The peloton wasn't exactly in a hurry during Tuesday's long third stage between Waregem and Compiegne, but why was it so?
Was it because everyone was riding clean? Or that the riders were protesting against negative doping related media coverage? Or an even more bizarre conspiracy theory?
Procycling and BikeRadar journalist Dan Friebe talked to a few people in the know to find out. Click here to read Dan's latest blog.