Australian Michael ("Mick") Rogers won this year's Amgen Tour of California in the most exciting contest of the event's 5 year history. Rogers took the leader's yellow jersey off the back of American Time Trial Champion Dave Zabriski, who rides for Garmin-Slipstream, by grabbing two bonus seconds at the first sprint point of the fifth stage. The two riders shared matching times at that point so the leader's jersey was awarded to Mick on the basis of their count-back place finishes. Rogers secured the jersey by grabbing two more bonus seconds by finishing second on the fourth stage and by besting both Zabriski and three time Tour of California winner Levi Leipheimer (Team Radio Shack) and by edging both of his primary rivals out during the seventh stage individual time trial.This...

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