Temps lately are a reasonable 20.6 C. Riders might be competing over 5 30km loops round Taununda, Bethany, Angaston, Penrice and Nuriootpa.


You’ll be able to learn what Mitchelton-Scott director Matt White needed to say about lately’s degree HERE.

In brief. As of late’s one for the quick finishers …


…aaaaaand we are rolling on the Excursion Down Underneath. The 2020 UCI WorldTour is underway!


Rohan Dennis is able to cross

Rohan Dennis

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Mins clear of the beginning

Tour Down Under

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Degree 1 is primarily based round a 30km circuit within the Barossa Valley, with the riders beginning and completing in Tanunda and finishing the circuit 5 instances.

Tour Down Under Stage 1

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We are lower than an hour clear of the beginning of degree 1, and the 2020 UCI WorldTour might be formally underway. This race wraps up on January 26, the similar day any other massive contingent of the WorldTour peloton get started their season in Argentina on the Vuelta a San Juan, a UCI Professional Sequence race. The WorldTour alternatives up once more on the Cadel Evans Nice Ocean Street Race on February 2, whilst the South American motion continues on the Excursion Colombia 2.1 February 11-16.

We are looking ahead to the WorldTour to roll out in about 45 mins, however the global racing began right here final week with the Girls’s Excursion Down Underneath, a four-day race gained through American Ruth Winder of the Trek-Segafredo group, bringing and finish to the three-year reign of Mitchelton-Scott’s Amanda Spratt.

You’ll be able to examine Winder’s win HERE, and take a look at all our protection at the Girls’s Excursion Down Underneath hub web page.

In fact, the lads were turning the pedals over in anger already as nicely, with Sunday evening’s operating of the Schwalbe Vintage criterium in downtown Adelaide. Lotto Soudal’s Caleb Ewan laid down a large marker for his competitors, successful the dash through a number of motorbike lengths as his group carried out within the finale like a well-oiled Belgian frites-maker. Elia Viviani and Cofidis have been left in need of, whilst Sam Bennett used to be by no means in competition throughout his Deceuninck-QuickStep debut.

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