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Seven things to look out for at the Tour Down Under

Seven things to look out for at the Tour Down Under

It’s finally here! The moment we’ve been waiting for all winter is so very nearly upon us. In the early hours of Tuesday morning (UK time) the Tour Down Under kicks off and the 2016 WorldTour season gets underway

Here is what to look out for over the course of the six stages in and around Adelaide. Caleb Ewan

Caleb Ewan wins the 2016 Peoples Choice Classic (Watson) The 21-year-old pocket rocket has started his season with a bang, winning the Mitchelton Bay criteriums as well as the Aussie Crit Championships . The nationals road race didn’t go to plan for him, but he bounced back to claim victory at the People’s Choice Classic on Sunday.

There are a few sprint stages for the fast men to target, starting with stage one on Tuesday. A lot of the flatter stages are still reasonably undulating, allowing for a breakaway to possibly take the spoils. But mark my words, Ewan will be in the mix for a win before the race is out. Old Willunga Hill

Old Willunga Hill (Watson)

Rarely is a pretty innocuous hill so widely celebrated, but Old Willunga Hill has a legendary status in the world of cycling […]

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