The race is getting hard now. Riders jostle for position because they know that once they hit that big right hander the crosswind will be waiting for them. When faced with the toughest situation of the day, the riders know what to do. As the peloton sweeps around the right-hand bend, instinctively and without any discussion, echelons are forming. If you weren’t in the right position and didn’t make the right split your day is over.