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Tour of California

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Overall winner Levi Leipheimer, with the Discovery Channel Pro Cycling team, changes hats after the race. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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The last stage of the Amgen Tour of California took place Sunday afternoon in Long Beach. It was the end of 18 elite professional cycling teams riding for 8 days through California. The final stage consisted of 10 laps through a course set up in Long Beach. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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A breakaway early on in the race. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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Levi Leipheimer, third from left in yellow top, was the overrall winner. (Anne Cusack, Los Angeles Times)
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A pack of cyclists take part in the final stage in Long Beach. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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The final stage consisted of 10 laps through a course set up in Long Beach. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
AMGEN Tour of California - Stage 6
Jens Voigt (R) of Germany, riding for Team CSC attacks from the peloton as Levi Leipheimer of the U.S. riding for Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team, chases in Stage 6. (Doug Pensinger / Getty Images)
AMGEN Tour of California - Stage 6
Juan Jose Haedo of Argentina, riding for Team CSC, puts on the Sprinters jersey after Stage 6 of the AMGEN Tour of California. (Doug Pensinger, Getty Images)
AMGEN Tour of California - Stage 6
George Hincapie, riding for Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team, visits the team car after a crash in Stage 6. (Doug Pensinger / Getty Images)
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Levi Leipheimer of the Discover Channel team heads to the finish line in Solvang during the fifth stage of the Tour of California cycling race on Friday. Leipheimer won the stage, a 14.5-mile time trial and widened his lead in the tour. (Ed Souza / AP)
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2006 champion Floyd Landis will not race this year. (Stephen Osman / LAT)
AMGEN Tour of California Press Conference
Levi Leipheimer of the Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team answers questions during a press conference on the eve of the AMGEN Tour of California. (Doug Pensinger / Getty Images)
AMGEN Tour of California Press Conference
President of AEG Sports Shawn Hunter answers questions during a press conference on the eve of the AMGEN Tour of California. (Doug Pensinger, Getty Images)
AMGEN Tour of California Press Conference
Race officials and cyclists conduct a press conference on the eve of the AMGEN Tour of California. (Doug Pensinger / Getty Images)
AMGEN Tour of California Press Conference
George Hincapie, U.S. National Road Race Champion, and member of the Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team answers questions during a pre-race press conference. (Doug Pensinger, Getty Images)
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