The Jayco Herald Sun Tour is ready to continue a massive Summer of Cycling, playing its part in the calendar with WorldTour teams and local hopes gearing up for the five day event starting next Wednesday at Phillip Island.
And this year the public will get a rare opportunity to ride the same track as their elite heroes, or join two commentating gurus on the road.
The 66th edition of the event will showcase some of the best terrain regional Victoria and Melbourne has to offer, with Aussie stars RICHIE PORTE keen to build on his good form with new team TREK-Segafredo, and AMANDA SPRATT looking for more silverware for Mitchelton-SCOTT in the Lexus of Blackburn Women’s Herald Sun tour.
There are 22 nations represented across the teams, with national and international champions riding shoulder-to-shoulder with emerging Australian talent.
And now the public have a rare chance to ride the same course as the elite riders.
Ride Phillip Island
A new community cycling event during the first stage of the 2019 Jayco Herald Sun Tour, in the break between the elite races.
Experience the fast sweeping turn of Doohan’s corner and exhilarating drop of Lukey Heights exclusively between the Men’s and Women’s stages of the tour.
Registration is FREE for all ages, opens 12:00pm – 12:30pm
Ride Phillip Island: 12:30pm – 1:15pm
Australia’s brand new FREE community cycling event – Sunday February 3 on the closed roads final stage of the 2019 Jayco Herald Sun Tour.
An exclusive opportunity to ride on the official Royal Botanic Gardens circuit only hours before the world’s best cyclists take centre stage.
Thanks to the support of City of Melbourne enjoy an awesome family afternoon of cycling in heart of Melbourne.
Registration is FREE and open to all ages, and supporting the Amy Gillet Foundation as our official charity partner.
Sunday February 3 – Birdwood Avenue, Kings Domain
Registration: 10:30am – 11:00am – Ride Melbourne: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Ride with Matt Keenan & Dave McKenzie -SBS cycling commentary guru’s
Thursday 31st of January – Inverloch to Wonthaggi
6:30am depart Inverloch and riding to the start line at Wonthaggi
All riders of all abilities are welcome