Its an hour before the race starts…
You’ve arrived at the Tour of Margaret River Event Village. There’s an hour to go before racing gets underway. You’ve got your kit on, and you’re rolling your bike towards the starting grid. Your eyes witness the spectacle of 800 riders preparing for the race ahead. There’s excitement in the air. You feel the whir of turbo trainers as you weave through the throng, you smell the aroma of fresh coffee, you hear the jokes and jibes of nervous riders. Then over the loud speakers you hear two very familiar voices…they’re calling your name.
Join Tour de France Commentators, Robbie McEwen AM and Matthew Keenan…and Australian cycling legend and Paris-Roubaix winner Stuart O’Grady, as they break away from the peloton to ride stages 2 and 3 of the 2017 Tour of Margaret River Pro Am.
Two scenically magnificent ride routes await you in the beautiful Blackwood River Valley. At the end of each ride, you will be in prime position to hear Robbie and Matt’s commentary and watch the exciting race finish.
Ride 1: Saturday November 11th – 8am – Kandalee Catapult – 50km – 839m
Ride from Nannup to Greenbushes via the majestic Maranup Ford Road and Kandalee Hill, finishing with in the main street of the historic mill and mining town, where you will step back in time.
Ride 2: Sunday November 12th – 7am – Mur de Hay – 71km – 934m
Ride from Nannup to Balingup via Kirup and the exhilarating Grimade Road, finishing on Mur de Hay in Balingup, where the stunning views will richly reward your climbing efforts.
- Location: Nannup, Blackwood River Valley, Western Australia
- When: Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th November 2017
- What: Two days, two rides
- Distance: 121km and 1,773m of climbing over two rides
- Ranking: Catégorie 3 (x2), Catégorie 4 (x3),Catégorie 5 (x3)
- Difficulty Rating: Medium
- Price: $220
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