3 Day Velo Overview


Event Summary

3 Day Velo 13-16 July 2017

Welcome to the ultimate winter cycling escape to the sun. In true Gran Fondo style, Velothon Sunshine Coast brings together a dream riding location, ideal race set-up and a world class rider experience on and off the bike. Where one day of riding is never enough and you can immerse yourself in a everything you love about cycling during the biggest cycling event on the planet.

Whether you’re professional, ride for the love of it, or want to set your sites on the daily King of the Mountain, Sprint, Team or Stage winners’ jerseys, Velothon Sunshine Coast is for you. 

The 3 Day Velothon is not for the faint hearted with its epic climbs and challenging descents. King of the Mountain sections will include some of the Sunshine Coasts best road cycling climbs. Featuring sublime views of both the coast and hinterland. Fast and winding descents make the climbs all the more worthwhile. If sprints get your blood pumping faster, you’ve got half a dozen to choose from with dedicated sprint sections through the Sunshine Coast's best-loved towns.

Base yourself in the heart of the action. As well as being home to the beachfront Velo Clubhouse, spectacular Maroocyhdore is close to the start and finish of each day’s riding. 

Choose to ride Solo or in a Team of four riders; where the first three riders across the line will count towards the team classification.

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Course Overview

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What to expect

The Roads.

Dream riding conditions with the perfect mix of sprints, hills, flats and distances to satisfy your cycling cravings. All based out of Maroochydore so there is less travelling time, more enjoyment time, and winter temperatures average an ideal 21 degrees.

The Glory.

Tour experience with sprint, king of the mountain, team and stage winner jerseys all up for grabs and managed closures throughout. Then if you are up for it, do it all again tomorrow with both one day and three day options to choose from.

The Banter.

Relive every sprint and summit at the Velo Clubhouse on Maroochydore beachfront. With industrial strength coffee, cold beers, great snacks, the latest cycling gear to check out and tour highlights on the big screen, it’s your perfect cycling holiday setup.