You take a break from professional cycling for a fortnight and return home to a seismic shift in the sport.
Not only does the Cycling International Reform Commission publish a report as damning as it is long, a French - yes, French! - journeyman tests positive for EPO, Lance Armstrong plans to tour around France - yes, France! - again, and there are wins for both Richie Porte and Nairo Quintana in Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Adriatico.
Oh, and after his third and fourth second-places of the season, Peter Sagan finally picked up that elusive maiden win for Tinkoff-Saxo amid news that cantankerousRead More »from Quintana, Contador, Porte and Armstrong star in crazy fortnight that changed cycling