'Well-oiled machine' or 'a disappointment even by low standards': how the teams rated at the Tour Down Under

We assess how the different teams fared in the first race of the WorldTour season

Ag2r La Mondiale 2/10

Ag2r La Mondiale were largely anonymous in Australia (Credit: Sunada)
(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

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Stephen Puddicombe is a freelance journalist for Cycling Weekly, who regularly contributes to our World Tour racing coverage with race reports, news stories, interviews and features. Outside of cycling, he also enjoys writing about film and TV - but you won't find much of that content embedded into his CW articles.