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last stage which was a circuit of the city to top and tail the race. He will be
dominating the sprints for years to come, he is only 21 now but in the Tour
of Spain last year won a stage beating both John Degenkolb and Peter Sagan
no less. He is being put in the Giro D'Italia this year as he could win a number

                                               of the early flat stages.

We went to the start in Prospect on
day 1 and then went to Dot's flat to
watch the race live on t/v as it was
quite a spin out to the finish and very

                                               Day 2 we drove out to a lovely little
                                               town called Stirling in the Adelaide
                                               Hills where we can see the riders 5
time before the finish in the town.
We were joined that day by Suzanne, Dot's daughter who had ridden there
and also rode home again and by Derek and Ingrid who had gone out on an
organised coach trip which is very convenient. The stage was won by another
very promising new kid on the block Jay Macarthy a young Australian riding
for Tinkoff Saxo, the team that our old mate Sean
Yates is a director of.

Thursday's stage started right outside our Best
Western Hotel in Glenelg. photo's herewith so we
had a really good view from the balcony before
driving off to watch the finish in Campbell Town
where Simon Gerrans rode a terrific race to win
the stage and take the leaders jersey. Friday we
watched the stage from Adelaide to Victor
Harbour won by Gerrans again and treated it as
our rest day.

Saturday is always the best day. They do a very    .
scenic route at the bottom of Maclaren Vale which

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