Andrew Hood's takeaways from this year's Tour Down Under
Gallery: Tour Down Under Stage 6
Caleb Ewan sprinted to victory in Adelaide, with Simon Gerrans holding the lead
Richie Porte (BMC) kicked away from the field on Willunga as Gerrans fought to retain his overall lead by 8 seconds
Simon Gerrans pads his overall lead at the Tour Down Under with his second win in a row, out-sprinting Ben Swift in stage 4.
Despite a drop in wins in 2015, Australia’s first WorldTour team sets high expectations for its 25-man roster next season.
"This season has been full of comebacks," says the Orica rider, who has broken a collarbone, elbow, and wrist this year
Several riders returned to action over the weekend, including Fabian Cancellara at the Vuelta a Espana.
The Australian squad brings a mix of veterans and younger riders to the season's third and final grand tour.
After four stages, Orica is down two riders and has several injuries, but that's not dampening the plucky Australians' optimism.