Germany’s Jens Voigt wins 4th stage |

Germany’s Jens Voigt wins 4th stage

BEAVER CREEK – Germany’s Jens Voigt won the rainy stage fourth stage of the USA Pro Challenge on Thursday, while American Van Garderen regained his tiebreaker edge for the overall lead.

Voigt, at 40 the oldest rider in the race, completed the 97.2-mile road race from Aspen in 3 hours,

54 minutes to win by nearly 3 minutes. The RadioShack-Nissan rider has 88th career pro victories.

Van Garderen, the BMC rider from Tacoma, Wash., finished third in the stage – just behind German’s Andreas Kloden of RadioShack-Nissan – and regained the race lead from Christian Vande Velde.

Vande Velde and Vande Velde, the Garmin-Sharp star from Lemont, Ill., have a 6-second lead over Russia’s Ivan Rovny. Vande Velde was sixth in the stage.

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