From summertime weather to relatively easy racing, the Tour Down Under has become a favorite for many pros starting their season.
Total dominance from the Australians as Caleb Ewan sprints to fourth stage win and Richie Porte claims overall victory.
Australia's Richie Porte won his first Tour Down Under Sunday.
Australian Richie Porte (BMC Racing) claims his third straight Willunga Hill stage win and all but clinches his first TDU victory.
Richie Porte won the iconic Willunga Hill stage of the Tour Down Under.
Photographer Veeral Patel is embedded with the Trek – Segafredo team, documenting its first WorldTour race of 2017.
The Tour Down Under's Bupa stage offered an exciting pursuit on the final descent, but the break was caught, and the sprinters won again.
The 22-year-old sprinter won three of the first four stages at the Tour Down Under, but his real test will come on European roads.
Caleb Ewan won his third stage of the Tour Down Under, maneuvering through a disorganized sprint to cross the line first in Campbelltown.
The sprinters have their day in stage 3, and a late-race crash causes some nervous moments in the run to Victor Harbor.