Tour Down Under unveils 2010 route
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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Tour Down Under unveils 2010 route

by Nick Mulder at 1:23 PM EST   comments
Categories: Pro Cycling
 

The organization behind the Tour Down Under has released next year’s route. The Australian tour is set to kick off the Pro-Tour calendar starting on January 19th in Clare and finishing six days later in Adelaide City. The traditional criterium that marks the start of each edition is back in 2010, dubbed the Cancer Council Helpline Classic.

The Australian tour will be a sprinter heavy race with several flat stages and could see Allan Davis (Quick Step) defend his title. The most talked about person in cycling, Lance Armstrong, has already confirmed his participation to promote global cancer awareness. Newly crowned World Champion Cadel Evans is undergoing negotiations regarding an appearance in his home tour.

Tour Down Under Stages for 2010
January 17: Cancer Council Helpline Classic: Adelaide - Adelaide (51 km)
January 19: stage 1: Clare - Tanunda (141 km)
January 20: stage 2: Gawler - Hahndorf (133 km)
January 21: stage 3: Unley - Stirling (132,5 km)
January 22: stage 4: Norwood - Goolwa (149,5 km)
January 23: stage 5: Snapper Point - Willunga (148 km)
January 24: stage 6: Adelaide City Council Street Circuit (90 km)
 

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