Leeds - Harrogate 190.5 km
After days, weeks and months of anticipation the Yorkshire Grand Départ is here. A first day that should be for the sprinters but that has a very tricky course that looks guaranteed to create chaos in a frisky peloton.
Chuffed Buttertubs of the Day: Marcel Kittel
Because so much buildup for one thing is more likely to screw things up for Cav in the end. Also, Cav is never good from day 1 in the Tour is he? Needs a bit of adversity first.
Also. Kittel is faster than Cav.