Cycling Australia, with the support of FulGaz, is excited to unveil the Tour of Australia available exclusively to Cycling Australia members.
The five-stage tour will roll through some of the best and most iconic roads from around the country in an epic battle to see who can take the win! The Tour will feature some of the most iconic courses on FulGaz and new courses which will be released on FulGaz exclusively for CA members.
There will be a weekly leaderboard in each category with bragging rights awarded to stage winners. Riders can race either one stage or all stages during the 5 weeks the competition is open. Random prizes will be awarded weekly to participants.
Note: Please add your LOCATION as [CLUB - STATE] when entering the stages. (e.g. Gold Coast CC - QLD). For our junior riders, be sure to add a 'J' to your name as you enter. (i.e. Bobbie Boucher J13.)
CA members can access a free 4-week trial with FulGaz via the member discount & offers portal. Be sure to connect your CA account to your FulGaz account. You can do this by revealing the CA member promo code, and entering it into the promotions section when logged in on FulGaz. This Tour is only available to current CA members.
Note, the Tour of Australia will be visible in the app when stage 1 opens on 18 May.
Stage opens 18 May
A tough climb towards Mount Lofty, then a fast descent to the finish line of Stage 1 of the 2019 Santos Tour Down Under. This ride is a total of 11.14kms with 477m vertical metres of climbing.
Stage opens 25 May
Stage two takes us to Queensland. Situated on the Gold Coast, find out why this is one of the most popular climbs in Queensland. You'll experience everything except the tropical heat.
Stage opens 1 June
A lap of the legendary Mount Panorama race track, home of the Bathurst 1000 sportscar race. A short sharp route, 9.46kms with 412m of climbing.
This ride was recorded the day before the race, so it's a closed road with all the race signage and barriers in place. It's a lot hillier than it looks on the TV.
Stage opens 8 June
One of the most iconic areas to ride outside of Melbourne. This is an exclusive new release for CA members and has something for everyone.
Stage opens 15 June
Week five is a soon to be announced mystery stage set amongst the picturesque backdrop of Tasmania…
Which Age Groups are eligible?
All CA members can take part in the Tour and prizes will be awarded randomly to all CA age categories.
CA will publish a live leaderboard to follow along
Yes, you can try it as many times as you would like while the competition is open.
You can finish a stage any anytime from when it opens until the final day of the competition (June 21). Individual stage prizes will only be awarded for that particular week.
No, you can challenge yourself on all of the stages or just some
Prizes will be provided randomly to all participants in each stage and in the General Classification. Those riders in the General Classification will go into a draw for an exclusive prize.
This is a free event to enter, however you need a paid or free trial FulGaz subscription. CA members score a FREE 4-week trial of FulGaz.
Be sure to connect your CA account to your FulGaz account. You can do this by revealing the CA member promo code, and entering it into the promotions section when logged in on FulGaz. This is only available to current CA members.