tour down under 2011

Tour Down Under Stage 6 – Post Tour Depression

Photos courtesy of Veeral Patel, O’Nev, Jarrod Partridge, and Stefano Sirotti It always amazes me how quickly these events pack up and vanish once they’re over. This last week we’ve all been on this incredible high then all of a sudden the barricades are lifted, the streets become normal again, and we’re back at our lousy office …


Tour Down Under Stage 5 – WillungaMania!

Willunga Hill has become an icon of the Tour Down Under. It’s pretty much the only piece of terrain that allows the race to be blown to bits if the riders choose. Last year on Willunga we were treated to fireworks when Cadel and Valverde attacked and put on a tremendous display of power. The …


Tour Down Under Stage 4 – Another Aussie Win!

Photos courtesy of Veeral Patel, O’Nev What a stage! Australia’s fourth win of the TdU and Cameron Meyer has turned the race upside down. The break that wasn’t supposed to stay away was miscalculated by the sprinters and Meyer now has the overall lead. No one would have guessed that would happen. These breakaways succeed …


TdU Stage 2 – Victoria v.s. New South Whales

Today was a vicious battle between the MAMILs of Victoria and New South Whales. The amount of testosterone on the roads of Adelaide was unprecedented. I suffered like a pig for 130km thanks to these guys.


Tour Down Under – Stage 1

I’m sitting here in the media center at the Hilton feeling a little bit guilty. A mad rush of photographers and journalists just arrived back after a long day following the race. Now the bulk of their work begins. Some of these reporters have multiple stories to run with extremely tight deadlines. I couldn’t imagine the stress …


Tour Down Under – Cancer Council Classic

I’m off to Adelaide tomorrow morning for a week of riding and fun in the sun. After nearly a month of eating turkey dinners and staying indoors in Canada, I really need this! (I don’t expect any sympathy…) I wasn’t able to attend the Cancer Council crit tonight, but thankfully SBS did a spectacular job …


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