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Peter Sagan wins 724-mile Tour of California cycling race — by 3 seconds

Peter Sagan wins 724-mile Tour of California cycling race — by 3 seconds

Cyclists in the Amgen Tour of California climbed mountain roads, careened down hillsides, sprinted along the coast and negotiated downtown turns during the 724-mile, eight-day road race from Sacramento to Pasadena. And after all of that, the margin of victory for Slovakian Peter Sagan came down to less than a tire width. "Crazy," Sagan said. Sagan edged American Tyler Farrar for a third-place finish in Sunday' final stage from L.A. Live to the Rose Bowl, collecting bonus seconds that gave him the dramatic overall win in the closest race in the event's 10-year history. Mark Cavendish of Britain won the stage — his fourth in this year's race. But Sagan...

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