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.


24 Bike events
Great Top End Escape
image descriptionDarwin NT

Marvel at the beauty of Australia’s Top End on Bicylcle Network's nine-day cycling adventure in June 2022 organised by Bicycle Network. Bookings are capped at 100 guests.

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MS Brissie to the Bay
image descriptionBrisbane QLD

Queensland’s iconic charity bike ride is back! For over three decades, thousands of cyclists have gathered for the ride to fight MS. Challenge yourself to ride 10km, 25km, 50km, 100km & 130km from the Brisbane CBD to Bayside while supporting Queenslanders living with MS. Sign up today at www.

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C2K Bike Ride 2022
image descriptionCairns QLD

Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride is a truly epic adventure that you will talk about for a lifetime. Whether you are a rider (road or dirt), a supporter or a volunteer, there is a place for everyone on the 2022 Cairns to Karumba Bike Ride.

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Paluma Push 2022
image descriptionPaluma QLD

The Paluma Push is a race via the Paluma Dam through World heritage rainforest and cattle property to Hidden Valley cabins. Four courses are available, 42km, 53km, 70km or 100km.

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Downer Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge
image descriptionEleanor Schonell Bridge (Green Bridge) Dutton Park QLD

The Downer Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge is an iconic Queensland event and one of the most popular mass participation bike rides in Australia.

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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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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 25-28km circuit. Three laps completes the classic marathon and five laps completes the miler.  

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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 80km morning and a 50km 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 2021, due to take place on the 1st of October, has been cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions. The 2022 event will take place on the 1st of October. The A. C. E.

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Tour of Western Australia
image descriptionMargaret River WA

The Tour of Western Australia is a 6 day road cycling tour taking place from the 5-10th of October. Covering over 550km across 5 days, riders will journey through the beautiful Margaret River, Nannup, Collie, Bridgetown, Manjimup and Augusta before finishing back at Margaret River.  

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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 Dharug and Yengo National Parks.

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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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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 proudly supports The Kids' Cancer Project.

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Crocodile Trophy
image descriptionCairns QLD

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

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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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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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