Leipheimer Wins Time Trial and Widens Overall Lead

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02/24/2007| 0 comments
by Thomas Valentinsen

Leipheimer Wins Time Trial and Widens Overall Lead

Discovery Channel's Levi Leipheimer wins showdown in Solvang time trial as number of fans at the 2007 Amgen Tour of California surpasses 1 Million Mark.

claimed by world champion Fabian Cancellara (SUI), who rides for Team CSC.

As this was a time trial, the lead of the California Travel and Tourism King of the Mountains (KOM) competition did not change with Credit Agricole's Christophe Laurent (FRA) remaining at the front with 26 points. The Herbalife Sprinter?s competition also maintains yesterday's results, with Team CSC's Juan Jose ?J.J.? Haedo (ARG) keeping the lead with 28 points.

In the Union Bank Best Young Rider competition, Rabobank's Robert Gesink (NED) took a commanding lead of 41 seconds over Predictor-Lotto?s Matthew Lloyd (AUS). Thomas Peterson (USA), riding for Team Slipstream powered by Chipotle, is in third. 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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