2012 Tour Down Under

Tour Down Under Wrap Up

Andre Greipel took his 11th ever win on the final stage of at the Tour Down Under to kick off his tremendous start to the 2012 WorldTour season. It’s one less than McEwen’s record of 12 wins which may very likely to be broken since this is Robbie’s last professional race on Australian soil.


Tour Down Under – Stage 5 Willunga Countback!

What an exhilarating stage up Old Willunga hill and a massive day for the fans. I had tipped Valverde to win the stage but I didn’t expect Gerro to be so close behind (only a few inches). If he had held off a few meters before starting his sprint Gerro would be the clear winner …


Tour Down Under Stage 4

Today Oscar Freire showed everyone that he’s still got the goods with today’s difficult win. The three time world champion is turning 36 next month and has announced his retirement at the end of this season. It’s always great to see the professionals who leave the sport gracefully while still competitive rather than let it …


Tour Down Under | WarnieGate, Stormtroopers, and ClarkeyWilbur

There’s nothing I love more than seeing a guy like Will Clark have the kahunas to attack in the first two kilometers, stay out there with one other (Martin Martin Kohler), and hold off the pack to take the biggest win of his career. Absolutely amazing!


Tour Down Under | Stage 1 – What A Scorcher!

It was a scorcher out there today and it’s one of those few times where I don’t envy professional cyclists. The temperature on the road was 42C at 11am with a hot northerly wind that sucked the life out of you.


Welcome to Radelaide!

The 2012 professional season is still a day away from officially beginning but the Tour Down Under has basically begun. Thank goodness. We can now begin talking about racing instead of reading about team bootcamps, transfer rumours, season wrap-ups and upcoming predictions.


Why The Tour Down Under Is Important To Flanders?

The Tour Down Under is an early season favorite for most of the pros and spectators. However, there’s more to it than beaches, sunshine, and parties in the buzzing city of Radelaide. There is a strong connection to the Tour of Flanders that might go unnoticed. What does the Tour Down Under have to do …


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