The names of 14 riders appeared on the post-stage injury list. RadioShack riders Levi Leipheimer and Andreas Klöden were treated for scrapes and bruises.
Two other RadioShack riders — Jani Bra- jkovic and Chris Horner — hit the asphalt late in Stage 1 but weren’t treated by Tour doctors.
Adam Hansen, a rider for U.S. team HTCColumbia, suffered broken bones Sunday and is out of the race. Hansen finished the stage and was taken to a hospital in Brussels. The team did not say what bones he broke.
Ivan Basso, the Giro d’Italia champion, crashed with Leipheimer and Klöden as they tried to avoid a dog in the road. Basso also suffered contusions, but was quickly back on his bike.