03 July 2011

Stay on the wheel: news after Stage 2 TDF

Quick reads - keep up with what has been happening at the Tour de France
Paddy's Blog - looking at Stage 3 
O'nev - tag along with a press photographer blogging from the Tour 
Tour Talk with Frankie and James  (video) 
Ben Swift video diary
Don't mess with the saddles 
New Bikes and Tech at the Tour de France Team Time Trial 
2011 Tour de France Time Trail Bikes (Oz Cycling)
Tweet awards: @f_cancellara , @StueyOG , @GeraintThomas86 , @MarkCavendish
Yes, Bernie Eisel is still in the race
Yes, Jonathan Vaughters is one snappy dresser.  
Thor looks much better in yellow than polka-dots.
Current classification standings after Stage 2 - 2011 Tour de France
51 HUSHOVD Thor TEAM GARMIN - CERVELO 5h 06' 25"
32 GILBERT Philippe OMEGA PHARMA - LOTTO 45 pts
32 GILBERT Philippe OMEGA PHARMA - LOTTO 1 pts
worn by 141 EVANS Cadel BMC RACING TEAM
117 THOMAS Geraint SKY PROCYCLING 5h 06' 29"
TEAM GARMIN - CERVELO 14h 29' 39"
Stage winner (Stage 2 was a Team Time Trial): 
1. TEAM GARMIN - CERVELO 24' 48"
2. BMC RACING TEAM 24' 52" + 00' 04"
3. SKY PROCYCLING 24' 52" + 00' 04"
4. TEAM LEOPARD-TREK 24' 52" + 00' 04"
5. HTC - HIGHROAD 24' 53" + 00' 05"
GC standings:
1. HUSHOVD Thor 51 TEAM GARMIN - CERVELO 5h 06' 25"
2. MILLAR David 56 TEAM GARMIN - CERVELO 5h 06' 25" + 00' 00"
3. EVANS Cadel 141 BMC RACING TEAM 5h 06' 26" + 00' 01"

(Stay on the Wheel will be a regular feature on the PedalDancer blog during the 2011 Tour de France)