If you would like to cycle Victoria, you’re in for a treat! As there are lots of cycling Victoria rides to be had. It actually get’s pretty busy in Victoria with cycling events being held throughout the whole year. You’ll even find the odd bike reace that are popualr with recreational cyclists.
November and March seem to be the busiest months, with cycling events beings scheduled for a time of year where it isn’t too wet, too hot or too cold!
If you’re keen to start cycling Victoria, then you’ll find that a large number of the rides are based around Melbourne, with a small number being held in regional centres. Bicycle Network and Cycling Victoria (Cycling Australia) are the peak cycling bodies for Victoria, organising iconic rides (and races) within Victoria as well as outside the state.
Many of the regional rides are based around Bright at the base of the Snowy Mountains, along the seaside towns west of Geelong and the Great Ocean Road. You’ll find lots of Alpine style rides that are equivalent to riding in the Alpine Ranges in Europe. Gravel and MTB are increasing in popularity.
These country rides provide the perfect opportunity to get away for the weekend and to support regional communities. It’s a great excuse for a long weekend!
You’ll find a mix of 1 day rides with a range of distances that cater for the novice, the daily commuter and families through to the experienced weekend warrior.
There’s a range of multi-day events that are either point to point or looped. Many of these are quite challenging and require a reasonable level of fitness and some structured training.
You’re sure to find a ride for cycling Victoria that matches your level of experience and fitness. As well as a ride that will challenge you! We have some of the best cycling events in Vicotria in this list!
Upcoming Cycling Events Victoria
You’ll also find a list below of cycling events in VIC. Click on the first little grey box to search for a Ride by the Discipline (CX, Gravel, MTB or Road), the Terrain (flat, undulating, mountainous, mixed), the Distance (1-40, 41-80, 81-120, 121-160, 161+ km), the Type of Ride (24 hr, Century, Charity, Gran-Fondo, Multi-day, Recreational, Retro, Ultra) and the Location.
Past Cycling Events Victoria
You’ll also find a list below of previous cycling events in VIC. Click on the first little grey box to search for a Ride by the Discipline (CX, Gravel, MTB or Road), the Terrain (flat, undulating, mountainous, mixed), the Distance (1-40, 41-80, 81-120, 121-160, 161+ km), the Type of Ride (24 hr, Century, Charity, Gran-Fondo, Multi-day, Recreational, Retro, Ultra) and the Location.
Other cycling events
If you are keen to cycle Victoria, then you may also be interested in the other rides in our online Cycling Event Calendar, which has over 200 events listed in it.
Please don’t forget to leave a review of any rides you’ve attended. This helps other riders to work out if it’s a ride that they want to attend or not! All you have to do is leave a comment at the bottom of the page of the ride page. You can find a list of all the rides here.
And please do contact me if there are any Victorian rides that we’ve missed!