TDU AFTER DARK PROGRAM READY TO ROCK
The City of Adelaide Tour Village, the heart and soul of the Santos Tour Down Under will come alive after dark in 2018, with a full program of night events set to entertain and engage fans in even greater ways than ever before!
The TDU fans know the City of Adelaide Tour Village is the gathering spot for cycling fans, an after-work meeting place to catch up on the day’s racing but in 2018 it will be so much more.
Fans not only can walk amongst the world’s best cyclists in the largest Bike Expo in Australia, watch the team mechanics at work, test ride the newest bikes, watch the race on the big screen, review the latest cycling equipment, sit back with fabulous food and wine but choose from a nightly program of events once the sun starts to set.
Kicking off with the Team Presentation, each night has something on offer from the Roller Frenzy X, VirtuGO Cycling Legend Challenge, Grinders Coffee Latte Art Tournament, screening the ORICA-GreenEDGE All for One Movie, Hit 107! Old School House Party and the Wilson Parking Car Park Climb presented by Advam.
Specific event details attached.
Keep an eye out for the 20 Year tribute to TDU photographic exhibition, sharing all the thrills, spills, emotion and triumphant victories year by year since 1999 new in 2018.
The City of Adelaide Tour Village will be officially open at 3.00 pm on Saturday 13 January 2018. Visit www.tourdownunder.com.au for a full program of events.
TDU AFTER DARK PROGRAM OF EVENTS
Saturday, 13 January 2018
Team Presentation and Free Concert, presented by Cycling Tips
City of Adelaide Tour Village: 6:30pm – 10.00pm FREE
Be amongst the thousands of fans as the riders of the Santos Women’s Tour Down Under and Santos Tour Down Under are all presented to the crowd for the first time. International voices of cycling Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen will guide us through the presentations and tell us who their picks of the peloton are before the stage is taken over by an ARIA Award Winning performer for the FREE evening concert to really kick off the festival’s celebrations in style.
Monday 15 January 2018
Roller Frenzy X
City of Adelaide Tour Village: 6.00 pm – 10.00pm FREE
Grinders on Tour Café will come alive with Roller Frenzy X. Come and watch 32 cyclists of all levels race pros in a 500m roller challenge. The final will thrill everyone from every age as these cyclists themselves to the limit. Enjoy a drink and some dinner while enjoying the action!
Tuesday 16 January 2018
VirtuGo Cycling Legends Race
City of Adelaide Tour Village: 6.30 pm FREE
VirtuGO, the innovative new virtual indoor cycling platform that will gamify your indoor cycling experience and take your performance to the next level will displaying the future of indoor cycling at the TDU. See Australian cycling legends Stuart O’Grady, Robbie McEwen, Phil Anderson, Michael Rogers and others race head to head on a virtual replica of the Willunga Hill race route. Join the fun and cheer on your Aussie cycling hero!
Wednesday 17 January 2018
Grinders Coffee Roasters Latte Art Tournament
City of Adelaide Tour Village: 6:00pm-9:00pm FREE
Adelaide’s Best Barista’s battle it out in a fast paced, knockout Latte Art Tournament.
Competition starts at 6pm. $1000 is up for grabs for the winner and the prestige of being the best barista alive! Prizes also for 2nd and 3rd.
Thursday 18 January 2018
Cycling Tips presents Cinema Velo – Movie: All for One
City of Adelaide Tour Village: 7:00pm for 8:30pm movie start FREE
Join us for an outdoor screening of All for One – The first Five Years of the GreenEDGE Journey. Bring a blanket or low chair and claim a space on the grass to enjoy some great food and local beverages as you wait for the sun to set. As the sun slips away get ready to be inspired by a team with a culture that embraces a deeply human approach to sport, unlikely champions are born, and seemingly improbable team and personal goals are achieved. Mitchelton-SCOTT rider appearances!
Friday 19 January 2018
Hit107 – OLD SCHOOL HOUSE PARTY
City of Adelaide Tour Village: 8:00pm – 10pm FREE
Hit107 are bringing a massive Old School House Party to the heart of the city in the middle of a big bike race… hit107 is on its way to the Santos Tour Down Under! It’ll be an awesome, free night out in the city with Amos, Cat & Angus and all your fav Old School hits!
Saturday 20 January 2018
Wilson Parking Car Park Climb presented by Advam
Union Street Wilson Parking, Adelaide: 5:30pm – 9:30pm
FREE to attend
See riders go head to head, racing each other and the clock up 12 levels of a multi-story car park. With a DJ, bar, food vans and plenty of cowbells, this is much more than a bike racing event, it’s a spectacle not to the missed. Racing commences at 6:30pm with the winners being crowned at 9:30pm