The Tour of Gippsland, part of the National Road Series, is coming to the region with a women's tour taking place in addition to the men's competition for the first time. Local interest will be piqued by the participation of Wellington Cycling Club member Kristy Glover. Full stage details with start times are here; to cheer Kristy on in her home town come along to Victoria Park, Cunninghame Street, Sale on Friday 20th October. Racing around the 1.25km criterium course commences at 11am- for those working on Thursday and Friday there is the opportunity to cheer Kristy on in Bairnsdale on Saturday or Traralgon on Sunday.
For those who would like to take advantage of the closed roads and compete there is an amateur crit series, with races at Bairnsdale (9:30am Saturday 21st) and Traralgon (9:00am Sunday 22nd). Details here