2014: Jens Voigt breaks to go for Stage 4 win in Pro Challenge, but caught by Elia Viviani in final stretch | SummitDaily.com

2014: Jens Voigt breaks to go for Stage 4 win in Pro Challenge, but caught by Elia Viviani in final stretch

Daniel Petty
The Denver Post
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - AUGUST 21: Elia Viviani (R) of Italy riding for Cannondale celebrates his victory in stage four of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge ahead of Martin Kohler (L) of Switzerland riding for the BMC Racing Team in second place and Serghei Tvetcov (C) of Romania riding for Jelly Belly presented by Maxxis in third place on August 21, 2014 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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COLORADO SPRINGS — Jens Voigt made the kind of breakaway he’s become known for on Thursday in Stage 4 of the USA Pro Challenge, taking off after summiting the climb at the Garden of the Gods on lap three of the four-lap circuit in an audacious attempt to win a stage in his final professional cycling race.

But legs chugging and laboring along in sight of the finish line, he could not hold on.

For the full story go to: http://www.denverpost.com/cycling/ci_26381114/jens-voigt-breaks-win-stage-4-pro-challenge


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