Get ready to attack the Australian classic!

Australian cycling classic

Discover what you've been missing

European classic down under

In the style of a European one-day classic, the Newcrest Orange Challenge is no easy cycle. There are no shortcuts. The quiet and car-free country roads are punctuated with sharp, tough climbs, never ending hills and challenging road surfaces that will put all of your training to the test.

Bicycle Network will be by your side the entire way with full on-route support, including food and rest stops.

We’ll take care of everything, so that all you have to do is ride.

A hidden NSW cycling gem

All things Orange

Cycling through the Orange region

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 checking out the sights, we’ve got everything you need to know about Orange and the region. Check out for further information on Orange and the surrounding region.

It’s time for you to discover what you’ve been missing.

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Cycling through the Orange region


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If you don't have the jersey, did you really do the ride?

2018 event jersey

Photos courtesy of Matthew Slade

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