People’s Choice Credit Union has today announced a three-year partnership with the Santos Tour Down Under as naming rights sponsor of the opening event of the race – formerly known as the Down Under Classic.
Cycling enthusiasts can now register to ride the same route as world-class cyclists in the Bupa Challenge Tour presented by The Advertiser as part of the 2013 Santos Tour Down Under.
Read on for all the detail on today's racing action and the festival of cycling activity.
The City of Norwood, Payneham and St Peters will be hosting three major events in January and February 2012, which will result in various temporary road closures along The Parade, Norwood.
InterContinental Adelaide will transform into the preferred Hotel for all bike enthusiasts during the Santos Tour Down Under in 2012, catering for a cyclists every need.
A huge crowd of more than 7000 cycling enthusiasts will participate in the 10th Bupa Challenge Tour next Friday.
The city will host the Down Under Classic this Sunday, giving locals the chance to get up close and personal with some of the world’s best riders.
Sporting fans across the country are celebrating today after Cadel Evans became the first Australian rider in history to win the Tour de France.
South Australian cycling legend, Stuart O’Grady, headlines a large group of riders who competed in the 2011 Santos Tour Down Under and will take part in this year’s Tour de France, which started last night.
World champion cyclist Lance Armstrong has Tweeted all to join him for a ride at Glenelg, with the aim of fundraising for the Queensland floods.
The Hilton Adelaide once again is the host hotel for the Santos Tour Down Under and, Charlies Bar is the "Official Santos Tour Down Under Bar".
On Saturday 22 January 2011 the beautiful town of Willunga will experience the highlight of the 2011 Santos Tour Under Jayco Stage 5, with the Skoda King of the Mountain taking place at Willunga Hill.
Rundle Road, between Dequetteville Terrace and East Terrace in the City, will be closed from 10am Thursday 13th January to approximately 3pm Monday 17th January 2011. This is to accommodate the set up for the 2011 Santos Tour Down Under.
South Australia welcomes yet another two European cycling teams to Adelaide today, as the Dutch Rabobank team and the Luxembourg-based, Team Leopard-Trek, touch down.
South Australians will soon have the opportunity to see local lad and newly crowned Australian Road Race Champion Jack Bobridge compete at the 2011 Santos Tour Down Under with US-based team Garmin-Cervélo.
Spanish team Movistar has its sights set on the 2011 Santos Tour Down Under and will be fielding a strong team for the race in Adelaide next year.
Former winner and the only rider to have competed in every edition of the Santos Tour Down Under, Allan Davis, is the latest big name to confirm his participation for the race in January 2011.
French team Ag2r La Mondiale will be returning to Adelaide in January to compete in the 2011 Santos Tour Down Under.
The 2011 Santos Tour Down Under will see former winners Simon Gerrans and Michael Rogers return to the race.
Australia’s latest cycling star and reigning Under-23 World Champion, Michael Mathews, will debut with his new team Rabobank at the 2011 Santos Tour Down Under.