This is the historical story of a chair. But not just any chair. One that survived wars, famine, floods. It watched its brothers and sisters fall by the wayside, only to have Chris Froome stand upon it with a trophy.
If there’s one good thing Rupert Murdoch has done, if there will be any kind of positive legacy to look back on, it will be the way he helped the humble paperboys of the mid century rise up to start a notable bicycling tour.
Thanks to an evening flight booked, we had the whole final day to say goodbye to Adelaide, and to stare the post-TDU comedown square in the face before it was time to head to the airport. Bye ADL, until 2017.
The Adelaide CBD returns to a ghost town for the day as everyone, and we sure mean EVERYONE makes their way south for the Queen stage in Willunga. Or at least to Clarendon for the bakery’s famous head-sized donuts.
The race ran from Glenelg to Victor Harbour – from slightly out of the way to full blown out of the way. Instead we focused our attention on coffees, reviewing the latest bike tech, and planning our own pro team.