Join Bridge Road Brewers amidst some of the North East’s most picturesque roads from the heart of one of Australia’s most iconic towns, for the 10th annual Tour De Beechworth.
This is your chance to embrace the mid winter darkness in the depths of a High Country July. Whether you’re a Tour De Beechworth veteran, a family support crew or a died in the wool cycling fan, Tour De Beechworth 2019 is a must on your calendar.
The Saturday offers 2 mixed surface loops to cater for all riders, a post ride event village at Bridge Road’s brewery in Beechworth followed by 3 course dinner event + a virtual conversation Mike Tomilaris live from the Tour De France!
Saddle up for a tour of the best tarmac and gravel Beechworth has to offer. There are two recommended loops to cater for all riders, plus a bonus Gravel only loop, led by Melbourne legends, Curve Cycling, and local outfit Gravel Mob, the gravel ride details are to be released shortly.
For first timers – The Two Peaks Stanley ride, up to 40km, suitable for riders of all levels with turnaround and roll home from all points. For confident riders capable of riding 4+ hours. There’s an 80-100km loop with 1500m of vertical through the rolling hills of the region with a solid KOM climb for a refreshment break and regroup before rolling back to the brewery. All rides are TOTALLY UNSUPPORTED and are at riders own risk.
Mixed surface road ride and gravel loop curated by Gravel Mob, https://www.instagram.com/thegravelmob/
Both route can easily be shortened at multiple points if it all becomes too much.
> Gravel (77km, 1564m+): https://www.strava.com/routes/19478508
> Road (121km, 2063m+): https://www.strava.com/routes/19478389
PLEASE NOTE: Rides are unsupported! Be prepared with everything yo
We recommend all riders and spectators purchase a refreshment ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/tour-de-beechworth-refreshments-tickets-62554275522
EAT (from 6 pm)
Whether you’ve ridden or not join us for a provincial dinner between the brewery tanks, with virtual attendance from SBS face of Le Tour; Mike Tomalaris. This Beechworth feast will showcase the best produce of the Victorian High Country. The dinner is by reservation only and places will disappear fast. Three casual courses of Franco – Australian fare, including a selection of cheeses, to get us through the tour stage. Drinks at bar prices. Dinner guests will also be able to interact via a live Skype cross to SBS presenter Mike Tomalaris live from France.
SPECTATE (All Day + Night!)
We encourage families and friends to cheer on the riders at our finish line village at Murmungee Lookout. We’ll also have family-friendly activities back at the brewery in the afternoon and into the evening. And encourage non-riding cycling buffs to get amongst the festivities in what is a cracking weekend.
Dinner Tickets available here:
Ride Refreshments (All proceeds go directly to The Beechworth Chain Gang)
Read all about last years event from the Soup Boys blog post…..