Tour of California 2009 Prologue: Cancellara Repeats

Fabian Cancellara - (c) Ken Conley
Photo by Ken Conley
Dave Zabriskie - (c) Ken ConleyLevi Leipheimer - (c) Ken ConleyLance Armstrong - (c) Ken Conley

Tour of California 2009 Prologue Photos

The field was even more impressive, but that did nothing to deter Fabian Cancellara from repeating victory in the Tour of California opener. The dreaded rain stayed away most of the day, with most of the riders racing under blue skies, but the final impressive role of riders was treated to threatening sprinkles. Today was also notable for gargantuan cheers greeting Armstrong's return to racing in America. The organizers awarded him a "Most Courageous" Jersey, aka "anything to get Lance onstage" award.

The slow wifi here in the media room is keeping me from writing (and uploading) more, so look to these sites for more ToC 2009 coverage:

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