Movistar dominated the Volta Catalunya Queen stage but not without a fight. Over in Belgium the women drove a brutal race to a whirlwind sprint conclusion.
Unexpected breakaway excitement in Spain and a sprint win out of nowhere in West Flanders.
The Three Days De Panne concluded with the traditional double header: a short, sharp sprint and tricky, tight time trial. I’m betting riders are not that keen on two stages in one day – pasta for breakfast and lunch.