A cyclist has died in the Tour De Hills cycling event

The Tour De Hills 2015. Photo: Bike Shop Castle Hill/ Facebook.

A cyclist has died while participating in the annual Tour De Hills cycling event held in Sydney’s west.

The man, aged 40, was riding with a large group of people during the race when he fell into the path of an oncoming motorbike with a sidecar attached.

He died at the scene.

The incident on Glenhaven Road in Kellyville happened only one hour into the event.

The male motorcyclist was uninjured and has been taken to hospital for mandatory blood and urine testing.

A police report will be prepared for the Coroner and an investigation into the crash is underway.

The Tour De Hills draws about 700 riders each year, raising money for research into motor neurone disease.

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