Charity Rides

Charity Rides

January
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Tumut Cycle Classic

Tumut, NSW “Experience the natural beauty and serenity of Tumut tucked away in the picturesque Snowy Mountains and help raise much needed funds for Tumut Hospital.” Bicycle NSW Members receive discounted entry. Find out more [/lgc_column] [lgc_column grid="30" tablet_grid="30" mobile_grid="100" last="true"] [/lgc_column]
February
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Lake Hume Cycle Challenge

Albury, NSW

Try one of the fantastic road routes through the picturesque Kiewa Valley and nearby Lake Hume, or the two shorter rides discovering suburban and River/creek parkland. You can mix and relax post ride in the friendly atmosphere of the shady “Chill Zone”. Enjoy the food, chilled beverage stalls and “Chilled out” entertainment for all. Stay on for the whole weekend to enjoy the treats of Albury Wodonga and the surrounding areas. Organised by local Rotary Clubs, you can be assured of a great value Event, and as a bonus, all proceeds helping worthy causes. The Event has donated over $100,000 to the Regional Cancer Centre in the last six years.

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March
[lgc_column grid="70" tablet_grid="70" mobile_grid="100" last="false"] Sunday 11 March 2018

The Heart Foundation Gear Up Girl, By Bicycle NSW

Sydney, NSW Bicycle NSW's feature women's community bike ride event, Gear Up Girl, is an annual recreational ride raising funds for The Heart Foundation. With 4 distances to choose from, Gear Up Girl is the perfect ride to bring the kids friends, and family for a great day out on two wheels. Whether you're a long distance cyclist, or new to riding, there is a distance that suits all levels. All three rides culminate in a festival finish at Cronulla Beach. Bicycle NSW Members receive discounted entry. Find out more [/lgc_column] [lgc_column grid="30" tablet_grid="30" mobile_grid="100" last="true"] [/lgc_column]
[lgc_column grid="70" tablet_grid="70" mobile_grid="100" last="false"] Friday 23 March 2018

Kick for Life

Lidcombe, NSW "Allowing your inner child to kick for a cause....! Try your hand at footbiking, essentially riding a bike without seats or pedals! We are raising funds for the Ronald McDonald House Charities and The Australian Footbike World Championship Team. Find out more [/lgc_column] [lgc_column grid="30" tablet_grid="30" mobile_grid="100" last="true"] [/lgc_column]
[lgc_column grid="70" tablet_grid="70" mobile_grid="100" last="false"] Sunday 26 March 2018

Bobbin Head Classic

Northern Sydney, NSW “The Bobbin Head Cycle Classic includes four scenic rides through Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Bobbin Head, West Head and Akuna Bay. The event is not a race but a community bicycle ride for bike enthusiasts and recreational riders. This year we have the 104km, 80km, 57km and 27km rides for all types of cyclists” Bicycle NSW Members get a discount, log in to access the discount code! Find out more [/lgc_column] [lgc_column grid="30" tablet_grid="30" mobile_grid="100" last="true"] [/lgc_column]
April
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145 Classic

Sydney, NSW

The 145Classic: Ride for Youth is a cycling event not to be missed! Cycling 145km in just one day…. This event will challenge the most seasoned cyclists, testing their endurance and leg strength!
Bicycle NSW members receive a free pair of 145 Classic socks and jersey upon registration, log in to access the details!

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Sunday 8th April 2018

The Mailrun Charity Bike Ride

Come and join us on one of the most enjoyable charity rides in NSW. Try the challenging 100km route or one of the shorter, more relaxing rides through the beautiful Hunter Valley countryside. All routes are on quiet, well maintained, tarred country roads, with no “STOP” signs or traffic lights in sight. All entrants will receive a free lunch and drink at the finish area and free entry into the YMCA Gym & Swim adjacent to the finish site for a refreshing shower and/or swim after the ride. We are also just a stone’s throw from the wonderful Hunter Valley vineyards, so come and stay for the weekend and make the most of what this fantastic area has to offer.

Bring your family, friends & cycling buddies & have a great social weekend in the beautiful Hunter Valley. The ride begins from 7am

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Saturday April 13 2018

Sydney2CAMberra

Sydney, NSW

The ride aims to raise significant funds, awareness and support of families affected by stillbirth and SIDS. All funds raised will be donated to the Stillbirth Foundation Australia and Red Nose (formerly SIDS & Kids) on behalf of the Sydney 2 CAMberra participants, supporters and volunteers.
Since the event was first established in 2012, over $1million has been donated to these charities.

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Friday 20 – Sunday 22 April 2018

JDRF OneRide

Barossa Valley, SA

JDRF One Ride will take you on a journey through some of Australia’s most scenic cycling territory — South Australia’s Barossa Valley. Be part of a weekend where the love of cycling meets lasting camaraderie and the shared goal of achieving something great. Your ride will power type 1 diabetes research and help JDRF speed life-changing breakthroughs for Australians living with this disease. Challenge yourself and advance your team by taking on one of our professionally-managed cycling routes: 35, 80, 120 or 160km. Bike mechanics on hand and massages at the finish line leave you to focus your energies on the legwork!

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Sunday 29 April 2018

Central Coast Century Challenge Cycle Ride

Central Coast, NSW

The Central Coast Cycle Ride offers three distances of 100km, 50km and 20km through the hinterland of the NSW Central Coast as well as our Kids Challenge which is in the grounds of the Mt Penang Gardens. All rides start and finish at the Mt Penang Gardens, which are located at Kariong, just off the Gosford exit on the M1. Entry is from the Central Coast Highway, turn into The Avenue, Kariong and follow the cycle ride signs.
The Event is supported by Bicycle NSW Affiliated BUG, Central Coast Bicycle User Group.

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May
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Saturday 5 May – Friday 11 May 2018

Sydney to Surfers

Sydney, NSW

The Macism Sydney to Surfers ride is in its 20th year, raising funds for Father Chris Reilly's 'Youth Off The Streets' program. It is a 7 day event that has raised over $3million for the program. The goal is to conduct a safe, fun and memorable bike ride for up to 200 participants. The ride is designed to attract riders from all sectors of the community, of all ages and backgrounds with the overall intention of participating in a community charity event and fundraising. Registrations close Sunday, 31 March

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Sunday 13 May – Friday 18 May 2018

Pedal4PNG

New Ireland, Papua New Guinea

Join Australian Doctors International (ADI) on a 260km charity bike ride through scenic New Ireland, PNG in May 2018. Have an unforgettable experience while you help to combat shocking infant mortality rates in PNG by raising much need funds for ADI. The ride will take you to visit local health centres and see our work first hand and the impact we are having on the day to day lives of Papua New Guineans, who otherwise have little or no access to healthcare. You’ll also have time for important R&R.

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June
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June 2, 2018 – July 1, 2018

Lionheart - Venice to Paris Bike Odyssey

Venice, North Eastern Italy

Join Bike Odyssey on a unique and enriching bike ride through Europe. Travelling through Italy, Austria, Germany and finally into France, riders will be joining the 'crusade against cancer', with funds raised for the Chris O'Brien Lifehouse. There are two stages of this ride across a four week period; riders have the choice of participating in just the one stage, or the entire journey.

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September
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Saturday 1st September 2018

Tour de Gorge Mountain Bike Challenge

Join us for our annual Tour de Gorge mountain bike challenge. This year’s course takes in the beautiful scenery of the Pilliga Nature Reserves.

A perfect opportunity to experience a part of the Pilliga not usually opened for public access and what better way than on your bike!! This year the ride is supporting the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service.

Please join us in supporting the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service by participating in this family friendly event or by simply purchasing a Jersey. NPWS will donate all profits of the registration and jersey cost to this invaluable service. You can also donate by clicking here.

  • Pilliga Pottery has generously donated a prize to Raffle supporting our fundraising efforts for the WESTPAC RESCUE HELICOPTER SERVICE - Raffle Tickets are $2ea and can be purchased from The Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre and at the event.
  • Rode to Rescue Event being held in Baradine Friday night 31.08.18, prior to the ride on Saturday 1st Sept 18, for all interested parties - All profits will be donated to the WESTPAC RESCUE HELICOPTER SERVICE

Everybody welcome please pass the word, bring family, friends, community members and join us at Pilliga Pottery, share in the fun making it a great day out for all the family.

Come and Explore what’s on offer with local community stall holders, watch the artists at work and free kids clay-pay. Enjoy a meal or refreshment from the licensed Blue Wren Cafe and traditional European hospitality. Spend some time and explore Pilliga Pottery’s many walking tracks.

For further information, enquiries or to register for the event, please contact The Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on (02) 6843 4011 email: pfdc@environment.nsw.gov.au

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October
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October 28th, 2018

Cex McDonald's Cycle Challenge Coffs Harbour

Riders of all ages and abilities are catered for in the Sunday Challenge Day, including riders with a disability and ebikers. Sunday event of 165km, 100km, 60km, 40km and 10km, visitors will now be able to join a host of local ride groups in the week prior to the Challenge, providing them with opportunities to cycle many of the picturesque routes on the Coffs Coast.

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