Armstrong pleased with Solvang showing

Peanut Butter & Co/Twenty12’s Kristin Armstrong won the International Women’s Time Trial Challenge in Solvang on Friday, and confirmed her return to the highest level of women’s cycling. Armstrong beat a field that included U.S. National Champion Evelyn Stevens of HTC-Highroad and World Champion Emma Pooley of Garmin-Cervélo. An Olympic gold medallist in Beijing and a two-time world champion, Armstrong left the sport after the 2009 season to have a baby. Now, eight months after the birth of her son, she is back.

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