Stage Report: Ben King (Dimension Data) took another stage win on another mountain top finish as Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo) again had to settle for a valiant second place. The GC contest never really took off but Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) lost seconds and Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) didn't, leaving the Brit in red.
Stage Report: Ben King took Dimension Data's sixth win of the season as he out-duelled Nikita Stalnov of Astana on the long run to the finish. The GC contenders emerged into the race and the big winner was Emanuel Buchmann of Bora-Hansgrohe who closed to within seven seconds of race leader Michal Kwiatkowski (Sky), the Pole retained his jersey.
2010 USA Pro Champion Ben King will not be able to take the start at the 2013 Amgen Tour of California. King crashed on a training ride on Friday May 10th and injured both hands. Unable to grip his handlebars, he needs to withdraw from the race before Sunday's start.