May 10, 2010

Tyler Farrar wins Giro Stage

Keeping with bicycle month let's take a look at how Wenatchee, Washington native Tyler Farrar is doing.

Yesterday, early in the second stage of the Giro d'Italia Tyler Farrar was involved in an crash. However, he was able to bounce back and make a late charge during the final sprint to win the stage.

He covered the 130-mile stage in 4 hours 56 minutes 46 seconds. Over all Farrar sits in second place one second back of Cadel Evans of Australia.

Check out the video from the second stage on Universal Sports.

Today in Stage Three, Farrar's Garmin-Transitions teammate Christian Vande Velde had to withdraw after a serious crash which injured his right shoulder.

Farrar got caught up in the crowd after Vande Velde's crash and finished 33rd. He currently sits at 25th 0ver all.

(This is from Just Northwest)

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