We’ve been cycling all over Queensland for 16 years!
The origins of Cycle Queensland began back in 1998 when Bicycle Queensland (BQ) started preparations for what became the inaugural event in 2002. A three day base camp ride called “Cycle Samford” saw 100 riders have a good time and BQ learn lots! Research trips to other events, much planning and many long hours by a dedicated few resulted in Bundaberg to Brisbane in 2002. At the time BQ had 2 staff and about 2,500 members. Today BQ has 12 staff and 18,000 members and organises a range of cycling events, including Cycle Queensland and the biggest in Queensland – the Brisbane to Gold Coast Cycle Challenge.
As the summary below shows, Cycle Queensland 2018 will be the 17th edition of this event, which has seen more than 12,000 riders take part!
|2002||Bundaberg to Brisbane
Bundaberg, Childers, Hervey Bay, Maryborough, Gympie, Noosa (rest day), Maleny, Redcliffe, Brisbane.
|2003||Warwick to Cooloola
Warwick, Clifton, Toowoomba, Esk, Woodford, Caloundra (rest day), Kenilworth, Kin Kin, Gympie.
|2004||Reef to Beef
Miriam Vale, Agnes Water, Rosedale, Bargara (rest day), Woodgate Beach, Biggenden, Gayndah, Goomeri, Kilkivan.
|2005||Spinifex to Surf
Goondiwindi, Yelarbon, Texas, Inglewood, Stanthorpe (rest day), Killarney, Boonah, Canungra, Gold Coast.
Port Douglas, Mossman, Mareeba, Malanda (rest day), Ravenshoe, Innisfail, Tully, Mission Beach.
|2007||Miles to Mooloolaba
Miles, Chinchilla, Jandowae, Bell, Kingaroy (rest day), Blackbutt, Kilcoy, Maleny, Mooloolaba.
|2008||Bundaberg to Brisbane
Bundaberg, Woodgate Beach, Biggenden, Maryborough, Tin Can Bay (rest day), Pomona, Kenilworth, Beerwah, Brisbane.
|2009||Darling Downs Loop
Toowoomba, Goombungee, Kaimkillenbun, Dalby, Oakey (rest day), Pittsworth, Warwick, Clifton, Toowoomba.
|2010||Yeppoon to Bundaberg
Yeppoon, Rockhampton, Mt Morgan, Biloela, Monto (rest day), Eidsvold, Mt Perry, Gin Gin, Bundaberg.
|2011||Goondiwindi to Brisbane
Goondiwindi, Yelarbon, Texas, Stanthorpe, Killarney, Woodenbong (NSW), Boonah, Rosewood, Brisbane.
|2012||Gayndah to Noosa
Gayndah, Biggenden, Maryborough, Hervey Bay, Tiaro, Gympie, Cooroy, Noosa
|2013||Mission Beach to Port Douglas
Mission Beach, Innisfail, Millaa Millaa, Yungaburra, Mareeba, Mossman, Port Douglas
|2014||Agnes Water to Coolum Beach
Agnes Water/Seventeen Seventy, Rosedale, Bargara, Childers, Biggenden, Widgee, Cooroy, Coolum Beach
|2015||Darling Downs Loop
Toowoomba, Allora, Warwick, Leyburn, Millmerran, Dalby, Goombungee, Toowoomba
|2016||Woodford to Hervey Bay
Woodford, Maleny, Kenilworth, Gympie, Rainbow Beach, Maryborough, Burrum Heads, Hervey Bay
|2017||Goondiwindi to Gold Coast
Goondiwindi, Yelarbon, Texas, Stanthorpe, Woodenbong (NSW), Kyogle (NSW), Murwillumbah (NSW), Gold Coast