Where to watch the Herald Sun Tour

THE Herald Sun Tour rolls into Bendigo on Friday.

Stage two will see riders cycle through the goldfields starting from Ballarat and ending in Bendigo.

Here is an approximate guide of where you will be able to see some of Australia’s best riders.

The race begins at Wendouree Parade in Ballarat at 10.30am then travels through to Creswick, passing through Creswick-Dean Road, Meyers Road, Blampied-Mollongghip Road and should reach the Midland Highway at about 11.40am.

Daylesford is the next destination at about noon, with cyclists travelling on Vincent Street North, Hepburn Newstead Road, Newstead Guilford Road and then back onto the Midland Highway by about 12.50pm.

Guildford is next, with cyclists travelling on Kemp Bridge Road, Vaughn Springs Road, Vaughn Chewton Road and then through to Chewton on the Pyrenees Highway at about 1.15pm.

Riders will travel on Golden Point Road and across the Calder Highway to Faraday-Sutton Grange Road, Harcourt-Sutton Grange Road and then up Mount Alexander and across to North Harcourt Rd.

At about 2pm riders will be on the Bendigo-Sutton Grange Road before heading to Axe Creek Road, Emu Creek Road and Strathfieldsaye Road.

Then into Strathdale on Reservoir Road at about 2.30pm, right turn into McIvor Road, along McIvor Rd to Chapel Street roundabout.  Riders will turn right at roundabout into Chapel Street, then left at Pall Mall before the finish at the Shamrock Hotel at about 2.45pm. 

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