Todd Wells on Saturday became the first American to win La Ruta de los Conquistadores.
GC after stage 2, all categories: TITLE 1. Todd Wells, (USA), in 9:38:31 OPEN 2. Rom Akerson, (Cri), in 9:45:42 OPEN 3. Milton Ramos,
Two things are certain: La Ruta is as grueling as ever and who the winner will be is uncertain.
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German Ben Sonntag is only the third outsider in 18 years to win Costa Rica's La Ruta de los Conquistadores.