2011 Tour Down Under Stage 2

Race director's car 2011 Tour Down Under, Murray Bridge

A short time ago I drove across to the main road leading out of my home town Murray Bridge to see the cycle race, the 2011 Tour Down Under, pass through town. I just only made it; the cyclists were about 4 minutes ahead of schedule. This is the only race outside of Europe featuring all the top professional cycling teams, a major coup for our little state of South Australia.

The race features many of the leading riders in world cycling, including Lance Armstrong in his last appearance outside the United States, Stuart O’Grady, Robbie McEwen, Mark Cavendish and a host of other riders, about 130 in total.

Stage 2 today travels from Tailem Bend through Murray Bridge and up through Nairne, Birdwood, Mt Pleasant, Tungkillo, Palmer and finishes at Mannum.

This is being posted before the end of the race.

Leading group, 2011 Tour Down Under, Murray Bridge

2011 Tour Down Under, Murray Bridge

2011 Tour Down Under, Murray Bridge

 

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