General classification contender Cadel Evans is happy after placing 50th on Stage 3, placing him in 20th overall, 56 seconds behind race leader Fabian Cancellara (Team CSC). The Predictor Lotto rider told Cyclingnews that things are well.
"I am getting on alright," he said. "Those cobbles at the finish were a bit of a surprise but all the group was together and there were no crashes.
"I am feeling okay so far, but it is a bit early to tell yet," he added. "I think the hilly stage on Thursday will be the first chance to see." SS