Majka returns home in Tour of Poland leader's jersey

Sunday marked the first time in Rafa Majka's nascent professional career that he earned a leader's jersey in a stage race and the 23-year-old Pole's timing couldn't be better as the Tour of Poland wrapped up its two-day sojourn in the Italian Dolomites and will resume on Tuesday on Polish soil in Krakow. The Saxo-Tinkoff Pole had two solid days in the Dolomites, with a third place finish on Saturday as part of a 15-rider lead group on the Madonna di Campiglio summit finish followed today with a fifth place finish on the Passo Pordoi.

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Based in the southeastern United States, Peter produces race coverage for all disciplines, edits news and writes features. The New Jersey native has 30 years of road racing and cyclo-cross experience, starting in the early 1980s as a Junior in the days of toe clips and leather hairnets. Over the years he's had the good fortune to race throughout the United States and has competed in national championships for both road and 'cross in the Junior and Masters categories. The passion for cycling started young, as before he switched to the road Peter's mission in life was catching big air on his BMX bike.