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Mega boost for region

Mega boost for region

The Grampians & Wimmera have secured next years Great Vic Bike ride

Just announced to the current participants of the Great Victorian Bike ride - the tour will be held in the Wimmera and Grampians next year...

Starting in Rainbow in November next year and moving its way down through the Wimmera with a few nights in Horsham, a couple of nights in Halls Gap, down to Dunkeld up to Pomonal and finishing in Great Western.

The eight night ride will bring three to four thousand riders, support crews, families and visitors to the region with the forecasted monetary value of each day possible to push One hundred thousand dollars per day into our local towns.

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Grampians tourism CEO Marc Sleeman is super excited "Its really exciting and 12 months goes really quickly, the preparation and planning will start in May next year...and that will have a really solid campaign leading up to the November event and we will be working really closely with the Bicycle network a not for profit organization - bringing lots of Victorians and interstate visitors into the Grampians and the Wimmera. We'll profile the Silo Art trail, Rainbow, Horsham, Wartook, Laharum - into Halls Gap and all around the Grampians National park ".

Mr Sleeman says he's pumped for the event..

"I'm really excited, its probably one of the biggest initiatives we've got on the table for our region in the next 12 months and I'm really excited".

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