It looked odds on for another Mitchelton-Scott sprint victory on a scorcher of day in Adelaide – right up until it wasn’t.
Day two and it’s that classic finish on the gruelling Stirling circuit. Who’s got the legs to tackle the uphill sprint to the line?
We’ve had the cute joey snaps and now it’s time for the racing. The opening stage of the first WorldTour race of the year was one for the fast men. The temperatures soared but who would bring the sizzle to the Santos Tour Down Under?