2006 Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under >> Jerseys

 

Jacob's Creek Ochre Leaders Jersey

Awarded to the rider with the fastest cumulative time at the end of each stage and to the overall winner at the end of the race.

For the first time, in 2006 this prestigious jersey is ochre - a colour strongly associated with Australia, and now unique to the Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under.

 

 

SA Lotteries Sprint Jersey

Awarded to the rider who leads the sprint points tally after each stage. Points and time bonuses are awarded to the first three riders across the line at designated sprints along the route and at the stage finish.

 

Laubman & Pank King of the Mountain Jersey

Awarded at the end of each stage to the rider who leads the mountain points tally. Points are awarded to the first five riders over the summit of designated climbs during the race.

 

Share the Road Young Rider’s Jersey

Competition in this category is for riders under the age of 23 and is awarded to the eligible rider who has the fastest cumulative time at the end of each stage.

 

Century 21 Most Aggressive Rider’s Jersey

Awarded at the end of each stage to the rider who is judged to have instigated the most attacks, breakaways or assisted their team-mates to the best advantage during the stage.

Panasonic Winning Team Jersey

The Leading Team is the one with the lowest cumulative time determined by adding together the times of the team’s first four riders across the line on each of the six stages.

 



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Tour Down Under sprints across the line at Australian Sport Awards
(22 February, 2006) This evening the Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under was crowned Australian Sport Tourism Award of the year at the 2005 Australian Sport Industry Awards in Sydney ahead of the Australian Open Tennis and Gold Coast Airport Marathon. [ Read more ]

Best Dressed Town winners announced
(31 January, 2006) Supported by KESAB, the winners of the Best Dressed Town competition for 2006 have been announced. [ Read more ]

Stage 5: Gerrans crowned 2006 champion as Davis does it again
(22 January, 2006) Victorian Simon Gerrans was today crowned the 2006 Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under champion, becoming the first rider in the eight year history of the race to claim the lead on the first stage and hold it until the finish. [ Read more ]

Powerade Mini Tour for Kids cancelled
(22 January, 2006) Please be advised that under the Government Heat Policy developed in conjunction with Sports Medicine Australia today’s forecast temperature of 41 degrees with very HOT winds exceeds these guidelines. These winds have been instrumental in this final decision. [ Read more ]

Stage 4 - UniSA-Australia scores the quinella
South Australian Russell Van Hout and his UniSA-Australia team mate Paul Crake stole the show today to claim the quinella on stage four of the Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under raced in stifling conditions. [ Read more ]

South Australia.com jerseys go on sale
(21 January, 2006) Amateur cyclists and Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under fans can get the look of South Australia's very own cycling team. South Australia.com - AIS team jerseys are available for purchase in Australia. [ Read more ]

UPDATE - Powerade Mini Tour For Kids
(21 January, 2006) With the recent soaring temperatures, organisers of the Powerade mini tour for kids are taking every precaution to ensure the more than 200 entrants are not disappointed or put at any risk. [ Read more ]

Stage 3 - Liberty does it again
(20 January, 2006) The Liberty Seguros - Wurth team has scored another victory this time through Spaniard Carlos Barredo who was unstoppable in the final kilometres of the 154km stage three from Strathalbyn to Yankalilla on South Australia's Fleurieu Peninsula a day after his team mate Allan Davis claimed a stage victory in Hahndorf. [ Read more ]

Record line up of cyclists for be active Tour
(20 January, 2006) A record number of amateur cyclists will don lycra today for the chance to ride the stage three Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under circuit on South Australia's Fleurieu Peninsula. [ Read more ]

Stage 2 - Davis breaks Down Under duck
(19 January, 2006) Bundaberg cyclist Allan Davis has broken an eight year duck to claim victory in the second stage of the Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under, raced over 146km in the Adelaide Hills. [ Read more ]

Stage 1 - Gerrans snatches lead on stage one of Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under
(18 January, 2006) Victorian Simon Gerrans has claimed the stage and overall lead of the Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under after an aggressive day of racing through South Australia's Barossa Valley wine growing region. [ Read more ]

McEwen blitzes sprint for victory in Jacob's Creek Down Under Classic
(17 January, 2006) An estimated 70,000 fans turned out on a glorious summer's night in the East End of Adelaide to cheer on a world class field in the inaugural Jacob's Creek Down Under Classic and were treated to a spectacular sprint finish won by Davitamon-Lotto's Robbie McEwen. [ Read more ]

It’s party time in Adelaide!
(17 January, 2006) The start of the Jacob’s Creek Tour Down Under on Adelaide’s streets tonight kicks off a jam-packed events season that is expected to draw thousands of tourists to South Australia. [ Read more ]

Today South Australia...tomorrow the world
(15 January, 2006) Excitement is building for the start of the 2006 Jacob's Creek Tour Down Under on Tuesday - and the professional racing debut of the new South Australia.com - AIS cycling team. [ Read more ]

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