Giro shorts: Stage 2 review

Stage 2: Herning to Herning, 206km

Stage profile: Herning to Herning, 206km in a loop around the coast with a final circuit in Herning before a sprinter’s finish.

Top three: 1. Mark Cavendish (Sky), 2. Matt Goss (Orica-GreenEDGE), 3. Geoffrey Soupe (FDJ-Big Mat).

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Happy birthday Roman Kreuziger

Birthday Boy (image courtesy of Roman Krueziger)

Birthday boy (image courtesy of Roman Kreuziger)

Happy 26th birthday: Šťastný dvacátýšesté narozeniny

As Roman is gunning for top spot in the Giro, I suspect that any birthday celebrations will be put on hold until the end of May. He’s had a good start to the 2012 season, having settled into his role as one of the team leaders at Astana, but he’ll be looking to improve on last year’s showing at the Giro, where he placed fifth overall and won best young rider.

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