CHATEAU RIDES

WOMEN’S SHAKEOUT SUN 14 JAN | from 8:30AM
DISTANCE: 44.9km
ELEVATION: 326m
PACE: Conversational

MONDAY SHAKEOUT MON 15 JAN | 1PM – 4PM
DISTANCE: 47km
ELEVATION: 973m
PACE: Easy like a Monday arvo

TUESDAY ADVENTURE TUE 16 JAN | 9AM – 4PM
DISTANCE: 127km
ELEVATION: 1715m
PACE: Fast, Moderate & Social Groups

STAGE 3 – WILLUNGA WED 17 JAN | 9AM – 5PM
DISTANCE: 85km
ELEVATION: 1496m
PACE: Fast, Moderate & Social Groups

ADELAIDE’S BEST THU 18 JAN | 8AM – 2PM
DISTANCE: 102km
ELEVATION: 1645m
PACE: Fast, Moderate & Social Groups

THE CLASSIC THU 18 JAN |from 5PM
DISTANCE: Surprise
ELEVATION: This too
PACE: No one is waiting

BLACK FRIDAY FRI 19 JAN | 5:30PM – 7PM
DISTANCE: Until we get thirsty
ELEVATION: The occasional speed bump
PACE: Moderate with bursts of excitement

STAGE 5 – WILLUNGA HILL SAT 20 JAN | 7AM – 6PM
DISTANCE: 105km
ELEVATION: 1380m
PACE: Fast, Moderate & Social Groups
Plus on the day option to ride hill race loop (additional 22km)

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Rides

Adelaide riding is some of the best in the world and come the Tour, it gets dialled up to a whole new level. A party atmosphere that takes in everything this great race and amazing city has to offer. Join us for a week of the best riding you will ever do. Fast, Medium and Social groups. All with designated ride leaders and support.

All our rides are now fully subscribed, but feel free to download the routes and enjoy them with your mates. Or dare yourself to enter our ultimate ‘not a race’ sportif.

Big Hills

Small Hills

No Hills

Big Ride

Moderate Ride

Small Ride

Wheel Women’s Ride with Specialized Women’s Racing

We cheer for all women; from the World Champion Chantal Blaak, to the new rider on flat pedals and everything in-between. To celebrate our women’s riding community we will be supporting a no-drop ride, which is run by Wheel Women and we would love for you to join us to show your #lovewomenscycling. We will be joined by special guests from the new Specialized Women’s Racing team, who you will share a coffee and maybe even a ride too.

Wheel Women’s mission is to help women build their confidence to be able to ride regularly, no matter your size, shape or age.

Due to high demand, this ride is now fully subscribed. But make sure check out the Chateau for some pre- and post-ride socialising. Or check our event listings.

SUNDAY 14 JAN | from 8:30am
DISTANCE: Around 30km
ELEVATION: 200m
PACE: Conversational

Monday Shakeout

Easy like a Monday, erm, afternoon. Heading through Belair National Park, climbing the back of Mt Lofty and descending Greenhill Road with city views and ending with beers back at the Chateau.

We are expecting quite a few people for this ride and numbers will be capped. All Chateau Rides are FREE but we do need you to let us know you’re coming!

Due to high demand, this ride is now fully subscribed. But make sure check out the Chateau for some pre- and post-ride socialising. Or check our event listings

MONDAY 15 JAN | 1PM – 4PM
DISTANCE: 47km
ELEVATION: 973m
PACE: Easy like a Monday arvo
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Tuesday Adventure

Our first big ride takes us down to where it will all ends, Willunga. We beat the crowds by getting there Tuesday to see the real beauty of it. Mount Lofty, Stirling, Willunga, Mclaren Vale all in one ride! It doesn’t get much better.

We are expecting quite a few people for this ride and numbers will be capped. All Chateau Rides are FREE but we do need you to let us know you’re coming!

Due to high demand, this ride is now fully subscribed. But make sure check out the Chateau for some pre- and post-ride socialising. Or check our event listings

TUESDAY 16 JAN | 9AM – 4PM
DISTANCE: 127km
ELEVATION: 1715m
PACE: Fast, Moderate & Social Groups
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Stunning Stirling

It’s Stage 2 of the Tour and we are catching up the race in Stirling. Before that, we are heading out to the beach and along Glenelg then we’re off into the Adelaide Hill and the beautiful Stirling.

We are expecting quite a few people for this ride and numbers will be capped. All Chateau Rides are FREE but we do need you to let us know you’re coming!

Due to high demand, this ride is now fully subscribed. But make sure check out the Chateau for some pre- and post-ride socialising. Or check our event listings

WEDNESDAY 17 JAN | 9AM – 5PM
DISTANCE: 85km
ELEVATION: 1496m
PACE: Fast, Moderate & Social Groups
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Adelaide’s Best Ride

It’s a big call, but we reckon this is Adelaide’s Best Ride. Heading straight towards Gorge Road (our favourite), to the historic town of Lobethal, up the Checker Hill KOM, through to the Mount Lofty summit, then descending back down into Adelaide and back for beers at the Chateau.

We are expecting quite a few people for this ride and numbers will be capped. All Chateau Rides are FREE but we do need you to let us know you’re coming!

Due to high demand, this ride is now fully subscribed. But make sure check out the Chateau for some pre- and post-ride socialising. Or check our event listings

THURSDAY 18 JAN | 9AM – 4PM
DISTANCE: 102km
ELEVATION: 1645m
PACE: Fast, Moderate & Social Groups
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The Classic

The Classic is open to everyone. Or least those that dare. It’s not a race, but we don’t expect people to wait for you if you get dropped. Expect to get dirty, sweaty and come home with an empty tank. First male and female gets free refreshments for the whole night. Everyone else, we have The Classic Afterparty at the Chateau where you can tell all your tall stories and drink long beers.

We are expecting quite a few people for this ride and numbers will be capped. All Chateau Rides are FREE but we do need you to let us know you’re coming!

THURSDAY 16 JAN | from 4.30PM
DISTANCE: It’s a surpise
ELEVATION: As is this
PACE: No ones waiting

Black Friday

Continuing on a tradition Black Sheep have started around the world, join us for the best way to see out the working week and see in the weekend with Black Friday. We haven’t even made up the loop yet, but it will be a leisurely 30 km roll around Adelaide, followed by sundowner drinks at The Chateau.

We are expecting quite a few people for this ride and numbers will be capped. All Chateau Rides are FREE but we do need you to let us know you’re coming!

Due to high demand, this ride is now fully subscribed. But make sure check out the Chateau for some pre- and post-ride socialising. Or check our event listings

FRIDAY 19 JAN | FROM 5PM
DISTANCE: Until we’re thirsty
ELEVATION: The occasional speed bump
PACE: Moderate with bursts of excitement

Willunga Stage

The Queen Stage, whatever that means! It’s the Stage we all come to the Tour to see, and we take you there in style. 127 of the finest kilometers you will do, broken up by watching the pros go over Willunga twice to decide this year’s Tour winner. It’s a long day, but we are with you the whole way! We won’t just leave you down there!

We are expecting quite a few people for this ride and numbers will be capped. All Chateau Rides are FREE but we do need you to let us know you’re coming!

Due to high demand, this ride is now fully subscribed. But make sure check out the Chateau for some pre- and post-ride socialising. Or check our event listings

SATURDAY 20 JAN | 7AM – 6PM
DISTANCE: 128km
ELEVATION: 1678m
PACE: Fast, Moderate & Social Groups
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