Lance Armstrong narrowly beaten into second place in US gravel race

Disgraced former rider just misses out on the win at the Texas Chainring Massacre

Lance Armstrong
(Image credit: WATSON)

Not many amateur riders can say that they've beaten Lance Armstrong, but that's exactly what Mat Stephens managed at the Texas Chainring Massacre gravel race near Dallas, Texas on Saturday.

Stephens edged out the disgraced former rider in a two-up sprint at the end of the 100km gravel race, crossing the line in a time of 2-51-24 for the 100km course.

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