Thursday 10-Jan-2019 to Sunday 20-Jan-2019 Tour Down Under
(Inspired by a discussion posted by Gus in Dec-2014.)
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The 2018 Santos TDU attracted 810,000 spectators and a record 46,000 event-specific visitors. Event-specific visitors are those visitors who have travelled to SA from interstate and overseas specifically to attend the Santos TDU.
The 2018 Santos TDU generated a record $63.7 million in economic benefit for SA. The event created approximately 774 full-time equivalent jobs.
The 2017 Santos TDU was recognised as one of Australia’s best major events, taking out a bronze award at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards.
Tour Down Under cycling enthusiasts force bike mechanics to step up a gear
Published by ABC News on 11-Jan-2019
Demand for LBS increased in preparation for TDU.
Stage2 Crash - found some youtube footage from the heli
Looks something like one of the riders slipped on a white line:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rwJ0Bx3Qlc --- start min 5:23