13-21 January 2018, Adelaide

Mechanics and bike hire

Before any lengthy ride, and in between, we recommend taking your bike to a credible mechanic for servicing.

Bupa Challenge Tour 2017

Mechanics available in the Adelaide city centre include:

Mega Bike

187 Rundle Street

08 8223 3315


260 Waymouth Street

Adelaide 5000

(08) 8410 9499

Adelaide Mobile Bicycle Service 

A mobile bicycle mechanic servicing the Adelaide metropolitan area.

Bookings are essential.

0466 343 885

Bicycle Express 

124 Halifax Street

Adelaide 5000

(08) 8232 7277

Bicycle Hire

Bicycle hire is very popular in Adelaide. Options in the Adelaide city centre include:

Adelaide FREE Bikes

Adelaide FREE Bikes is a bike hire scheme which enables visitors to Adelaide to hire a bicycle for free. The program is run by Bike SA and sponsored by the Adelaide City Council. 

There are more than 500 bikes available for hire in the Adelaide Free Bike fleet. You can hire one for free from over 20 city locations. Hiring is easy, all you need to do is show some identification (driver’s licence, passport or student card) and fill out a form, then a bike, helmet and lock are yours for the day.

Bike hire spots include the Adelaide City Council office at 25 Pirie Street, the Adelaide Zoo on Frome Road or the Adelaide Convention Centre on North Terrace as well as outlets in suburban North Adelaide, West Beach and Henley Beach.

For more information on location opening times call Bike SA on 08 8168 9999 or visit the Bike SA website.


Velo-Porte offers a bicycle hire service that can deliver your hired road bike to your accommodation in Metropolitan Adelaide.

For more information on this service, visit Velo-Porte’s website

Bicycle Express

Bicycle Express offer road and mountain bike hire in the Adelaide city centre.

For more information on this service, visit the Bicycle Express website.

Bupa Challenge Tour 2017
Bupa Challenge Tour

On Friday 19 January 2018, the morning of Bupa Stage 4, Bupa Challenge Tour riders will tackle the same route as the professional riders, just hours before the pros take to the road.

Bupa Challenge Tour riders 2018 start line Norwood
Travelling with your bike

Are you planning to ride your bike around Adelaide while you are here for the Santos Tour Down Under? Find out how you can get yourself and your bike around South Australia and Adelaide.

2016 Team Presentation and Free Concert
Team presentation and free concert

The perfect start to your Santos Tour Down Under experience is joining us for the Team Presentation and Free Concert, held in the City of Adelaide Tour Village.

South Australia
City of Adelaide
The Advertiser
Bupa Partners
Hilton Adelaide - Premier Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
Motor Accident Commission - Premier Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
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University of SA
Bike Exchange - Major Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
Cycling Australia - Supporting Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
Festival City Wines
People's Choice Credit Union
Triple M
Channel 9
South Australia Police
Cancer Council
Flight Centre Sports and Events
Lazer - Corporate Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under
Leader Computers
White Marquee Event Hire