Maybe it’s our fault? Yesterday we said that ‘barring Acts of God,’ Cav would win.
We got it half right; there was an almighty ‘Act of God’ with South African champion Robbie Hunter bouncing around the road like a rubber doll and a whole clutch of riders biting the dust.
As the director cut to close up and what was happening at the crash site, there was Cav sitting on the tar, stunned.
He’s a tough wee soul – ”stoic is the word, I think.
Meanwhile ‘Big Awnd’ Greipel as we’d say in Scotland was just too quick for ‘Ale Jet’ Petacchi.