Cycling: Kiwi wins street race ahead of Tour Down Under
ADELAIDE, Australia — Greg Henderson of New Zealand has won the prelude to the Tour Down Under, while seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong was in a five-man attack near the end of the race.
Armstrong and Oscar Pereiro, also a former Tour de France winner, were part of the pack that led for nine laps and were caught with two laps left in the 30-lap, 31-mile race.
Henderson won in 1 hour, 4 minutes, 33 seconds. Armstrong fell back to finish 62nd among 133 riders, eight seconds off the pace.
The six-day Tour Down Under starts Tuesday. Armstrong used last year's race to start his comeback after nearly three years in retirement.