George Bennett was in shock after winning the time trial at the Tour of California.
Shock hardly describes how he felt on Saturday.
After taking the overall race lead with a magnificent ride against the clock in the penultimate stage, the New Zealand rider managed to mark his closest competitors on the way to Pasadena. He finished safely in the chasing group to secure the biggest win of his career.
"Today is really, really special," Bennett said. "I had a few hours last night to let it sink in and then it was business time. We had a job on our hands today and we were up to the task."
Evan Huffman emerged from the breakaway for the second...