Farrar wins USA Pro Challenge stage 5 in Colorado Springs

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

COLORADO SPINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Tyler Farrar raced to his second sprint victory in the USA Pro Challenge and fellow American Tejay van Garderen maintained the overall lead through a tiebreaker Friday.

Farrar, the Wenatchee, Wash., rider for Garmin-Sharp, completed the 117.9-mile leg from Breckenridge in 3 hours, 58 minutes and 27 seconds.

Van Garderen, the BMC rider who grew up in Bozeman, Mont., finished 14th in the stage in the main field in the same time as Farrar to retain the race advantage over Christian Vande Velde. Van Garderen and Vande Valde, the Garmin-Sharp rider from Lemont, Ill., who placed 29th in the stage, have the same overall time.

Taylor Phinney of BMC and Boulder, Colo., finished second in the stage


KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.

If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.

powered by Disqus
KKTV 520 E. Colorado Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Office: (719) 634-2844 Fax: (719) 632-0808 News Fax: (719) 634-3741
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 167389775 - kktv.com/a?a=167389775
Gray Television, Inc.