Tour stage 5: Boom explodes to victory as Froome’s race implodes

Everyone predicted that this stage would shake up the GC, but no one figured that defending champion Chris Froome would abandon before he rode over a single cobble. On a rainy, crash-filled day, Vincenzo Nibali put significant time into his rivals and Lars Boom took a muddy solo win.
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Tour Tweets: Selfies, royals and dry stone walls

Isn’t it great when something turns out to be waaaaaaay better than you thought it would? Like the Yorkshire Grand Depart and London sprint stage! All those naysayers predicting the whole thing ruined because certain British riders weren’t in the lineup must be disappointed the public didn’t seem to mind. This week’s Tweets is bursting at the seams with pictures from one of the great sporting weekends …ever! Continue reading