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Bike Race Brings Tour Winners Armstrong, Landis to Escondido

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The Tour of California has generated a lot of excitement for cycling fans across the state, with Tour de France winners Lance Armstrong and Floyd Landis among the big names participating.

The tour wound through Los Angeles County on Saturday, and will end on Sunday in Escondido.

The 800-mile race is the nation's largest professional biking event.

The final leg, Stage 8 of the race, begins in Rancho Bernardo and wraps up in Escondido.

More than 100 cyclists are participating in the race.

For details about road closures, go to the Hot Button on CBS8.com.

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