ORICA Bike Exchange Winery Ride - Victoria

CYCLE VICTORIA, ROAD RIDE, ORICA BIKE EXCHANGE WINERY RIDE WHEN: November 20, 2016 OVERVIEW Previously known as the 'River and Ranges Winery Ride', the 2016 edition sees a new name, new feel and the most intimate up close and personal experience with Australia's only World Pro Tour Team ORICA-BikeExchange and Women's Pro Tour team ORICA-AIS. No other Pro Tour Team offers its fans this type of experience or exposure! So don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to ride side-by-side with your cycling idols. There is a ride available to suit everyone's ability, whether you want to try you luck alongside the pro's through the Strathbogie Ranges or take on one of the short distances through the beautiful Nagambie wine region - there is something for everyone! The ORICA-BikeExchange Winery Ride @ Mitchelton is a fun, action packed day out for the entire family - so don't leave the kids at home! ​With live entertainment, delicious food, family activities, classic car display plus much more, all situated within the breathtaking grounds of the award-winning Mitchelton Winery along the Goulburn River - you are sure to have a ball! The ORICA-BikeExchange Winery Ride is an untimed ride for recreational cyclists. It is a personal challenge, not a race so timing devices and priority starts will not apply. 139km ASPIRE The 139km course has been created with club and skilled recreational cyclists in mind or those willing to take on a challenge during a unique and professionally managed cycling experience. ​Members of the 2016 ORICA-BikeExchange Cycling team will be there to join you on what will be an amazing experience. The pros can pace you up the 7km, category 2 climb through the Strathbogie Ranges 70kms into the ride (if you're lucky they might even give you a little push). Once you're at the top you will stop and grab some food then enjoy the rewards of your hard efforts by descending the road out of the ranges then back up the quiet Northwood Road back to Mitchelton Winery. At the end of your ride, experience local hospitality at its best and soak up the atmosphere at Mitchelton. Here you can enjoy the festivities in the cycling village including local food, wine and entertainment. 62km CHALLENGE The 62km course has been created with regular weekend warriors or those wanting to take on a challenge during a unique and professionally managed cycling experience. Members of the ORICA-BikeExchange Cycling Team and ORICA-AIS Women's Team will be there to join you on what will be an amazing experience through the peaceful roads of the Nagambie Winery Region. At the end of your ride, experience local hospitality at its best and soak up the atmosphere at Mitchelton. Here you can enjoy the festivities in the cycling village including local food, wine and entertainment as well as a chance to speak to the cycling stars. 26km FAMILY The 26km course has been created for people wanting to get involved in the day and maybe don't get a chance to ride regularly. Also as a fully supported ride, is suitable for young riders, however any rider under the age of 13 on the day must have an adult supervisor registered in the same event. Members of the ORICA-BikeExchange Cycling Team and ORICA-AIS Women's Team will be there to join you on what will be an amazing experience through the peaceful roads of the Nagambie Winery Region. At the end of your ride, experience local hospitality at its best and soak up the atmosphere at Mitchelton. Here you can enjoy the festivities in the cycling village including local food, wine and entertainment as well as a chance to speak to other cycling stars.
Ride type:
Sightseeing
Mountain biking
Road riding
Commuter
Kid friendly
Rail Trail
Gravel
Various
Difficulty: Intermediate (Red)
Ride Duration: Full day
Estimated Distance: 139.0
Elevation Gain: 632
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