Geraint Thomas, second left, in the peleton
on the way to Toulouse yesterday
REMEMBER WHEN: 1984 IMPOSSIPUZZLES: 20 members WORDWISE: A WHO AM I: Emmeline Pankhurst 10 QUESTIONS: 1 Capheaton Hall, 2 Indonesia, 3 Peleton
, 4 Poland, 5 Blackpool, 6 Coke, 7 Libra, 8 Canada, 9 Tblisi, 10 It's My Party (by Lesley Gore)
She finished the first day of the event, covering a 132km stage from Barnsley to Bedale, at the back of the peleton
in 88th place.
There are already energy companies within the peleton
and not a word was said to those teams and those riders so I don't think it is fair.
Farmers rolled large hay bales into the road 29 kilometres into Tuesday's stage from Carcassonne to Bagneres-de-Luchon and caused chaos among the peleton
The trio reined in Dario Cataldo 300 metres from the line in Lans-en-Vercors after the Astana Pro Team rider had established a lead of two minutes and 10 seconds over the peleton
with just 10km to go.
Meanwhile, BMC Racing Team's Nathan van Hooydonck, who lost out the young riders White Jersey but retained the Intermediate Sprints UAE Jersey, said that the pace of the peleton
and the breakaway was quite high and added that the breakaway rider McNulty almost nicked a win at the end.
"The area has a dense residential population of fitness enthusiasts and and a strong core of Peleton
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
"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