The Australian Cycling Team is pleased to announce that recent Tour de France podium finisher, Richie Porte, will be joining the Australian national team for the first time since his first race in Adelaide in 2008.
The Launceston 35-year-old has been confirmed to race in the Santos Festival of Cycling scheduled for January 19 - 24th in 2021.
The Santos Festival of Cycling, presented by the Santos Tour Down Under will be a 6-day domestic cycling festival which is set to delight both cycling enthusiasts and festival goers, and will include a variety of cycling disciplines, including Road, Track, Paracycling, BMX, Mountain Bikes and Cyclo-Cross.
Ticketing information is available at www.tourdownunder.com.au/ticketing
Simon Jones, Australian Cycling Team, Performance Director
It'll be wonderful to see Ritchie don the Australian colours for the Santos Festival of Cycling.We are all looking forward to the festival after such a fractured year for all sports.