The victory was anybody's with one lap to go of the hour and five finishing laps race as some of the Series top contenders attacked but were brought back to the peleton
over the 60 minutes.
The recent thefts include the loss of a Peleton
Cube black bike which cost PS910.
His mum Jane said: "We had seen the Tour and in particular Mark Cavendish go through Harrogate on the Saturday and were cycling to watch the peleton
again on the Sunday.
The Omega Pharma-Quick Step rider broke away from the peleton
just 15km into stage nine to claim his third Tour stage after time-trial victories in 2011 and 2013.
Now, however, he's moved to the front of the peleton
by writing the official Grand Depart song, The Road, which he performs with Girls Aloud's Kimberley Walsh.
The evening will feature music from Alistair Griffin and Kimberley Walsh, who will together perform the official anthem of the Tour de France, 'The Road' along with band, hope and social, Ghost Peleton
and Opera North who will perform opera conducted by composer Philip Sheppard, who also composed during the London 2012 Olympics.
And in the Tour of the Basque Country, he was made to look pedestrian by winner Contador - as was Quintana and the rest of the peleton
In which sport might you encounter a peleton
and a maillot jaune?
approaches the top of Pen-y-Pass with the Snowdon Massif in the background during the Stage Four of the 2013 Tour of Britain from Stoke to Llanberis.
A bus became wedged under the overhead banner at the line with the peleton
less than 20km away, prompting officials to bring the finish forward 3km.
It was Cameron Wurf who did most of the early running for Cannondale, joining a breakaway from the peleton
30km into the race before heading out on his own.
Another Asutralian, Matt Goss of Orica GreenEdge, tussled with Cavendish in the middle of the peleton
as the riders approached the final few kilometres, with Viviani in pole position.