Matthew Goss was off to a great start in the Tour of Britain, as CyclingNews points out: Stage 1 - August 29: Glasgow to Castle Douglas, 162km Pedersen takes the Tour of Britain opening stage Martin Pedersen Photo ©: Gerry McManus (Click for larger image) Denmark’s Martin Pedersen (CSC) won the opening stage of the Tour of Britain in Castle Douglas on Tuesday 29th August. Pedersen out sprinted his breakaway companions Luis Passamontes (Unibet.com) and Mathew Goss (South Australia.com-AIS)
Goss and his fellow escapees gained over 2 minutes on the peleton. Which made it possible for him to take the lead on GC after the 2nd stage.
Subsequently, also in CN: Goss signs with CSC South Australia.com-AIS rider, Matt Goss, has signed a three-year contract to ride with Team CSC, the world's top-ranked professional team, from 2007