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Jayco Herald Sun Tour
February 3, 2016 - February 7, 2016
The Jayco Herald Sun Tour – Champion Line Up
In its 63rd edition, the Jayco Herald Sun Tour is set to be the climax of the summer cycling calendar. Staged over 5 days from Wed 3rd to Sun 7th February, sixteen teams of six riders have been invited to contest the 2016 tour. The our commences with the Melbourne CBD Southbank prologue and finishes with a showdown on Arthurs Seat. The peloton will also ride through the Yarra Valley and Gippsland as part of the five day event.
This year sees its first Tour de France Champion to compete in what is Australia’s oldest stage race, with the reigning champ Chris Froome leading out Team Sky. With 25,000 spectators turning out for the Prologue over the past two years, this year will be a truly phenomenal experience. The Victorian cycling fans will be able to see the Tour de France Champion up close and in the flesh.
- Prologue 2.1km – KordaMentha Real Estate, Melbourne – Wednesday 3 February, 6:15pm to 7:30pm
- Stage 1 126km – Healesville to Healesville – Thursday 4 February, 10:30am to 1:40pm
- Stage 2 144km – Yarra Glen to Moe – Friday 5 February, 10:30am to 2:00pm
- Stage 3 146km – Traralgon to Inverloch – Saturday 6 February, 10:30am to 2:10pm
- Stage 4 122km – Arthurs Seat to Arthurs Seat – Sunday 7 February, Time TBC
Chain Reaction Cycles will be at the Jayco Herald Sun Tour again this year, so don’t forget to call by and say hello. We look forward to hanging out with you, and giving you the opportunity to win some amazing prizes.