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Roads to close as thousands cycle for multiple sclerosis support in NSW

Roads to close as thousands cycle for multiple sclerosis support in NSW

Road closures and speed reductions will be put into place between Sydney and Wollongong tomorrow as thousands of cyclists take part in the annual MS…

Friday, Nov 03

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Road closures and speed reductions will be put into place between Sydney and Wollongong tomorrow as thousands of cyclists take part in the annual MS Gong Ride.

The charity event starts at the Tempe Recreation Reserve at 6am, where cyclists will embark on an 82km ride to Wollongong. A second 54km ride starts at 7am from Preston Park in Engadine.

More than 6000 cyclists are expected to embark on the charity bike ride.

READ MORE: LoveGPT: The AI dating scam fooling Aussies Pictures from the start of the Sydney to the Gong charity bicycle ride, November 2, 2008. (Jon Reid) Both routes go through the Royal National Park, Stanwell Tops, Sea Cliff Bridge and end at Lang Park in Wollongong.

Roads along the bike path will be closed until about 4pm.

Motorists have been urged to drive slowly and safely and to pay attention to changing road conditions.

NSW Police and event organisers have worked together to "organisers to minimise the impact on road users and local communities," during the event."The MS Gong Ride has been supporting those fighting MS for over 40 years now, and is a world-class event that the NSW Police Force are proud to support," Superintendent Rohan Cramsie said."Road and lane closures, as well as special event clearways and speed reductions will be in place along the scenic route from Sydney to Wollongong.""So, if you are planning to travel between Sydney and Wollongong on Sunday – slow down, drive to the conditions and look out for other road users."The event […]

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