Will Routley made good on three days in the breakaway, winning stage 4 of the Amgen Tour of California in Cambria. Routley (Optum-Kelly Benefit Strategies) out-sprinted five breakaway companions to take victory in the 103-mile stage from Monterey.
Diego Ulissi (Lampre-Merida) won the fifth stage of the Giro d’Italia.
The Italian out-climbed a select group of riders, which included Cadel Evans (BMC Racing), on a summit finish in the town of Viggiano. Ulissi’s win is the first for an Italian in this year’s race.
Nacer Bouhanni (FDJ.fr) won stage 4 at the Giro d’Italia after a furious chase to the front in less-than-ideal racing conditions.
Bradley Wiggins won stage 2 and took the overall lead at the Amgen Tour of California.
Marcel Kittel did it again on Sunday, winning stage 3 of the Giro d’Italia in a mad dash to the line in Dublin.
Phinney (BMC Racing) attacked on the descent from the San Marcos Pass climb to take a long-range solo victory in the 107-mile stage from Pismo Beach.
Tom Boonen is racing the Amgen Tour of California aboard a limited edition version of the Specialized Venge, sporting a paint scheme dubbed the Specialized Edition Tornado Tom.
Rohan Dennis won stage 3 of the Amgen Tour of California atop the hors categorie Mount Diablo climb. Dennis (Garmin-Sharp) jumped to the victory with a late attack in the 108-mile stage from San Jose.
The Sky rider Bradley Wiggins has shown good form this season, with a top-10 at Paris-Roubaix and stage 2 win at the Amgen Tour of California.
Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) narrowly won the first stage of the 2014 Amgen Tour of California on Sunday in Sacramento.