"I wanted to enjoy myself and it paid off. It wasn't always easy at the front as a lightweight, but I took my turns at the front. When Olivier (Le Gac) attacked, I didn't think I would come back, but he faded a bit with 50m to go. I went after him and I was afraid someone else would come back from behind, but it worked out. I've never worn a distinctive jersey, it will be a bliss even though it may be difficult to keep it tomorrow with the Chastreix-Sancy finish."
Stage 3's menacing finish