The unofficial TDU calendar: Friday, January 19

Never miss a ride or a party.

Welcome to the unofficial Tour Down Under calendar, your complete guide to the real goings-on at the Tour Down Under. We have the race schedule, of course, but also group rides, parties, car park hill climb – it’s all here so you always know what’s going on.

We’ll post every day throughout the TDU. Each post will include the following day’s calendar. If we missed something, email [email protected] with details.

This calendar is based on the superb work of Escape Collective member David Rossi and repurposed with his permission. Make sure to check out David’s iconic All The TDU calendar here.

What to check out from Escape Collective today:

Daily rides:
To register (free!) for the rides please head here, and don’t forget to pull along your mates!

FRIDAY 19 JAN – The one where we tackle the infamous Corkscrew climb
8am rollout from Hey Jupiter, Ebenezer Place

Today’s ride starts by heading up the Gorge, before turning onto the Corkscrew climb. Following Corkscrew we’ll head down the big-ring-spin Montacute descent.

38km/453m: Strava route

SATURDAY 20 JAN – The one where we join the party on Willunga Hill
8am rollout from Hey Jupiter, Ebenezer Place

SUNDAY 21 JAN – The one where we head up Mt Lofty
8am rollout from Hey Jupiter, Ebenezer Place

The Oakley Carpark Climb:
Ok, this one isn’t happening until Saturday 20th January – but we didn’t want you to miss one of the biggest parties of the week! As one of the sponsors, we’ll be there to bring the noise (catch us on the final bend). Pop the details below into your diary, and be sure to bring a buddy!
6pm-9pm: Carpark Climb
Location: Wilson Parking – East End

In addition to our regular programming, you can check out our Tour Down Under pods, appearing in your feed every second day. Join regulars Ronan McLaughlin and Matt de Neef with special guest Rupert Guinness. You can listen to the special TDU episodes on iTunesSpotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.

Down Under Digest:
The Down Under Digest is a weekly wrap-up of all things Aussie and Kiwi cycling. While there are not additional digests during the Tour Down Under we didn’t want to miss the opportunity to give it a little plug. You can check out previous editions here, and sign up (free!) to have them delivered directly to your inbox each week by heading here.

The Race

Hahn Men’s Stage 4: Murray Bridge – Port Elliot


START: 11:10am, Bridge St, Murray Bridge

FINISH: 2:48pm ETA, The Strand, Port Elliot

DISTANCE: 136.2km

Don’t miss this!

Adelaide Track League

“The 2024 TDU edition of the Adelaide Track League (ATL) will see some of the biggest domestic and international names in track cycling duke it out in an action-packed evening of entertainment at the Adelaide Super-Drome.”

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Adelaide Track League

6:30pm – 10:30pm:

Adelaide Super-Drome, State Sports Park, 50 Anna Meares Way, Gepps Cross

Group Rides and Brand Pop-ups

7:30am: Belair National Park // 70km – 1164m
Location: Giant Adelaide, Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide

Pedla and Brompton with MOOD Racing
7:30am: Ride to Ashton: 60km, 1100m vert
11am – 4pm: Pop Up Open
Location: 4 Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide

MAAP x Specialized
7:30am: ADL2024 Ride 5 – Cudlee Creek
10pm – 6pm: Pop Up Open
4pm – 6pm: Happy Hour
5pm – 6pm: Life in The Peloton Podcast
Location: Chateau Apollo, 74 Frome St, Adelaide

Curve Cycling
5:30pm: Pizza Night with Curve & Whippets
Whippets Workshop, 11 Stepney St, Stepney

Ride Contour x Attaquer
Contour x KASK/KOO Beachy Ride | 72KMS
6pm: Attaquer Cycling Trivia Night
Ride Contour, 144 Hutt St, Adelaide

Cycle Closet
Hills Loop Ride: Castelli | Cycle Closet
Cycle Closet Adelaide, Shop 2/122 Pirie St, Adelaide

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