Tour of California: Talansky takes revenge on Mt. Baldy

Andrew Talansky (Cannondale-Drapac) ticked off a couple items on his personal 'to-do' list Thursday at the Tour of California, as well as taking care of a big one for his team. Talansky beat overall leader Rafal Majka (Bora-Hansgrohe) across the line in a two-up sprint at the top of Mt. Baldy to take his team's first WorldTour win in more than two years, cutting a few seconds off Majka's lead along the way.

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Growing up in Missoula, Montana, Pat competed in his first bike race in 1985 at Flathead Lake. He studied English and journalism at the University of Oregon and has covered North American cycling extensively since 2009, as well as racing and teams in Europe and South America. Pat currently lives in the US outside of Portland, Oregon, with his imaginary dog Rusty.