23 OCTOBER 2016

Get involved in the cycling event of the year.

The inaugural Bowral Classic event is a Gran Fondo style cycling event held in the picturesque surrounds of the Southern Highlands on 23 October 2016.
Brought to you by Bicycling Australia.

The route will take riders through the villages of Bowral, Berrima, Mittagong and Kangaloon. The routes will offer beautiful scenic back roads as well as tough challenges for the more proficient rider. The ride will start from 6:30am in the main street of Bowral and finish at Eridge Park. Join us post ride in the Eridge Park village area where you will have the opportunity to cycle the Velodrome, enjoy a selection of local gourmet fare, and participate in various post event activities. Ample parking will be available in the Eridge Park Village area offering an easy ride to the start line. The following three rides will be offered.

Maxi Classic

Come prepared. During the ride around the beautiful Southern Highlands riders will face a variety of rollings hills, short steep climbs, beautiful descents, long flat sections and to finish off, a leg burning trip around Kangaloon. The elevation is ~ + 1900m.

Route details

Midi Classic

Although riders will be untimed, these 90km’s are no walk over! The course is the same as the Maxi Classic through the first 75km and riders will climb over 1,000m of ascent – it’s called the Southern Highlands for a reason.

Route details

Mini Classic

Did you eat a good breakfast? Did you pump up your tyres? Did you fill up your drink bottle? If yes, go to the start line and get ready for a 25km ride with an impressive 211m of climbing through scenic Bowral.

Route details


Destination Southern Highlands, our Supporting Sponsor, will assist you in all your travel and accommodation needs.


The Bowral Classic is offering a refreshing approach to event fundraising. Our mission is to provide both individual riders and teams the opportunity to fundraise for whichever charity they wish to support.

Recent News

September 28, 2016 in Event

Rider Safety Briefings

As a precaution to prevent any serious injury rider safety briefings for the Bowral Classic event is compulsory for all those involved in the 160km, 90km and 25km rides. To minimise the risk to yourself and others please select your ride distance from below and view the tailored safety briefing…

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September 28, 2016 in Event

Registration and Kit Collection

To make the Bowral Classic a success there are a few key procedures we need all riders to take part in. All riders must register prior to the event. As part of the event administration riders receive a Bowral Classic event bag, which includes a seat post number, timing chip (160km…

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