Good Wheel: Monday, October 19 – Saturday, October 24, 2020
Mission to Israel: Wednesday, October 14 - Monday, October 19, 2020

* The final itinerary will be provided a week before the trip. The information on this page is subject to changes based on weather, road conditions and other factors.

Good Wheel 2020 Overview
This year’s ride will take place in the south of Israel with an emphasis on the Negev. The four-day route includes 30 – 50-mile daily rides with options for extra challenges and shorter distances. Touring opportunities are available throughout the four-days in southern Israel with visits to beautiful and fascinating natural, cultural and historical sites.

On some days, there will be the option to do a combination of cycling and touring. Touring is based on advanced registration and/or space.

People with disabilities – war veterans, blind riders, children from ISCD and professional para-cyclists – are participating in Good Wheel 2020, making this an amazing opportunity to create friendships and bonds with people of different nationalities and backgrounds.

In the evenings, after enjoying a relaxing dinner, activities will offer opportunities to learn, socialize and have fun. Activities include:  happy hours; inspirational talks; unique workshops; socializing and entertainment.

60th Anniversary Mission to Israel
Join us prior to Good Wheel 2020 for an amazing Mission to Israel celebrating the 60th Anniversary of ISCD’s founding. Visit rarely seen places, enjoy unique food and drink and see the ISCD in action!

Add-on 1:
Wed-Mon, October 14-19, 2020

ISCD Mission, Tel Aviv

  • Join us for a series of events for the ISCD 60th Anniversary Mission
  • Meet and greet our athletes and professionals
  • Visit rarely seen places and sample amazing food and drink
  • Hotel accommodations in Tel Aviv
  • For itinerary information, click Mission 2020 Itinerary
  • For Registration, go to Mission 2020 Registration

Add-on 2:
Fri-Mon, October 16-19, 2020

Mini Mission, Tel Aviv

  • Join the Mission for a wonderful Shabbat dinner and activities through the closing Mission ceremony on Monday, October 19!
  • Hotel accommodations in Tel Aviv
  • For itinerary information, click Mini Mission 2020 Itinerary
  • For Registration, contact Lisa at
  • Additional fees apply

Good Wheel 2020
Mon-Sat October 19-24, 2020

Southern Israel

  • Arrive in Israel
  • Kick off Good Wheel 2020 with a spectacular celebration at the ISCD on Monday, October 19! Our 60th Anniversary Good Wheel trip continues with four glorious days of riding and hiking in the South culminating with a special Shabbat in Eilat.
  • Hotel in Tel Aviv or near Beer Sheva
  • For itinerary information, see below, or click Good Wheel 2020 Itinerary
  • For Registration, go to Good Wheel 2020 Registration

Bike Route in Southern Israel

The routes are subject to change based on weather, road conditions and other factors.
Riding Day 1 | Lahav Forest in the northern Negev Desert
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Cycle through the beautiful Lahav Forest in the northern Negev Desert together with hundreds of Isreali riders. Enjoy beautiful landscapes, archeological remains and desert wildflowers.

Short route: TBA (requires advanced registration)

Touring Day 1 | Yerucham Lake
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Yerucham Lake: Hike around the pastoral oasis, Yerucham Park. See and learn about the blooming flora unique to the region and the development of the area in the last 70 years.

Mamshit: At this UNESCO World Heritage Site, hear the story about the Nabatean people and explore ruins of what started as a wayside stop and developed into a city on the famous Incense Route.

Riding Day 2 | Central Negev
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Bike through the hills of the central Negev from the city of Yeruham to Mitzpe Ramon via the Ramon airbase
31 miles / 49 km
Short route: TBA

Touring Day 2 | Nahal Havarim & Ein Uvdat, Ben Gurion's Grave
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Nahal Havarim & Ein Uvdat: Hike through a desert canyon to a stunning oasis. At the end of the hike there is an uphill climb on ladders. (est: 3 hours)

Ben Gurion Grave: Hear the story of Ben Gurion, the first prime minister of Israel, and see his final resting place against a beautiful desert backdrop. Visit the Mitzpe Ramon Visitor's Center,

Riding Day 3: Mitzpe Ramon to Ketura
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Touring Day 3 | Nachal Nekarot Hike
Thursday, October 22, 2020

Take a two to three hour walk through the Ramon Crater.
Amunite Wall: Visit a wall with amunite fossils which shows the remains for a sea that was once here.
Neot Smadar Tour: Entrance Fee applies

Riding Day 4 | Neot Smadar to Eilat
Friday, October 23, 2020

Ride south from Neot Sadar along the Egyptian border to Eilat
43 miles / 27 km
2930 feet / 890 meters

Short route: TBA

Touring Day 4 : Red Canyon
Friday, October 23, 2020

Hike along a narrow canyon lined with swirling gorgeous reddish sandstone. The colorful and narrow Red Canyon gorge is one of the finest examples of geological color in the Eilat mountain range.

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After the festive closing ceremony on October 24th, transportation to the Eilat airport will be provided based on advanced registration.  Good Wheel 2020 will conclude at 6 pm in southern Israel on October 24th.