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U.S. rider Stevens wins Exergy Tour

German rider Claudia Hausler crosses the finish line in triumphant fashion at the final stage of the Exergy Tour on Monday; American Evelyn Stevens, who won the overall tour, was close behind. (Betsy Russell)
German rider Claudia Hausler crosses the finish line in triumphant fashion at the final stage of the Exergy Tour on Monday; American Evelyn Stevens, who won the overall tour, was close behind. (Betsy Russell)

U.S. rider Evelyn Stevens has won the inaugural Exergy Tour, taking the overall race and finishing a very close second in the tour's final stage to German rider Claudia Hausler, in a dramatic finish to the five-day professional women's bike race in Boise.

For the tour, the overall results were: 1st place, Evelyn Stevens; 2nd, American Amber Neben; and third, Canadian Clara Hughes. For today's final stage, Hausler was first, Stevens second, and Canadian Jasmin Glaesser third.




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