Ride the Night - Australia's biggest night time bike event

Help us break the cycle of disadvantage


What is ride the night ?

As the clock hits midnight on Sunday 31st January 2016, thousands of riders will take to the streets of Melbourne, Hobart and Brisbane to Ride the Night, raising funds to break the cycle of disadvantage. The fun starts at 22:00 Saturday 30th January, with the ride setting off from midnight, you’ll have 7 hours to complete the 65km route touring the city’s most iconic landmarks with entertainment stops along the way for rest, fuel, music and more.

Ride the Night is a partnership between Bicycle Network and Youth Support + Advocacy Service and is Australia’s first ever mass participation night time cycling event. Now back for its second year, we have double the rider spots in Melbourne as well as the opportunity to ride the night in two brand new cities. So light up, grab your bike and help us break the cycle of disadvantage for young people.

Want to join the fun? Grab your ticket here. Late-bird rates kick-in 26th January!

Want to know more? Watch the video.

Total funds raised includes all ticket sales and donations. 

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Funds Target$600,000
Funds Raised$420,758

Latest News & Information


How your fundraising helps: an interview with YSAS CEO Andrew Bruun

Over three months since Ride the Night and the money raised by you amazing riders is already helping break the cycle of youth disadvantage. We sat down with YSAS CEO Andrew Bruun to find out more about how Ride the Night funds help. What inspired you to work with young people? I’m passionate about making

YSAS Residential Rehabilitation

Your fundraising for Ride the Night 2016 will help fund programs in Tasmania, Victoria and Queensland for young people facing disadvantage. Meet Rob, the Manager of a YSAS Residential Rehabilitation service and find out how this program supports young people in need. When most of us talk about getting away from it all, we’re thinking


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