If you are Cadel Evans, this has been a good week. Having spent most of the year in successful anonymity – except for the odd lapse in New Idea – Evans rode blinking into the sunlight at the Criterium du Dauphine.
It's only June, but this year's red jersey for most combative rider may
as well be awarded now, along with whatever jersey the UCI reserves for
the rider most likely to be distracted by a nearby flock of pigeons.