The season is barely underway and it seems like the peloton already has its public enemy number one. The honor goes to Milram's Elia Riggoto for what was describe by the race commissaire Micahel Robb as a "vicious headbutt". Last year at the Tour of Qatar, it was Rabobank's fast man, Graeme Brown who had the persona non gratta label. The race to nowhere in the outskirts of Doha starts on Sunday with another sprinter-heavy lineup. Hopefully they will act civilized and run clean sprints. One thing is for sure, I wouldn't mind some of the warm weather both races are enjoying at the moment.