2017 Tour Down Under

Simon Gerrans celebrates winning the 2014 Road Nationals

The 2017 Tour Down Under will be spread across six unique stages, each throwing up different challenges for the riders. The race will run from January 17 to 22.

The overall winner of the 2016 Tour Down Under was Australian Simon Gerrans from team Orica-GreenEDGE. Richie Porte (BMC Racing) came in second while Colombian Sergio Henao of Team Sky rounded out the top three.

Henao also claimed the 2016 mountain honours, while Gerrans doubled up by also taking out the sprinters jersey.

Stage Route Distance Date
People’s Choice Classic Adelaide East End 50.6km Sunday, January 15
Stage 1 Unley to Lyndoch 145km Tuesday, January 17
Stage 2 Stirling to Paracombe 148.5km Wednesday, January 18
Stage 3 Glenelg to Victor Harbor 144km Thursday, January 19
Stage 4 Norwood to Campbelltown 149.5km Friday, January 20
Stage 5 McLaren Vale to Willunga Hill 151.5 km Saturday, January 21
Stage 6 Adelaide 90 km Sunday, January 22

Cycling Articles

2017 Tour Down Under: Stage 5 preview

2017 Tour Down Under: Stage 5 preview

by , 21 Jan 2017

Stage 5 of the 2017 Tour Down Under sees the peloton tackle the brutal-yet-annual Willunga Hill stage, which has been a major part of the race for the majority of the races existence.

Tour Down Under: Stage 5 cycling live race updates, blog

Tour Down Under: Stage 5 cycling live race updates, blog

by , 21 Jan 2017

Stage 5 of the Tour Down Under is possibly the most diverse and rewarding of the race, going from the beaches of southern Adelaide all the way up to the iconic Willunga Hill. Join The Roar from 11:30am (AEDT) for all the action.

What a year for Canberra cyclists on the world stage

What a year for Canberra cyclists on the world stage

by , 21 Jan 2017

I started to reflect on the performance of ACT riders after Chloe Hosking’s sensational win on Monday to claim Stage 3 of the women’s Tour Down Under.

Tour Down Under: Stage 4 cycling live race updates, blog

Tour Down Under: Stage 4 cycling live race updates, blog

by , 20 Jan 2017

Richie Porte remains out front of the general classification standings leading into Stage 4 of the Tour Down Under. Keep up with all the race updates and highlights on The Roar from 12:30pm (AEDT).

2017 Tour Down Under: Stage 4 preview

2017 Tour Down Under: Stage 4 preview

by , 20 Jan 2017

Stage 4 from Norwood to Campbelltown will be a lumpy affair, with the road consistently going up and down all day, before finishing in what should be another bunch sprint.

Tour Down Under: Stage 3 cycling live race updates, blog

Tour Down Under: Stage 3 cycling live race updates, blog

by , 19 Jan 2017

It might be a relatively hilly Stage 3 of the Tour Down Under as the peloton takes the 144-kilometre trek from Glenelg to Victor Harbour, but a chance in the general classification is unlikely on a day for the strong men. Join The Roar for live coverage from 12:20pm (AEDT).

2017 Tour Down Under: Stage 3 Preview

2017 Tour Down Under: Stage 3 Preview

by , 19 Jan 2017

The traditional sprint finish down into Victor Harbor marks Stage 3 of the 2017 Tour Down Under.

Tour Down Under: Stage 2 cycling live race updates, blog

Tour Down Under: Stage 2 cycling live race updates, blog

by , 18 Jan 2017

After a steaming opening stage to the 2017 Tour Down Under was won by Caleb Ewan, the riders will take little respite on a gruelling Stage 2 through the hills of Adelaide. Join The Roar for live coverage from 12:30pm (AEDT).

Porte aims to stake Tour claim in hills

by , 18 Jan 2017

After spending a day in the furnace, Richie Porte hopes to put some heat on his Tour Down Under rivals.

2017 Tour Down Under: Stage 2 preview

2017 Tour Down Under: Stage 2 preview

by , 18 Jan 2017

While the stage finishing atop of Willunga Hill is considered to be the ‘Queen stage’ of the Santos Tour Down Under, Stage 2 from Stirling to the hilltop finish in Paracombe may be the most difficult one that race director Mike Turtur has ever produced.


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