Choose your challenge
Newcrest Orange Challenge is a true Aussie classic. Closed, car-free country roads are punctuated with pinchy climbs, rolling hills and challenging road surfaces that make the event no mean feat. Your efforts on the bike will be rewarded with sweeping views of the beautiful region. Not to mention the crisp beverage waiting for you at the finish.
“A demanding yet highly achievable route and the promise of sampling some of the country’s top drops? We couldn’t resist taking a better look.” Cyclist Magazine
A hidden NSW cycling gem
Orange is a hidden gem, tucked between the rolling hills, beautiful vineyards, open roads and picturesque open plains of New South Wales’ Central West tablelands.
From getting there to extending your stay, we’ve got everything you need to know about Orange and the surrounding region. You can also check out visitorange.com.au.
It’s time for you to discover what you’ve been missing.Learn more
Buy a bale for our Aussie farmers!
When you live in the city, it’s easy to ignore that the farmers in Central West NSW are struggling through the worst drought in decades. We’re hoping to raise more than $10,000 to support the towns who have opened their doors to the Newcrest Orange Challenge. We’ll lead by example and kick it off by buying the first 100 bales.
$2000 prize pool!
Prologue in the park
Fancy yourself at a little dash?
‘Prologue in the park’ is a short sprint course where riders tackle an individual time trial with a chance to take home bragging rights and a little extra pocket money – with $1000 cash up for grabs!
Will you be taking home the chocolates in 2020?Learn more
Look the goods
2020 event jersey
Taking inspiration from the retro 1980s Renault Elf cycling jersey, the 2020 Newcrest Orange Challenge event jersey – courtesy of our good friends at HUB cycling – looks the goods, feels great and is a perfect addition to the cycling wardrobe.
Be sure to sign up with an early bird entry before Sunday 15 December to score a free jersey for your ride.
Check out our full range of 2019/20 merchandise including; bib knicks, sleeves, caps, gilets and socks. Pre-order today to get your new threads delivered from 1 February 2020.View merchandise
*Please confirm your jersey size with the new unisex classic event size chart before signing up.