Jay Vine is more than a stage hunter and no Willunga works: Five things we learned from the Tour Down Under

The WorldTours are back, and some riders and teams hit the ground running, while others were absent

Tour Down Under
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The men's Tour Down Under concluded on Sunday with Jay Vine (UAE Team Emirates) hanging onto his overall lead to claim the first WorldTour stage race of the year, narrowly ahead of Simon Yates (Jayco AlUla).

A few days earlier, the Women's WorldTour had kicked off with another Australian taking their first general classification victory, on home soil, with Grace Brown (FDJ-Suez) beating a refreshed Amanda Spratt (Trek-Segafredo) to the win.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.