|Waiting for the start in a somewhat silly (but free) Skoda sunhat|
Jens Voigt said he didn't contest any of the sprint points to give the young local rider his due. He also made some quip about just wanting to prove that he still had the legs, even if he was racing against someone half his age.
The Team Sky boys seemed to be having fun - laughing and joking and not taking it all that seriously.
|Edvald Boasson Hagen|
|Ian Stannard - my new favourite rider|
|The Sky Train from behind|
It got pretty busy in the peleton.
After it was all over, we walked back through town and saw the cyclists pedalling past and, of course, stopping at the red lights, where it seems they were given helpful advice by passing pedestrians.