The Tour De Oz is returning in 2021, with the Australian Zwift event set to feature participants of all levels across a three-day event, with live streaming on SBS Cycling Central.
SBS Cycling Central

11 Dec 2020 - 5:29 PM 

Running on January 16-17, the three stage tour is set to help fill the gap left in Australia’s 2021 summer cycling calendar by the cancellation of major international events such as the Santos Tour Down Under (replaced by the Santos Festival of Cycling), The Herald Sun Tour, and Cadel’s Great Ocean Road Race.

The Tour De Oz will be the curtain-raiser for the Australian summer of cycling and aims to raise Australia’s competitive spirits, providing cycling fans with something to look forward to as we kick off 2021’s cycling calendar.

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Aussies of all levels will be able to participate and compete across three stages during the in-game weekend on January 16-17, with all three women and men’s races receiving equal streaming time on Zwift Live, and co-streamed on SBS Cycling Central.

The event will be hosted by SBS Tour de France commentator Matthew Keenan and World Champion Track cyclist Katherine Bates alongside well-known VIP guests, with insightful commentary and insider knowledge.

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