Adam Blythe wins stages 1 & 3 - & update! the overall - at Circuit Franco Belge.


Adam Blythe, who (most important fact in the whole story, this) grew up 10 minutes down the road from me, got his first pro win in Mouscron today, ahead of Gerald Ciolek & Kristof Goddaert. Still, sheer naked campanilismo aside, it's a bit more cheery news on a rather gloomy day. UPDATE! Now with added stage 3 winningness! UPDATE! Wouter Weylandt wins stage 4 but Blythe, who punctured inside 10k to go, makes it back to the peloton thanks to teammate Oliver Kaisen & claims the overall. Final GC (thanks Majope): 1. Blythe 2. Van Marcke 3. Fuglsang 4. Guarnieri 5. Marcato