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Same winners, different race: The TDU results don't tell the full story

At a glance, it might look just like last year’s Tour Down Under. Richie Porte wins on Willunga Hill, again, and finishes second overall....

Double drama at the Tour Down Under: Bevin crashes, Ewan relegated

It'll go down as one of the most dramatic days in Tour Down Under history. The day the overall leader crashed heavily, jeopardising his c...

Winning for a fallen friend: Impey's emotional Tour Down Under stage victory

You can always pick out the wins that mean the most. Maybe there’s a little extra excitement as they cross the line, perhaps they embrace...

Hot as hell at the Tour Down Under

There’s blood on my laptop. It’s on the back of my hand and leg and face, and also on my collar. My collar is soaked. I’m just glad the C...

The natural: Jimmy Whelan isn’t riding like a WorldTour rookie

The stitches came out of Jimmy Whelan’s chin two days ago. You can still see where the chainring lodged itself in his face at the Aussie ...

New lids, kicks and gear from the 2019 WorldTour

While it’s often the new bikes of the WorldTour that garner the most attention, it’s the shoes and accessories that offer the most varian...

Bevin’s breakthrough: The surprise victory we should have expected

There’s a beautiful unpredictability to the Tour Down Under. A certain chaos borne out of the fact it's the first WorldTour race of the y...

The weekly spin: Why Phil Liggett isn't ready to retire

Phil Liggett has no plans to retire following the death of his longtime broadcast partner Paul Sherwen. Not yet, anyway. Liggett is in Ad...

A risky ride for five seconds on a sprint stage

It’ll go down as a day for the sprinters. A day when, as expected, the fastmen got to duke it out on the flat, finishing straight into Po...

Lazer’s new Bullet 2.0 helmet: now more Air’O

Fast aero road helmets are nothing new, however, fast helmets that offer breezy ventilation and integrated features are a much newer conc...

POC's new Ventral Air: Better than the Octal

Want some of the aero benefits and narrower form of the Ventral with the wide open ventilation of the Octal? Launched in the hot sun of t...

Pro bikes of the 2019 men’s WorldTour

And just like that, the WorldTour season has restarted. Adelaide once again plays host to the Santos Tour Down Under, providing a great p...

Campagnolo Super Record EPS 12-speed is race-ready

Sitting on the 2019 team bikes of Lotto-Soudal, Movistar and UAE Team Emirates is what looks to be a production-ready fourth generation o...

Preview: Your guide to the 2019 men's Santos Tour Down Under

The Santos Tour Down Under is the biggest bike race in Australia and the first race on the 2019 men’s WorldTour calendar. It’s had a bit ...

Leaving Michael Freiberg off the TDU team isn’t popular but it does makes sense

There are plenty of people who believe Michael Freiberg should be racing the Tour Down Under. That’s pretty clear from the 2,500+ signatu...

Michael Freiberg Q&A: On being left off the UniSA team for Tour Down Under

It’s been a tumultuous few days for Michael Freiberg (Pro Racing Sunshine Coast). On Sunday he stunned rivals and onlookers alike when he...

Willunga Hill stage to conclude the 2019 Tour Down Under

The Santos Tour Down Under is set for a shake-up in 2019 with the event’s iconic Willunga Hill queen stage being moved to the final day o...