Levi Leipheimer (USA)
Three-time Amgen Tour of California Champion
On the start taking place in Santa Rosa
"I remember the day we had the press conference in San Francisco. It was the fall of 2005 where we were announcing there would be a tour in California. I remember...
Ben Swift (GBR), First Place, Stage 2
On winning today's stage
"Bobby (Julich; race coach) showed a lot of faith in me this week. Today was my opportunity to go for the win. The team was absolutely perfect."
On the shortened circuit and weather