Philippe Gilbert back in 2004 winning at the Tour Down Under.

A horse on the course. A startled horse runs against the race in 2004.

The lead group led by Luke Roberts crest Willunga Hill cheered on by large crowds at the 2004 Tour Down Under.

Robbie McEwen off the front! And taking a few spectators by surprise.

Sometimes its best to stick to the road, as the situation might get a bit sticky.

Sid Taberlay leads Shaun Lewis during the Elite mens XC at the 2007 Australian Mountain Bike Championships at Canberra's Stromlo Park.

Large crowds, a racing peloton and some evening light all add up to a good night at the Tour Down Under.

The 2010 Australian Men's Road Race Championships were raced in extreme conditions with the mercury hovering around the 45c.

The Adelaide Hills love the TDU with its rich history on show for the World to see.

The Tour Down Under peloton make s its way along an iconic road in the Barossa.

The Tour of Tasmania.

Graham Brown cools of in the January heat.

The first race of the year in the Bay Cycling Classic based around Geelong.

There is more than one way to cool of and watch the racing. These guys had front row seats as well.

The Tour of the Murray River heads through many canola fields.

Wild flowers at the Tour of Murray.

The 2012 Tour of Tasmania started with a Teams Time Trial to the summit of Mount Wellington.

The peloton begin the climb to wards the Great Lake during the 2012 Tour of Tasmania.

Plenty of challenging terrain on the Tour of Tasmania.

A respite in the weather during the 2012 Melbourne to Warrnambool.

The NSW GP Cronulla stage was raced in front of a typical Australian backdrop.

The famous hot dog circuit at the 2013 Mitchelton Wines Bay Cycling Classic.

The Mens Road Race on Mount Bunninyong draws big crowds.

The break make their way along the shore of Aldinga Beach at the 2013 Tour Down Under

Rottnest Island provides a stunning back drop for stage 1 of the 2013 Tour de Perth.

Euride Racing tackle the descent of Gorge Road head on.

Stage 5 of the 2013 Tour of the Great South Coast was raced at Port Fairy with big seas making it a dramatic scene.

A local farmer stops to check out the race as it races through the farm lands on the Tour of Murray River.

The canal fields were in full bloom in 2013.

Racing along the shore line of Lake Burley Griffin the peloton is dwarfed by Parliament House at the 2013 National Capital Tour.

The Shipwreck Coast Cycling Classic is aptly named due to the wild weather and jagged coast line.

Will Clarke races against a back drop of a West Australian sunset.

The Adelaide Hills play host to not only the Tour Down Under but also the Adelaide Tour.

Looking down at the peloton as they race up the infamous Corkscrew Climb in Adelaide's Hills.

Autumn in the Adelaide Hills.

Rhys Gillett makes a break on the dirt section of stage 2 of the 2014 Adelaide Tour.

Stage 4 of the Tour of Murray was cut 5km short due to a grass fire close to the road side.

The canola fields of the Tour of Murray River.

Heading towards Casterton in Victoria's scenic west.

The Great Ocean Road provides a scenic back drop.

Ellen Skerritt tackles the Strade Nero at the 2014 Sam Miranda Tour of the King Valley.

Pretty in pink. Rebecca Wiasak is presented with the Sam Miranda Tour of the King Valley leaders jersey.

The Tour of Tasmania.

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