Events

A challenging timed ride (100% CLOSED ROADS) against the backdrop of the Victorian Alps! Cyclists get the opportunity to ride the circuit along with the DRAPAC Professional Cycling team. A tough ride, this calls for legs, lungs and nothing else!

Date: Saturday, 20 April 2013

Time: 7.30am – 3.30pm (last rider)

Distance: 173km timed ride on 100% closed roads

Towns toured: Beechworth, Indigo Valley, Yackandandah, Dederang, Upper Gundowring, Kancoona, Rosewhite, Mudgegonga, Stanley and finishing in Beechworth.

Price: $190.00 ($185 for CA members) incl. GST

        

A moderate challenge but still timed (100% CLOSED ROADS), for recreational riders who are looking for a more accessible ride. Don’t relax too much as the ride still includes the mountain climb to Stanley.

Date: Saturday, 20 April 2013

Time: 9.00am – 2.30pm (last rider)

Distance: 83km timed ride on 100% closed roads

Towns toured: Beechworth, Wooragee, Yackandandah, Mudgegonga, Stanley and finishing in Beechworth.

Price: $145.00 ($140 for CA members) incl. GST

        

The fast and furious Giant CX circuit is designed to thrill the toughest hipster and well versed mountain bikers.  Spectators can expect to cheer on the best stunt riders to absolute hairy legged beginners as they ride through the Expo Village alongside the festival pub. The events entertainment will include live music and race commentary whilst the pub dishes out boutique beers, wines and local cuisine. Don’t miss out on this Cyclo Fest!

Date: Friday, 19 April 2013

Time: 3.00pm – 6.00pm

Location: Beechworth

Price: $20.00 incl. GST

        

What better way to burn off those calories consumed during delicious food and wine tasting prepared by local producers, than by cycling along pretty countryside through the heart of Victoria’s stunning high country.

Saturday, 20 April 2013
(10am – 4.30pm)
A leisurely gourmet cycling tour to local producers’ farm-gates, which involves tastings, samplings, as well as the opportunity to fill your Gourmet Fondo hamper bag with your favourite produce!

Meet local producers, gather exclusive samples and enjoy tastings at: Beechworth Honey, Rodda Wines & Olives, Bridge Road Brewers, Milawa Cheese Factory and Sam Miranda Winery.  Saturday Gourmet Fondo riders receive a bonus bike basket or pannier on the event weekend!  Bonus gift value $59.00

Distance: 21 kms

Sunday, 21 April 2013
(10am – 1.30pm)
A leisurely gourmet cycling tour to lunch at Sam Miranda Winery in Oxley. A ride back to Beechworth will be available for you and your bike if you need it for a gold coin donation to local charity.A leisurely 38 km ride (via Milawa Cheese Company) to Oxley, mostly downhill (!), which ends with a delicious buffet luncheon at Sam Miranda Winery.

Distance: 38 kms

Location: Beechworth’s gourmet region

Price:
• Saturday: $90.00 incl. GST
• Sunday: $70.00 incl. GST. (Includes lunch at Sam Miranda Winery)
• LUNCH ONLY: $50 incl. GST

        

Vintage cyclist’s pedal-salute to yesteryear! L’eroica creates the cycling of -yesteryear as participants ride a pre-1987 bike and enjoy a pedal-to produce Sunday festivity! L’eroica means ‘the heroes’ and the giants of cycling’s history return to the road this weekend.

Saturday, 20 April 2013
(9.30am – 3.30pm)
A 68km ride taking in the epic unmade roads of the area, the strada bianche.  Coppi, Bartali and Saronni would all be at home on these roads, and equally at home enjoying the unique aid station offerings of red wine, cheese, salami and prosciutto on crusty bread! No sports science here!

Sunday, 21 April 2013
(10am – 1.30pm)
A leisurely 58km ride after the rigors of the strada bianche, which ends with lunch at Sam Miranda Winery.A leisurely 58km, mostly downhill ride after the rigors of Saturday’s strada bianche, which ends with a delicious buffet luncheon at Sam Miranda Winery!

Distance:
• Saturday: 68km timed ride
• Sunday: Approx 58km to Sam Miranda Winery in Oxley

Location: Beechworth’s gourmet region

Price:
• Saturday: $135.00 ($130 for CA members) incl. GST
• Sunday: $70.00 incl. GST. Includes lunch at Sam Miranda Winery.

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