Last year I started a thread inspired by the unfortunate malfunctions suffered by Rasmussen. The King of the Malfunctions jersey is a blue kevlar jersey with one sleeve missing, dotted with graphics of various malfunctions. Someone supplied a cool graphic last year - can anyone find it?
How does one accumulate points for the Blue Jersey?
Mechanical adjustment by team mechanic while bike is still moving - 1 point
Mechanical problem that stops the bike - 2 points
Flat tire or wheel change - 3 points
Bike change - 4 points
The first winner of the Blue Jersey in the 2006 Tour de France is Floyd Landis, who missed the starting bell in today's prologue due to a mechanical problem.
Current Standings: Floyd Landis - 2 points