The combined might of the sprint teams couldn't catch the 6 man breakaway. Hard to believe. But then you ask, who benefits when the favorites don't win. The betting agencies of course. How many directeur sportiffs do you have to bribe to kill the race? Two, maybe three; and its all so explainable.
I noticed that there seemed to be no betting on the Tour of California. Does anyone know if betting on cycling is forbidden in America?
Hoping the race improves (in terms of being a believable sporting challenge) as we head into the mountains later in the week.