Organised Bike Rides
There are plenty of options to participate in organised bike
rides in and around Perth and Western Australia. Events for every
skill level and type of bike are available:
Bike Education/ Riding
- Cycling Touring Association
Touring Association organises regular recreational and cycling
rides around Western Australia. Their Riding the Wave event is a
must on October 1st, 2011.
Integrated Health Cycling Group conduct cycling events
throughout the year, designed for all levels.
Off Road Mountain Biking
- The Austalian MTBO
The Australian Mountain Bike Orienteering Championships will be
held in Dwellingup on14-16th of October 2016. This unique event
attracts riders from around Australia and takes place on parts of
the Munda Biddi Trail just 100kms from Perth. Information of
the event can be found at the official
website. About Bike Hire is proud to be one of the sponsors of
- Munda Biddi Trail
The Munda Biddi Foundation maintains an
Events page, with a variety of rides aimed at all skill levels.
Event calendars are also available at About Bike Hire. The Mundda
Biddi Trail is officially opened on April 6th 2013 with a ride from
Albany to Perth.
Cape to Cape 4 day mountain bike race through the Margaret
River region is fast becoming an iconic event. It will be held from
October 23rd - October 26th, 2014
The Kep track is one of the finest offroad tracks. The Perth
Integrated Health Cycling Group is co-ordinating a ride on the
Kep Track May 2014.
- Bicycling Western Australia
Bicycling Western Australia organises road rides for the
lycra-brigade or the novice rider, including the Cyclo Sportif
On May 15th, a new 'Flagship' event will be held to ride across
the Garden Island Causeway to the HMAS Stirling Naval Base.
Triathlon WA publishes an Events Calendar with a variety of excellent
events conducted in Perth and throughout Western Australia.
The following are held within a short walk of About Bike Hire
and our best road bikes are always a competitive option:
- City of Perth Festival of Sport. November 2014
- The Great Santos Bike Ride. November 2014
- Australia Day Criterions. January 26th, 2014
- City of Perth Triathlon. January, 2014
- Weetbix Tryathlon. 30th March, 2014
- Nissan BRW Corporate Triathlon. 14th April, 2014
- Freeway Bike Hike for Asthma. 30th March ,2014
- Garland Cycles group rides
Nearby Garland Cycles conducts regular early morning group
rides, commencing from their shop in South Perth. These rides are
free of charge and for all cycling levels from Beginner to
Advanced. Rides conclude with a coffee and muffins.
- MS Night Ride - April 16th 2016 -
Location - Centenary Park
Register for the ride at http://www.msfundraise.org.au/Night-Ride/
- Join us on a magical, moonlight ride around the
and Canning Rivers. You'll follow seldom used pathways
and discover lots of hidden gems along the way, including
stunning views of Perth and the river.
40km and 70km options are available, so anybody can
rediscover their adventure for riding.
Bike lights are a must for this ride, but we want you to go
one step further. Dress up in your brightest reflective gear
and decorate your bikes with lights, reflective strips and
- Rotary Team Challenge -12th April 2015-
Run, cycle or walk 75 km from Northam to Swan View
on the picturesque heritage Kep track in
the inaugural Rotary Team Challenge. The event will
start at 7.00am on Saturday 4th May 2013. Cyclists and runners may
complete the course in one day while walkers can camp
overnight in Chidlow, where entertainment will be provided. The
event is open to teams of three and donations made to the team will
go to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of WA. Log on to
- Ocean Ride for MS October 18th
Join us for a unique cycle along Perth's beautiful
coastline from Fremantle to Hillarys.
With a 30km, 50km, 70km and 90km ride options there is
a ride to suit everyone! Round up
your friends, family or workmates and enter the 2015
Ocean Ride for MS together!
- Perth Integrated Health Cyling Group
PIHC are involved not only in providing training and courses,
they organise events and specialise in rehabilitation from injury.
Further information including organised rides can be found on their
- Chain Reaction Training
Learning the riding and training skills required to be a
successful road cyclist is the specialty of Chain Reaction Training. Their
motto is 'turning bike riders into cyclists'.
Many City Councils around Perth have a Travelsmart Officer, who
conducts Bike Skills classes. The City of Stirling has been
particularly successful in teaching some Seniors to ride for the
first time in their lives through their
Women on Wheels Program.
About Bike hire equipment is often used in these classes and it
is hoped to set up links from this page in the near