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Spring Cycle

Spring Cycle is a huge cycling event held in Sydney each year that attracts over 10,000 participants over two different ride lengths.

The Spring Cycle starts in North Sydney and takes riders across the Sydney Harbour Bridge and around the Sydney CBD for the ride of a lifetime.

Spring Cycle 2024 Sydney Dates, Prices, Route Maps & Start Times

Riders can register for two different ride lengths: the 10km city ride and the 50km classic ride. The rides start in St Leonards Park in North Sydney and finish in Cathy Freeman Park in Sydney Olympic Park for the 50km ride or Tumbalong Park, Darling Harbour for the 10km ride. Please see the route maps below for more information.

For those looking for an adventure, this route takes in the best of the 10km Sydney City Ride, including the ride over the spectacular Harbour Bridge, past the Opera House and historic Rocks area, before exploring the diverse Inner West and venturing out to Sydney Olympic Park for a festival finish.​

This Classic Ride allows you to clip in and go for it or take it easy with mates. No matter what bike you ride, experience Sydney like never before and celebrate your achievement at the finish in Sydney Olympic Park.

Spring Cycle 10km City ride is the perfect introduction to cycling and an amazing opportunity to get out on your bikes and spend a fun day together. There’s a great atmosphere on the ride, and best of all; the route is completely traffic-free.

The 10km route goes over the Sydney Harbour Bridge, along the Cahill Expressway and through the CBD on closed roads, allowing you to experience Sydney like never before, finishing up in the heart of Darling Harbour.

This ride is aimed at families, beginners, and people keen to get back into cycling. The whole idea behind the Spring Cycle is that anyone can take part. If you’re looking for a fun and active day out with the family, this iconic event is not to be missed.

Route Marshal Volunteers will support riders, Ride Crew Bicycle Mechanics, Support Bus, Police, Qualified Traffic Controllers, First Aid Response Teams and a Last Rider.

The 10km ride is perfect for those looking for a relaxing ride or families with children. The 50km ride has an age minimum of 12 years, and the 105km ride is limited to those aged 17 years and older.

For the longer rides, there are numerous rest stops along the way with plenty of food and water and toilets. Many sites also have a first aid station, and some offer bike mechanics.

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