Orica-GreenEDGE put three different riders into the pink jersey, but at the end of a frenetic first week of the Giro d’Italia the maglia rosa sits on the twice-dislocated shoulder of Alberto Contador. Chris, Midge and Tim review the action from the first nine stages.
Mark Cavendish won the battle of the sprinters, taking four stages, but it was Peter Sagan who stole the show, snatching GC honours in the final moments of the tenth edition of the Tour of California. Continue reading →
It was a rainy, crash-strewn Giro; a sunny, Brit-dominated Tour of California and another busy week swimming the Twitterstream. We have pink Bling, That Boy Phinney, jet lag, flu, instagrams a go-go and soooo much more. Let’s see what I fished out this week!