Nocentini Wins Stage 7 of the 2009 Amgen Tour of California
Levi Leipheimer retains overall race lead heading into tomorrow's final stage.
due to medical needs.
Stage 7 brought only two changes to the jersey leaders. Vande Velde was awarded Amgen’s Breakaway from Cancer Most Courageous Rider Jersey. Jason McCartney (USA) of Team Saxo Bank claimed the California Travel & Tourism Commission King of the Mountain (KOM) Jersey. Leipheimer will retain the Amgen Leader Jersey, Mark Cavendish (GBR) of Team Columbia-Highroad the Herbalife Sprint Jersey and Robert Gesink (NED) of Team Rabobank the Rabobank Best Young Rider Jersey.