2011 WorldTour ranking: N/A
The 2012 UCI WorldTour kicks off on Tuesday with the 14th edition of the Tour Down Under, boasting a strong line-up as the professional peloton seeks to shake off the winter rust and prepare for a long season ahead.
What kind of race is it?
Traditionally the Tour Down Under has been a sprinter-friendly race, primarily comprising flat stages with some relatively benign climbs. Continue reading