Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018
Tracking for this stage is currently unavailable
Historic Port Adelaide will be the setting for the start of Stage 1 of the Santos Tour Down Under.
The cyclists will ride north along the Port River Expressway and out to the Barossa, taking in scenic views of pastures and vineyards on their way to the finish arch in Lyndoch.
Subaru King of the Mountain: Kersbrook Road, Humbug Scrub (Category 2, 6.3km climb, 4% gradient)
Sprint locations: Williamstown Road, Cockatoo Valley (at general store) x 2 sprints
Hydration Station: Barossa Valley Way, Lyndoch (near Barossa Court)
We thank host councils City of Port Adelaide Enfield and The Barossa Council for hosting Stage 1 and their invaluable contribution to the Santos Tour Down Under.
Things to see and do
Adelaide City Council Tour Village
Walk among the world's best cyclists and test out the latest and greatest in cycling gear at the Adelaide City Council Tour Village. Located in the Adelaide CBD, in Victoria Square, the Tour Village is the heart and soul of the Santos Tour Down Under. This is the place to be for any die-hard cycling fan; immerse yourself in everything cycling and Santos Tour Down Under and experience the thrill of Australia's premier cycling race.
Bupa mini tour for kids - where little legs hit the big stage
On the final Sunday of the Santos Tour Down Under, kids aged from six to 12 can ride on the UCI World Tour track, just like the pro cyclists. They'll have 20 minutes to ride as many laps of the special mini tour track as they can. Kids will receive a t-shirt, gift bag and refreshments, as well as lots of encouragement as cycling fans cheer them on from the sidelines of the track.
Santos Festival of Cycling
Get your legs moving and take part in one of the many participation rides on offer at the TDU; the Bupa Challenge Tour, Norton Summit Time Trial, Bupa family ride or Bupa mini tour for kids. If it's relaxation you're after, try out Platinum Club Tour or Ladies Day on Tour, or dress to impress at the Legends' Night Dinner. Check out the nine-day festival of cycling calendar and plan your week at the TDU.