Richie Porte (BMC) kicked away from the field on Willunga as Gerrans fought to retain his overall lead by 8 seconds
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.
Due to a major crash, Tour de France officials temporarily stop the race ahead of stage 3's first notable climb near Huy, Belgium
The Giant-Alpecin star has eight Tour de France stage wins but will miss this year's race after an illness