Walters says cheese in Beauce

Having left the Navigators Professional Continental squad at the end of 2006, Mark Walters has proven his worth to new teammates at the Kodak Gallery continental team by taking a dominant victory on the Tour de Beauce's opening stage. The 31 year-old rider flew across the 180 kilometre opening stage, breaking clear with 12 kilometres remaining to take a 26 second victory in a Kodak Gallery one-two.

"This is the first race I have won in a long time and I did it solo, which is the way I prefer to win races," he told Cyclingnews after the race. "It's a new team and I am showing what I can do with teammates working for me."

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