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Leipheimer wins; Armstrong takes 7th

Updated: February 22, 2009, 11:46 PM ET
Associated Press

ESCONDIDO, Calif. -- The climb up a snowcapped mountain during the final stage certainly gave the Tour of California a European feel, as well as the spectators dressed in an array of costumes from a devil to an overweight guy wearing only a lime-green thong.

So did the presence of seven-time Tour de France Lance Armstrong, although his role this time was simply as a teammate.

With a boost from Armstrong and a tough mountain to climb, Levi Leipheimer won his third straight Tour of California ...

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