Tour stage 1: Kittel takes yellow as Cav crashes out

From Jens Voigt taking the polka dot jersey to Fabian Cancellara trying to sprint his way to victory in the final kilometre, the first stage of this year’s Tour was full of surprises. Not least that the Duchess of Cambridge didn’t award the yellow jersey to Mark Cavendish but to Marcel Kittel, the big German with hair like Vanilla Ice.  Continue reading