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Many of the below charity rides have been impacted by COVID-19.
We encourage you to check their websites for more information on their COVID-19 Safety Procedures.
While Bicycle NSW supports charity rides, we are not the event organiser and are not responsible for or involved in creating the required COVID-19 Safety Plan. We continue to recommend all participants follow the NSW Health COVID-19 guidelines and any special COVID-19 rules by the charity ride organisers.
10 January 2021
Tumut Cycle Classic
Tumut Classic is a scenic ride on quiet country roads combining breath-taking views as well as challenging climbs while raising money for our local hospital.
Go For Broke
Sunday, 21 February, 2021
Penrith to Mount Victoria
GFB VIC100 is a one day 100km bike challenge held on Sunday the 21st of February. The ride starts beside the Nepaen River at Penrith and finishes at Mount Victoria 1000m above sea level. The ride is tough but we ride together in pelotons and support each other and the great work Lifeline does.
But make sure you conserve your energy. With 90km in your legs you’ll have your chance to see what you’re made of when all riders can Go for Broke for the last 10km.
Rescheduled for 2022
Lake Hume Cycle Challenge
For the past five years, the Wellness Centre within the Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre (AWRCC) has been the beneficiary of the Lake Hume Cycle Challenge..
Bobbin Head Cycle Classic
Sunday 28 March, 2021
Bobbin Head National Park, Sydney
With 4 different ride lengths, there's a ride that is just right for your level of fitness and skill. This event is a major fundraiser for Lifeline. Get family and friends to support your ride, and help save lives.
Bicycle NSW Members receive a discount to this ride. Log in here to view details.
6-9 March, 2021 (dates to be confirmed)
We are riding to raise awareness of dementia. All funds raised by the ride will go towards researching a cure and associated research projects.
Women's Eco-cycling Tour along the Cooks River
9:30 am – 12:30 pm, Saturday, 13 March 2021
This International Women’s Day (8 March) the Green Living Centre is celebrating women and offering a range of cycling engagements to encourage more women to cycle in the Inner West.
Join a guided cycling tour along the Cooks River, while learning the safest and smoothest way to get around. Led by Pedal Set Go, bike education experts, the tour will enable you to update your knowledge of road rules, bike safety equipment and how to plan your route.
Sun 28 March 2021
Bobbin Head Classic
Northern Sydney, NSW
The funds we raise with our Bobbin Head Cycle Classic go to support and carry out programs that benefit children and families in our community. Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury is proud to be the event’s primary charity partner.
Tour de Cure (TDC) Signature Tour
26th March - 1st April, 2021
Newcastle - Coffs Harbour
The Tour de Cure Signature Tour brings people together from all corners of Australia who are searching for a cure. In 2020, the team will visit some of New South Wales and Queensland’s unique communities to spread the importance of cancer research and inspire future generations to Be Fit, Be Healthy, Be Happy.
MPN-MATE Fundraiser - Cycling For A Cure
10 April 2021
Sydney To Coffs Harbour
As Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, (MPNs), are a relatively new field of Blood Cancer in the Australian fora, not much research is presently being undertaken specifically for MPNs, their treatments, and or a possible cure. They're raising money by riding from Sydney to Coffs Harbour with a small group of riders.
Five Peaks Bike Challenge
Sunday 18 April 2021
88km or 120km ride
Woden Rotary Club conducts this non-competitive cyclo-sportive event as a fund raiser.
It provides a great challenge to ride the six peaks of Canberra – Mount Stromlo, Red Hill, Mount Pleasant, Mount Ainslie and Black Mountain and Dairy Farmers Hill (in the Arboretum).
It has been named 'Five Peaks Challenge' since its inception in 2004, but since 2015, when Dairy Farmers Hill (in the Arboretum) was added, it has six peaks for you - a 20% bonus.
Tour de Rocks
2021 Ride Cancelled
Armidale to South West Rocks
To engage and inspire our communities to work together to make a difference in the fight against cancer.
Sunday 11th April 2021
The Mailrun Charity Bike Ride
Through your involvement in this event you can assist us to provide essential services to the community so that all families can receive the support they need in stressful times. Your contribution will directly assist the service to provide parenting education programs, play programs to assist children with identified emotional needs, inclusive supportive playgroups and information and advocacy for families.
The 'Big Push' Charity Ride
Sunday, 30 April 2021
Sydney to Canberra
The Big Push charity ride is a major event on The Fathering Project's calendar, as a rider you will assist The Fathering Project in raising the funds needed to continue expanding our community outreach programs in NSW, QLD & VIC - connecting with more fathers and bringing positive outcomes to more Australian children.
The Extra Mile
Supporting people living with cerebral palsy
Sign up (for free) and challenge yourself to cycle (or spin) 100, 200, or 500km this May. Make things EXTRA fun (and add a little EXTRA competition) by creating a team with your mates
Sunday 2 May 2021
The Mudgee Classic is offering a refreshing approach to event fundraising. Our mission is to provide both individual riders and teams the opportunity to fundraise for whichever charity they wish to support.
Central Coast Century Challenge
Sunday 16 May 2021
Mt Penang Gardens, Kariong, NSW
Our local charities include Lifeline Central Coast and Coast shelter supporting the vastly increased needs of our local community doing it tough in the last 12 months. Other Rotary charities associated with the event receive some funding
3 - 5 September 2021
Sydney - Canberra
A 3 day, 300km bicycle ride for riders of all abilities to raise funds for NSW Police Legacy, a not for profit organisation who look after the families of deceased police officers, whether their death occurs on or off duty.
19 - 24 September 2021
Experience the lush tropical rainforests, cool waterfalls and freshwater creeks of far north Queensland.
Bondi2Berry & Bondi2Brighton
2021 Dates TBD
There are about 435,000 reasons why – that number is the staggering statistic of Australian’s currently living with dementia. There are around 1.5 million Australians in their care. Chances are you are directly affected by this disease, or know someone who is. We’ll be visiting some great communities along the way, riding to remember our loved ones, and raising awareness of dementia.
Starting with the Bondi2Berry ride on day 1, a small group of around 20 riders will continue from Berry down the coast to Melbourne, pulling into Brighton Beach on Saturday 14 September.
2021 Date TBD
Sydney Motorsport Park, Eastern Creek
Whether you're an avid cyclist, new to the sport or just looking for a challenge, we invite you to ride to help those living with below the belt cancers. The Pedalthon promises to provide a unique event to network with the community, promoting teamwork, healthy competition, plus some fun - raising awareness and funds for these cancers.
Every cent raised by the Pedalthon goes directly towards clinical trial research to improve the lives of over 28,000 Australian and New Zealand men and women affected by testicular, prostate, penile, kidney and bladder cancer every year.
Tour de PIF
2021 Date TBD
Scheyville National Park
Starting and finishing in the beautiful Scheyville National Park riders will travel on roads less travelled that are rarely flat; with each course looping through the scenic Hawkesbury Valley. Stage 1 is in Brisbane, Stage 2 in Sydney and Stage 3 in Melbourne as they ride and or walk to raise money to build homes for homeless youth.
Last year they raised $350,000 - help them raise the bar and raise $400,000 this year!
Newcastle to Dungog Charity Bike Ride
2021 Date TDB
Newcastle - Dungog
A great ride for riders of all levels put on by the Rotary club of Newcastle Inc, with all proceeds going to Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI).
Lake St Clair Charity Bike Ride
2021 Date TBD
Lake St Claire Recreational Area
Our objectives are to spread the word of riding and healthy lifestyles to our networks and to promote a safe, fun, responsible and sustainable riding atmosphere while raising funds for worthwhile causes.
The Killarney Bike Classic Committee raises funds for local cancer support groups. Including: Can Assist, Narrabri Hospital Palliative Care Unit, Inala House Tamworth, Ronald McDonald House, Tamworth and The Cancer Council.
Come and experience the thrill of joining us in this charity bike ride down Killarney Gap, not to mention the spectacular scenery on the way. Enjoy riding with a group and making new friends in the fresh air of North West New South Wales.
Go For Broke
Sunday, 9 October, 2021
Berowra to Broke
GFB B2B is our one day 180km foundation bike challenge held on Saturday the 9th of October. The ride starts in Berowra on the northern edge of Sydney and finishes in Broke in the Hunter Valley. The ride is tough but we ride together in pelotons and support each other and the great work Lifeline does.
But make sure you conserve your energy. With 165km in your legs you’ll have your chance to see what you’re made of when all riders can Go for Broke for the last 15km.
2021 Date TBC
Tour de OROC
Dubbo - Cobar - Bourke - Lightning Ridge - Coonamble - Dubbo
To date, Tour de OROC has raised more than $300,000 for Macquarie Home Stay and their target for this year is a further $100,000. Macquarie Home Stay is an accommodation facility that support families travelling long distances for medical treatment at Dubbo Base Hospital.
Tour de OROC, covers over 1,100 kilometres over six days. Setting out from Dubbo, they cycle around the region via Coonamble, Walgett, Lightning Ridge, Brewarrina, Bourke, Cobar, Nyngan, Warren, Narromine and back to Dubbo.
1-31 October, 2021
In 6 years, our community of 55,774 riders from all 6 states and 2 territories have ridden a total of 13,341,418km, and together we’ve raised $16,300,890 in support of research to develop better treatments and find a cure for childhood cancer.
Why? Because cancer is the largest killer of children from disease in Australia. Over 600 Australian children are diagnosed with cancer every year and sadly, 3 children die every week.
We're riding to give these kids the brighter futures they deserve, and we believe that any one individual can make their personal impact to fight cancer and save little lives.
So we’re calling on all Australians to get on their bikes this October and join our movement to kick cancer’s butt!
Riverina Melanoma Ride
14th - 21st October, 2021
Albury - Wagga Wagga - West Wyalong- Griffith - Jerilderie - Albury
In order to raise awareness (and funds) for our national cancer in the Riverina Region, we will be completing a 1000 km bike ride around the Riverina from the 14th - 21st October, 2021.
2021 Date TBC
Taronga Zoo - Jenolan Caves - Orange - Dubbo (Western Plains Zoo)
The Sydney Zoo2Zoo is a 4 day ride from Sydney's Taronga Zoo to Dubbo's Taronga Western Plains Zoo. It will be the 14th time the ride has taken place, having started in 2006. Not wanting to let a good thing go, the challenge has grown each year with the riders in 2007 raising over $37,000 to purchase vital medical equipment for the Dubbo Base Hospital. Since 2009 the Zoo2Zoo has raised in excess of $1,250,000 for the Black Dog Institute, a not-for-profit, educational, research, clinical and community-oriented facility offering specialist expertise in depression and bipolar disorder.
2021 Date TBC
To date, the Bowral Classic series has raised over $300,000 for various charities via our ‘Choose your Charity’ option. With four courses to choose from, all showcasing the most beautiful scenery you can experience on two wheels, there is a course to suit everyone’s ability.
2021 Date TBC
Return trip from Sydney via Bowral and Kiama
Can4Cancer is a CommBank Foundation community initiative with Tour de Cure that raises vital funds to support researchers working towards curing and preventing cancer. In 2018, Can4Cancer raised over $2.2 million for breast, prostate and childhood cancer research projects.
In 2019, we're hosting a 21km walk in each of the capital cities across Australia during September and October, while the sixth Can4Cancer Ride from October 27 will travel approximately 400kms over 3 days from Sydney.
2021 Date TBC
2019 Sydney to the Hunter Cycling Classic
Berowra Waters - Cattai Ridge - Mt White - Catherine Hill Bay
The Sydney to the Hunter Cycling Classic keeps going from strength to strength and this year is already shaping up to be the best they've ever had. With over 80 riders, this is sure to be a "cycling classic" as we return to the 2015 route and tackle Berowra Waters gorge, Mount White and Mooney Mooney.
2021 Date TBC
Future2 Wheel Classic
Cairns - Blencoe Falls - Ravenshoe - Tinaroo - Cairns
The 6-day ride covers a course of 819kms and you can also opt for a shorter 3 or 4-day ride. The Wheel Classic caters for all cycling abilities. Yes, you will need to train but at an average distance of 100km on the shorter route and 20km/h average is very doable and achievable. Riders taking on the Future2 Wheel Classic will take on the challenge of raising $1,500 to directly support Future2’s Make the Difference Grant program.