2015 Mersey Valley Tour  |  1 May - 3 May

2015 Mersey Valley Tour
  • Women
  • Under 19 Men


The Mersey Valley Tour is set to return in 2015 with a 3-day stage race for women, as well as a 3-race event for the best U19 cyclists Australia has to offer.

A true test of stamina as riders battle some of the toughest terrain in the country. This event has been the launching pad for many riders who have risen to great heights in their cycling careers.

 

 

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Schedule

Stage one - time trial

Date: Friday 2nd May   
Start time: 9.30am    
Distance: 16.8km   
Start/Finish: West Ulverstone
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Riders start in West Ulverstone and ride to Penguin and return

Stage two - Road Race       

Date: Sat 3rd May   
Start time: 9.30am
Distance: 80.5km    

Start location: Sheffield (Assemble at Sheffield School Henry Street Sheffield)
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Riders start in Sheffield and ride to Railton, U19 boys complete 3 laps of Weegena loop, Women and U19 Women 2 laps with hilltop finish on Bridle Track Rd

Stage three - Road Race

Date: Sun 4th May  
Start time: 9.30am 
Finish time: 1pm (approx)
Distance: 74.8km
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Start location: Ulverstone Sports Complex  - Flora St Ulverstone

  • Riders start in Ulverstone and ride under control to Turners Beach, finish is at the Riana Community Centre
  • Riders turn into Kindred Rd, travel to Sprent, then towards Nietta and turn right into South Preston Rd.
  • Follow South Preston Rd to Raymond Rd and descend into Gunns Plains, then climb out of Gunns Plains and continue their way to the finish at Riana 

Queen of the Mountain Points

1st place – 5 points
2nd place – 3 points
3rd place – 2 points
4th place – 1 point

Event Contact
David Walker
email: davidwalker15@bigpond.com

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