• L'Etape du Tour will come to Australia on 3 December 2016 (L'Etape Australia)Source: L'Etape Australia
Phil Liggett and Jens Voigt joined the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major Events, Stuart Ayres and the Member for Monaro, John Barilaro yesterday to announce the date for L'Etape Australia by the Tour de France.
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19 Nov 2015 - 9:17 AM  UPDATED 25 Nov 2015 - 11:10 AM

The inaugural Australian edition of the event will be held from 1-3 December 2016 in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales. 

It is anticipated that 7,000 riders will enter the event. It will be run under race conditions with closed roads, a challenging route, and some of the sport's biggest icons riding the course alongside participants. Riders will be able to choose from 'The Race', which will use a 160km course or 'The Ride', which will take in a mere 130km.

Iconic Tour de France jerseys will also be up for grabs with King of the Mountains and Sprint points marked on the course. With 380 days to improve your fitness between today and the start line, the jerseys could be anyone's.

Head to the L'Eptape Austalia website for information and to join the waitlist for instant notification once entries are open.

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