The eyes of the world will be again watching Adelaide this month, with international cycling teams arriving in preparation for the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under touching down this week.
Preparations for the event are well underway. The event will see the some of the world’s best riders in Marcel Kittel, Geraint Thomas, Thomas De Gendt, Michael Rogers and Australia’s only Tour de France winner Cadel Evans, to name a few take to the start line.
Following is the team arrival schedule for easy reference.
Thursday 8 January 2015
MH 139 arriving 8.15am - Lotto-Soudal and Ettix-Quick-Step
SQ 277 arriving 6.00 pm - Katusha
Friday 9 January 2015
MH 139 arriving 8:15am - BMC Racing Team*
Saturday 10 January 2015
MH 139 arriving 8:15am - Trek Factory Racing and Team Giant-Alpecin**
Sunday 11 January 2015
MH 139 arriving 8:15am - Ag2r La Mondiale
Monday 12 January 2015
MH 139 arriving 8:15am - Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling***, Team Sky**** and IAM Cycling
SQ 277 arriving 6.00 pm - Tinkoff-Saxo and Lotto NL - Jumbo
EK 440 arriving 850 pm - Movistar Team
Tuesday 13 January 2015
SQ 279 arriving 9.20 am - Astana Pro Team and Lampre-Merida
EK 440 arriving 8.50 pm - FDJ.fr
Drapac Professional Cycling
*Cadel Evans will not be arriving with the BMC Racing Team. Arrival date and time still to be confirmed.
**Koen de Kort, Team Giant-Alpecin is already training in Adelaide.
***Lasse Hansen, Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling is already training in Adelaide.
****This is Team Sky team staff only.