Stage 3 of the Amgen Tour of California finished on the epic 10 kilometer climb of Gibraltar in beautiful Santa Barbara that overlooks the Santa Barbara Harbor.
Below is a gallery from the race to the top that had Nielson Powless (Axeon – Hagens Berman) off the front with Phil Gaimon and the Cannondale Team leading the chase. Race Leader Ben King (Cannondale) had lost contact with the lead group and the battle for GC was wide open.
Photos © Christy Nicholson / EchelonDesignPhoto.com
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