Saturday, 13 Jan 2018
The Bend Motorsport Park
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A long climb into the Adelaide Hills from Tailem Bend provides a true test to riders on Stage Three.
The longest stage of the Santos WTDU christens the new Bend Motorsport Park with a neutral start towards Tailem Bend and then onto Murray Bridge. The climb into the hills comes via Callington and Kanmantoo before riders sprint through Nairne on their way to the Hahndorf township. The race winds through Paechtown, Echunga and Biggs Flat before swinging back to finish with the last Subaru Queen of the Mountain climb at the Comet Mine Climb on Tischer Road.
Subaru Queen of the Mountain: Comet Mine Climb, Tischer Road, Hahndorf (12.2% gradient)
Sprint: Old Princes Highway at Junction, Nairne
Hydration Station: Osteria Sanso, Kanmantoo
We thank host councils Coorong District Council and Mount Barker District Council for hosting Stage 3 and their invaluable contribution to the Santos Women's Tour Down Under.
Things to see and do at Stage 3 of the Santos Women's Tour
Barossa. Be Consumed.
Be consumed by the flavours of the Barossa. At almost every turn, you'll find five-star retreats, some of the world's best wineries and sumptuous food. The Barossa is home to some of the world’s most celebrated wineries and vineyards. Just a 50 minute drive northeast of Adelaide, the Barossa is an internationally-recognised wine producing region encompassing the towns of Tanunda, Angaston and Nuriootpa, among others. The professional riders will fly through the region but you'll want to slow down and let yourself be consumed by all the great food and wine.
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.
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.