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02/23/2017 at 09:48. Facebook
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A look back at highlights from five days of tough racing at the Jayco Herald Sun Tour.

All Images: Con Chronis
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Summary of the racing

Australia's longest running UCI stage race lived up to expectation as defending champion Chris Froome pushed all the way in an effort to win yellow.

Brenton Jones and Alex Frame claimed 2nd and 3rd respectively in the prologue, smashing course...
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Another breakaway escape for Lampier proves fruitful as the Cornish man take 5th on stage 2 of the Jayco Herald SunTour

"The profile of stage 2 suited me better today & I wanted another shot at the breakaway move after yesterday.
It's a shame in some ways that I had yesterday efforts in my legs. Really happy to take 5th after two big days on the bike."
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Check out images stage one of the #SunTour which earned Steve Lampier the most aggressive rider jersey after a gallant solo effort on the summit finish.

The race so far:
Lampier was part of an eight man group who escaped on the 174km stage to Falls Creek. Onto the 30km summit finish the group was trimmed to four. The supremely experienced Tour rider, Greg Henderson (United Healthcare), van...
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JLT Condor got their 2017 Jayco Herald Sun Tour campaign off to a flying start placing three riders in the top ten on the opening day.

Team Sky's Dutchman Danny van Poppel took control of the yellow jersey by the blink of an eye. Brenton Jones (JLT Condor) was runner-up, with teammate Alex Frame third just a tenth of a second in areas.
Ian Bibby is the highest placed Briton finishing 8th on...
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UK Viewers can follow the team at the #SunTour with televised coverage on Eurosport 2.

The TV highlights schedule is below:

Prologue - Wednesday 1 Feb - 2.00pm-2.30pm
Stage - 1 Thursday 2 Feb - 3.30pm-4.30pm
Stage - 2 Fri 3 Feb - 3.30pm-4.30pm
Stage - 3 Sat 4 Feb - 12.30pm -1.30pm
Stage - 4 Sun 5 Feb - 11.15am-12.00pm
Watch the team tackle Herald Sun Tour prologue LIVE on their Facebook page.

Race starts 1st Feb, 7.15am-8.30am (London) / 6.15pm-7.30pm (local)

Our man, Brenton Jones is on a hunt for the podium.
1 prologue, 4 big stages.
One day to go to our next race, the Herald Sun Tour.

Check out the profiles of the race. Looks like the Chris Froome and the GC boys will be out to play one stage 1.
New signing, James Gullen β€œready” for Herald Sun Tour after acclimatising to the Australian heat on team training camp.

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My week in training – James Gullen

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One of the toughest editions of the Herald Sun Tour begins on Wednesday. The team face Froomey, summit finishes and the Australian heat.

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Jayco Herald SunTour Big Preview

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Look back at the action as JLT Condor claim their first UCI win of the season in an exciting edition of the New Zealand Cycle Classic (2.2)
Jon Mould is on fire!
Welshman claims the win on day four in New Zealand after all day breakaway.

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Jon Mould becomes first Brit to record UCI win of 2017

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Fast man Frame takes victory on stage three. JLT Condor bury themselves to chase the break.

"They just committed on chasing it down and no-one really gave us a hand. It was awesome to see the guys do it.” – Frame

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First stage win for JLT Condor

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