Alberto Bettiol (EF Education-EasyPost) and Patrick Bevin (Team DSM) among the early starters.
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Aero tucks and marginal gains to make a difference in Tour Down Under prologue – Rule clarification from UCI allows aero tuck position on road bikes
No time trial bikes here – the riders will be racing on normal road bikes here. They will, however, be allowed to race with the infamous ‘puppy paws’ position that has been outlawed by the UCI though.
The first rider is already off in Adelaide!
James Moriarty, riding for the Australian national team, kicks off proceedings.
Hello and welcome to our live coverage from the first WorldTour race day of the 2023 season at the Tour Down Under!