Garmin-Cervelo rider David Zabriskie, in Captain America's suit as the US time trial champion, leads his teammates during the team time trial in the second stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race in Les Essarts. Pascal Rossignol/Reuters
Garmin-Cervelo team manager Jonathan Vaughters (black shirt) celebrates on the podium with riders after they won the team time trial second stage of the Tour de France in Les Essarts. Imago Panoramic/Newscom
Garmin-Cervelo rider Tyler Farrar (c.) of the US sprints on the final meters of the third stage of the Tour de France. Denis Balibouse/Reuters
Tyler Farrar of the US celebrates as he crosses the finish line first winning the third stage of the Tour de 2011 France. He signs the letter 'W' to honor his friend Wouter Weylandt who died earlier in the year during the Giro d'Italia bicycle race. Stefano Rellandini/Reuters
Garmin-Cervelo rider Thor Hushovd of Norway gets on the road assistance during stage 3 of the Tour de France. Newscom
British rider David Millar competes in stage 21 of the 2011 Giro d' Italia. David Millar of Garmin-Cervelo won the final stage time trial in Milan. Luk Benies/AFP/Newscom
Garmin-Cervelo rider Thor Hushovd (l.) of Norway leads his teammates during the team time trial in the second stage of the Tour de France 2011 cycling race in Les Essarts on July 3. Stefano Rellandini/Reuters
Garmin-Cervelo Johan Vansummeren of Belgium wins the Paris-Roubaix classic race in April. Newscom
Tyler Farrar during the fifth stage of the Mallorca Challenge in February in Mallorca Spain. Newscom
The Garmin-Cervelo team during stage 1 of the Tirreno Adriatico bicycle race in Tuscany, Italy. Newscom
The Nov. 2 vote would be held in defiance of Ukrainian national elections last Sunday in which pro-Western parties, dedicated to holding the former Soviet republic together and negotiating a settlement to the conflict, triumphed.
ByRichard Balmforth, Reuters
Ukraine on Tuesday condemned as "destructive and provocative" Russia's stance towards elections organized by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine next Sunday, saying Moscow's recognition of the vote could wreck chances of bringing peace.