Meirhaeghe won in Madrid, beating his nearest rival by almost a minute and a half and covering 48km at an average speed of almost 24km/h. That’s fairly rapid. In the womens class Paola Pezzo finished 6th in her first big race since coming out of retirement to compete for olympic gold. The results are here. Race two of the series is in the Belgian Ardennes this coming weekend.
The Giro continues and there is a round up of the Tour du Languedoc-Roussillon over at Cyclingnews. Armstrong took the last stage, Moreau won overall and Cadel Evans was disqualified. Summary here.