"Changing the bike, with the wrong position, I was just thinking to finish the stage. Suddenly, five kilometers from the finish, I just decided to give it a chance and to go for it, and somehow I found some power and I made it."
- Tony Martin
He just rode a super TT for the last 3km for a great performance and wears the yellow jersey... pure panzerwagen power.
Fab Five after stage 4: 2. Froome (12:40:38), 3. Van Garderen (.25), 8. Contador (.48), 12. Nibali (1:50), 17. Quintana (2:08).
France's favorite: Thibaut Pinot loses 3 minutes due to a mechanical, 30th (6:30)
Here's Backstage Pass, post cobbles edition...
Ryder Hesjedal: 77th place on today's stage. Now 45th (9:47).