THE cancelation of the 2021 Tour Down Under (TDU) has delivered a blow to South Australia’s event calendar, with the effects to be felt in the Barossa Valley.
GAWLER Council has again voted against hosting a stage of the Tour Down Under next year over concerns the cost would overshadow any community benefits.
ATHLETES competing in this year’s Tour Down Under have all officially touched down in Adelaide as of yesterday in preparation for the first leg in the Barossa Valley, where they will race five 30km loops starting and finishing in Tanunda.
NEXT week the Barossa will come alive as the Tour Down Under kicks off with the start, and finish line after five loops, in Tanunda. Barossa Mayor Bim Lange said he was proud of how the region is coming together to make Tuesday a special day.
EVANSTON Park cyclist Gary Taylor will be putting his fitness to the test for the upcoming Tour Down Under (TDU) Challenge Tour, and is encouraging other local residents to do the same.