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Major AusCycling events in December

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The final hoorah of 2022 is upon us, so get on your bike and make the most of it.

Check out where you can ride, or spectate the best in Australia, below.

2022 AusCycling 24 Hour Solo National Championships

Hosted by Rocky Trail Entertainment, the 2022 AusCycling 24 Hour Solo National Championships will be held in conjunction with one of the country's iconic endurance mountain bike races, the JetBlack 24 at Rydal NSW.

It all goes down from December 3-4.

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The 2022 AusCycling 24 Hour Solo National Championships will be raced and won at Lidsdale State Forest.

24 Hour

2022 AusCycling 24 Hour Solo National Championships
December 3-4
Rydal, NSW
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Australia's first UCI BMX Freestyle World Cup at Urban Sports Fest

For the first time, a UCI BMX Freestyle World Cup comes down under to Queensland’s Gold Coast over three days starting Friday, December 9 through to Sunday, December 11

Our Aussie heroes vs the world, and with Olympic ranking points on the line.

The whole family will have something to see and do each day, with skateboarding, parkour and BMX come and try experiences, together with a large range of quality food and beverages all weekend.

There's also music on offer, with some of the best Australian acts entertaining you and the family all weekend! Don’t miss out, buy your tickets now!

BMX Freestyle

Urban Sports Fest
December 9-11
Gold Coast, QLD
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2022 Bright Brewery Tour of Bright

The Bright Brewery Tour of Bright is iconic. It is one of the most fiercely contested club races on the TAC Victorian Road Series calendar. Amazing alpine scenery, competitive racing and welcoming support from the local cycling club and community. Simply competing and finishing each stage should be considered an accomplishment in itself.

The 2022 Bright Brewery Tour of Bright start list is packed to the rafters with AusCycling National Road Series teams and riders.

There's also a sneaky appearance on the cards from current elite men's national champion and INEOS Grenadiers and Australian Cycling Team star Lucas Plapp.

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The Bright Brewery Tour of Bright is back for the first time since 2019 on the opening weekend of December. Picture: Image Writer Photograpy

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2022 Bright Brewery Tour of Bright
December 2-4
Bright, Victoria
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Huge summer of track begins

December is a blockbuster month for track cycling, with the historic Shimano Sydney Thousand getting the show underway on Saturday, December 10.

The Quest Ivanhoe 125th Austral Wheelrace event follows a week later, full to the brim with talent. The two-day Austral event includes Round 2 of the Sharp EIT Junior Track Series, the 2023 Elite Madison National Championships, the 2023 Elite Omnium National Championships, UCI C1 sprint and keirin racing and of course the Austral Wheelraces.

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The iconic Tasmanian Christmas Carnivals bookend the year on the Apple Isle, with Rosebery the first track carnival held on December 17. From December 27 to 31 a mammoth five days of track racing sweeps around Tassie with stops at Hobart, Launceston, Devonport and Burnie.

Wrapped into that five-day slot of racing is three UCI C2 events and the 2023 Elite Elimination National Championships on December 30 in Launceston.

All three events are absolutely stacked with Australia's best track cyclists and several international additions from Europe, New Zealand and North America.

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Tasmanian Lauren Perry is locked in for the 2022 TasCarnivals.

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Shimano Sydney Thousand
December 10
Sydney (Tempe Velodrome), New South Wales
More info (UCI C2)

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Quest Ivanhoe 125th Austral Wheelrace feat. 2023 AusCycling Elite Madison and Omnium National Championships
December 16-17
Melbourne (DISC), Victoria
More info (UCI C1)


For a full list of AusCycling events right across Australia this month, including all state, territory and club events, coaching courses and education, click here.


2022/23 AusCycling calendars

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