TdF stage 7

SaganPeter Sagan finally won a stage of this year’s TdF, and skips clear with a 100 point lead in the Green Jersey.

The victory salute was subdued, Sagan trying to act more mature after a bit of bad press earlier this year at the Tour of Flanders:
Ass-grabbing a podium girl is one of those unforgivable acts. Unless you’re Queenslander Loren Rowney and then it’s parody.
561459_515130181861889_777170407_nAnd one of the only ways to get one of female cycling’s biggest races (Redlands Bicycle Classic) into the news.

And then there is the issue of THAT tasteful Sagan T-shirt photo.

This means than all the favorite sprinters Cavendish, Greipel, Kittel, Sagan have each won a single stage. And Matt Goss too if you count the Team Time Trial win. Which incidentally, was the faster average speed for a TdF stage ever:

Whew, so the big GC show-down starts tonight as the Tour swings into the Pyrenees. Contador (9 sec), Valverde (20 sec), Cadel (26 sec) and Andy (29 sec) all trail Froome. BIG night.

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