Post Danmark Rundt:
Matt Goss takes the sprint from Michael Van Steyen (TSV) and Mark Renshaw, who supposedly could have won himself but somehow gave it to his teammate. Tyler Farrar crashed and didn't make the finale. Hopefully it's nothing. I'm almost as sick of this subject as he undoubtedly is. More from Jens as he sees fit.
Tour de Pologne
Lampre's Mirco Lorenzetto led home a split field to take the sprint from his teammate Grega Bole and former Lamprista Alessandro Ballan. Bole and Ballan are seven and eight seconds behind Lorenzetto on the overall, but the race will be decided in the next two days. Tomorrow is arguably the queen stage, as the course utilizes a 300-meter vertical climb called the Zameczek five times before heading up the road to a summit in Ustron. As for details, Climbbybike has a climb in Ustron called the Rownica which is largely in the 7-8% range with a 15% kicker at the end. However, that climb finishes about 60 meters higher than the stage, so if it's the same climb, the line is not at the very top. Literally nothing has been decided so far, and guys like Bauke Mollema, Tom Danielson, Dan Martin, Peter Velits, Sylvester Szmyd (local boy!), Michael Albasini and Mauro Santambrogio (Ballan's aide-de-camp) are poised to brush aside their current deficit in the 13" range. Friday's stage will sort out anything not decided tomorrow. Hey Grzdylu! Any ideas here?
Vuelta a Burgos
Koldo Fernandez took the opener in a sprint from Nikolas Maes (Quick Step) and Romain Feillu (Vacansoleil). Ursula and his army of cycling mollusks will have more on that race as it unfolds.