With the news that Glenelg and other western councils have missed out on a TDU event, does that mean that the TDU is reserved for the eastern suburbs and country towns. I understand that there could…Continue
"if i remember correctly, the finish was ultra close too.. unfortunately the power cut out (or was cut :/ ) as the leaders crossed the line.. so there was no photo finish equipment available to sort out the winner of the…"
"I think we would all agree that if there is conclusive evidence he deserves to go down, however there has been that many enquries, investigations over the years that has led to nothing conclusive that it is all wearing a bit thin.
"In it's infancy there was a finish at the Plaza on North East Road one year. While it was very successful the moaning by the locals went on for months and then they got upset when we (TTG) did not get a start or finish the next year. Actually…"
"agreed. The general population in South Australia spend too much time whinging about the road closures that we do have let alone trying to close down part of the Western Suburbs! goodness what an uproar there would be!! Heaven forbid we closed down…"
"It wouldn't be if the TDU was as big as the TDF.
I'm sure Mike Turtur does all he can to accommodate as many city suburbs as possible and the event is a South Australian event not an Adelaide event so it has to be expected that other…"
"But why does a stage need to finish in the city? The city already gets the equivalent of a prologue around the east end, and the final stage around North Adelaide, the Tour Village, and stage starts in at least 2 urban areas a year. I have no…"
"But surely if the TDF organisers can work out how to stage the finish on the Champs Elysees every year while still meeting their TV rights commercial agreements and fitting in with the working of a city of 2.2 million people it wouldn't be…"
"I don’t think it’s accurate to say that TDU is reserved for eastern suburbs only. Unley is not eastern suburbs, and neither is Glenelg, Prospect, Port Adelaide, Mawson Lakes, or Salisbury. And I don’t think it’s…"
"Agreed about the Port Expressway - my point was that the western suburbs have been left out for years even though it has one of the most popular cycling routes Military Road which is wide and not that busy that it couldn't be closed.