16km River Ride

Our 16km River Ride explores the heart of cycling in Sydney's west. You'll learn about some fantastic cycle paths to take your family and friends on all our round. Not to mention finish festival in Olympic Park with some of cycling's greats. 


Ride Facts

*Distance: 16km
*Average Speed: 10-20kms per hour
*Start Time: 10:00am
*Start Location: The Crescent, Parramatta
*Finish Location: Cathy Freeman Park, Sydney Olympic Park
*Age restriction: 10 years or older, must ride with paying adult.

Cut-off times
If you have not passed these points within the specified time, you will not be able to complete the ride under event conditions. Cut-off times:
* The Crescent, Parramatta - 10.30am

Each ride is equipped with Route Marshal Volunteers, Ride Crew Bicycle Mechanics, Sweep/Support Bus, Police, Qualified Traffic Controllers, First Aid Response Teams and a Last Rider to assist you throughout the ride.

Route Map


There is no designated rest stop along the route. The start and finish sites on the ride will be equipped with water, toilets and first aid officers, along with food, bike mechanics and live entertainment.