David Millar Tour of California 2008
(Image credit: Jonathan Devich)

Slipstream-Chipotle leader David Millar was neither bloodied nor bowed after a crash on the stage one run-in to Nevers left him on the tarmac with less than four kilometres to ride.

Manager Jonathan Vaughters was satisfied with his team's performance during the wind-devastated stage one to Nevers. Although when Quick Step split the race, no Argyle-clad riders initially made it to the front group, David Millar and Trent Lowe bridged up after a 30-kilometre chase.

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