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Among other things, San Francisco is famous for its steep hills, so a few years ago, some evil fiend decided it'd be a great place to end the Pro Cycling Tour. Billed as "America's Toughest Bike Race", the course winds along the streets and hills of downtown, including repeated climbs up Fillmore and Taylor Streets.

For this year's race, Paul got to see most of the action up close and personal from a prime spot near the finish line at the Ferry Building. Although star attraction Lance Armstrong didn't race due to an injury, there was plenty to see, including:

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September 2004

bart time
speed mavic overlap
marshals crosswalk abstract peloton
copter leader tv
line shadows shadows2 tail ET
peloton2 lead
chase chase2 chase3 chase4 still
orange green red
crowd sprint winner hands
support crews
chase_car parts wheels
gillette stage_crew city
awards ceremony
crowd winners marketing sidekick shake trophies
gina gina_trophy gina_wave
fred_kiss fred fred_trophy
flowers wave laughter champagne swig bubbly
ferry building
bay_bridge island duet solo skyline port
postal service team
truck autographs
stands parts bike dismantling bags
bessete quark interior strategy
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