Bike riding CEOs, managing directors, lawyers and business industry heavyweights turned heads on Sydney’s streets today as they led the first-ever Sydney Suit Ride through the city.
Around 50 riders took part as lunchtime crowds clapped, waved and cheered on the unusual peloton.
The Sydney Suit Ride marked the final week of the Sydney Rides Business Challenge. More than 4,200 employees from 288 organisations are taking part – making the Sydney event the biggest of its kind in the world.
These businesses recognise that healthy and active employees boost productivity and benefits the bottom line.
Companies taking part in the Sydney Suit Ride included the Hilton Hotel, the Heart Foundation, JLL, Lend Lease, Maurice Blackburn lawyers, Scott Carver architects, AECOM, Atlassian, the NSW Office of Finance and Services and peak groups, including the Australian Bicycle Council and Bicycle NSW.