Sprinters nullify Amgen Tour of California stage 2

The second stage of the Amgen Tour of California on paper should have been a day for a small group of climbers with good descending skills, but in reality came down to a surprisingly big bunch sprint, with some 60 riders making the mad dash to the line in Aptos after 188.5km. The stage was won again by race leader Peter Sagan (Liquigas-Cannondale), who survived another crash, flat tire and near-miss with a team car to extend his lead in the general classification.

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Laura Weislo
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Laura Weislo has been with Cyclingnews since 2006 after making a switch from a career in science. As Managing Editor, she coordinates coverage for North American events and global news. As former elite-level road racer who dabbled in cyclo-cross and track, Laura has a passion for all three disciplines. When not working she likes to go camping and explore lesser traveled roads, paths and gravel tracks. Laura specialises in covering doping, anti-doping, UCI governance and performing data analysis.