Fan who lent Tyler Farrar his bike to finish Tour Down Under given set of pro kit by team

New Zealander Anthony Tooman receives a full set of riding kit from Team Dimension Data after lending Tyler Farrar his bike and shoes

Tyler Farrar at the 2016 Tour Down Under

(Image credit: Watson)

A roadside spectator who lent Tyler Farrar his bike and shoes so that the American sprinter could finish Tour Down Under stage three after a crash has been presented with a full set of riding kit by Team Dimension Data.

New Zealander Anthony Tooman had travelled to Australia to watch the opening WorldTour race of the 2016 season, when he witnessed Farrar struggling to get his bike to work after a crash.

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Nigel Wynn
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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.