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Landis to race April 19 in New York

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- Floyd Landis will compete in a cycling race in upstate New York as part of his comeback from a two-year ban for using performance-enhancing drugs.

Landis, who will ride for the California-based OUCH cycling team, will compete in the Battenkill Professional Invitational on April 19 in Cambridge, N.Y.

Landis forfeited his 2006 Tour de France victory after testing positive for synthetic testosterone. His two-year ban ended earlier this year, and he competed in last month's Tour of California. He finished 23rd overall.

Landis' team will join 21 other pro and elite teams for the Battenkill event, a 124-mile course in rolling countryside near the Vermont border.