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2014 SANTOS Tour Down Under - Stage 6


The final stage of the 2014 SANTOS Tour Down Under on Australia Day (Saturday 26 January 2014) was held on a new Adelaide CDB circuit incorporating a lap around Rymill Park, a sprint up and down Flinders Street and a loop at the western end of Pirie Street. For most of the race there was a three man breakaway in front (sweeping up all the Sprint bonus points and seconds) with the rest of the peloton over a minute behind them. I stayed down the western end, initially on the corner of Wyatt and Flinders Streets before heading west to the Gawler Place/Flinders Street corner and finally heading to Pirie Street (between Gawler Place and Wyatt Streets).
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2014 SANTOS Women’s Cup - Round 3


The final race of the 2014 SANTOS Women’s Cup was held on a "Hotdog" criterium circuit up and down Prospect Road in Prospect on Tuesday 21 January 2014. It's an easy to control circuit associated with a street party but surely something better could have been constructed for the series finale. Surprisingly there were only a couple of crashes on the hairpin corners, possibly caused by tyre failure. The race was won in convincing fashion by Shara Gillow and the series by Loes Gunnewijk, both of Orica-AIS.
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2012 Subaru Cycling Australia Track National Championships


26-29 January 2012 - Adelaide Super-Drome
I went to 3 of the evening sessions.
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2012 Tour Down Under - Stage 6


The final stage of the Tour Down Under is a effectively a criterium around the Adelaide parklands. It should end with a bunch sprint but that doesn’t stop riders going off the front.
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2012 SANTOS Women’s Cup - Round 3


The final race of the 2012 SANTOS Women’s Cup was held as part of the 2012 Unley Classic Criterium in Hyde Park on Wednesday 18 January 2012. Race was won by Alexis Rhodes and the series by Judith Arndt, both of GreenEDGE-AIS.
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2012 Cancer Council Down Under Classic

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2012 SANTOS Women’s Cup - Round 1


The first race of the 2012 SANTOS Women’s Cup was held prior to the Men's Down Under Classic on Sunday 15 January 2012.
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Port Adelaide Cycling Club Track Nights

In 2011 I attended the Port Adelaide Cycling Club's Winter Series track nights at the SuperDrome. It gave me a chance to practice shooting track cycling and work out where the best places were in the stadium. Given it was a club night they didn't turn on all the lights so it was very interesting walking around and suddenly finding yourself in a dark spot (at least from the photography point of view as I was told the cyclists didn't notice). I was a bit concerned about using my flash but I told the commissaire and mainly restricted its use to the "A" grade riders.
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2011 Tour Down Under - Stage 6

Final stage of the TDU around the North Adelaide parklands
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2010 Tour Down Under - Stage 6

Final stage of the TDU around the North Adelaide parklands
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2010 Cancer Council Helpline Classic

Before the Tour Down Under kicks off in anger there is an evening 51km criterium held around the east parklands, the Cancer Council Helpline Classic.
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2009 Tour Down Under - Stage 6

The final day of the 2009 Tour Down Under is a 90km race around the parklands between North Adelaide and the City.
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2005 Tour Down Under - Stage 1

The Tour Down Under is a professional cycle race held during January each year in Adelaide.
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1999 Tour Down Under - Stage 5

The Tour Down Under visits the Barossa Valley and goes up Mengler's Hill.