Levi Leipheimer wins 2008 Tour of California time trial

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02/23/2008| 0 comments
by Thomas Valentinsen
Christian Vande Velde.
Christian Vande Velde.

Levi Leipheimer wins 2008 Tour of California time trial

Increases overall lead.

is tremendous,” said Andrew Messick, president of AEG Sports, presenter of the race. “The roads were packed and it was a true celebration of American cycling.  The time gap between the three leaders is minimal, so we have two terrific days of racing ahead of us.”

Today’s stage didn’t bring any changes to the jersey winners.  Dominique Rollin (CAN) of the Toyota-United Pro Cycling Team retained the Herbalife Sprint Leader Jersey and the Tachyon Most Aggressive Rider Jersey for a second day.  Scott Nydam (USA) from Team BMC claimed the California Travel and Tourism King of the Mountains Jersey for the third consecutive day.  Robert Gesink (NED) of Rabobank held onto the Union Bank of California Best Young Rider Jersey.  Slipstream Chipotle Presented by H30 is now leading the team classification.

Title sponsor Amgen will hold another "Breakaway Mile" tomorrow on the final mile of the course before the peloton streaks into Santa Clarita.

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