The toll of Thursday's crash continued to be felt as injuries prove too much for Tejay van Garderen, who abandoned the Vuelta with a fractured finger and other injuries.
A high-speed crash proved costly to the peloton as the Colombian star and the former race leader are sent packing home with injuries
The Vuelta a España could present the best chance for Rigoberto Urán to finally win a grand tour, his team director said.
Three Americans will line up Saturday, as EF Education First brings a well-rounded squad to the year's final grand tour.
EF Education First GC leader Rigoberto Urán crashes in a hectic stage 2 at Paris-Nice, breaking his left clavicle.
With a win in stage 1 TTT, EF Education First puts Rigoberto Urán into the overall lead to start his home race in Colombia.
One of Colombia's most recognizable pro cyclists, Urán expects a deep field and avid fans at the second edition of his country's home race.