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4           BAY AREA NEWS GROUP                            001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 2010
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Stage 1

                                                8 DAYS, 14+ CITIES, 810 MILES                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Nevada City to                                            Grass Valley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Sacramento
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Miles: 104.2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               When: Sunday
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                                                          STAGES OF THE 2010 TOUR OF CALIFORNIA | SUNDAY-MAY 23                                                                                                                                                                                                                Start: 11:45 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Estimated finish:
                                  80                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           3:31 p.m.
                           1                                       Television schedule                                                                                   Stage challenges
                 Davis                                             Broadcast live on Versus cable channel
    Santa Rosa       2                                                                                                                                                       King of the Mountain                                                                           Sprint lines
                          Sacramento                               Sunday                 Nevada City to Sacramento 2 p.m.
                                                                   Monday                 Davis to Santa Rosa            2 p.m.                                                     Points are awarded to the top three                                                     Points are awarded to the rider
         San 3                                                     Tuesday                San Francisco to Santa Cruz 2 p.m.                                                        cyclists who reach these designated                                                     who accumulates the most bonus
    Francisco                    Modesto                           May 19                 San Jose to Modesto            2 p.m.                                                     points at the top of mountains and                                                      points during the week at these
                     4                                             May 20                 Visalia to Bakersfield         2 p.m.                                                     hills. Mountain climbs are classified                                                   “races within the race,” or to
                         San                                                                                                                                                        into five categories: 4 (easiest), 3, 2, 1                                              cyclists in the top 15 who finish                                              Auburn
             Santa                                                 May 21                 Palmdale to Big Bear Lake      2 p.m.
                         Jose                   Visalia            May 22                 Los Angeles                3:30 p.m.                                                      and HC (Hors-Categorie, hardest).                                                       each stage.
             Cruz                     5                            May 23                 Thousand Oaks/             3:30 p.m.
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                                                                                          Westlake Village/ Agoura Hills                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1,363 ft.
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                                                      Bakersfield                                                                                             10 miles
                                                                Palmdale                                                                                                                                           Stage 2                                                                                                               80
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                                                                             Big Bear Lake                                                                                                                         Davis to
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                          Westlake Village/ 7                                      10
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                          Agoura Hills      Los Angeles                                                                                                                                                            Miles: 110.1
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     Ryder Hesjedal (CAN)                                                                                                                                                                                                                           S    t.
     Robbie Hunter (RSA)                                    Miles: 113.3                                                                                                                                                                        lor                                                                                Clayton Rd.
                                                            When: Tuesday                               580                                                                          Walnut Creek                                           Tay                   RACE START
     Thomas Peterson (USA)
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     Peter Stetina (USA)
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ITALY                                                                                                                                                                                           Pleasanton
                                                                                                                                  San Francisco                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Modesto
     Francesco Bellotti (ITA)                                                                                                         Bay                                                                                                                                                                                                  132
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     Francesco Chicchi (ITA)
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     Davide Cimolai (ITA)                                                         Pacifica                                                              92                         880                                                                                         1,512 ft.                                                                                                         99
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     Manuel Quinziato (ITA)
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     Peter Sagan (SVK)                                                                                                  280                                                                   Fremont
     Ivan Santaromita (ITA)                                                                                                                                                                                680
     Brian Vandborg (DEN)                                                                                                                                                84                                                                 Calaveras
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    Carlos Barredo Llamazales (ESP)                                                                                      C                        Cat. 4                                                                                                                                                                                          these categories:
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    Nikolas Maes (BEL)                                                                                                                                                                                           Miles: 121.5
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    Andreas Stauff (GER)                                                                                                                                                                                         When: May 19
    Jurgen Van De Walle (BEL)                                                                                                                                     2,135 ft.                                      Start: 11 a.m.
    Maarten Wynants (BEL)                                 Saxo                                                                            1                       Cat. 2
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                                                            Juan José Haedo (ARG)                                                                                                                                                 1
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NED                                                         Stuart O'Grady (AUS)                                                                                                                                                                                         CAN
                                                            Andy Schleck (LUX)                                                                                                                                                                                                    David Boily (CAN)
     Lars Boom (NED)                                        Andre Steensen (DEN)
     Stef Clement (NED)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Guillaume Boivin (CAN)
                                                            Jens Voigt (GER)                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lucas Euser (USA)
     Steven Kruijswijk (NED)
     Sebastian Langeveld (NED)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Martin Gilbert (CAN)
     Thomas Leezer (NED)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kevin Lacombe (CAN)
     Paul Martens (GER)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Bruno Langlois (CAN)                                           Best climber, or
     Grischa Niermann (GER)
     Maarten Tjallingii (NED)
                                                     Pro-continental                                                      Continental teams                                                                                                                                       Francois Parisien (CAN)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Andrew Randell (CAN)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              “King of the Mountain”

                                                     teams
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HTC-                                                  BMC                                                                                                                                      Belly/                                                                    Team
Columbia                                              Racing                                                                    Bissell                                                        Kenda                                                                     Type 1
USA                                                   USA                                                                       USA                                                            USA                                                                       USA
      Lars Ytting Bak (DEN)                                  Chad Beyer (USA)                                                         Rob Britton (CAN)                                                Jonathan Chordoff (USA)                                                    Davide Frattini (ITA)                                                  Best sprinter
      Mark Cavendish (GBR)                                   Marcus Burghart (GER)                                                    Daniel Holloway (USA)                                            William Dickeson (AUS)                                                     Ken Hanson (USA)
      Bernhard Eisel (AUT)                                   Chris Butler (USA)                                                       Andy Jacques-Maynes (USA)                                        Michael Friedman (USA)                                                     Aldo Ino Ilesic (SLO)
      Tony Martin (GER)                                      Mathias Frank (SUI)                                                      Ben Jacques-Maynes (USA)                                         Charles Bradley Huff (USA)                                                 Christopher Jones (USA)
      Mark Renshaw (AUS)                                     George Hincapie (USA)                                                    Peer Latham (NZL)                                                Jeremy Powers (USA)                                                        Valery Kobzarenko (UKR)
      Michael Rogers (AUS)                                   Alexander Kristoff (NOR)                                                 Paul Mach (USA)                                                  Kiel Reijnen (USA)                                                         Javier Megias Leal (ESP)
      Hayden Roulston (NZL)                                  Jackson Stewart (USA)                                                    Jeremy Vennell (NZL)                                             Will Routley (CAN)                                                         Thomas Rabou (NED)
      Tejay Van Garderen (USA)                               Simon Zahner (SUI)                                                       Kyle Wamsley (USA)                                               Bernard Van Ulden (USA)                                                    Scott Stewart (USA)




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Best rider under age 23
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         United-
                                                                                                                                Fly V                                                          Kelly Benefit                                                             Healthcare/
RadioShack                                            Cervélo                                                                   Australia                                                      Strategies                                                                Maxis
USA                                                   SUI                                                                       AUS                                                                                                                                      USA
                                                                                                                                                                                               USA
      Lance Armstrong (USA)                                  Theo Bos (NED)                                                           Jonathan Cantwell (AUS)                                         Ryan Anderson (CAN)                                                         Christopher Baldwin (USA)
      Janez Brajkovic (SLO)                                  Joao Correia (POR)                                                       Jai Crawford (AUS)                                              Jesse Anthony (USA)                                                         Matthew Crane (USA)
      Christopher Horner (USA)                               Philip Deignan (IRL)                                                     Benjamin Day (AUS)                                              Dan Bowman (USA)                                                            Marc De Maar (NED)
      Levi Leipheimer (USA)                                  Heinrich Haussler (GER)                                                  Charles Dionne (CAN)                                            Alex Candelario (USA)                                                       Max Jenkins (USA)
      Jason McCartney (USA)                                  Jeremy Hunt (GBR)                                                        Aaron Kemps (AUS)                                               Reid Mumford (USA)                                                          Karl Menzies (AUS)
      Dmitriy Muravyev (KAZ)                                 Brett Lancaster (AUS)                                                    Bernard Sulzberger (AUS)                                        Neil Shirley (USA)                                                          Andrew Pinfold (CAN)
      Yaroslav Popovych (UKR)                                Oscar Pujol Munoz (ESP)                                                  Jay Robert Thomson (RSA)                                        David Veilleux (CAN)                                                        Rory Sutherland (AUS)                                       Most courageous rider
      José Luis Rubiera Vigil (ESP)                          Dominique Rollin (CAN)                                                   Phil Zajicek (USA)                                              Scott Zwizanski (USA)                                                       Bradley White (USA)
Source: Amgen Tour of California                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MERCURY NEWS




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