Burned-out bushfire areas at Tour Down Under 'like something out of a film about the end of the world'

While the cycling world was well aware of the bushfire-affected areas of South Australia that would be used by this year's Tour Down Under – and many of the riders had already scouted out parts of the stages in training ahead of the race – many were nevertheless left with a lasting impression of the devastated areas.

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