2011 Tour De France, Stage 2: Team Garmin-Cervelo Wins Team Time Trial; Thor Hushovd Wears Yellow Jersey

The 2011 Tour De France continued on Sunday with a victory by Boulder's Team Garmin-Cervelo in the stage 2 team time trial. As a result, this gave Thor Hushovd of Garmin-Cervelo the overall lead along with his teammate David Millar at 5 hours, 6'25". Cadel Evans of BMC Racing Team is behind by one second.

As for the results of the stage itself, Garmin-Cervelo finished the race in 24 minutes, 48 seconds. That was four seconds better than BMC Racing, who finished second with two others. Danny Pate's HTC-Highroad came in five seconds after Garmin-Cervelo after the leader. Omega Pharma-Lotto finished 39 seconds back. Philippe Gilbert, yellow jersey holder entering the day, is now 33 seconds behind the leader. He still holds the green jersey for most points.

Here are the top finishers as well as Colorado's two cyclists:

Standing  Rider  Team  Time  Gaps
1 Thor Hushovd Team Garmin-Cervelo 5h 06' 25"   
2 David Millar Team Garmin-Cervelo 5h 06' 25"  + 00' 00"
3 Cadel Evans BMC Racing Team 5h 06' 26"  + 00' 01"
4 Geraint Thomas Sky Procycling 5h 06' 29"  + 00' 04"
5 Linus Gerdemann Team Leopard-Trek  5h 06' 29"  + 00' 04"
6 Frank Schleck Team Leopard-Trek  5h 06' 29"  + 00' 04"
7 Fabian Cancellara Team Leopard-Trek  5h 06' 29"  + 00' 04"
8 Edvald Boasson Hagen Sky Procycling 5h 06' 29"  + 00' 04"
9 Manuel Quinziato BMC Racing Team 5h 06' 29"  + 00' 04"
10 Andy Schleck Team Leopard-Trek  5h 06' 29"  + 00' 04"
11 Jakob Fuglsang Team Leopard-Trek  5h 06' 29"  + 00' 04"
12 Bradley Wiggins Sky Procycling 5h 06' 29"  + 00' 04"
13 George Hincapie BMC Racing Team 5h 06' 29"  + 00' 04"
14 Tony Martin HTC-Highroad 5h 06' 30"  + 00' 05"
15 peter Velits HTC-Highroad 5h 06' 30"  + 00' 05"
16 tejay Van Garderen HTC-Highroad 5h 06' 30"  + 00' 05"
17 Lars Bak HTC-Highroad 5h 06' 30"  + 00' 05"
18 Mark Cavendish HTC-Highroad 5h 06' 30"  + 00' 05"
19 Matthew Harley Goss HTC-Highroad 5h 06' 30"  + 00' 05"
77 DANIELSON Tom  Team Garmin-Cervelo 5h 08' 14"  + 01' 49"
115 PATE Danny  HTC-Highroad 5h 09' 19"  + 02' 54"

For in-depth coverage of the race, visit out cycling blog, Podium Cafe, and our SB Nation StoryStream.

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