RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride

Event Details

RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride

Time: November 29, 2014 at 9am to December 7, 2014 at 1pm
Location: Albury to Lilydale
Street: Hovell Tree Park, Wodonga Place
City/Town: Albury
Website or Map: http://www.greatvic.com.au
Phone: 1800 616 600 or 03 8376 8888
Event Type: recreational, bike, ride
Organized By: Bicycle Network
Latest Activity: Jun 13, 2014

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Event Description

Explore Bright and the High Country on the RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride

Spend a week in another world

 

Spectacular scenery, camping out, making new friends and the perfect conditions for bike riders ­ experience it all when you spend 'a week in another world' on the RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride.

 

The ride this year is expected to attract more than 4,000 people keen to take on the challenge 520 kilometres between Albury and Lilydale through Victoria's High Country from November 29-December 7.

 

The 31st RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride will be a fun, friendly and challenging holiday.

 

2014 will be a touring cyclist's delight, winding its way through the hills and valleys of the spectacular North East of Victoria.

 

The ride will also be recreating a little bit of history as the first Great Vic in 1984 took some of the same route (it went from Wodonga to Melbourne).

 

Organised by Bicycle Network, the 520 kilometre biking holiday includes overnight stops in Yackandandah, Bright, Moyhu, Mansfield (2 nights), Alexandra and Healesville with a finish through the Black Spur to Lilydale.

 

It's a tremendous opportunity to take time out, get physically active and have a lot of fun. It really is a week in another world.

 

In 2014 there are a range of options to suit all bike riders:

9 day RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride from Albury to Lilydale ­ 520kms (29 November -­ 7 December)

5 day RACV Great Vic Escape from Albury to Mansfield ­ 334kms (29 November -­ 3 December)

3 day RACV Great Vic Getaway from Mansfield to Lilydale via the Black Spur ­ 186kms (5 - 7 December)

 

Riders will be offered transport from Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra ­ to be taken to the start of the RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride with their bikes.

 

The nine-day ride is a fully catered, camping holiday. There is extensive support provided including meals, luggage transport, a licensed cafe under canvas, massage, full medical team, and entertainment and bicycle repair facilities. If you don’t want to ride then consider being one of the 300 volunteers.

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