Stage 7 top-five finishers:
1) Rinaldo Nocentini (ITA), AG2R La Mondiale
2) Hayden Roulston (NZL), Cervelo Test Team
3) Pieter Weening (NED), Rabobank
4) Markus Zberg (SUI), BMC Racing Team
5) Martin Elmiger (SUI), AG2R La Mondiale

Post Stage 7 Quotes - I don't think this race has been given the credit it deserves. I personally that it has been world-class from the start in 2006
inaldo Nocentini (ITA), Stage 7 Winner
AG2R-La Mondiale
On the race overall:
"I have definitely been very impressed by the Amgen Tour of California. The mountains have been hard for me. I crashed on the second day and the rain has been hard, but I made good preparations, and for me, this victory was very, very important." Read more here...

Two-Time Defending Champion Levi Leipheimer Retains Amgen Leader Jersey Heading into Final Stage of 2009 Amgen Tour of California
Fans in Pasadena came out in droves to witness the finish to Stage 7 of the 2009 Amgen Tour of California, which included five, five-mile laps on a very demanding circuit through the area surrounding the Rose Bowl. Read more here...

Post Race Press Conference Video -
Floyd Landis of Team Ouch Presented by Maxxis

Christian Vande Velde of Garmin-Slipsteam

Stage 7 Gallery -
kwc gallery - Santa Clarita to Pasadena

Keep an eye on our Tour of California Coverage for more to come from today!