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By the numbers: What it takes to win on Willunga Hill at the Tour Down Under

It wasn't a surprise when Richie Porte (BMC) danced away from his rivals to win a fifth-straight Willunga stage at the Tour Down Under la...

The story behind the surprise prize parity announcement at the Santos Women’s Tour

Just when we thought we were putting the excitement of the four-day Santos Women’s Tour Down Under behind us for another year, the South ...

Opinion: Why time bonuses are crucial to the balance of the Tour Down Under

Love them or hate them, time bonuses are a defining feature of the Santos Tour Down Under. Riders that finish in the top three on each st...

Daryl Impey wins Santos Tour Down Under, Andre Greipel claims final stage

ADELAIDE, Australia (CT) – When it came to predicting a winner of the 2018 Santos Tour Down Under, one name was front of mind for most: d...

Impey takes TDU lead on a countback, Porte takes fifth-straight Willunga win

WILLUNGA HILL, Australia (CT) – It was no great surprise when Richie Porte (BMC) attacked on Willunga Hill and went on to win stage 5 of ...

Peter Sagan survives Norton Summit to take TDU stage 4 and overall lead

URAIDLA, Australia (CT) – Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) might have bigger targets later in the season but today, on stage 4 of the Santos ...

Why stage 4 of the Tour Down Under could be more exciting than Willunga

ADELAIDE, Australia (CT) – Last year’s Santos Tour Down Under was something of a procession. Caleb Ewan won all of the sprint stages — fo...

Viviani pounces as Ewan pauses on stage 3 of the Tour Down Under

VICTOR HARBOR, Australia (CT) – It's been dubbed the best sprint field in Santos Tour Down Under history and so far that field has delive...

CyclingTips Podcast: In the mechanics' pits at the Tour Down Under

The Podcast is in Australia! Caley Fretz and CyclingTips founder Wade Wallace start off with a few Santos Tour Down Under predictions (wh...

Photo gallery: Stage 2 of the 2018 Tour Down Under

It wasn't supposed to be a day for Caleb Ewan (Mitchelton-Scott). The finish was supposed to be too tough, and Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgroh...

Steve Morabito after dislocating shoulder: 'I hope to start again tomorrow'

STIRLING, Australia (CT) – An unfortunate crash on stage 2 of the Santos Tour Down Under left Steve Morabito (FDJ) sitting on the tarmac ...

Caleb Ewan dashes into ochre on stage 2 of the Tour Down Under

STIRLING, Australia (CT) – Few rated Caleb Ewan’s chances on stage 2 of the 2018 Santos Tour Down Under. And not without reason: he’d bee...

Tour Down Under stage 3 shortened due to extreme weather forecast

ADELAIDE, Australia (CT) – Thursday's stage 3 of the 2018 Santos Tour Down Under will be shortened by 26km due to a forecast maximum temp...

Photo gallery: Stage 1 of the 2018 Santos Tour Down Under

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) might have won Sunday's People's Choice Classic, but it's Andre Greipel (Lotto Soudal) that has the bragging...

Andre Greipel back to his winning ways on stage 1 of the Tour Down Under

LYNDOCH, Australia (CT) – The 2017 season was Andre Greipel’s worst on the bike since 2007. The Lotto Soudal sprinter went winless at the...

Photo gallery: People's Choice Classic at the 2018 Tour Down Under

ADELAIDE, Australia (CT) – Peter Sagan. Caleb Ewan. Andre Greipel. Elia Viviani -- some are calling it the strongest sprint field in the ...

Andrew Christie-Johnston on UniSA's TDU plans: Sprints, KOM jersey and more

ADELAIDE, Australia (CT) – The road to the Santos Tour Down Under has been a bumpy one for the UniSA-Australia National team. Selecting t...

Peter Sagan wins the People's Choice Classic at the Tour Down Under

ADELAIDE, Australia (CT) – Three-time world champion Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) has started his season in perfect fashion, winning the ...

Spratt overcomes crash to take Santos Women's Tour GC, Hosking wins stage

ADELAIDE, Australia (CT) – The four-day Santos Women's Tour Down Under has wrapped up with Chloe Hosking (Ale-Cipollini) taking the win i...

Preview: What you should know about the 2018 Santos Tour Down Under

The Santos Tour Down Under is Australia's biggest bike race and the first WorldTour race of the season. The 2018 edition, which starts in...

Amanda Spratt breaks away to set up second Santos Women’s Tour title

  A lumpy finish, a tight GC battle and a team determined not to watch the race they’d walked away with every year slip from their g...