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Mt Hood Classic
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Tour of California, USA, February 17-24, 2008

Stage 1 - February 18: Sausalito - Santa Rosa, 97 mi / 156 km

JJ Haedo (CSC) takes number five
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Paolo Bettini (Quick Step)
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Levi Leipheimer (Astana)
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The bunch in Sausalito
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Early in the day
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The bunch passes through town.
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Parade pace on the roll out.
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Riders head up the canyon.
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Up a hill to the coast
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Weather worn trees
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Saunier Duval sent some riders to chase.
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CSC puts the train to work
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It looks a bit like France
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Saunier Duval
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Toyota United
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Riders pass through verdant countryside
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Danny Pate (Slipstream)
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The 132 riders roll out
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The group holds up traffic
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The peloton spent much of stage one
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Thomas Voeckler (Bouygues Telecom)
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George Hincapie (High Road)
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Locals watch the race go by.
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High Road drives the pace
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Jens Voigt (CSC)
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David Millar (Slipstream)
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The Slipstream boys
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Slipstream put the hammer down
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Cancellara staying safe
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Ouch! Hincapie's bar tape and skin had similar appearances
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The jerseys: Jackson Stewart, KOM (BMC) Cancellara, overall (CSC),
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Cancellara and Wiggins shake hands at the start
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Cipollini is introduced
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Cipo rolls out for stage one.
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Bobby Julich (Team CSC)
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Levi Leipheimer comes home
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Quick Step controled the front
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CSC had its train lurking
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Tom Boonen was looking for his first win
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Astana ran into a few problems
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Edvald Boassen Hagen
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Hey boss how far down will we be?
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George Hincapie (Team High Road) looked good in the front group until a crash
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Chechu Rubeira was nice enough to explain
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Stuart O'Grady
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Quick Step showed they weren't here for a vacation
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It was great to the the rainbow bands
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The second group gets the signal to go slow
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Team Quick Step
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Fabian Cancellara (CSC) & Levi Leipheimer (Astana)
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Juan Jose Haedo (CSC)
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Podium girls
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Fabian Cancellara (CSC)
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All the leaders jerseys
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Race leader Fabian Cancellara (Team CSC)
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Juan José Haedo (Team CSC)
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Juan José Haedo (Team CSC)
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Fabian Cancellara (Team CSC) happy
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Mario Cipollini (Rock Racing) enters
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Quick Step leads the peloton
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George Hincapie crashes so suddenly
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Markus Zberg passes the fallen Hincapie.
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The crowd cheers as George Hincapie finishes
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Tom Boonen (Quick Step) at the start in Sausalito.
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The field heads inland
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Rock Racing and its Rolls Royce
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Where Super Mario walks, people swarm.
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The peloton did three parade laps
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Slipstream's Danny Pate in Sausalito.
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Jackson Stewart (BMC) spent a long day off the front
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A gentle climb in Sonoma County.
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Juan Jose Haedo (CSC) puts his fifth-ever
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Haedo (CSC) collects a Peanuts trophy in Santa Rosa.
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