After Mark Cavendish’s momentous victory yesterday on Stage 1, The Wattmeister has draped the Wattmobile in yellowish bunting. Written off by cycling pundits as past his best, The Manx Missile comprehensively out-sprinted the fastest men in the peloton with a trademark mixture of pure speed and artful guile. What a competitor, his victory temporarily banished the Brexit Blues, England’s exit from Euro 2016 and another fruitless afternoon punting on Betfair.
Meanwhile, back on the sloping driveway in North London,
The Wattmeister has found a swazzy way to counter the incline whilst watching the cycling.