Armstrong Crashes During Stage 2 of Tour of California

February 16, 2009 12:00:00 AM PST
Seven-time Tour De France champion Lance Armstrong crashed during stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California race. It happened on Highway One in Santa Cruz County about three and half hours into the race.

Armstrong was able rejoin the race after getting on a spare bicycle. At this time he is showing no sign of serious injury.

Today's stage began in Sausalito and ends in Santa Cruz. Wednesday's stage four will take riders from Merced through Mariposa and will end in Clovis. Thursday's race begins in Visalia and ends in Paso Robles.

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