It was a representation of the changing of the guard for Australian cycling. The new generation ahead of the pioneering one: Rohan Dennis first, Cadel Evans second in a race that has matured into a fair dinkum contest and a great a spectacle. The riders came to race. The fans came to see the action… and ride.
Here is a selection of photos by Rob Arnold from the day Rohan took the lead from Jack at the Tour Down Under.
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