Spartacus in yellow as Fabian Cancellara takes the leaders jersey after a hectic stage 2 of the Tour de France.
A good ride for Sky’s Chris Froome he finished seventh on a day winds along the Dutch coast caused many a problem for the peloton.
Froome is four seconds ahead of rival Alberto Contador and one minute twenty eight seconds up on holder Vincenzo Nibali.
As the bunch sprint gathered Britain’s Mark Cavendish had to sprint to the line from the the front, not ideal when Germany’s Andre Greipel is clinging to the wheel.
Greipel then just eased past Cavendish to claim the stage.
Look at this photo. If I could hang on for 3rd, I could hang on for the win... Some imbeciles think cycling is a... pic.twitter.com/08z67OFyzX— Mark Cavendish (@MarkCavendish) July 5, 2015
Cancellara in yellow after finishing third in stage 2.
Chris Froome delighted with his 10th place overall especially with the time gained on his main rivals for victory in Paris.
Stage 3 goes to Belgium, a one day classic from Antwerpen to Huy.