2017 Sydney-Melbourne Alpine 1200: 19-22 November


You’re invited to be part of the third edition of this classic randonnee, which starts on the foreshores of Sydney Harbour and finishes in downtown Melbourne. Along the way you’ll ride through Australia’s national capital and traverse the Snowy Mountains, Australia’s alpine range.

This page will be updated to give you the key facts about this event. More information will follow as planning develops, so please check back over the next few months.

17 April 2017

The draft route is available to view on Ride with GPS. It is likely that minor changes will be made, but the checkpoint locations have been set. The route has been structured to enable the ride to be completed in four sections. The ride will start underneath the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The overnight checkpoints will be in Canberra 351km, Laurel Hill 668km and Lake Nillahcootie 1016km, with the finish in Melbourne at Brunswick Velodrome. Riders bags will be transported to the overnight checkpoints each day and to the finish on the final day.

Due to the demanding nature of the ride, qualifying rides will be required. These are either a 1000km+ ride between 1 November 2016 and 1 November 2017 OR a 600km+ ride between 1 May 2017 and 1 November 2017.


Contact the Ride Organiser