Are you up for it?

Route options

Choose your challenge

The OG 170km route will see you take on changing terrain and seemingly endless hills that make up the 2,200 vertical metres; whereas the new 88km route will be a little kinder on the legs, while still encapsulating everything this ride through breathtaking Wiradjuri Country has to offer.


2,200m elevation

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1,342m elevation

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A Bicycle Network event

We've got your back

Comprehensive on-route support

Like all Bicycle Network events, we’ve got your back every pedal stroke of the way with our comprehensive on-route support: closed roads, rest stops, nutrition, hydration, valet service, mechanical and medical support.

Are you covered?

Bicycle Network Members receive 10% off their entry and are fully supported every time they ride, with comprehensive riding insurance and Riders’ Rights (legal support).

Help us make bike riding easier for everyone

As a not-for-profit organisation, becoming a Member and taking on our events also means you’re supporting our behaviour change programs and advocacy campaigns to make it easier for everyone to ride a bike, every day. 

29 May – 11 June 2023

Winter essentials – score a Rapha Essentials Case!

Don’t let the cool and dark conditions impact your training!

Commit to Newcrest Orange Challenge 2023 by midnight Sunday 11 June and use the promo code WINTERESSENTIALS to score a complimentary Rapha Essentials Case – Large (valued at $55).

You better get in quick, this offer is limited to the first 20 eligible riders!

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Newcrest Orange Challenge - Winter Training

Already entered? Get a mate to sign up as above and you’ll receive one each!

Ts and Cs apply

Newcrest Orange Challenge early bird tickets close 9 July!

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A hidden NSW cycling gem

Discover Orange

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 extending your stay, has everything you need to know about Orange and the surrounding region.

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

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A special thank you to our

Sponsors and partners

Major partner

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Strategic sponsor

NSW govt Waratah logo
Destination NSW logo

Event partner

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