Riders and teams arrive in Australia ahead of the Tour Down Under

Riders enjoy sunny beaches and blue skies in Adelaide

European riders have been enjoying the warmth of the sun on their backs ahead of the Tour Down Under

(Image credit: Twitter/Peter Sagan/Robert Gesink/Carlos Barbero)

With the Tour Down Under starting in just seven days time, riders have been arriving in Adelaide, Australia for the opening race of the 2017 season.

Headline act Peter Sagan has been training in South Australia since just after Christmas, but most teams and riders have only arrived in the last couple of days.

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