Crash injury forces Dowsett out of Redlands

Alex Dowsett in break, Tour of Oman 2010, stage 2

British rider Alex Dowsett was forced to pull out of the Redlands Bicycle Classic (March 25-28) in America on Friday due to injuries sustained in a crash the previous weekend.

Dowsett completed just 30km of the second stage of the Redlands Bicycle Classic in California before withdrawing due to pain. The injuries are a result of a crash in the closing lap in the final criterium stage of last weekend's San Dimas Stage Race (March 19-21), also in California.

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