Tour Down Under 2024 Route stage 1: Tanunda – Tanunda

Tour Down Under 2024 stage 1Tuesday 16 January - The Barossa Valley hosts the 1st stage on the Tour Down Under. At 144 kilometres, the race is likely to see a sprint finish in Tanunda. The race consists of three identical circuits, all featuring Menglers Hill.

Menglers Hill appears in all laps. It is a moderate ascent of 3.8 kilometres at 3.6%, but with a section up to 13%. There are mountain points available at the summit on all three occassions.

The last two editions of the Tour Down Under – in 2023 and 2020 – also featured a Tanunda-Tanunda stage. Phil Bauhaus outgunned Caleb Ewan and Michael Matthews last year, while Sam Bennett took the spoils four years ago.

Two intermediate sprints come with 3, 2 and 1 seconds each, while the first three riders on the line take time bonuses of 10, 6 and 4 seconds.

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The 1st stage starts at 11:10 and the race is expected to finish aroud 14:53 – both are local times (ACDT).

Tour Down Under 2024 stage 1: route, profile, more

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