The week-long race gets underway on Sunday 27 January featuring some of the world’s top riders. There are a number of sprint opportunities up for grabs, an individual time trial as well as a climb to the renowned Alto Colorado, where the GC competition could well be decided. Based in the beautiful north-western San Juan province of Argentina, the race will be passionately supported by the local fans and we’ve picked a mixture of youth and experience for this exciting event. Riders To Watch Mark Cavendish After being forced to cut his 2018 season short due to illness, the Manxman makes his return to racing.

On Sunday, Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will take on the first single day World Tour race of the season, the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race. After a week in Adelaide for the Tour Down Under, our same team of 7 riders have made the trip to Geelong for the 164km Cadel Evans Road Race. Our Riders to Watch Ryan Gibbons – Our young South African sprinter impressed at the recent Tour Down Under where he was able to climb with the best over both the Corkskrew and Willunga Hill. Michael Valgren – With a punchy finish, Valgren should not be written off for.