Could Evans make up ground on Nibali, or did Nibbles have the GC sewn up? And what would the twitter peloton talk about until the main contenders hit the stage?
Image: BBC Sport
The twitter timeline was full of cycling last night – a lot of it was from Belgium. Were we distracted? Hmmmm…
An extra night’s sleep meant the couch peloton was in good form and enjoying the appearance of the sun.
Here’s a recipe for sleepiness: drink beer in the afternoon, watch Eurovision… and then tune into a “neutralised” stage.
Image: Graham Watson
So… let’s get this out of the way right out of the gate. We saw pretty much *none* of this stage. Santambrogio won. You know this. He was the first rider we saw once they came out of the gloom.