14-22 January 2017, Adelaide
Bike Exchange - Major Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under

BikeExchange Stage 5

Saturday, 21 Jan 2017
Start

11:10 AM

Main Road, McLaren Vale - near Tatachilla Road
Finish

3:02 PM ETA

Willunga Hill
Distance

151.5km

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BikeExchange Stage 5 is a favourite for the spectators and heralded as the Queen Stage of the Santos Tour Down Under. 

The day starts in McLaren Vale, famous for its winemaking. The town is always in party mode during the race, with the peloton headed for the iconic Willunga Hill.

Fans flock to the side of the road to cheer on their heroes in what is often the deciding stage of the Santos Tour Down Under.

Subaru King of the Mountain: Brookman Road, Willunga Hill x 2 

iiNet Sprint: The Esplanade, Snapper Point x 2 

Hydration Station: Main Road, Willunga (at Kell Street)

We thank host council City of Onkaparinga for hosting BikeExchange Stage 5 and their invaluable contribution to the Santos Tour Down Under.

City of Onkaparinga


Things to see and do at Bike Exchange Stage 5

Ekhidna Wines Cellar Door and Restaurant, McLaren Vale

You'll love the food and wine on offer in McLaren Vale 

McLaren Vale is famous for wine. Less than an hour from Adelaide, it has more than 60 cellar doors and breweries, producing great Shiraz, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and craft beer. It's a great starting point for a scenic drive through the Fleurieu Peninsula.

Team presentations 2015

Adelaide City Council Tour Village

Walk among the world's best cyclists and test out the latest and greatest in cycling gear at the Adelaide City Council Tour Village. Located in the Adelaide CBD, in Victoria Square, the Tour Village is the heart and soul of the Santos Tour Down Under. This is the place to be for any die-hard cycling fan; immerse yourself in everything cycling and Santos Tour Down Under and experience the thrill of Australia's premier cycling race.

2016 Team Presentation and Free Concert

Street parties, a free concert and more - don't miss the Santos Festival of Cycling

Get your legs moving and take part in one of the many participation rides on offer at the TDU; the Bupa Challenge Tour, Norton Summit Time Trial, Bupa family ride or Bupa mini tour for kids. If it's relaxation you're after, try out Platinum Club Tour or Ladies Day on Tour, or dress to impress at the Legends' Night Dinner. Check out the nine-day festival of cycling calendar and plan your week at the TDU.

Santos
Cancer Council
Adelaide City Council - Premier Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
The Advertiser - Premier Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
Bupa
Hilton Adelaide - Premier Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
iiNet - Premier Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
Motor Accident Commission - Premier Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
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Subaru
University of SA
Bike Exchange - Major Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
Hostworks - Major Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
People's Choice Credit Union
Santini
Shimano
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Channel 9
Staging Connections - Corporate Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
South Australia Police
Bolle - Corporate Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
Canyon - Corporate Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
Lazer - Corporate Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
Wilson Parking
White Marquee
Cycling Australia - Supporting Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
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