Celebrate cycling on Sunday 3 March 2019!

The Big Canberra Bike Ride is Canberra’s annual celebration of cycling, and the capital’s largest mass participation ride.

The event brings together over one thousand riders of all ages and abilities, offering a unique opportunity to cycle on closed roads through the heart of Canberra alongside the spectacular Lake Burley Griffin.

There’s something for everyone, with rides to suit all levels of skill and experience:

5 km Big Family Ride

35 km Big Lake Ride

65 km Big Dam Ride

120 km Big Tidbinbilla Ride

Learn more about the rides.

Bring your family, bring your friends, and let’s get riding!

The event is proudly provided by Pedal Power ACT in support of charity partner the Amy Gillett Foundation to help create a safe bike riding environment.

Celebrate with us!

Join the celebrations at our event hub at Rond Terrace with free family entertainment from 10:15 am including:

Plus the Tanamasi West African Drummers welcoming riders through the Parkes Way tunnel

Delicious food and drink from 6 am including:

Information and services provided by:


Volunteer with us

The Big Canberra Bike Ride simply would not be possible without our wonderful Pedal Power volunteers.

Each year they contribute their time, skills and passion for cycling in a range of roles from course marshals and registration volunteers, to sweep riders and signage assistants.

Volunteer roles are now available in our 2019 Event Team. Sign up now and be part of making the Big Canberra Bike Ride a big success!