• Team Sky were looking to keep themselves in the fight for overall glory heading into stage two
  • The team were up early to reccy the course
  • Bardiani Valvole - CSF Inox were one of the first teams into the 14-kilometre course
  • Orica-GreenEDGE ran eighth on the stage after starting with seven riders
  • Katusha rounded out the top five with yet another strong TTT performance
  • RadioShack-Leopard set the early benchmark and ended the day fourth quickest
  • Omega Pharma - Quick-Step posted a top time but there were still two teams remaining
  • Team Sky set a searing opening pace...
  • ...Setting the second quickest time
  • The team finished with six riders after giving it everything on the out-and-back course
  • BMC Racing team set out to defend the lead for Brent Bookwalter
  • The Swiss-American squad went five-seconds quicker to win the stage
  • Bookwalter retained the gold jersey and a six-second lead
  • BMC will now have to control the race

Tour of Qatar stage two gallery

Team Sky were looking to keep themselves in the fight for overall glory heading into stage two