2020 Clare Classic

Following the success of the inaugural Clare Classic in April 2018, Bicycling Australia is proud to announce the cycling Gran Fondo for South Australia will be returning as an annual event to the stunning Clare Valley region on the weekend of 4-5 April, 2020

The Clare Classic is a unique event that offers riders not only a spectacular country course, but also showcases the Clare Valley’s world classic food, wine and accommodation.

An exciting new addition for the 2020 Clare Classic, Dirty Clare is an all-new 80km gravel course that will be held on Saturday, 4 April. Starting from Clare Town Oval in Clare, the 80km gravel course will showcase Clare’s scenic Spring Gully Conservation Park.

Make your choice from four courses through the beautiful wine region of Clare Valley in South Australia:

80km Dirty Clare Gravel Course (Saturday) 

160km Maxi Classic

110km Challenge Classic

50km Social Classic


Clare Classic Local Supporters

Clare Valley Business and Tourism Association members who are supporting this fantastic event,

why not drop in whilst you're here for the Clare Classic!

Click on each business for further information.

With Clare's unique range of art, the Clare Valley Art Gallery has an extensive range of contemporary Utopian Indigenous Art. With regular visiting artists, visitors can experience first hand how these amazing pieces are created. Our curator will explain the meaning behind the art and how the style has developed. Visit the Clare Valley Art Gallery whilst in Clare for the Clare Classic!

"We have recently taken over this bike hire business with over 60 mountain bikes and electric bikes available for rental. We also have tandems, kids’ bikes, tagalongs, buggies and baby seats. The business was based for many years in Clare township but has now moved to the grounds of Brice Hill Country Lodge, with direct private access to the famous Riesling and Rattler Rail Trails. We can deliver and pick up bikes from your accommodation and drop off points for a fee. So come and explore the beautiful Clare Valley on a bike. You'll love it!" Visit Clare Valley Cycle Hire whilst in Clare for the Clare Classic!

Whilst you're in the Clare Valley, check out these things to do, where to eat and of course, where to stay!

Whether you are visiting Clare for a few days or a few months, you will find ideas here to help you plan your itinerary.


From farmhouse restaurants, to gourmet pub fare and romantic dining locations, the region offers a delectable range of food offerings.
Clare Valley accommodation options are diverse, with something for every level of comfort and budget.