Australia's oldest stage race scrapped for new year due to 'planning, timing and workforce challenges.'
"Ongoing logistical, planning, timing, and workforce challenges" have seen another edition of the race cancelled.
Four-stage men's and women's races set to act as centerpoint of January festival organized in absence of Tour Down Under.
Australian race is among first to cancel an event for next season.
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The two-time Tour de France champion wanted to start his season on a more low-key note at the lower-tier race in Victoria.
Chris Froome confirms he will race Australia's Jayco Herald Sun Tour in February.
The Australian could become the fourth three-time winner in the race's 61-year history come February
Calvin Watson becomes the youngest-ever overall winner at the Herald Sun Tour
Young track rider takes a breakaway win and almost takes the overall lead in Australia
A gallery from the final stage of the 2011 Jayco Herald Sun Tour.
Nathan Haas began the year as a member of the supporting cast in the Jayco Bay Cycling Classic criteriums and ends as the winner of the 59th edition of the Sun Tour.
- 1. Marcel Kittel (Ger), Skil-Shimano, 1:28:19
- 2. Anthony Giacoppo (Aus), Genesys Wealth Advisers, same time
- 3. Jens Debusschere (Bel), Omega Pharma-Lotto, s.t.
- 4. Thomas Palmer (Aus), Drapac Porsche Cycling, s.t.
- 5. Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg (RSA), Mtn Cycling, s.t.
- 1. Nathan Haas (Aus), Genesys Wealth Advisers, 16:39:39
- 2. Jack Bobridge (Aus), Garmin-Cervélo, at 0:17
- 3. Jonas Aaen Jörgensen (Den), Saxo Bank-Sungard, at 0:26
- 4. Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg (RSA), Mtn Cycling, at 0:27
- 5. Jens Debusschere (Bel), Omega Pharma-Lotto, at 0:29
Jake Keough says UnitedHealthcare hopes to "make more of a push to Europe" in 2012, along with tackling the top-shelf domestic races.
Photos from stage four of the 2011 2011 Jayco Herald Sun Tour.
- 1. Egor Silin (Rus), Team Katusha, 3:20:54
- 2. Nathan Haas (Aus), Genesys Wealth Advisers, at 0:16
- 3. Jack Bobridge (Aus), Garmin-Cervélo, at 0:16
- 4. Artem Ovechkin (Rus), Team Katusha, at 0:19
- 5. Lachlan Norris (Aus), Drapac Porsche Cycling, at 0:23
- 1. Nathan Haas (Aus), Genesys Wealth Advisers, 15:11:20
- 2. Jack Bobridge (Aus), Garmin-Cervélo, at 0:10
- 3. Jonas Aaen Jörgensen (Den), Saxo Bank-Sungard, at 0:29
- 4. Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg (RSA), Mtn Cycling, at 0:33
- 5. Jens Debusschere (Bel), Omega Pharma-Lotto, at 0:34
Nathan Haas wears the race leader’s jersey with 10 seconds’ insurance over Garmin-Cervélo’s Australian road champion, Jack Bobridge, heading into Sunday’s final stage.
DRYSDALE, Australia (VN) — Along with Tony Martin and John Degenkolb, Marcel Kittel is one of a handful of riders leading a renaissance in German cycling, following the ignominious exit of Jan Ullrich.
DRYSDALE, Australia (VN) — The Great Ocean Road produced one of its most stunning days on stage 3 of the 2011 Jayco Herald Sun Tour, and in the best traditions of a tourist icon, it inspired a visitor to victory.
- 1. Reinardt JANSE VAN RENSBURG, (RSA) Mtn Cycling, at
- 2. Baden COOKE, (AUS) Saxobank-Sungard, at 0
- 3. Steele VON HOFF, (AUS) Genesys Wealth Advisers, at 0
- 4. Thomas PALMER, (AUS) Drapac Porsche Cycling, at 0
- 5. Jonathan CANTWELL, (AUS) Fly V Australia, at 0
GEELONG, Australia (VN) — A barely-known 22-year-old from Pretoria, South Africa, upstaged his more experienced rivals to win stage two of the 2011 Jayco Herald Sun Tour in Geelong Thursday.
BALLARAT, Australia (VN) — Rhys Pollock produced the ride of his life to win stage 1 of the 2011 Jayco Herald Sun Tour Wednesday, but for any rider outside the top 10 to win the event overall, it will take something more exceptional.
MELBOURNE (VN) — Some of the European-based stars of Australian cycling had been in the country all of a few hours before their attendance was required at the official launch of the 2011 Jayco Herald Sun Tour in the Victorian capital.
After a year’s hiatus and as much politics in trying to move Australia’s oldest stage race to a different calendar slot, the Herald Sun Tour returns to its original calendar spot in 2011, and with a point to prove.