Matthews finding his form at Tour de Pologne

Michael Matthews was certainly not expecting such a long delay to restart his season, after his crash on the eve of the Tour de France. On the Tour of Poland's stage 1, the Orica-GreenEdge sprinter rode nearly six hours from Gdansk to Bydgoszcz and was still at the finish at 8pm to complete an anti-doping test. The heat (up to 36°C) affected him after he has spent the past few days training in the cold and rain but, although he started enjoying the Polish Summer, the last kilometers of the stage turned into a mix of of wind, rain and crashes.

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