RideArgyle
01/22/2017 at 15:27. Facebook
The Tour Down Under with a two-hour circuit race in downtown Adelaide. Caleb Ewan (ORICA-SCOTT) sprinted to victory. Richie Porte (BMC) finished in the bunch to win the ochre jersey he had worn since stage two.

"We knew what the script would be today," said sport director Tom Southam. "There was a lot at stake today with the intermediates, which didn’t include us, so that was always going to...
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RideArgyle
01/22/2017 at 08:05. Facebook
That's Tom Scully in the final hour of his first WorldTour race. A late race call-up, coming in as a replacement when Brendan Canty fell sick, Scully made the most of his unexpected opportunity.

DS Tom Southam said: "I was really pleased with the way Tom came in. Tom physically went through quite a lot to come here so late, from some a different time zone, with such a different temperature...
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RideArgyle
01/22/2017 at 02:48. Facebook
Think stage six of the TDU is a processional? Think again. Alex Howes explains what to expect from the final 90km of the WorldTour opener in our stage preview below.

Race begins in 15 minutes and will be broadcast live from start to finish.
RideArgyle
yesterday at 12:18. Facebook
The fifth stage of the Tour Down Under is iconic Australian cycling. With a finale that includes two ascents up Willunga Hill, it's a make-it-or-break-it kind of day. Mike Woods climbed to third last year and Cannondale-Drapac hoped the Canadian climber might be able to improve on his finish.

Every rider had a role on Saturday, and Will Clarke's task was (again) to get into the early...
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RideArgyle
yesterday at 09:00. Facebook
Will Clarke doings his thing on the front of the TDU stage five breakaway. Group was caught after the first time up Willunga, but Will's work continued - straight to the front of the bunch for one last pull in services of his teammates.
RideArgyle
yesterday at 01:30. Facebook
Willunga Hill today. This guy is flying the #GreenArgyle flag in the early breakaway alongside Jack Bauer, Thomas de Gendt and Jeremy Maison. Cycling, Tour Down Under broadcast is live from 12:30pm on Nine Network, Tour Tracker (which we highly recommend!) and NBC Sport.
RideArgyle
01/20/2017 at 10:01. Facebook
Will Clarke predicted an aggressive start with a fight to get into the breakaway on the fourth stage of the Tour Down Under between Norwood and Campbelltown. He was right.

Tasked with getting into the early breakaway, Clarke put himself in an early move. It was the last move to be caught before the peloton gave the nod to a three-rider escape featuring Jack Bauer (QuickStep Floors), Cam...
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RideArgyle
01/20/2017 at 07:50. Facebook
Kid, we get it. We gaze adoringly at Alex Howes, too.
RideArgyle
01/20/2017 at 05:23. Facebook
RideArgyle
01/20/2017 at 03:41. Facebook
Since the sun is so intense Down Under, the government's campaign is "Slip! Slop! Slap!" For sunscreen. To this we we add.... Spray!
RideArgyle
01/19/2017 at 14:13. Facebook
It looked like a straightforward sprint stage on paper. It usually does on the flat days -- and the top of the stage results suggest that it was with Caleb Ewan (ORICA-SCOTT) beating out Peter Sagan (Bora Hansgrohe) and Niccolo Bonifazio (Bahrain - Merida) to the top step of the podium.

"We started with the day with the wind in mind," said Tom-Jelte Slagter. "It was a windy day with some...
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RideArgyle
01/19/2017 at 07:22. Facebook
Tom-Jelte Slagter finished on bunch time on the third stage of the Tour Down Under, while Mike Woods lost a few seconds in a late split.

Now our co-leaders are headed to the Cannondale tent here at the TDU Village to sign autographs from 6-6:30pm. Come say hello and wish them luck for the second half of the race!
RideArgyle
01/19/2017 at 00:23. Facebook
RideArgyle
01/18/2017 at 06:03. Facebook
Hey Adelaide - we have TWO autograph sessions tonight! Come hang out with us.

Alex Howes and Tom Scully will be at Cycle Closet from 5:30-6:30pm. Tom Van Asbroeck and Will Clarke will be manning the Cannondale booth at the TDU village from 6-6:30pm.

See you out there!
RideArgyle
01/18/2017 at 05:10. Facebook
The boys raced hard, sat down in the shade for a few minutes, clipped in and rode back to the hotel in Adelaide. All in a day's work.
RideArgyle
01/18/2017 at 00:45. Facebook
The boys before the start of a big day on Tour Down Under stage two. Have you checked out the final climb in Paracombe?!
RideArgyle
01/17/2017 at 23:44. Facebook
Tour Down Under stage two is expected to be one of the most decisive days for the overall contenders with a category on climb into Paracombe likely to cause some big gaps.

Watch the action as it unfolds from 12:30pm AEDST / 7pm MST / 3am CET) using the link below. Follow along on Tour Tracker (their live updates yesterday were fabulous!). In Australia? You can watch on The Nine Network.

Tour Down Under live stream - Cycling

wwos.nine.com.au
RideArgyle
01/17/2017 at 10:15. Facebook
The first stage of the TDU ended in a mass sprint won by People's Choice Classic champion Caleb Ewan. Paddy Bevin was the top #GreenArgyle finisher in 19th place, on a day when the stage was shortened due to the extreme heat. Mike Woods: "This was the right decision - it wasn't good for the health and safety of the riders. I'm fortunate that I've done heat adaptation, so I was handling it very...
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RideArgyle
01/17/2017 at 06:10. Facebook
The first stage of the TDU ended in the projected bunch kick won by People's Choice Classic champion Caleb Ewan. Paddy Bevin was the top finisher for Cannondale-Drapac in 19th place on a day where a quiet day meant a good day for #GreenArgyle

What does that mean?

Mike Woods explains: "No crashes, keeping our cards close to our chest and not really wasting any superfluous energy. I think we...
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RideArgyle
01/16/2017 at 23:24. Facebook
Let's get this WorldTour party started! The opening stage of the Tour Down Under begins in THIRTY MINUTES and the live broadcast follows another two hours later -- which gives you plenty of time to dial your viewing strategy.

Options include:
In Australia, watch on The Nine Network and 9Gem.
Outside of Oz (or can't get to a TV), the live stream at the link below has you covered.
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Tour Down Under live stream - Cycling

wwos.nine.com.au