The Rides

The Bowral Classic will be set over two days on the weekend of 11 – 12 December, 2021.

On Saturday 11 December there is the 50KM DIRTY BOWRAL Gravel Ride and THE CRIT race around Bowral.

On Sunday 12 December, riders can choose one of the four Gran Fondo loops on offer – 150KM MAXI CLASSIC, 120KM CHALLENGE CLASSIC, 85KM ROULEURS CLASSIC or 35KM SOCIAL CLASSIC.

These loops will take you through the beautiful Southern Highlands – the MAXI, CHALLENGE AND ROULEURS CLASSIC riders will go through the rolling hills of Bowral, Berrima, Sutton Forest, Robertson and Kangaloon. For the SOCIAL CLASSIC, riders will receive a token for a free coffee or cake in beautiful Berrima.

All loops will start and conclude at Loseby Park, Bowral where riders will be able to enjoy the Event Village filled with gourmet food stalls, bars, cycling exhibitors and live music.

saturday 11 december

DIRTY BOWRAL
50km GRAVEL RIDE

Dirty Bowral is a 50km gravel plus event set in the Belanglo State Forest.

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THE CRIT
RACE AROUND BOWRAL

The Crit will offer riders and spectators the most thrilling cycling racing the Southern Highlands.

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sunday 12 december

150km
Maxi
Classic

A thrilling ride through some of the most breathtaking scenery you can experience on two wheels.

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120km
Challenge
Classic

A challenging course seeing riders pass through the beautiful quaint towns of the Southern Highlands

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85km
Rouleurs
Classic

Strap in for a solid ride through rolling hills and picturesque Highlands villages.

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35km
Social Classic
SOLD OUT!

Sample the Southern Highlands. This is one way to earn your cake and coffee!

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Ride categories

The following ride categories are available.

  • U19 Women
  • U19 Men
  • Men 19 > 29 Years
  • Women 19 > 29 Years
  • Men Masters 30 – 39 years
  • Women Masters 30 – 39 years
  • Men Masters 40 – 49 years
  • Women Masters 40 – 49 years
  • Men Masters 50-59 years
  • Women Masters 50-59 years
  • Men Masters 60-69 years
  • Women Masters 60-69 years
  • Men Masters 70+
  • Women Masters 70+
  • Men’s Team (minimum 4 riders)
  • Women’s Team (minimum 4 riders)
  • Mixed Team (minimum 4 riders)
  • Charity Team (minimum 4 riders)
  • Corporate Team (minimum 4 riders)

If you wish to pay for your Corporate Team via invoice, please email [email protected] with the number of riders in your team and which course you would like to register for.