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The main peloton heads to Gore during stage five of the 2015 Tour of Southland

The main peloton heads to Gore during stage five of the 2015 Tour of Southland
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Brad Evans of Dunedin claims the yellow jersey after stage three of the Tour of Southland

Brad Evans of Dunedin claims the yellow jersey after stage three of the Tour of Southland
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Adrian Hegyvary of U.S. out front heading towards Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland

Adrian Hegyvary of U.S. out front heading towards Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland
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Taylor Gunman (R) of Auckland and Brad Evans of Dunedin out front of the chasing group as they make their way towards Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland

Taylor Gunman (R) of Auckland and Brad Evans of Dunedin out front of the chasing group as they make their way towards Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland
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 Joseph Cooper (L) of Wellington, Matt Zenovich (R) of Invercargill and Nick Bain of Auckland out front of the lead group heading to Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland

Joseph Cooper (L) of Wellington, Matt Zenovich (R) of Invercargill and Nick Bain of Auckland out front of the lead group heading to Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland
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Alex Heaney of Cambridge on the climb heading to Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland

Alex Heaney of Cambridge on the climb heading to Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland
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Travis McCabe of U.S. leads the main peloton towards Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland

Travis McCabe of U.S. leads the main peloton towards Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland
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 Taylor Gunman of Auckland (L) and Brad Evans of Dunedin out front of the chasing group heading to Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland

Taylor Gunman of Auckland (L) and Brad Evans of Dunedin out front of the chasing group heading to Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland
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 Nicholas Katsonis of Australia makes his way to Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland

Nicholas Katsonis of Australia makes his way to Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland
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 Joseph Cooper out front of the breakaway group to Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland

Joseph Cooper out front of the breakaway group to Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland
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 Joseph Cooper of Wellington finishes first in Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland

Joseph Cooper of Wellington finishes first in Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland
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The chasing group make their way towards Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland

The chasing group make their way towards Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland
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Mike Northey of North Shore (L) and Joseph Cooper of Wellington chat as they head towards Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland

Mike Northey of North Shore (L) and Joseph Cooper of Wellington chat as they head towards Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland
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Eric Marcotte (L) of the U.S. heading to Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland

Eric Marcotte (L) of the U.S. heading to Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland
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Eric Marcotte (L) of the U.S. heading to Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland

Eric Marcotte (L) of the U.S. heading to Gore during stage five of the Tour of Southland
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Brad Evans

Brad Evans
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Robbie Hucker

Robbie Hucker
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Michael Vink

Michael Vink
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Tom Davison of Christchurch finishes first in stage 7 of the Tour of Southland

Tom Davison of Christchurch finishes first in stage 7 of the Tour of Southland
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Edgar Nohales of Spain competes in the time trial round Winton during stage 6 of the Tour of Southland

Edgar Nohales of Spain competes in the time trial round Winton during stage 6 of the Tour of Southland
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Team Avanti, Mitchell Lovelock-Fay (L) of Australia, Joseph Cooper of Wellington, Tom Davison of Christchurch, Fraser Gough of Napier, Regan Gough of Waipukurau and Taylor Gunman of Auckland with the team classification after stage 7 of the Tour of Southland

Team Avanti, Mitchell Lovelock-Fay (L) of Australia, Joseph Cooper of Wellington, Tom Davison of Christchurch, Fraser Gough of Napier, Regan Gough of Waipukurau and Taylor Gunman of Auckland with the team classification after stage 7 of the Tour of Southland
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Brad Evans of Dunedin celebrates winning the Tour of Southland

Brad Evans of Dunedin celebrates winning the Tour of Southland
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 Second place Robbie Hucker (L) of Australia, first place Brad Evans of Dunedin and third place Mike Northey of North Shore in the Tour of Southland

Second place Robbie Hucker (L) of Australia, first place Brad Evans of Dunedin and third place Mike Northey of North Shore in the Tour of Southland
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Brad Evans of Dunedin celebrates winning the Tour of Southland

Brad Evans of Dunedin celebrates winning the Tour of Southland
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 Second place Robbie Hucker (L) of Australia, first place Brad Evans of Dunedin and third place Mike Northey of North Shore in the Tour of Southland

Second place Robbie Hucker (L) of Australia, first place Brad Evans of Dunedin and third place Mike Northey of North Shore in the Tour of Southland
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Brad Evans of Dunedin celebrates winning the Tour of Southland

Brad Evans of Dunedin celebrates winning the Tour of Southland
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Roman van Uden

Roman van Uden
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Adrian Hegyvary of USA out front for the Powernet Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue

Adrian Hegyvary of USA out front for the Powernet Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue
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 Matt Zenovich of Invercargill heads towards Queenstown in stage four of the Tour of Southland

Matt Zenovich of Invercargill heads towards Queenstown in stage four of the Tour of Southland
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Eric Marcotte glides the Devils Staircase in stage four of the Tour of Southland

Eric Marcotte glides the Devils Staircase in stage four of the Tour of Southland
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 Nick Reddish of Hamilton out front of the breakaway group as they head towards Queenstown in stage four of the Tour of Southland

Nick Reddish of Hamilton out front of the breakaway group as they head towards Queenstown in stage four of the Tour of Southland
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 Eric Marcotte glides the Devils Staircase in front of Matt Zenovich in stage four of the Tour of Southland

Eric Marcotte glides the Devils Staircase in front of Matt Zenovich in stage four of the Tour of Southland
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Team Cromwell supporters at Coronet Peak during stage four of the Tour of Southland

Team Cromwell supporters at Coronet Peak during stage four of the Tour of Southland
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 Matt Zenovich heads towards Queenstown in stage four of the Tour of Southland

Matt Zenovich heads towards Queenstown in stage four of the Tour of Southland
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 Alex Frame of Christchurch celebrates finishing first at Te Anau in stage three of the Tour of Southland

Alex Frame of Christchurch celebrates finishing first at Te Anau in stage three of the Tour of Southland
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Brad Evans of Dunedin wears the yellow jersey during stage three of the Tour of Southland

Brad Evans of Dunedin wears the yellow jersey during stage three of the Tour of Southland
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The breakaway group on the climb toward Manapouri during stage three of the Tour of Southland

The breakaway group on the climb toward Manapouri during stage three of the Tour of Southland
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 The main peloton makes their way towards Tuatapere during stage three of the Tour of Southland

The main peloton makes their way towards Tuatapere during stage three of the Tour of Southland
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The breakaway group make their way towards Manapouri during stage three of the Tour of Southland

The breakaway group make their way towards Manapouri during stage three of the Tour of Southland
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Joseph Cooper of Wellington wears his New Zealand jersey as he heads towards Orepuki during stage three of the Tour of Southland

Joseph Cooper of Wellington wears his New Zealand jersey as he heads towards Orepuki during stage three of the Tour of Southland
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 The breakaway group on the climb towards Tuatapere during stage three of the Tour of Southland

The breakaway group on the climb towards Tuatapere during stage three of the Tour of Southland
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 Logan Griffin of Auckland out front of the breakaway group as it heads towards Tuatapere during stage three of the Tour of Southland

Logan Griffin of Auckland out front of the breakaway group as it heads towards Tuatapere during stage three of the Tour of Southland
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 The chasing group makes its way towards TeAnau during stage three of the Tour of Southland

The chasing group makes its way towards TeAnau during stage three of the Tour of Southland
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Matt Zenovich of Invercargill out front heading towards TeAnau during stage three of the Tour of Southland

Matt Zenovich of Invercargill out front heading towards TeAnau during stage three of the Tour of Southland
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 Michael Vink of Christchurch, (F) and Brad Evans of Dunedin make the climb towards Manapouri during stage three of the Tour of Southland

Michael Vink of Christchurch, (F) and Brad Evans of Dunedin make the climb towards Manapouri during stage three of the Tour of Southland
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Matt Zenovich of Invercargill out front heading towards TeAnau during stage three of the Tour of Southland

Matt Zenovich of Invercargill out front heading towards TeAnau during stage three of the Tour of Southland
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 Joseph Cooper of Wellington wears the yellow jersey for the Avanti Racing Team in stage one of the Tour of Southland

Joseph Cooper of Wellington wears the yellow jersey for the Avanti Racing Team in stage one of the Tour of Southland
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 Roman van Uden of Auckland finishes first and claims the yellow jersey in stage one of the Tour of Southland

Roman van Uden of Auckland finishes first and claims the yellow jersey in stage one of the Tour of Southland
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 Joseph Cooper of Wellington wears the yellow jersey for the Avanti Racing Team in stage one of the Tour of Southland

Joseph Cooper of Wellington wears the yellow jersey for the Avanti Racing Team in stage one of the Tour of Southland
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Nathan Bunn of Te Awamutu calls for a refill in stage one of the Tour of Southland

Nathan Bunn of Te Awamutu calls for a refill in stage one of the Tour of Southland
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The main peloton passes over the Otautau railway in stage one of the Tour of Southland

The main peloton passes over the Otautau railway in stage one of the Tour of Southland
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 Roman van Uden of Auckland (F) of Auckland in the breakaway group in stage one of the Tour of Southland

Roman van Uden of Auckland (F) of Auckland in the breakaway group in stage one of the Tour of Southland
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Roman van Uden of Auckland (C) on the climb in the breakaway group during stage one of the Tour of Southland

Roman van Uden of Auckland (C) on the climb in the breakaway group during stage one of the Tour of Southland
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 The main peloton as seen in the motorcycle rearview mirror in stage one of the Tour of Southland

The main peloton as seen in the motorcycle rearview mirror in stage one of the Tour of Southland
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The main peloton head towards Lumsden in stage one of the Tour of Southland

The main peloton head towards Lumsden in stage one of the Tour of Southland
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Nick Miller of Auckland finishes with the King of Mountains jeresy after stage one of the Tour of Southland

Nick Miller of Auckland finishes with the King of Mountains jeresy after stage one of the Tour of Southland
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The Kia Motors-Ascot Park Hotel, Alex Frame (from Left), Travis McCabe, Mike Northey, Eric Marcotte, Pieter Bulling and Marc Ryan finish with the Wensley Team Classification after stage one

The Kia Motors-Ascot Park Hotel, Alex Frame (from Left), Travis McCabe, Mike Northey, Eric Marcotte, Pieter Bulling and Marc Ryan finish with the Wensley Team Classification after stage one
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 Fraser Gough of Napier in stage one of the Tour of Southland

Fraser Gough of Napier in stage one of the Tour of Southland
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 The main peloton on the climb as they head towards Lumsden in stage one of the Tour of Southland

The main peloton on the climb as they head towards Lumsden in stage one of the Tour of Southland
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Avant Racing Team Regan Gough (F) of Waipukurau, Fraser Gough of Napier and Joseph Cooper of Wellington head towards Lumsden in stage one of the Tour of Southland

Avant Racing Team Regan Gough (F) of Waipukurau, Fraser Gough of Napier and Joseph Cooper of Wellington head towards Lumsden in stage one of the Tour of Southland
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 Roman van Uden of Auckland finishes first in stage one of the Tour of Southland

Roman van Uden of Auckland finishes first in stage one of the Tour of Southland
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Roman van Uden of Auckland, left, and Marc Ryan of Timaru in the breakaway group in stage one of the Tour of Southland

Roman van Uden of Auckland, left, and Marc Ryan of Timaru in the breakaway group in stage one of the Tour of Southland
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Alex Frame of Christchurch out front for the Kia Motors-Ascot Park Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue

Alex Frame of Christchurch out front for the Kia Motors-Ascot Park Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue
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Fraser Gough of Napier out front for the Avanti Racing Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue

Fraser Gough of Napier out front for the Avanti Racing Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue
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 Logan Griffin of Auckland out front for the Olivers Real Food Racing Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue

Logan Griffin of Auckland out front for the Olivers Real Food Racing Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue
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Adam Bull of Christchurch out front for the Placemakers Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue

Adam Bull of Christchurch out front for the Placemakers Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue
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 Logan Griffin of Auckland out front for the Olivers Real Food Racing Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue

Logan Griffin of Auckland out front for the Olivers Real Food Racing Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue
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 Matthew Goode of Levin out front for the Adair Craik Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue

Matthew Goode of Levin out front for the Adair Craik Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue
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: Travis McCabe of USA warms up ahead of racing for the Kia Motors-Ascot Park Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue

: Travis McCabe of USA warms up ahead of racing for the Kia Motors-Ascot Park Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue
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 Alex Frame of Christchurch sits in the team tent ahead of racing for the Kia Motors-Ascot Park Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue

Alex Frame of Christchurch sits in the team tent ahead of racing for the Kia Motors-Ascot Park Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue
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Eric Marcotte of USA warms up ahead of racing for the Kia Motors-Ascot Park Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue

Eric Marcotte of USA warms up ahead of racing for the Kia Motors-Ascot Park Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue
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 The Avanti Racing Team pose for a photo at the Tour of Southland Prologue

The Avanti Racing Team pose for a photo at the Tour of Southland Prologue
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The Barry Stewart Builders Team compete in the Tour of Southland Prologue

The Barry Stewart Builders Team compete in the Tour of Southland Prologue
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The Creation Signs-L&M Group Ricoh Team compete in the Tour of Southland Prologue

The Creation Signs-L&M Group Ricoh Team compete in the Tour of Southland Prologue
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 Eric Marcotte of USA warms up ahead of racing for the Kia Motors-Ascot Park Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue

Eric Marcotte of USA warms up ahead of racing for the Kia Motors-Ascot Park Team in the Tour of Southland Prologue
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: The main peloton on the climb in Orawia in stage one of the Tour of Southland

: The main peloton on the climb in Orawia in stage one of the Tour of Southland
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Roman van Uden (L) of Auckland and Marc Ryan of Timaru pass over the Aparima river as they head towards Lumsden in stage one of the Tour of Southland

Roman van Uden (L) of Auckland and Marc Ryan of Timaru pass over the Aparima river as they head towards Lumsden in stage one of the Tour of Southland

The SBS Bank Tour of Southland took place this week in New Zealand, with Brad Evans (Powernet) claiming the overall win after seven stages and a prologue team time trial. The race started November 1 in Invercargill before traveling through Riverton, Mossburn and Winton and concluding Saturday with two stages: a 13km time trial in the morning and an 83km road race in the afternoon.

Check out the gallery above for action from throughout the week.

Nov. 1 - Prologue, 4.2km team time trial
Stage Winner: Avanti Racing Team
Yellow jersey: Joe Cooper (Avanti Racing)

Nov. 2 - Stage 1, 158km road race
Stage Winner: Roman van Uden (Powernet)
Yellow jersey: Roman van Uden (Powernet)

Nov. 3 - Stage 2, 156km road race
Stage Winner: Brad Evans (Powernet)
Yellow jersey: Brad Evans (Powernet)

Nov. 4 - Stage 3, 148km road race
Stage Winner: Alex Frame (Kia-Ascot Park Hotel)
Yellow jersey: Brad Evans (Powernet)

Nov. 5 - Stage 4, 140km road race
Stage Winner: Liam Aitcheson (Creation Signs-L&M Group Ricoh)
Yellow jersey: Brad Evans (Powernet)

Nov. 6 - Stage 5, 150km road race
Stage Winner: Joe Cooper (Avanti Racing)
Yellow jersey: Brad Evans (Powernet)

Nov. 7 - Stage 6, 13km individual time trial
Stage Winner: Joe Cooper (Avanti Racing)
Yellow jersey: Brad Evan (Powernet)

Nov. 7 - Stage 7, 83km road race
Stage Winner: Tom Davison (Avanti Racing)
Overall winner: Brad Evans (Powernet)

General Classification

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Brad Evans (Powernet)21:13:57
2Robbie Hucker  (Barry Stewart Builders)0:01:11
3Mike Northey (Kia Motors-Ascot Park)0:03:27
4Michael Vink (Mike Greer Homes)0:04:00
5Liam Aitcheson (Creation Signs-L&M Group Ricoh)0:04:50
6Nick Bain (Team Skoda Racing)0:05:22
7Nicholas Katsonis (Barry Stewart Builders)0:07:33
8Travis McCabe (Kia Motors-Ascot Park)0:07:40
9Mike Cumming (Team Cromwell)0:10:10
10Tom Davison (Avanti Racing)0:10:59