Stage 1 Giro.
Matt Goss from tassie 2nd in the stage.
Cadel Evans goes into the maglia rosa (pink leaders jersey)
Richie Porte moves up to 4th on the overall GC and remains in young riders white jersey.
Through Twitter PorteY said porteye "Hectic day, still in the White jersey! My team were awesome in keeping me out of trouble. Happy to see fellow Tassie lad Matt Goss 2nd".
At the Joe Martin stage race in the U.S another Tassie boy and former triathlete Karl Menzies won the final criterium and finished 6th on the overall classification followed in 7th by Flowery Gully's Bernie Sulzbereger.
In the womens race Aussie girl Alexis Rhodes won the final crit.
Huge day for Tassie, huge day for Aus riders.