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Tour Down Under Time Baby!
PeloPic: The action in Australia starts on Thursday with stage 1 of the Woman's Tour Down under and then the men Sunday with the People's Choice Classic and stage 1 of the Santos Tour Down Under on Tuesday. The riders have started to arrive in Adelaide to acclimatize and loosen their legs from their plane journeys from all over the World. Cor Vos is in Aussieland to capture the warm up.

Read more about the Santos Tour Down Under in EUROTRASH Monday.

Adelaide - Australie - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - illustration - sfeer - illustratie -  unpacking bags Team LottoNL-Jumbo - recon Tour Down Under 2018 in Adelaide, Australie -photo Dion Kerckhoffs/Cor Vos© 2018
The mechanics have been hard at work getting the bikes ready for the Down Under Action

Adelaide - Australie - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - illustration - sfeer - illustratie - Mike Teunissen(Netherlands / Team Sunweb) - Sam Oomen (Netherlands / Team Sunweb) - training - recon Tour Down Under 2018 in Adelaide, Australie -photo Dion Kerckhoffs/Cor Vos© 2018
Sunweb's Mike Teunissen and Sam Oomen went for a stroll in Adelaide

Adelaide - Australie - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - Bjorg Lambrecht (Belgium / Team Lotto Soudal) - Jens Debusschere (Belgium / Team Lotto Soudal) - Thomas de Gendt (Belgium / Team Lotto Soudal) training - recon Tour Down Under 2018 in Adelaide, Australie -photo Dion Kerckhoffs/Cor Vos© 2018
The Lotto Soudal boys are ready for a ride, they just need bikes

Adelaide - Australie - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - illustration - sfeer - illustratie -  Tom-Jelte SLAGTER (Netherlands / Team Dimension Data) - recon Tour Down Under 2018 in Adelaide, Australie -photo Dion Kerckhoffs/Cor Vos© 2018
A bit of TV work for Dimension Data's Tom-Jelte Slagter

Adelaide - Australie - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - illustration - sfeer - illustratie -  Gennady Mikhaylov (Rusland / Sportdirector Team Katusha - Alpecin) - Maurits Lammertink (Netherlands / Team Katusha - Alpecin) - Tiago Machado  (Portugal / Team Katusha - Alpecin) - training - recon Tour Down Under 2018 in Adelaide, Australie -photo Dion Kerckhoffs/Cor Vos© 2018
Katusha-Alpecin DS Gennady Mikhaylov discusses the day's ride with Maurits Lammertink and Tiago Machado

Adelaide - Australie - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - illustration - sfeer - illustratie -  Chris Hamilton (Australia / Team Sunweb) - training - recon Tour Down Under 2018 in Adelaide, Australie -photo Dion Kerckhoffs/Cor Vos© 2018
Sun block for Sunweb's Chris Hamilton

Adelaide - Australie - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - illustration - sfeer - illustratie -  Sam Bennett  (Ireland / Team Bora - hansgrohe) - Ruediger Selig  (Germany / Team Bora - hansgrohe) - training - recon Tour Down Under 2018 in Adelaide, Australie -photo Dion Kerckhoffs/Cor Vos© 2018
Bora-hansgrohe's Sam Bennett and Ruediger Selig wait for the World champion to finish his texting

Adelaide - Australie - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - illustration - sfeer - illustratie -  Sam Oomen (Netherlands / Team Sunweb) - Mike Teunissen (Netherlands / Team Sunweb) - recon Tour Down Under 2018 in Adelaide, Australie -photo Dion Kerckhoffs/Cor Vos© 2018
Sam Oomen and Mike Teunissen and the Sunweb boys are ready to roll

Adelaide - Australie - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - illustration - sfeer - illustratie -  Oscar GATTO (Italy / Team Astana) - Luis Leon Sanchez Gil  (Spain / Team Astana) - Lars Michaelsen  (Danmark / Sportdirector Team Astana)- training - recon Tour Down Under 2018 in Adelaide, Australie -photo Dion Kerckhoffs/Cor Vos© 2018
Astana's Oscar Gatto, Luis Leon Sanchez and Lars Michaelsen enjoying the South Australian sun

Adelaide - Australie - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - illustration - sfeer - illustratie -  Kim Andersen (Danmark / Sportdirector Trek Segafredo) - Laurent Didier (Luxembourg / Team Trek Segafredo)  - training - recon Tour Down Under 2018 in Adelaide, Australie -photo Dion Kerckhoffs/Cor Vos© 2018
Trek-Segafredo DS Kim Andersen and Laurent Didier discuss the route for the training ride

Adelaide - Australie - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - illustration - sfeer - illustratie - Team LottoNL-Jumbo - training - recon Tour Down Under 2018 in Adelaide, Australie -photo Dion Kerckhoffs/Cor Vos© 2018
LottoNL-Jumbo hit the road

 


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