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By the numbers: Just how hard were the uphill finishes at the 2017 Tour Down Under?

Two stages decided the general classification at the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under: stage 2 to Paracombe and stage 5 to Willunga Hill. Both...

Behind closed doors at the Tour Down Under with Katusha-Alpecin

It's not often that a WorldTour team will let journalists behind closed doors, to see the inner workings of a team at a professional bike...

Photo gallery: Next-level racing at Adelaide's first Carpark Climb

"See you at the carpark climb?" That was the question asked by many after Richie Porte burst through the massive crowds on Willunga Hill ...

Photo gallery: Stage 6 of the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under

And so another edition of the Santos Tour Down Under comes to a close. In the end just two riders won stages at this year's six-stage eve...

Richie Porte wins the 2017 Tour Down Under, Caleb Ewan takes a fourth stage win

ADELAIDE, Australia (CT) – History will show that Richie Porte (BMC) won the 2017 Tour Down Under on stage 2 when he rode into Paracombe ...

Photo gallery: Stage 5 of the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under

Richie Porte and Willunga Hill. It's a relationship that's defined the penultimate stage of the Tour Down Under since 2014. Today's victo...

Porte solos to fourth consecutive Willunga win at the Tour Down Under

WILLUNGA HILL, Australia (CT) – For a record-extending fourth time in a row, Richie Porte (BMC) has ridden away from his rivals to take a...

Nathan Haas fights his way to Tour Down Under podium: 'I can't believe what I just did'

WILLUNGA HILL, Austalia (CT) – While Richie Porte (BMC) was riding away to his fourth straight win on Willunga Hill, Nathan Haas (Dimensi...

Photo gallery: Stage 4 of the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under

Four stages of the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under, three wins for Caleb Ewan (Orica-Scott). If you include the People's Choice Classic crite...

Caleb Ewan claims sprint hat-trick at the Tour Down Under, Porte poised for Willunga defence

CAMPBELLTOWN, Australia (CT) – For a brief moment, it seemed as if Campbelltown was about to deliver another surprise result at the Tour ...

New kits, kicks and lids of the 2017 WorldTour

The clothing of professional cycling is a crucial part of the sport’s commercialisation. Without this canvas space, the rolling billboard...

Photo gallery: Stage 3 of the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under

Today's breakaway group of four was the biggest of the Tour Down Under thus far. The quartet got up the road as BMC, Orica-Scott and othe...

Caleb Ewan asserts Tour Down Under sprint dominance with stage 3 win

ADELAIDE, Australia (CT) – When Caleb Ewan (Orica-Scott) blasted across the finish line to win stage 3 of the Santos Tour Down Under this...

Join us at the 2017 Tour Down Under: Daily rides, movie night and the Carpark Climb

The 2017 Tour Down Under is less than a week away and we're heading over this coming weekend to catch the build-up and cover the race. Fo...

Photo gallery: Stage 2 of the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under

Richie Porte (BMC) came into the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under as one of the riders to beat. He skipped the Australian Road Nationals to gi...

Richie Porte attacks to win stage 2 of the Tour Down Under and take overall lead

PARACOMBE, Australia (CT) - Richie Porte (BMC) has won the second stage of the Santos Tour Down Under with a confident acceleration in th...

New 2017 bikes and components on display at the Tour Down Under

The Santos Tour Down Under is the first WorldTour race of the year and it's not just new bikes that are on display. There's also an array...

Photo gallery: Stage 1 of the 2017 Tour Down Under

Stage 1 of the Santos Tour Down Under was hot. 40ºC hot. Shorten-the-stage-by-more-than-20km hot. In the end the result was much the same...

Caleb Ewan scorches to victory as extreme heat shortens Tour Down Under stage 1

ADELAIDE, Australia (CT) – It was no great surprise when word came through that the Tour Down Under peloton was roughly half an hour behi...

Tour Down Under stage 1 shortened due to extreme heat

LYNDOCH, Australia (CT) – The opening stage of the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under has been shortened due to extreme heat in South Australia'...

Tour Down Under GC battle looms at Paracombe: 'One of the hardest stages the TDU has seen'

ADELAIDE, Australia (CT) – The 2017 Santos Tour Down Under gets underway on Tuesday with a sprinter-friendly stage from Unley to Lyndoch,...