Jayco Herald Sun Tour

Inside the convoy: a ride with Commissaire 2 at the Jayco Herald Sun Tour

When you switch on your TV to watch a bike race you only see part of the picture. The riders are the stars of the show — and rightly so — but behind the scenes there are dozens of hard-working individuals, each playing a distinct role to ensure the race runs as smoothly as possible. …


Highlights from the 2014 Jayco Herald Sun Tour

It’s been an impressive start to the year for Orica-GreenEDGE. The Australian national road race championships and the Santos Tour Down Under both fell the way of Simon Gerrans and it was a different Simon – Simon Clarke – who continued Orica-GreenEDGE’s great summer, winning the 61st edition of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour on …


The Sun Tour: Australia’s oldest stage race

With the 2014 edition of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour now underway, CyclingTips’ resident historian Craig Fry takes a look back at Australia’s oldest stage race, speaking with two Sun Tour legends – Barry Waddell (five-time winner) and John Trevorrow (three-time winner and current race director) – to get their expert views and memories about …


Jayco Herald Sun Tour Stage 5

The Genesys Pro Cycling Team have been punching above their weight every since they started as Praities, and this is by far their biggest win to date. I have no doubt Nathan Haas and Steel Von Hoff will follow in the same footsteps as Richie Porte (SaxoBank, now SKY) and Will Clarke (Leopard-Trek) if they …


Jayco Herald Sun Tour Stage 4

What a turnout at Alpe d’Arthurs on Saturday! Even though there were times the weather threatened to blow the whole mountain down, the hardcore fans still showed up and created an atmosphere like the Sun Tour has never seen before.


Jayco Herald Sun Tour Stage 3

Stunning photos on the Great Ocean Road by Veeral Patel and Jarrod Partridge today. It’s Friday night, so sorry…not much of a write-up.


Jayco Herald Sun Tour Stage 2

Reinhardt Janse van Rensburg won the bunch kick in stage 2 of the Sun Tour, but who is this man who managed to outsprint Baden Cooke, Steel Von Hoff, Tom Palmer and Jon Cantwell? Here’s what I’ve been able to find out…


Jayco Herald Sun Tour Stage 1

Crosswinds and a long breakaway was the theme of the day and local Drapac boy Rhys Pollock snagged the win of his life. Pollock was part of a 15-man break that slipped away from the peloton before the stage had reached the 10 kilometre mark.


Sun Tour Trivia Competition

Our resident trivia buff Jamie Jowett, the Cliff Clavin of cycling, must have had some time on his hands in the office yesterday and sent in some interesting Sun Tour trivia questions. How many can you guess (or google)?


Join Us At Bay 13 On Arthurs Seat

As part of my position with Rapha I’m holding the biggest party Australia has ever seen on “Alp d’Arthurs” this Saturday, Oct 15 to cheer on the riders of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour. As readers of CyclingTips, I invite every single one of you to come along to enjoy the race and create an …


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