Results from Stage 5 of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California. Peter Sagan won as HTC began trying to set up their leader Leigh Howard, while Sky organized themselves for an attempt at a third stage win with team leader Ben Swift. HTC made the first move in leading out their man, while Swift rushed to the front himself to the right of Howard. However, it was Sagan who timed his draft perfectly and coasted to victory.

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