Cycle 4 Change started from a simple dream discussed among friends: We wanted to ride some big kilometres in a short space of time.
It wasn't enough to just ride for fun. We wanted to make a positive impact in the lives of kids who have suffered abuse or neglect through donating to Southern Cross Kids Camps.
In its inaugural year 2017, a bunch of 10 friends planned and self-funded a ride from Canberra to Melbourne over 4 days and raised over $23,000, giving 100% to SCKC. The fun, success and satisfaction of that first ride got us thinking about future rides.
In 2018 a team of 17 riders rode around north western Tasmania and raised over $56,000, and just this March a team of 30 riders raised over $95,000 from our Adelaide Hills ride.
So the journey continues as this now annual event grows each year, raising money and creating a greater awareness of the work that SCKC do through their camps. Most importantly, we want to provide opportunities for kids to have positive experiences; a time where they receive unconditional love; a place of safety and a week of happy memories.