Minor road repairs caused by bushfires needed before Tour Down Under begins

Further work to cut down dangerous or at-risk trees will also take place next week

Tour Down Under 2019 (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

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Minor road repairs will take place next week before the Tour Down Under opens the WorldTour season on January 21, with the women's race beginning on January 16.

The ongoing bushfire crisis has affected Adelaide, South Australia, but the majority of the destruction has been felt by neighbouring states.

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