Often a bridesmaid in this event, Richie Porte (BMC) laid to rest demons in finally winning the Santos Tour Down Under. He took emphatic victories with stunning solo attacks on both summit stages, including his fourth consecutive victory atop Willunga Hill, to end the race 48secs and 51secs ahead of Esteban Chaves and Jay McCarthy respectively. In July, will we look back on this triumph as the first step towards Porte’s successful assault on the Tour? Continue reading
It’s the final stage, a criterium around Adelaide and we’re already on our way to Portland but, never fear, we have our final update on our two young neo-pros, #youngdudes Ruben Guerreiro (Trek-Segafredo) and Lennard Hofstede (Sunweb). Continue reading
Caleb Ewan made it a record equalling four wins from four sprint stages. Twice the bridesmaid in 2015 and 2016 Richie Porte finally got to walk down the Adelaide aisle in full bride mode (now there’s an image for you all).