Historic Overview Nick Gates
Nick Gates (born 10 March 1972 in Sydney) is an Australian former professional road bicycle racer.
In 1996 Gates won the Commonwealth Bank Classic and the Australian national road race title.
Gates twice competed in the Tour de France, riding for the Lotto-Domo team, but failed to finish either event, pulling out after the 15th stage in 2003 and after the first stage in 2004.
His career ended with a fairytale victory in his self-named event, the Nick Gates Classic, in Townsville in 2008, where he won with the assistance of long-time teammate, Robbie McEwen.