2011 USA Pro Cyling Challenge: George Hincapie Wins Stage 2; Tejay Van Garderen Takes Overall Lead

George Hincapie captured the victory on Stage 2, the Queen Stage, of the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge, the race's toughest course. Racing from Gunnison to Aspen, Hincapie complete the course in 5:26:10, along with five others. The win moved him from No. 8 to No. 2. He isn't the only race making a leap up the standings.

Boulder resident and Team Garmin-Cervelo cyclist Tom Danielson finished Stage 2 in that Group of 6. He made a six-spot leap from No. 9 to No. 3, just 22 seconds behind new leader Tejay Van Garderen.

Stage 3 of the race moves to Vail on Thursday. This will be a 10-mile uphill individual time trial to reach the finish line at Vail Pass. This stage will begin at 1:00 p.m. MT and be completely wrapped up by 3:45 p.m. MT. Versus has live coverage beginning at 2:00 p.m. MT.

Here is the top 10 (complete leaderboard here):

Pos  Rider  Time  Gap
1 Tejay Van Garderen 10:04:08 --
2 George Hincapie 10:04:24 :16
3 Tom Danielson 10:04:30 :22
4 Levi Leipheimer 10:04:42 :34
5 Christian VandeVelde 10:04:53 :45
6 Cadel Evans 10:04:59 :51
7 Javier Alexis Acevedo Colle 10:05:00 :52
8 Robert Gesink 10:05:12 1:04
9 Bruno Pires 10:05:16 1:08
10 Rory Sutherland 10:05:17 1:09

Stick with this StoryStream for more on the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge.

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