Charity Rides

Charity Rides

January

 

Sunday 13 January 2019
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.

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February

Saturday 23 February 2019
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

Gear Up Girl Save the date: Sunday 10 March 2019 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.

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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.

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Sunday 24 March 2019 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!

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April

Sunday 14th April 2019
The Mailrun Charity Bike Ride

Cycle the scenic Hunter Valley on quiet, tarred roads. For cyclists of all abilities - you can choose to ride 20km, 40km, 65km or 100km. Starts at 7am from Singleton Civic Centre. For accommodation, check our website.

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Sunday 8 April 2018
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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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

Saturday 4 May – Friday 10 May 2019
Sydney to Surfers
Sydney, NSW

The Rotary Club of Engadine are gearing up for the 21st annual Macism Sydney to Surfers ride to be held commencing 4 May 2019. This is a fantastic 7 day event which has raised over $3million for Father Chris Riley’s Youth Off The Streets Program. The goal of this ride is to conduct a safe, fun and memorable bike ride for up to 170 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. Full details of the ride are available on the Sydney to Surfers Website. www.sydneytosurfers.org.au. Registrations close on 31 March 2019.

June

 

June 6, 2019 – July 7, 2019
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

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

 
October

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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November
December

December 1-31, 2018

Tour de Froth

Gold Coast to Adelaide, Australia

Tour de Froth is a life changing bike tour dedicated to the welfare of our planet and all that inhabits it. Pedalling from the Gold Coast to Adelaide from December 1st - 31st, there are a number of ways you can join our rolling wolf pack depending on how hard you want to crank it! Raising awareness for alternative & ethical choices that we can all make for a better world.

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