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Amgen Tour of California Stage 4 JJ Haedo Wins
By Staff
Date: 2/23/2006
Amgen Tour of California Stage 4 JJ Haedo Wins

Amgen Tour of California Stage 4
Just in Juan Jose Haedo 2nd stage win, Fred Rodriguez (Davitamon/Lotto) and Andre Korff (T-Mobile) nipped by a wheel length at the line.

On a day that recorded attacks and breaks the race came down to a sprint as the peloton hauled back absorbed the escapees in the last km of the race. In the rush for the line it was once again Argentine J.J. Haedo to emerge the winner for his second stage victory in the tour.

 c.Scott Schaffrick &

J.J. and Fast Freddy Drive for the line

The longest stage of the Tour of California arrived before the estimated arrival with the sprinters teams driving a blistering pace in the closing 35 miles to secure a group finish. (Approx time of the stage 5:10)
Floyd Landis of Phonak will rest , although not so easy in the "Golden Fleece" as the leader of the race.  Bernhard Kohl (T-Mobile) maintains leader of the KOM.

photo c. Scott Schaffrick &
Stage # 2 in the bag for Toyota/United Pro and Haedo

Amgen Tour of California
Monterey to San Luis Obispo 210.7 km (130.9 mi)
Stage 4 Result:

1   Juan Jose Haedo (Toyota/United Pro)
2   Fred Rodruiguez  (Davitamon/Lotto)
3   Andre Korff (T-Mobile)

full results, photos,  and  report to follow


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