Saturday May 11
Bobridge takes rough with smooth at Giro d'Italia
As temporary holder of the maglia nera , Jack Bobridge was the first starter in the stage 8 time trial at the Giro d'Italia . In spite of his strong pedigree against the clock, the Australian opted to save his resources during the undulating 55 kilometre test with an eye to his duties in support of team leader Robert Gesink in the next two weeks.
Giro d'Italia - Cavendish the strongest in stage six
The Omega Pharma-Quick Step sprinter was expertly launched by team-mate Gert Steegmans in the closing straight before winning by a bike length ahead of rivals Elia Viviani and Matt Goss .