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Fleurieu Fondo - Gravel
The McLaren GraVale

Sunday 3 November 2019

Some of the best gravel riding the south has to offer

The Fleurieu Fondo "Gravel", aka the McLaren GraVale, will offer two loop options of approx. 40km and approx. 60km through some of the most scenic and quiet gravel roads of the Southern Vales. Take the challenge and you will see why this form of riding is booming in popularity.

Both Road and Gravel options allow you to take in spectacular views across the Southern Vales and the coast from the top of The Range, then relax and enjoy your achievement with a festival finish at Serafino Wines in McLaren Vale.

Prices & Registration
Price Per Person Adult (BSA Member) Adult (Non-Member) Child (6-16yrs)
The McLaren GraVale
40km and 65km
$69 $79 Free)

To register via hard-copy and online - click on the "Register Now" button accept the terms and conditions of entry. 

** Persons aged 16 years and under ride free of charge but must be registered and must be accompanied by and in the care of a nominated adult who is responsible for them throughout the event. Lunch at the finish is not included.

What your registration includes

  • Rider ID bib and participation certificate
  • Fully signed route
  • Support vehicles and ride marshals
  • Refreshments en route, including snacks and fruit plus water and hydration product
  • Lunch at the finish
  • Mechanical and first aid support
  • Live music, family entertainment and activities at the finish

Optional Extras

  • Bicycle SA membership, if you're not already a member (save money and make sure you're insured)
  • Massage at the finish (minimum 15 minutes @ $1/minute)
  • Fees may apply for parts provided by mechanical support en route

Ride Options

See the Ride Options and Map - click here

Event Schedule

Programme on the day

7.30am Registrations open at Serafino Winery
8.00am The McLaren GraVale ride start - Serafino Winery - 40/65km riders
11.00pm First riders expected at McLaren Vale - Serafino Winery
9.30am to 3.30pm Entertainment programme at McLaren Vale - Serafino Winery - food & drink also available
12.30pm Prize giveaways and presentations
1.00pm First coach transfers depart for O'Halloran Hill and Flinders University
2.30pm Activities and entertainment programme concludes
3.00pm Second coach transfers depart for O'Halloran Hill and Flinders University

Event Village - Serafino Wines

View Site Map of Fleurieu Fondo event village at Serafino

Situated in the heart of McLaren Vale in the stunning Fleurieu Peninsula, it?s no surprise Serafino has built its reputation as a tourism destination for award winning wines with the largest Italian varietal portfolio in the region, restaurant, premium conference and function facility and 4 star accommodation.

Surrounded by vines, ancient gum trees and picturesque ground overlooking our magnificent lake, Serafino this is the place to relax stay indulge and experience the Italian hospitality. Take a leisurely stroll along the Shiraz trail, hire a bike to explore our diverse region or visit our onsite cellar door for wine tasting or book for a wine flight experience.

Serafino - more than just a winery - it's a destination.

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Bike SA requires assistance in a variety of roles ranging from ride or traffic marshals, managing refreshment stations, providing logistics support, driving support vehicles or one of many other roles. There are many opportunities and we have something for you.

Are you interested in volunteering at this event?

For more information please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Maureen Merrick.

Ph: 8168 9999 or email maureen.merrick@bikesa.asn.au

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