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Victoria gears up for cycling season

Starts: 26 January 2017 09:00:00

Ends: 31 December 2017 23:00:00

Elite cyclists from all over the globe descended on Melbourne and Geelong to compete in Towards Zero Race Melbourne (26 January, 2017) and the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race (26 – 29 January, 2017).

Tour de France winner Chris Froome – along with some of the world’s best male and female cyclists – raced around Melbourne’s Australian Formula 1™ Grand Prix track at Albert Park in Victoria’s newest major cycling event Towards Zero Race Melbourne. . As well as showcasing some of the world’s best cycling action up close, Towards Zero Race Melbourne will include a range of family activities that encourage active living and a love of cycling – a unique way to celebrate Australia Day 2017.

Following the fast pace of the Melbourne race, lycra-lovers then headed to Geelong’s waterfront for the weekend to watch or participate in the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race. Taking place across the weekend, the event included the Men’s and Women’s Elite races, a People’s Ride that will enable amateurs to tackle 65km or 111km of the course alongside Cadel Evans himself, and a Family Ride.

 
 

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