Valverde keeps overall lead
CARAVACA DE LA CRUZ, Spain -- American rider Tyler Farrar won the 11th stage of the Spanish Vuelta, and Spanish rider Alejandro Valverde remained the overall leader.
Farrar, who rides for Garmin-Slipstream, finished the 124.3-mile leg, which featured several difficult mountain ascents, in 5 hours, 11 minutes, 10 seconds.
Belgian rider Philipe Gilbert was second in the same time, ahead of Marco Marcato of Italy.
Valverde finished 14th in the same time to maintain his seven-second ...
Read full story