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2014 Amgen Tour of California Stage Six: Santa Clarita to Mountain High

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The Amgen Tour of California's Stage Six was held Friday. The race started in Santa Clarita and ended in Mountain High. Today's course started at 11:35 A.M. and was 94.8 miles in length with an elevation high of 7,343 feet. The riders will also face four climbs and two sprints. The Tour's leader and yellow jersey wearer Bradley Wiggins will be defending his lead, Will Routley's "King of the Mountain" title and Peter Sagan's "Sprint Leader" crown is also up for grabs.

The winner of Stage Six was Esteban Chaves of ORICA-GreenEDGE finished with a time of 4:09:13, David De La Cruz of Team NetApp-Endura came in second whilst Thomas Danielson was third. Bradley Wiggins (fifth place) retains his yellow jersey (22:03:42 overall time) whilst Will Routley (99th) is still the "King of the Mountain"(42 points). Peter Sagan (Cannondale Pro Cycling) keeps his Sprint jersey (22 points) and Lawson Craddock is still the "Best Young Rider" with an accumulative time of 22:05:30. Garmin-Sharp is the leader of the team competition (with a total time of 66:17:07). Christopher Jones (UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team) wins the Amgen’s Breakaway from Cancer® Most Courageous Rider Jersey.

Tomorrow's race is the seventh stage of the Tour. The course is 89.1 miles and will start at 11:40 A.M. in Santa Clarita and end in Pasadena. The riders will face two sprints and two climbs with an elevation high of 4.859 feet. Only two more days left in the 2014 Amgen Tour of California and it's going to be a close finish. To follow all of the day's action and to learn more about the final two stages please visit http://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/stages/stage-7 and http://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/home

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