cyclist? In 2016 you too can come to South Australia and join Team.Factor in the BUPA Challenge Ride!

Worried that you are not fit enough for the full ride? You do have the option of joining at later starting points and don’t have to do the entire distance. Team.Factor encourages you to give it a go. “Even though it’s timed, it’s not a race, but a charity/fun ride,” says Andrew Atkins, “and everyone rides at their own pace.”

To join Team.Factor all you need to do is:

We are calling on all South Australians to come and cheer the team on at key spots in Glenelg, Willunga, Mount Compass, Macclesfield and the finish line at Mount Barker.

Contact Natashia Coco at HFA if you would like to be part of Team.Factor support at the event – email her at or phone 1800 807 173.

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