It almost wouldn't have been as the brave rookie McNulty had put in a truly brilliant effort by staving off the challenge from the peleton
to inch closer.
Crew Thomas Normand and Antoine Joubert are a single point behind the US entry Lupe Tortilla and only two behind third placed Solidaires En Peleton
Dumoulin felt he should have been given an opportunity to close back on the peleton
once he was able to continue after his unplanned toilet stop.
We will miss this guy in the peleton
, always with a smile," Olympic champion Greg van Avermaet wrote on Twitter.
AS the use of mobile devices as a means of placing a bet has mushroomed, so in-play markets have grown exponentially and punters with half an eye on today's Tour de France will be mindful that barring an accident, Chris Froome looks likely to claim a third yellow jersey when the peleton
rides into Paris in a couple of weeks.
Martin Elmiger and Jeremy Roy broke away from the pack with just under nine kilometers left in an attempt to catch the other riders napping, but they were reeled in by the peleton
Finland's Lotta Lepisto won the sprint from the breakaway group to claim the honours in the final stage at Kettering but Armitstead became the first Briton to win the title after finishing at the head of the peleton
Finland's Lotta Lepisto won the sprint from the breakaway group to claim the honours in the final stage but Armitstead became the first Briton to win the title after finishing at the head of the peleton
But Armitstead took the title after finishing at the head of the peleton
Closer to home, Peleton
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Wallace attacked early up the first climb of the day, getting away from the field before the chasing peleton
reeled him in.
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.