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Behind closed doors at the Tour Down Under with Katusha-Alpecin

It’s not often that a WorldTour team will let journalists behind closed doors, to see the inner workings of a team at a professional bike race. But at this year’s Santos Tour Down Under Katusha-Alpecin were good enough to do just that. (Cycling Tips)

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Peter Sagan on dealing with fame: Going from supermarket anonymity to Monaco glitz

Slovakia’s population currently sits at 5.4 million, and Peter now is one of the most famous Slovakians on the planet. (Cycling Tips)

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Verity: Visiting the Tour Down Under is like speed dating

Tour de Yorkshire organiser in Australia to secure teams and rider for April race. (CyclingNews.com)

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New cycling documentary tells story of Russian Olympic doping whistleblower

Film started out as amateur doping experiment. (road.cc)

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The best face in the crowd at the Tour Down Under (The Peloton Brief)

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Cycle hire schemes are getting more women on bikes

Women make a quarter of all city hire bike trips. (road.cc)

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GCN Race Report: 2017 Tour Down Under Stage 5

Today’s crucial stage finished with 2 ascents of the famous Old Willunga Hill.

Richie Porte began the day with a 20 second advantage in the overall standings. To boot, he had won the Willunga stage of the Tour Down Under for the last 3 years running. Could he make it 4? Or would his rivals steal a march on him and his BMC Racing Team?
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Nathan Haas fights his way to Tour Down Under podium: ‘I can’t believe what I just did’

While Richie Porte (BMC) was riding away to his four straight win on Willunga Hill, Nathan Haas (Dimension Data) was battling his way towards an impressive career-best finish at the Tour Down Under. (Cycling Tips)

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Team Sky’s all-or-nothing tactics fail to unseat Richie Porte in Tour Down Under

Sergio Henao’s bid to overthrow Richie Porte during the Tour Down Under’s key climbing stage failed to make an impact. (Cycling Weekly)

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Gallery: Alex Howes’ Cannondale SuperSix EVO

We take a look at the The Cannondale-Drapac rider’s Tour Down Under bike. (Bike Radar)

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For Inauguration Day, This Strava Artist Took His Message to the Streets

One cyclist’s 12 mile message to Obama. (Bicycling Magazine)

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DT Swiss: the wheel perfectionists

The secrets of steel and wheels in Biel; right angles and perfectionism in Switzerland at the home of master wheel-builders DT Swiss. (Rouleur)

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Video: Underwater cyclist rides 855m on static bike in one breath

And it’s not the only underwater cycling record. (road.cc)

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2017 Tour Down Under Stage 5 Full Stage Video

In case you missed it, here’s the entire stage 5 of the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under.
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2017 Tour Down Under Stage 5 Winner’s Interview

Richie Porte laid down a definitive attack atop Willunga Hill in Stage 5 of the Santos Tour Down Under to win the stage and cinch the overall victory. Here, he is interviewed immediately following the stage.
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2017 Tour Down Under Stage 5 Highlights

Highlights from stage 5 of the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under.
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2017 Tour Down Under Stage 5 Finish: Willunga Hill

BMC’s Santos Tour Down Under race leader Richie Porte put in an early attack on the final climb of Willunga Hill and nobody was able to match his power as he proved himself king of the hill for a fourth straight time, winning Bike Exchange Stage 5 by a mile and confirming his first TDU title.
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Richie Porte sets up Tour Down Under overall win with emphatic victory on Willunga Hill

Richie Porte took his fourth consecutive win on Willunga Hill and setup his first overall victory at the Tour Down Under. (Cycling Weekly)

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