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Retro Gallery: Tour Down Under through time

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Simon Gerrans takes the win atop Old Willunga Hill and captures Orica GreenEdge's first-ever Tour Down Under stage win

Simon Gerrans takes the win atop Old Willunga Hill and captures Orica GreenEdge's first-ever Tour Down Under stage win
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Andy Schleck takes time out with a new found friend

Andy Schleck takes time out with a new found friend
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Thor Hushovd in his Credit Agricole days

Thor Hushovd in his Credit Agricole days
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Martin Elmiger won the race in 2007

Martin Elmiger won the race in 2007
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Pat Jonker is a former winner of the Tour Down Under

Pat Jonker is a former winner of the Tour Down Under
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Cadel Evans in the rainbow jersey in 2010

Cadel Evans in the rainbow jersey in 2010
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Luis Leon Sanchez winning at the Tour Down Under

Luis Leon Sanchez winning at the Tour Down Under
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Former US road champion George Hincapie

Former US road champion George Hincapie
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Johan Bruyneel before USADA issued their report

Johan Bruyneel before USADA issued their report
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Lance Armstrong retired for a second time in his career in 2011

Lance Armstrong retired for a second time in his career in 2011
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Chris Sutton won Sky's first race in 2010

Chris Sutton won Sky's first race in 2010
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Simon Gerrans won the race in 2012

Simon Gerrans won the race in 2012
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Óscar Freire raced at the Tour Down Under for Katusha

Óscar Freire raced at the Tour Down Under for Katusha
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A young Richie Porte in his Saxo Bank days

A young Richie Porte in his Saxo Bank days
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Mark Cavendish at the Tour Down Under

Mark Cavendish at the Tour Down Under
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Mark Cavendish had a heavy fall at the Tour Down Under in 2011

Mark Cavendish had a heavy fall at the Tour Down Under in 2011
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Former BMC and Lampre rider Alessandro Ballan

Former BMC and Lampre rider Alessandro Ballan
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Timmy Duggan in his stars and stripes kit at the 2013 Tour Down Under

Timmy Duggan in his stars and stripes kit at the 2013 Tour Down Under
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Eddy Merckx, Cristian Prudhomme and Julien Goupil

Eddy Merckx, Cristian Prudhomme and Julien Goupil
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Team Sky at the 2013 Tour Down Under

Team Sky at the 2013 Tour Down Under
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A smashed up bike post crash

A smashed up bike post crash
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A truck gets in the way of the race

A truck gets in the way of the race
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The podium

The podium
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Richie Porte with a furry friend

Richie Porte with a furry friend
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Mark Cavendish and Lance Armstrong

Mark Cavendish and Lance Armstrong
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Will Clarke with UniSA

Will Clarke with UniSA
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Alberto Ongarato took a spare wheel with him

Alberto Ongarato took a spare wheel with him
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An Argos-Shimano rider gets aero at the 2013 Tour Down Under

An Argos-Shimano rider gets aero at the 2013 Tour Down Under
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Marcel Kittel with a local snake

Marcel Kittel with a local snake
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Simon Gerrans beats Tom-Jelte Slagter in the 2013 race

Simon Gerrans beats Tom-Jelte Slagter in the 2013 race
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Julian Kern looks like an extra from a mummy movie after a crash

Julian Kern looks like an extra from a mummy movie after a crash
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André Greipel holds a joey

André Greipel holds a joey
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Philippe Gilbert races in his rainbow stripes

Philippe Gilbert races in his rainbow stripes
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André Greipel dons a few extra layers on the podium

André Greipel dons a few extra layers on the podium
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Michael Rogers leads the way during a stage of the 2011 race

Michael Rogers leads the way during a stage of the 2011 race
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André Greipel sprays the champagne

André Greipel sprays the champagne
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The HTC team give the cameras a wave

The HTC team give the cameras a wave
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Adam Hansen tries to stay cool in the Aussie heat

Adam Hansen tries to stay cool in the Aussie heat
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Kevin Seeldraeyers tries out a new bike

Kevin Seeldraeyers tries out a new bike
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Stuart O'Grady keeps refreshed during the 2008 edition

Stuart O'Grady keeps refreshed during the 2008 edition
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The peloton make their way to Willunga Hill

The peloton make their way to Willunga Hill
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Matt White after winning stage 4 of the 2005 race

Matt White after winning stage 4 of the 2005 race
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Alberto Contador takes his first win after suffering a cerebral cavernoma

Alberto Contador takes his first win after suffering a cerebral cavernoma
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Stuart O'Grady with his family

Stuart O'Grady with his family
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Robbie McEwan celebrates after winning the opening stage

Robbie McEwan celebrates after winning the opening stage
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Alejandro Valverde during the 2010 race

Alejandro Valverde during the 2010 race
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Chris Froome races in Sky colours for the first time

Chris Froome races in Sky colours for the first time
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Cadel Evans signs a few autographs

Cadel Evans signs a few autographs
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George Hincapie relaxes before a stage

George Hincapie relaxes before a stage
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Allan Davis celebrates his overall victory in 2009

Allan Davis celebrates his overall victory in 2009
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Lance Armstrong makes his return to racing with Astana

Lance Armstrong makes his return to racing with Astana
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What else is in store for Cameron Meyer this year?

What else is in store for Cameron Meyer this year?
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The Lotto Belisol lead out train in action at the Tour Down Under Classic

The Lotto Belisol lead out train in action at the Tour Down Under Classic
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With Lance Armstrong at the start of the Tour Down Under in 2011

With Lance Armstrong at the start of the Tour Down Under in 2011
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The 2013 Tour Down Under podium: Thomas, Slagter and Moreno

The 2013 Tour Down Under podium: Thomas, Slagter and Moreno
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It wouldn't be Tour Down Under without some local wildlife, Philippe Gilbert was happy to get involved

It wouldn't be Tour Down Under without some local wildlife, Philippe Gilbert was happy to get involved
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Matt Lloyd attacks up Old Willunga Hill during last year's Tour Down Under.

Matt Lloyd attacks up Old Willunga Hill during last year's Tour Down Under.
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Luke Roberts helps Pat Jonker up Old Willunga Hill during the 2004 Tour Down Under.

Luke Roberts helps Pat Jonker up Old Willunga Hill during the 2004 Tour Down Under.
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Geraint Thomas (Sky) takes to the stage after proving strongest up Corkscrew Road

Geraint Thomas (Sky) takes to the stage after proving strongest up Corkscrew Road
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Timmy Duggan in action during the People's Choice Classic criterium

Timmy Duggan in action during the People's Choice Classic criterium
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Gerrans continued his good form onto the Tour Down Under where he won the race for a second time.

Gerrans continued his good form onto the Tour Down Under where he won the race for a second time.
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With the 2017 Tour Down Under about to wrap up on Sunday with the final stage, Cyclingnews has gone back over our archives to present a gallery of previous editions of the race. 

Click here to see the gallery.