REAL INSURANCE SPRING CYCLE
Date: Sunday, 19 October 2014
Time: 6.30am for the 100 km, 7.00am for the 55 km and 8am for the 15 km with an 8.30am cut-off
Location: Starting at St Leonards Park, North Sydney finishing at Pirrama Park, Pyrmont (15km ride) or Sydney Olympic Park (55 and 100 km ride)
Sydney’s largest recreational bike riding event returns with an expected 10 000 participants. Riders can choose to register for Sydney Rides the City (15km), the Polygon Classic Ride (55km) or the Challenge Ride (100km). All courses start from St Leonards Park, North Sydney, travel over the Harbour Bridge, along the Cahill Expressway, through the Royal Botanic Gardens, into The Rocks and Pyrmont. The Classic and Challenge Rides continue through the inner west and finish at Sydney Olympic Park.
Festivals at the two finish locations will provide plenty of entertainment for participants and their families. At the Pyrmont Festival there will be bike mechanics, live music, food and market stalls.
Cathy Freeman Park at Sydney Olympic Park will also offer entertainment, live music and food, and particpants' registration in the Spring Cycle will also allow them entry to the 2014 Fitness Show at Sydney Showground.
There are age restrictions for each course listed below:
15km City Ride: 8 years and older and must ride with a paying adult
55km Polygon Classic Ride: 12 years and older, under 16 years old must ride with a paying adult
100km Challenge Ride: 16 years and older
How to get there:
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The best way to travel to and from the Spring Cycle with your bicycle is by train. All Sydney Trains and NSW TrainLink intercity services are free for participants. The closest train station to St Leonards Park is North Sydney Station. Extra trains are running from Sydney Olympic Park to North Sydney between 9am and 3pm.
Please note: Bicycles are not permitted on board buses and are only permitted on Harbour City Ferries at the discretion of the operator. Sunday is the busiest day on ferries.