This years Ride West has a ride for everyone.
The Ride West 115 km challenge is designed to provide a test for cycling fitness enthusiasts. Most participants should complete the ride in five to six hours, providing both a physical challenge and ample time for friends and colleagues to catch-up and have fun. The Ride West 35 km community ride is designed for the less experienced cyclists or those not wanting to take on the challenge of the longer ride. CycleCityWest is about building a community for cycling in Melbourne’s west and to make cycling accessible to all, this ride is a key to achieving this aspiration. Ride West 35 km community ride has a family and social focus with support provided by experienced cyclists and outdoor educators.The rides
Ride West is held on public roads and paths that may have some traffic demands or present difficult conditions. Participants are urged to exercise extreme caution at all times and behave in a safe manner, constantly being aware of what is happening around them. For the safety of all participants, other road users, volunteers, local residents and the general community, an event safety and management plan will outline traffic control measures and rider code of conduct including compliance with road rules that are to be obeyed. Directions of Victoria Police and traffic management officials are to be obeyed at all times.