In 2019 the Mansfield Mt Buller Cycling Club will host the Mansfield Subaru Tour on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 March.
Here are a few details:
Changes for 2019
Many thanks to Mansfield Subaru for their sponsorship of the Tour.
Registration on Friday night, from 6pm to 9pm, will now be at the Delatite Hotel - this is where the presentations have been held in previous years. Now rego will be there too!
Saturday afternoon’s Stage 2 and Sunday morning’s Stage 3 will now start in Erril Street, just off High Street, right in the centre of town. Check out the Mansfield Subaru display, along with other sponsors, in the High Street median strip just near the start.
J19, M23, Elite Men, Elite Womens, All MMas, All WMas
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.
All entries will be taken online via the Cycling Victoria website; just go to the VRS page and scroll down to Mansfield Subaru Tour.
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.
STAGE 2: Saturday Afternoon - 75km - Mirimbah & Old Tolmie Road
The Tolmielet is back!
Stage 2 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, Old Tolmie Road.
Start Location: Erril Street, Mansfield - just off High Street..
Start Times: from 2pm (exact times TBA)
All Grades: Erril Street, left onto High Street, left again onto Highett Street and left again onto Malcolm Street which becomes Mt Buller Rd; then east to the Mt Buller Resort entry gate at Mirimbah, which is 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 on Google Maps.
Sprint 1: 18.2km - Merrijig CFA, Mt Buller Road, Merrijig.
Sprint 2: 60.2km - Graves Road, Mansfield.
STAGE 3: Sunday Morning - 47km - Mt Buller Road Race
Start Location: Erril Street, Mansfield - just off High Street.
Start Times: from 8am (exact times TBA)
Erril Street, left onto High Street, left again onto Highett Street and left again onto Malcolm Street which becomes Mt Buller Rd; then proceed to Mt Buller Village.
For STAGE THREE Course Map and basic Profile on Google Maps, click here.
Sprint: 18.2km - Merrijig CFA, Mt Buller Road, Merrijig.
Try The Delatite Hotel. Call 03 5775 2004 or book online here. This is where Registration will be held on Friday night, from 6pm, and where the presentations will be after Stage 3 on Sunday.
Or try the Alzburg Resort on 1300 885 448 or book here.
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 23-24 March.
Mountain biking at Mt Buller, including the awesome Australian Alpine Epic.
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 Bruce Halket on 0419 533 120.
Many thanks to Dion Jelbart for all the photos on this page.