MANSFIELD TOUR 2018

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In 2018 the Mansfield Mt Buller Cycling Club is again hosting the Mansfield Tour on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 March.

Here are a few details: 

Categories

J19, M23, Elite Men, Elite Womens, All MMas, All WMas 

Grades

Men's A (Teams), B & C

Women's A (Teams), B & C

Masters A (Teams), B & C

A General Classification, a KoM jersey and a Sprinter's jersey will be presented for each grade after Stage 3 at the Delatite Hotel in Mansfield.
Many, many thanks to All Terrain Cycles for their sponsorship of the sprinter's prize.

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Fees

$160

Entries

All entries will be taken online via the Cycling Victoria website.

Lights

As per Cycling Victoria rules, ALL entrants need a constant beam, red tail light that is visible from 200 metres installed on either the seat post or seatstay for every stage of the Mansfield Tour... even the Time Trial!

STAGE 1: Saturday Morning - 14km ITT

Start Location: Graves Rd, Mansfield.

Start Times: from 7.30am (exact times TBA).

All grades: Start Graves Rd, Mansfield just after the Mt Buller Rd intersection; turn left onto Old Tolmie Rd, left onto Barwite Rd and left onto the Whitfield Rd; finish on the Whitfield Rd on the approach to town.

For STAGE ONE Course Map and basic Profile on Google Maps, click here. And here is the Map-O-Meter version.

STAGE 2: Saturday Afternoon - 73km - Mirimbah & Old Tolmie Road

This is the new stage for 2018! It starts as an out-and-back course to Mirimbah at the base of Mt Buller and back towards Mansfield, then up one of the club's semi-regular weekend climbs, which has recently been dubbed 'The Tolmielet'

Start Location: Alzburg Resort, 39 Malcolm St, Mansfield.

Start Times: from 2pm (exact times TBA)

All Grades: Alzburg Resort, Malcolm Street, Mansfield, which becomes Mt Buller Rd and east to the Mt Buller Resort entry gate at Mirimbah - the turnaround; west back towards Mansfield but turn right (north) onto Graves Road; left onto Old Tolmie Road, finish at top of climb.

Click here for STAGE TWO Course Map and basic Profile for all grades on Google Maps. Click here for the more detailed Map-O-Meter version.

ATC Sprints
Sprint 1: 17.2km - Merrijig CFA, Mt Buller Road, Merrijig.
Sprint 2: 59.0km - Graves Road, Mansfield.

STAGE 3: Sunday Morning - 47km - Mt Buller Road Race

Start Location: Alzburg Resort, 39 Malcolm St, Mansfield.

Start Times: from 8am (exact times TBA)

Alzburg Resort, Malcolm Street, Mansfield, which becomes Mt Buller Rd and proceed to Mt Buller Village.

For STAGE THREE Course Map and basic Profile on Google Maps, click here. And here is the Map-O-Meter version.

ATC Sprint
Sprint: 17.2km - Merrijig CFA, Mt Buller Road, Merrijig.

Need accommodation?

Try The Delatite Hotel. Call 03 5775 2004 or book online here. This is where the presentations will be after Stage 3 on Sunday.

Or try the Alzburg Resort on 1300 885 448 or book here. This is where Registration will be held on Friday night, from 6pm, and where stages 2 and 3 will start from.

Or visit the local Mansfield - Mt Buller website which has lots of accommodation options.

Partner/Family wanting a weekend away?

Bring them along! There are lots of activities happening in Mansfield 17-18 March.
Mountain biking at Mt Buller, including the awesome Australian Alpine Epic.
Tenors on the Turf - stay on after the Tour for Sunday night and enjoy this musical highlight at Mansfield Racecourse.
More to come soon...
Plus, lots of bike-friendly cafes, retail therapy and plenty of outdoor activities. For more information, click here.

For more detailed information from the club, please contact Dianne Condie on 0438 513 355.

Many thanks to Dion Jelbart for all the photos on this page.