Leipheimer wins in Utah, Phinney fourth in Belgium, while the Leadville 100 field flies over the high country course

What a weekend for bike racing! Two major road races wrapped up in exciting fashion and the annual Leadville 100 drew another huge crowd for its annual high country assault.

Leadville 100: Superstar Lance Armstrong did not race this year, but that didn’t stop the field from scorching the course again. Todd Wells and Rebecca Rusch won their respective divisions. See photos, videos and read more about the race (including who set a record) by visiting Velo News.

Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah: It was a battle to the finish, but Levi Leipheimer held off a strong challenge from Sergio Henao and his Colombian Gobernacion de Antioquia team to win the Tour of UtahRead more at Velo News.

Eneco Tour in Belgium: It was “close but no podium” for American Taylor Phinney when the race wrapped up with its sixth and final stage on Sunday. Edvald Boasson Hagen of Team Sky won the final stage and the tour. Read more at Velo News.

Next up: An all-star cast of Tour de France podium riders is coming to Colorado for the USA Pro Cycling Challenge (Aug. 22-28). Stay with Swany Gloves for previews and daily race result updates.

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