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Friday races: Oman TT; Volta ao Algarve Stage 3

In the Algarve, a break has formed consisting of Wouter Weylandt (Quick Step), Ted King (Cervélo), Gonzalo Rabuñal and Nelson Oliveira (Xacobeo Galicia), Thomas de Gendt (Topsort Vlaanderen-Mercator), Bruno Saraiva (CC Loulé-Louletano-Aquashow) and Pieter Ghyllebert (An Post Sean Kelly Team). At last ticker update, they were 40 km into the stage and had 3:40 on the peloton.

Bad news, though: 8 km in, Gert Steegmans hit a parked car, lost his helmet, and hit his head on the ground. He has been taken to the hospital for evaluation.

No news from Oman. Keep checking Twitter--it's about the only source we've had. If you find anything else, please post below.