A brief review of Monday’s Stage 2 at the Tour de France: stage: A hilly, 125-mile ride from Brussels to Spa that followed some parts of the Walloon Arrow and Liege-Bastogne-Liege oneday classics.
Winner: Sylvain Chavanel of France finished first on a day when several high-profile riders crashed during a slippery descent. Seven-time Tour winner Lance Armstrong, defending champion Alberto Contador and the Schleck brothers all crashed but were not seriously injured.
Who’s in yellow: Chavanel leads previous front-runner Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland by 2 minutes, 57 seconds.
Where’s lance: Armstrong slipped from fourth place to fifth, 3:19 in back of Chavanel.