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PCC Gets Mountain Finish Near Boulder

Stage six could be decisive in race

Organizers from the USA Pro Cycling Challenge on Tuesday announced that the race will gain an uphill finish on stage six, just outside of Boulder, Colorado on Flagstaff Mountain. It will be the race's first mountaintop finish and could become the most important day in the seven-stage event. The 2011 PCC attracted a field of world-class riders, including Tour de France champion Cadel Evans, Andy Schleck, and inaugural race winner Levi Leipheimer. “There is a great cycling heritage in Boulder," said PCC co-chair Shawn Hunter, "we know there will be thousands of fans lining the Stage 6 route."

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