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 7:00am 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

July 26, 2016 in Features

Studio2576; Bowral’s First Cycle Studio

“Welcome to Bowral’s First boutique cycle studio. STUDIO2576 is owned and operated by Mandy Guinness. With over ten years experience in the fitness industry and 14 years back to back winter seasons instructing and coaching ski racing, Mandy brings the love of sport and fitness to the Southern Highlands. STUDIO2576…

Read More
July 26, 2016 in Bowral Classic In Focus Series

A Family Affair – ‘In Focus’ Series: Grace Musgrove

For Grace Musgrove life could seem pretty good right now for the Southern Highlands local because she is halfway across the world in the Basque Country of Spain enjoying the European summer and racing triathlons. At 23 years old her journey has just begun. Growing up in Moss Vale on the…

Read More