2012 Tour of Southland


Mike Northey won the 2012 Tour of Southland after an exciting edition to the tough race.

US rider Carter Jones held onto the lead until the final stage where the depleted Bissell Team were unable to stay in touch with the strong break which formed which included Mike Northey.

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Patrick Bevan takes out stage 1.

Cycling :2012 Tour of Southland

Southland in all it's glory on stage 2.

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Mike Northey on his way to winning on Bluff Hill.

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The peloton roll out of Riverton during stage 3.

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Green rolling farmland on stage 4.

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Sam Witmitz out front in the Sprinters Ace jersey.

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Mike Northey in yellow.

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Amazing scenery during stage 5.

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Mike Northey climbs during stage 5.

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Carter Jones attacks on stage 5 up the Crown Range.

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Carter Jones chasing hard to stay in touch during stage 6.

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Tulip fields on stage 6.

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Colourfull jerseys in the Tour of Southland peloton.

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Michael Vink powers to a win in the TT.

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Mike Northey congratulated by his father after winning the 2012 edition of the Tour of Southland.

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Mike Northey celebrates his overall victory on the podium.

Patrick Bevan takes out stage 1.Southland in all it's glory on stage 2.Mike Northey on his way to winning on Bluff Hill.The peloton roll out of Riverton during stage 3.Green rolling farmland on stage 4.Sam Witmitz out front in the Sprinters Ace jersey.Mike Northey in yellow.Amazing scenery during stage 5.Mike Northey climbs during stage 5.Cycling: 2012 Tour of SouthlandCarter Jones attacks on stage 5 up the Crown Range.Carter Jones chasing hard to stay in touch during stage 6.Tulip fields on stage 6.Colourfull jerseys in the Tour of Southland peloton.Michael Vink powers to a win in the TT.Mike Northey congratulated by his father after winning the 2012 edition of the Tour of Southland.Mike Northey celebrates his overall victory on the podium.