Stage 2 of the Volta a Catalunya ended in a big bunch gallop, with Cofidis' Nacer Bouhanni further demonstrating that he had the speed and power to dominate the Milan-San Remo finale, were it not for an ill-timed mechanical.
Bouhanni extended his lead in the overall classification to 14 seconds over Sky's Ben Swift, with Thomas De Gendt moving into third on the same time thanks to a day-long breakaway.
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