ON YOUR BIKES: The Ford Tour of Samoa started at Tanoa Tusitala Hotel at 6am, yesterday.
It was led out by defending champions Tim Robertson and Rebecca Marley.
At the end of Stage 1, Aucklander Neil Blayney took over the leaders jersey from Tim.
The lead changed again at the end of Stage 2, at Maninoa, to Brendon Madden-Smith and to Katheren Leitner for the women.
There are 42 riders on the Tour, the biggest ever in the short history of the event.
Images: Scottie T Photo