#CADEL
ROADRACE
26-29
JAN 2017

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Visit Victoria is proud to support the third edition of the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race as part of our renewed commitment to building our state’s renowned calendar of major sporting and cultural events.

Visit Victoria is Victoria’s tourism and events company, responsible for marketing to visitors from within the state, across Australia and around the world and attracting more sporting, cultural and business events to Victoria’s world-class events calendar.

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The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI)’s commitment is to lead the development of cycling as a competitive sport and activity in all its forms, across the world. They are committed to the highest standards in all activity, and to earn and maintain a reputation as an international sporting federation of outstanding performance and integrity.

Our Broadcast Partner

Seven is Australia’s leading TV network and the official broadcast partner of the inaugural Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race. Seven Melbourne Managing Director Lewis Martin commented: “We’re delighted to be showcasing Geelong and Victoria’s surf coast with a world class event that has all the hallmarks of an iconic fixture on the Australian sporting calendar”.

Seven will provide live coverage across Australia of the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race on Sunday January 31 on Channel 7. Seven is also the official broadcast partner for an unrivalled portfolio of major sporting events including the Summer and Winter Olympics, AFL, all major Australian tennis and golf tournaments as well as Davis Cup, Wimbledon and the US Masters, the Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race and the NFL.

Our Official Partners

At Subaru we’re passionate about cycling. We love it. Our customers love it, and like driving we think it’s fun! We also believe that our involvement in the cycling community helps to spread the word of the sport, the importance of improving safety whether on two wheels or four, and the importance of sharing the road for every road user. With technologies like Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive and our unique EyeSight® driver assist system coupled with plenty of space for all your gear, our range of vehicles and technologies are a perfect fit for the avid cycler and their families. Right now, we are a proud to be supporting the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race and look forward to sharing this iconic road with you. What better way to enjoy one of our wonders of the world.

GMHBA is an Australian health care organisation offering specialised health insurance and eye care practices that aim to improve the health and wellbeing of local communities.  They live at the heart of healthy communities and have been providing leading service to members and patients for over 80 years.

Swisse is an Australian success story. It all began with founder Kevin Ring in a humble Melbourne warehouse in 1969. From the outset, our mission was embedded in the Swisse DNA – a dream to make people all over the world healthier and happier.

That vision is well on the way to becoming a reality. For over 40 years, Swisse has been investing in products formulated with premium quality ingredients based on traditional evidence and scientific research.

Today, the Swisse product range stretches from top selling men’s and women’s multivitamins and dietary supplements, to sports nutrition, skincare and functional foods.

We believe that health is the most important thing in all of our lives. It underpins everything else that matters, like friends, family, career and all of our dreams.

More than words on our office walls, “Celebrate Life Every Day” is the founding principle that guides how we serve our customers and how we treat the people that make our company great.

Our Mission: To make millions of people around the world healthier and happier.

Deakin aims to build the jobs of the future, using the opportunities of the digital age to widen access to education and make a difference to the communities it serves.

Deakin enjoys a reputation for being accessible, helpful and friendly. It has a longstanding record for its use of cutting-edge information technology while providing highly personalised experiences, whether in the cloud on Deakin’s media-rich campuses or through a combination of cloud and campus learning.

Riding towards zero deaths and serious injuries on our roads The Transport Accident Commission’s Towards Zero vision is for zero deaths and serious injuries on our roads; we believe in a safer road system for all road users.

Each and every one of us, as motorists, motorcyclists, pedestrians and cyclists has the shared responsibility to use our road system safely and with respect for each other.

Together we can ride towards a future where every journey is a safe one.

Founded in Milan in 1937, MAPEI is a world leader in the manufacture of over 1500 products for the construction industry including adhesives, grouts, waterproofing membranes, levelling compounds, repair mortars and quality related building products. Mapei currently boast 65 production plants across 31 countries and 5 continents.
Numerous projects executed all around the world are testimony to the outstanding quality of Mapei products that are preferred by architects, designers and building contractors. Some of the more recent building projects have been the Legacy Way Tunnels in Brisbane, Marina Bay Sands Resort in Singapore, Guggenheim Museums in both New York and Venice as well as the Olympic and Commonwealth stadiums all around the world.
Mapei products are manufactured in Brisbane and distributed through an extensive network of distributors throughout all states and territories in Australia. Mapei distributors can be located by visiting the website at www.mapei.com.au or alternatively email us at sales@mapei.com.au.

Tag Heuer is the official Time partner of the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race.

Having recently joined forces with Cadel Evans’ former team, BMC Racing, the partnership with the world-class cycling event is just the next step in TAG Heuer’s return to the world of international cycling after a legacy that dates back to 1946 with pocket chronometers for measuring races and trials.

Oakley, Inc. is a sport and lifestyle brand, driven to ignite the imagination through the fusion of art and science. Building on its legacy of innovative, market-leading optical technology, the company manufactures and distributes high performance sunglasses, prescription lenses and frames, goggles, apparel, footwear, and accessories. The essence of the brand is communicated through hundreds of professional and amateur athletes who depend on Oakley products to provide them with the very best while they redefine what is physically possible.

Our Industry Partners

The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race is proud to be associated with a select group of prestigious industry partners – Shimano, BMC, Thule, Winners and Science in Sport. Our partners are regarded as leaders in their respective areas and bring with them a collective expertise, reputation and tradition that significantly contribute to the position the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race has been able to achieve in a very short period of time. We thank them one and all.

Our Support Partner

Cycling Australia (CA) is the national administrative body responsible for the sport of cycling in Australia as recognised by the Australian Government, the International Cycling Union (UCI), the Australian Olympic Committee, the Australian Commonwealth Games Federation and the Australian Paralympic Committee.

As an organisation, CA’s objectives are to create opportunities for all riders and people interested in cycling. We offer membership benefits to all cyclists – recreational riders through to competitive racers; deliver high performance programs that produce world class riders across all disciplines; and importantly we are advocates for improving cycling within Australia.

OUR Merchandise Partner

Born and bred in Melbourne, Australia, HUB loves cycling!

Hub manufactures cycling kit, clothing and accessories including event merchandise and licensed product for the likes of the AFL and NRL. From our jerseys to our water bottles, we work with manufactures who take as much pride in their work as we do, only using partners who pass the highest global standards.

Our Local Governments

Geelong is Victoria’s largest provincial centre located 75 kilometres south west of Melbourne’s CBD with a population of more than 220,000 people.

The City of Greater Geelong is a smart 21st century city and is recognised as a leader in tourism, health and education.

Geelong’s key features are its North facing bay with the magnificent Waterfront, Central Geelong’s arts precinct and surrounding coastline.
Geelong has a successful reputation of hosting a range of major events including the Australian International Airshow, the 2010 UCI Road World Cycling Championships, Festival of Sails among other sporting and cultural events.

The Surf Coast, only one hour south-west of Melbourne, boasts some of Australia’s best surf beaches, coastal towns, stunning scenery, powerful waterfalls and opportunities for outdoor adventure. With a pristine natural environment as its cornerstone it’s easy to understand why we’re not your average destination. Surfing, tourism, iconic major events, a dynamic rural hinterland and innovative small business all combine to drive a lifestyle and unique economy that touches all parts of the globe.

Torquay, the largest town in the Surf Coast, is the official start of one of the world’s most spectacular drives, the Great Ocean Road. Close by, Bells Beach is home to the world’s longest running professional surfing competition the Rip Curl Pro. With such stunning scenery and fresh coastal air, it’s also a pretty special place to cycle.

The Surf Coast is excited to host an event of international quality and is proud to be a part of something so close to Cadel’s heart.

Our Media Partners

The Herald Sun is a supporter of Sporting and Community events in Victoria and proud partner of the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race.

An inaugural partner of the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race, the Geelong Advertiser has been the voice of Geelong for 175 years and has a proud and long-standing history of involvement in our community.

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