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Tom Skujins takes Tour of California lead

SAN JOSE, Calif. Few if any of the cyclists worried about Toms Skujins as he pedaled like a madman Tuesday over mountains and through the valleys of the Bay Area in Stage 3 of the Amgen Tour of California. They should have. Skujins, 23, of Latvia pulled off a major upset in the 105.7-mile stage to seize the overall lead of the eight-day race that ends Sunday in Pasadena, Calif. The relatively unknown Hincapie Racing Team member raced away from his competitors for a solo victory at Motorcycle County Park in San Jose's southeastern foothills. Skujins catapulted to the front with a bold move on Mount Hamilton and took off to the finish line. The peloton never saw it coming. The...

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