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Voigt wins stage, van Garderen takes lead

Updated: May 16, 2013, 8:32 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- Germany's Jens Voigt won the fifth stage of the Tour of California on Thursday, and American Tejay van Garderen surprisingly took the overall lead a day sooner than expected.

The 41-year-old Voigt, riding for RadioShack Leopard, jumped to the front with about three miles left and completed the windy 115.4-mile Santa Barbara to Avila Beach road race in 4 hours, 41 minutes, 11 seconds.

"There was a sticky little uphill with about five kilometers left," said ...

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