Life Cycle 55+

Life Cycle 55+ is a cycling program designed for people aged 55 or over who want to get on their bikes and ride.

Whether you’re a novice or an experienced rider, the program will have something for you. Above all, members of Life Cycle 55+ will be part of a like minded community.

Join the ride at Mitchelton Winery and watch Stage 3 of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour.

This ride will take place on open roads, and will be led by our Life Cycle 55+ Ride Leaders.
Full details –


Course Overview

Start:     Fawckner Dr, Benalla


Finish:   Mitchelton Winery, Mitchellstown Rd, Nagambie


Kicking off in the home town of Tour de France green jersey winner Baden Cooke this finally provides a stage for the sprinters.  After travelling through the Strathbogie Ranges a flat run into the finish at Mitchelton Winery is sure to provide some excitement.







The Word from the Race Director
“This is a day for the fast men.  After taking in some amazing scenery in the Strathbogie Ranges, a long flat run into the finish is sure to be quick”


Viewing Points

Key viewing points include –

  • Benalla – Fawckner Dr & Nunn St
  • Violet Town – Cowslip St (between Lily St & High St)
  • Harrys Creek – Harrys Creek Rd
  • Euroa – Kirkland Av
  • Longwood – Hill St (at White Heart Hotel)
  • Nagambie – High St
  • Mitchelton Winery

Full details of the course route and estimated times at each viewing point will be available shortly.




Driving from Melbourne

To Benalla:                          211 km / 2 hours 15 min


To Mitchelton Winery:   138  km / 1 hour 35 mins


Public Transport

V Line operate a variety of regional public transport services throughout Victoria.


Road Closures


The Jayco Herald Sun Tour aims to minimise the impact on local communities.  However, some road closures will apply. Residents and business directly impacted by the road closures will receive written notification prior to the event


Road closures will be implemented in Benalla as follows –

Location:                                  Fawckner Dr, Benalla

Date:                                           Saturday 4th February

Time:                                          6:00 am to 12:30 pm

Details:                                      Closed between Bridge St East & Nunn St


Location:                                   Fawckner Dr, Benalla

Date:                                            Saturday 4th February

Time:                                           8:00 am to 12:30 pm

Details:                                       Closed between Bridge St East & Carrier St


Rolling Road Closures

The Jayco Herald Sun Tour operates under a rolling road closure implemented by Victoria Police.  As the race travels along the course the roads will be temporarily closed for the race to pass through safely.

Motorists will be stopped by Victoria Police and asked to pull over to the side of the road until the race passes.  Delays of up to 15 minutes may be experienced.  If travelling on roads used by the race please allow extra time to complete your journey.

Tour Village


Experience the excitement of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour Village.  Activities include

  • Rider interviews
  • Sponsor activations & displays
  • Family entertainment
  • Live commentary
  • Schools activations
  • Post race presentations



Location:                                          Fawckner Dr, Benalla

Time:                                                  9:00 am to 10:30 am


Mitchelton Winery

Location:                                            Mitchelton Winery, Mitchellstown Rd, Nagambie

Times:                                                 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm




Find out more about the partners that proudly support the Jayco Herald Sun Tour.

Event Partners

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