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Sunday 14 April 2019

Early Bird On Now

The Amy's Rides are the Tour de Brisbane's main events - we're ready to invite the world for a bike ride in our backyard.  Featuring fully closed roads and an iconic city-based course, this is a world class experience on two wheels. Ride where you've never ridden before - through the city, across the river, and over a few pesky hills.

The Amy's Rides are offered over three distances - 110km, 45km, and 8km - and are non-competitive and available to anyone and everyone from 6 and up with all kids in tag alongs and bike seats welcomed.

What's the difference between an Amy's Ride and a UCI Gran Fondo World Series Age Category?

While both are offered at 110km distances, the Amy's Rides is non-competitive recreation ride.  In contrast, the Age Category is competitive and starts are sorted by age group.  The top 25% calculation for UCI qualification is calculated based on all full 110km participants.

How old do I have to be to join up?

Gran Fondo (110km) - 16 years old as of 31 December 2019

Piccolo (45km) - 12 years old as of 31 December 2019

Family Fondo (8km) - 6 years old as of 31 December 2019. (kids younger than 6 years old in tag alongs and bike seats accepted


Queensland and Brisbane stand tall and proud to provide an international calibre cycle course.

For the last five months, state and local stakeholders have been on a journey together to create a course that embraces our lifestyle, shows off our unique environment, and reflects our city's vision to be the world's most livable city.

The ride order, full detail and course mokka will be released after receipt of final approvals.

Key features:

  • Start/finish at South Bank
  • Multiple river crossings including Story Bridge
  • Mt Coot-tha climb and descent... only if you want to - your choice!
  • Riding where no one has ridden before!

A Safe, Fun Ride Together

Our purpose is to raise funds for the Ride for a Metre Matters campaign to promote safe cycling in the city through our partnership with the Amy Gillett Foundation.

Ways to Ride

Ride at whatever pace you want - whether your going for a pedal or going for the podium, there's a distance and group for you.  Hit up the full 110km course, the shorter 45km or bring the family and ride with 8km through the CBD.  And if you're not up for the Coot-tha Climb, just hit no on your rego and give it a pass - no worries!

How much does it cost?

Distance Early Bird Regular Late
Dates 1 Dec - 30 Jan 1 Feb - 15 Mar 16 Mar - 30 Mar
110km Gran Fondo $195 $219 Add $20
45km Piccolo


$85 Add $20
8km Family Fondo Adult $30 $40 Add $10
Kids Family Fondo

Ages 6-12
$30 Add $10
Family Fondo Pack

2 Adults, 2 Kids
$80 $110 Add $20

Ways to Pay

To help you lock in your ride, we're offering two options to book your place now:

Early Bird

Enter Now

A special early bird rate until 30 January.

Drip Pay

Drip Pay

From as little as $1 upfront with no interest payment plan via Paypal.



As Australia's leading cycling safety organisation, the Amy Gillett Foundation works tirelessly to promote actions to make cycling safer in Australia.

Are there minimum speed requirements or curfews?

Yes, you must be satisfied you will meet the minimum average speed criteria needed to complete your course distance within the road-closure period.  There will be multiple curfew points across the course to ensure that your ride is fully supported and the event complies with issued permits.

Gran Fondo (110km) - to be calculated on final course approval.  Estimated at 20km/hr minimum.

Piccolo (45km) - to be calculated on final course approval. Estimated at 20km/hr minimum.

Family Fondo (8km) - 10km/hr minimum

If you cannot maintain the average speed for the Gran Fondo, we recommend you enter the Piccolo.

More info on not meeting a curfew is available on the terms and conditions.

What's Included

Feel free to ask us anything... we'll reply asap.
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