Leipheimer wins time trial to cement Tour of California lead

Levi Leipheimer Tour of California stage 6 2009

Levi Leipheimer all but secured his third straight win in the Tour of California on Friday with victory in the 24km time trial around Solvang.

Leipheimer has lived up to his moniker of race favourite since the start in Sacramento, placing well in the prologue, attacking the peloton alone in to Santa Cruz, and now with a win in against the clock.

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