Australian Jack Bobridge (UniSA-Australia) took the opening victory of his home Tour on Tuesday, beating Lieuwe Westra (Astana) to the line.
The stage saw Marcel Kittel (Giant-Alpecin), who was hotly tipped to claim the stage win after taking the People’s Choice Classic on Sunday, miss out as the peloton failed to organise itself in order to catch the break containing the winner, which established itself within 20km of the stage beginning.
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