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2018 Santos Tour Down Under (World Tour), Australia

20th edition: January 16 - January 21, 2018

Pre-Race Photos

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January 8-13: Three sets of photos: the top set are from the teams presentation on Saturday, January 13. The sets that follow are of the teams arriving and getting set up for a week of racing. Our Fotoreporter Sirotti was there and sent us these pictures.

January 11 photos | January 8 photos (or just scroll down past the Jan 11 pics)

January 13: Team presentation photos

Fotoreporter Sirotti sent me this collection of the riders and teams being presented the day before the racing started:

Diego Ulissi

Diego Ulissi and an unidentified teammate.

Beppu Fumiyuki

Beppu Fumiyuki

Chad Haga

Chad Haga in the obligatory Tour Down Under rider with baby kangaroo photo

Peter Sagan

Peter Sagan and the Bora-hansgrohe team is presented by Phil Ligget

Mithcelton-Scott

Mitchelton-Scott

Caleb Ewan

Speedster Caleb Ewan

eam-quick-step

Team Quick Step

Team Sky

Team Sky

Trek Segafredo

Teek-Segafredo

Richie Porte

Richie Porte

Diego Ulissi

Diego Ulissi

TomJlete Slagter

Tom Jelte Slagter

Daniel moreno

Daniel Moreno

January 11: More photos of the riders arriving and setting out on training rides:

Pre-race photos by Fotoreporter Sirotti:

Domenico Pozzovivo

Domenico Pozzovivo heads out for a training ride.

Nathan Haas

Nathan Haas and his Katusha teammates get ready to ride.

Team FDJ

Team FDJ

Luis Leon Sanchez

Luis Leon Sanchez

Andre Greipel

The big guy is here. André Greipel gets ready.

Daniel moreno

Daniel Moreno

Alexander Edmondson & Cleb Ewan

Alexander Edmondson & Caleb Ewan

Team Sky

Team Sky

Elia viviani and Team Quick Step

Elia Viviani & Team Quick Step

Trek-Segafredo

Team Trek-Segafredo

Richie Porte and Team BMC

Richie Porte and Team BMC

January 8 Photos:

Pre-race photos by Fotoreporter Sirotti:

Valerio Agnolo

Valerio Agnoli is going out for a training ride.

Domenico pozzovivo

Domenico Pozzovivo will be in the race.

Bahrain-Merida bikes

There are still more bikes to assemble

Diego Ulissi

Diego Ulissi

Rui Faria da Costa

Rui Faria da Costa. Note he gets to wear rainbow stripes on his race kit because he is a former world road champion.

Ag2r and Laurent Biondi

Laurent Biondi and his Ag2r teammates.

Dimensio Data

Dimension Data is here

Team Sunweb

And so is team Sunweb

Maciej Bodnar

Maciej Bodnar shows off the 2018 Bora-hansgrohe kit and the new team bike.

Daniel Oss

Daniel Oss

Peter Sagan

World champion Peter Sagan is starting his season at the earliest possible opportunity.

Race caravan

The race caravan is ready

Race caravan

And this is an Autralian race caravan.

Race advertising on train

And the race is making its presence known in Adelaide.

Race advertising

Race banners in Adelaide

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