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The 2007 Tour de Georgia was a seven-stage professional bicycle race held from April 16 through April 22, 2007 across the state of Georgia and into Tennessee. The race was part of the 2007 USA Cycling Pro Tour. The race was the highest ranked event of the 2006–2007 UCI America Tour.

2007 Tour de Georgia
2006–2007 UCI America Tour
Race details
DatesApril 16 – April 22
Stages7
Distance1,058.8 km (657.9 mi)
Winning time25h 26' 33"
Results
  Winner  Janez Brajkovič (SLO) (Discovery Channel)
  Second  Christian Vande Velde (USA) (Team CSC)
  Third  David Cañada (ESP) (Saunier Duval–Prodir)

  Points  Juan José Haedo (ARG) (Team CSC)
  Mountains  Ryder Hesjedal (CAN) (Health Net)
  Youth  Janez Brajkovič (SLO) (Discovery Channel)
  Team Discovery Channel
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The 2007 race began in Peachtree City, and crossed parts of north Georgia, including climbing stages that went to Lookout Mountain, Tennessee and Brasstown Bald, the highest point of elevation in Georgia. The final stage was a circuit in the streets of Atlanta, and ended at Centennial Olympic Park.

StagesEdit

Stage Route Distance Type Date Stage Winner Team Race Leader
1 Peachtree City - Macon 153 km
95.1 miles
Flat stage April 16   Daniele Contrini   Tinkoff Credit Systems   Daniele Contrini
2 Thomaston - Rome 217.2 km
134.8 miles
Flat stage April 17   Ivan Stević   Toyota-United   Daniele Contrini
3 Rome - Chattanooga 190.2 km
118.2 miles
Flat stage April 18   Gianni Meersman   Discovery Channel   David Cañada
4 Chickamauga -
Lookout Mountain
30.4 km
18.9 miles
Mountain ITT April 19   Levi Leipheimer   Discovery Channel   Janez Brajkovič
5 Dalton - Brasstown Bald 172.1 km
106.9 miles
Mountain stage April 20   Levi Leipheimer   Discovery Channel   Janez Brajkovič
6 Lake Lanier Islands -
Stone Mountain Park
182.9 km
113.6 miles
Flat stage April 21   Fred Rodriguez   Predictor–Lotto   Janez Brajkovič
7 Atlanta 123.9 km
77 miles
Circuit stage April 22   Juan José Haedo   Team CSC   Janez Brajkovič
Overall   Janez Brajkovič

Final standingsEdit

ReferencesEdit