Team Orica-GreenEDGE hail from Adelaide, the home of the Tour Down Under, and are Australia’s most treasured in the world series’ and big European tours. A young team of only three years old, Orica-GreenEDGE are a good contender going into the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and la Vuelta a Espana. Taking their sponsorship name from a company specialising in explosives and industrial supplies, Orica-GreenEDGE was born in January 2011 and admitted into the UCI by December that year. In their short history, Orica-GreenEDGE have developed into strong team in recent years, finishing in good places in the Australian National Race Championships, the Tour Down Under, Bay Classic Series and many more. Building on this national success, Orican-GreenEDGE are ready to tackle the serious races and events in 2014. Simon Gerrans is a rider to look out for, with a strong win at the 2013 Tour down Under, he’s on top form for the coming season.