The Tour de France has arrived on the mainland, and with a "normal," bus-catastrophe-free sprint, we've naturally seen Mark Cavendish take first in stage 5.
I also take this opportunity to direct casual-to-serious cycling fans to two very excellent resources for following cycling: The Inner Ring is the best cycling blog on the internet (alas, it is so good that some of the other really good blogs have reduced their coverage) and also provides solid info on twitter. Cyclocosm features very irregular posts, but Cosmo's How the Race Was Won (HTRWW) series provides summaries of races and stages that are not only the best available for cycling, but some of the best video highlight packages of any sporting event anywhere.
Here's his rundown of stages 1-4:
He doesn't always have the time to produce these things, so enjoy them when you can.