Simon Gerrans and team mates get together for a photo with 1 stage to go in the 2005 Herald Sun Tour.

Gerrans posses with the Herald Sun Tour trophy as the 2005 Champion!

A younger Simon Gerrans on the podium at the 2005 Herald Sun Tour.

On the attack in 2006.

After a late minute attack Gerrans crosses the line in Tanunda for the win ahead of Louise Leon Sanchez.

Simon tries the Ochre jersey on for size.

Ready to take on the World...

The spoils of success.

Gerri, signs on in 2007 for the Cancer Council Classic. The prelude to the Tour Down Under.

Simon Gerrans in 2008.

Simon Gerrans prior to the 51km Cancer Council Classic held on the streets of Adelaide. January 2011.

In 2012 Gerrans won the Australian Road National Championships in front of Richie Porte and Matthew Lloyd.

All smiles in 2012 with another Tour Down Under victory.

At the 2013 Herald Sun Tour Gerrans rode with the Australian team.

Happy days on the Tour Down Under.

Before the start of stage 5 at the 2013 Tour de France Gerrans speaks with media outside the team bus.

Dressed in yellow and ready to go!

Richie Porte greets Gerrans the day after he was awarded the leaders jersey.

Plenty of attention for the leader of the Tour.

Another day down and another day with the team in yellow.

Gerrans heads off the podium.... Lion in hand.

Plenty of question from the journalists once you were the yellow jersey.

The line up for stage 6 at the 2013 Tour de France.

A big attack on Mount Binninyong at the 2014 Road Nationals would cause the select final group to battle it out for the win.

Simon Gerrans 1st
Cadel Evans 2nd
Richie Porte 3rd

In 2014 Simon Gerrans would once again win the Santos Tour Down Under.

Simon Gerrans (Through the Years)