When & Where

The official 2012 Event Guide is available for download here.

2012 Course Descriptions below (2014 to be uploaded once available).

Stage 1- Childers Cove to Peterborough - Day One- 12.00pm

25km racing + a 12km transport ride to Port Campbell via the Great Ocean Road

The coastal trail from Childers Cove to Peterborough provides for an undulating ride amongst the salt bush scrub whilst taking in some of the most amazing views from the cliff tops of the Shipwreck Coast.


Stage 2 - Port Campbell Town Sprint - Day One- 5.00pm

500m elimination race

This will see all riders compete in an elimination race on a short 500m course around the town.  Expect high excitement as 4 riders at  time go head to head building to a spectacular final.


Stage 3-Great Ocean Road and the 12 Apostles - Day Two- 8.00am

20km racing + 7km transport ride to Princetown

It’s a heart starter first up as you sprint for the 12 Apostles in the events shortest stage.  Don’t forget to get your photo at the 12 Apostles finish line though.


Stage 4 - Princetown to Port Campbell - Day Two- 11.00am

57km race stage finishing in Port Campbell

This is the events longest stage which takes in the single track of Kangaroobie, old Ocean road, Sandy tracks of Old Coach road before your final push back to a spectacular Port Campbell finish right on the foreshore.


Stage 5- Timboon to Timboon - Day Three- 10.00am

47km race stage passing through Timboon twice before the finish at the Distillery

Day 3 takes you to an inland adventure of the bush surrounds of Timboon.  It’s a great day of mountain bike riding around this timeless area including the historic section of rail trail.  The finish area is at the Timboon Distillery and the course passes through this area 3 times including the finish where a local market and food stalls will be there to let you enjoy relax with your friends and family as the final event presentations are conducted.


The event provides riders with the opportunities to participate in single event days or the full event, to complete ‘the Classic’.