My Next Challenge helps you find your next road bike or mountain bike event in Australia. Whether you are looking for your next charity bike ride or team endurance event, this is the place to find your next ride.


28 Bike events
Reef To Reef
image descriptionTropical North Queensland QLD

Reef to Reef 2022 will take place from the 18 - 21 August. The event is a 4 day MTB stage race held in tropical North Queensland.  

Stage One takes place at Smithfield Mountain Bike park. The course consists of 17km of single track.

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Terra Australis Bike Epic
image descriptionCape York QLD

The Terra Australis returns on the 1st of September 2022. This multi-day self supported ultra endurance event is a 6,250km ride from Cape York in Queensland to Wilsons Promontory in Victoria.

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Wollombi Wild Ride 2022
image descriptionHunter Valley NSW

Wollombi Wild Ride is a recreational Mountain Bike Event intended for riders of all standards. With 3 separate courses to pick from, all courses are not very technical and are mostly on fire trails and gravel roads. The longer rides also include some big climbs and descents.  

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Amy's Gran Fondo
image descriptionLorne VIC

Amy's Gran Fondo will return on the 11th of September 2022. The cycling event is held in memory of Amy Gillett. The Amy Gillett Foundation raises funds create a safe bike riding environment in Australia.

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Lane Cove Fun Run
image descriptionLane Cove NSW

The Lane Cove Fun Run is an event for the whole community. It is a fun run held in the local Kingsford Smith Oval in Longueville. It that helps bring the community together for a morning of enjoyment in the great outdoors.

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Tour of Western Australia
image descriptionMargaret River WA

The Tour of Western Australia is a 5 day road cycling tour taking place from the 13-18 September. Covering over 550km+ across 5 days, riders will journey through York, Westdale, Northam, Toodyay and Beverley.  

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AMB 100 Marathon
image descriptionStromlo Forest Park ACT

The AMB 100 is a mountain bike race held in Stromlo Forest Park in Canberra. Riders can choose to take on 1, 2, 3 or 5 laps of the 22-27km circuit. Three laps completes the classic marathon and five laps completes the miler.  

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Blue Pyrenees Magic Bike Ride
image descriptionAvoca VIC

The Blue Pyrenees Magic Bike Ride s a Rotary Club of Maryborough charity event raising funds for the Maryborough and District community. In 2022 the event will take place on the 23rd of September. There are two distances on offer, a 113km and a 46km option.

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The Simpson Desert Bike Challenge
image descriptionAustralian Simpson Desert NT

The Simpson Desert Bike Challenge is a five-day event staged across the Australian Simpson Desert. The 2022 event will take place from the 27th of September to the 1st of October. Each Race day has 2 stages - approximately 75km morning and a 45km afternoon stage.

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Great East Rail Trail Ride 2022
image descriptionEast Gippsland Rail Trail VIC

The Great East Rail Trail Ride is a fully supported three day cycle ride along the East Gippsland Rail Trail. Each day has a riding distance of 30-40 kilometres with extra riding available for those who want it.

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The Arapiles Cycling Event 2022
image descriptionHorsham VIC

The A. C. E. Ride is an opportunity for cycling enthusiasts of all abilities to experience stunning Wimmera views; with Mt Arapiles rising from the surrounding flat countryside, not unlike Uluru in Central Australia. Starts & Finishes in NATIMUK.

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United Energy Around the Bay
image descriptionAlbert Park, Melbourne VIC

United Energy Around the Bay is one of the biggest events on Bicycle Network’s calendar. It is a non-competitive, fully supported ride with Melbourne’s iconic Port Phillip Bay at its centre.

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The Bowral Classic 2022
image descriptionSouthern Highlands NSW

The Bowral Classic is a Gran Fondo Cyclo-Sportif held in the pristine Southern Highlands, centred around Bowral. Choose from four course options. The 150km Maxi Classic is a challenging ride through some of the most breathtaking scenery you can experience on two wheels.

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Convict 100
image descriptionSt Albans Region NSW

The Convict 100 MTB marathon 2022 will take place on the 15th of October 2022. Convict 100 is one of Australia's most challenging MTB marathon races following the historic Convict Trail through the Heart of the Hawkesbury Valley.

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Spring Cycle 2022
image descriptionSydney NSW

Spring Cycle brings together approximately 9,000 cyclists of all ages and abilities to participate in Sydney’s largest recreational bike ride. Taking place on the 16th of October 2022. The event provides a unique opportunity for participants to explore Sydney’s stunning landscape and iconic attractions by bike.

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Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge 2022
image descriptionBrisbane QLD

Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge will take place on the 23rd of October 2022. Join thousands of riders as they pedal 100km from South Bank, Brisbane, to Southport on the Gold Coast.

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Go for Broke - Ride to Beat Depression
image descriptionBerowra NSW

Go for Broke will be held on 29th of October 2022. A 183km fully supported road cycling event. Limited to 120 riders, seven bunches of riders leave Berowra and ride to Broke in the Hunter Valley via Wisemans Ferry and Mangrove Mountain.

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StreetWork 12+12 by Revolve24
image descriptionSydney Motorsport Park, Ferrers Rd, Eastern Creek, NSW 2766 NSW

Streetwork 12 +12 by Revolve24, is a unique way to have some fast, fun riding on the super-smooth tarmac of Sydney Motorsport Park. For teams of four, this is a challenge of strategy, speed and teamwork held over BOTH circuits - 12 laps of the iconic 3.

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Fitz's Challenge 2022
image descriptionBrindabella Ranges, Canberra ACT

Renowned as Canberra's toughest cycling event and one of the toughest cyclo-sportifs in the country with seven hill rides to choose from, there’s something to challenge every rider. The event also supports Canberra kids’ learn-to-ride program Big Skills for Small Bikes.

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Crocodile Trophy
image descriptionCairns QLD

The Crocodile Trophy will return from the 4 - 12 November 2022.

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Bass Coast Cycle Challenge
image descriptionInverloch VIC

The Bass Coast Cycle Challenge is one of the most spectacular rides in Victoria. A charity event, proceeds fund the education of young drivers, passengers and cyclists, making our roads a safer place for all. With four ride choices there is something for all ages and rider abilities.

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Ignition Mountain Bike Festival 2022
image descriptionFalls Creek VIC

The Ignition Mountain Bike Festival will take place from 18 - 20 November 2022. Held over three days in Falls Creek, Victoria, the weekend offers gravity shuttles, backcountry rides, MTB skills, Women's Group Ride, Bike Mechanics a Bright Brewery Beer Hall and more.

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2022 MSWA Ocean Ride – Powered by RetraVision
image descriptionWhitfords Nodes, Hillarys WA

The MSWA Ocean Ride is a unique, annual cycling event that takes riders along WA’s beautiful coastline from Fremantle to Hillarys. With 7 ride distances to choose from there is something to suit all ages, abilities and fitness levels.

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High Country Womens Cycling Festival 2022
image descriptionBright VIC

The High Country Women's Cycling Festival will take place from the 12 - 15 November 2022.

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Great Vic Bike Ride 2022
image descriptionGrampians VIC

The Great Vic Bike Ride 2022 is taking place from the 26th of November to the 4th of December. There have been some changes made to the event since the Little Vic Bike Ride.

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Jetblack 24
image descriptionRydal NSW

Jetblack 24 is a 24 hour mountain bike challenge which will take place at Lithgow’s XC Track in Lidsdale State Forest, New South Wales.

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Alpine Classic 2023
image descriptionBright VIC

The Alpine Classic returns in 2023 on the 27th and 28th of January. The event offers eight different routes from 60km through to 320km.

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Peaks Challenge Falls Creek 2023
image descriptionFalls Creek VIC

Returning on the 12th of March 2023, Peaks Challenge Falls Creek is a 235km, 12 hour challenge with 4000m + of ascents via Tawonga Gap, Mount Hotham and the beast that is the back of Falls Creek.  

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