Richie Porte: I've got my best team ever for Willunga Hill

Richie Porte in his new Trek-Segafredo training colours

Richie Porte ( Trek-Segafredo ) believes that he has the best team around him for the Willunga Hill stage at the Tour Down Under as he prepares to mount his GC bid at the 2019 edition of the race. Porte, a five-time winner of the queen stage of the race and overall champion in 2017, moved to Trek-Segafredo in the winter after three fruitful years at BMC Racing Team. Although Trek-Segafredo lack depth in other areas compared to BMC, the 2018 Tour de Suisse winner believes that two of his new Trek teammates in Jarlinson Pantano and Peter Stetina could make the difference on Willunga Hill this year. “I think that maybe the course was a bit better suited to me two years ago with the climb of Paracombe but it’s nice for me to come here in January. It’s a fantastic race and a great way to start the ...

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