2013 USA Pro Challenge Stage 2 Hits The Mountains

Breckenridge, CO (Aug. 20, 2013) – Stage 2 of the 2013 USA Pro Challenge professional cycling race took riders to extraordinary heights on the route from Aspen to Breckenridge. At 126.1 miles, the stage, which was punctuated by three Nissan King of the Mountains (KOM) competitions and two Clif Bar sprint lines, tested the riders’ strength and endurance in the mountains of Colorado. An … [Read more...]

The 2013 Tour de France Teams And Their Objectives

by Justin DAVIS PARIS, June 28, 2013 - The 22 teams of the Tour de France and their key objectives in the June 29-July 21 race: AG2R-La Mondiale (FRA) Vincent Lavenu's team will base its hopes mainly around climber/all-rounder Jean-Christophe Peraud, although challenging the likes of Chris Froome (Sky) or Alberto Contador (Saxo) for the yellow jersey could be a step too far … [Read more...]

The 2013 Tour de France By The Numbers

PORTO-VECCHIO, France, June 28, 2013 (AFP) - The 2013 Tour de France in numbers, ahead of the start of the race in Porto-Vecchio, Corsica, on Saturday: 1: The shirt number worn by race favourite Chris Froome, of Team Sky 2: The total number of rest days (July 8 and 15) 3: The number of stages being held in Corsica, where the Tour has never previously visited 4: The number of … [Read more...]

The 2013 Tour de France Stages

PARIS, June 23, 2013 - The 21 stages for the 100th edition of the Tour de France, to be held June 29-July 21: June 29: Stage 1 - Porto Vecchio to Bastia (213 km) June 30: Stage 2 - Bastia to Ajaccio (156 km) July 1: Stage 3 - Ajaccio to Calvi (145.5 km) July 2: Stage 4 - Nice to Nice team time-trial (25 km) July 3: Stage 5 - Cagnes-Sur-Mer to Marseille (228.5 km) July … [Read more...]

Tour de France Stages – The Details

Details of the 21 stages for the 100th edition of the Tour de France, to be held June 29-July 21: Stage 1 Porto Vecchio to Bastia Doing away with the traditional prologue, or short time-trial, is designed to showcase the stunning beauty of Corsica but also make the first wearer of the 100th yellow jersey work for the privilege. The race opener is 212 km long and undulates for … [Read more...]

Tour de France Team Selections For 2013

PARIS, April 27, 2013 - French cycling teams Cofidis, Europcar and Sojasun were on Saturday handed the three wild card invitations for this year's 100th Tour de France, which gets underway on June 29 in Porto-Vecchio, Corsica. The 22 participating teams are: France (5): AG2R La Mondiale, Cofidis, Europcar, FDJ-BigMat, Sojasun Netherlands (3): Argos, Blanco, … [Read more...]

Amgen Tour of California Reveals 2013 Race Jerseys From Champion Systems

Custom Jerseys from Champion System Will Carry Leader Names for Each Stage, Including Amgen Breakaway from Cancer® Most Courageous Rider Jersey Designed by Northern California Resident LOS ANGELES (April 23, 2013) – The leader jersey lineup for the upcoming 2013 Amgen Tour of California professional road cycling race has been unveiled by race operator AEG. A long-standing tradition in … [Read more...]

Sixteen Teams Selected To Compete In 2013 Amgen Tour of California

The Glory of the Tour of California

Most Competitive Field Yet Assembled for America’s Eighth Annual Premier Cycling Race; Lineup to Include Boonen, Farrar, Gilbert, Horner, Sagan, and van Garderen LOS ANGELES (March 7, 2013) – Amgen Tour of California organizers have selected 16 teams from among the best international and domestic squads to compete in the country’s largest professional road cycling stage race May 12-19, … [Read more...]

2013 Paris-Nice Stages

PARIS, March 1, 2013 - The stages for the 71st edition of the Paris-Nice race, which starts on Sunday: March 3 - Prologue - Houilles, 2.9 km individual time trial March 4 - 1st stage - Saint-Germain-en-Laye - Nemours, 195 km March 5 - 2nd stage - Vimory - Cerilly, 200.5 km March 6 - 3rd stage - Chatel-Guyon - Brioude, 170.5 km March 7 - 4th stage - Brioude - Saint-Vallier, … [Read more...]

2013 Amgen Tour of California Route Announced

The Glory of the Tour of California

For the First Time, America’s Greatest Cycling Race Will Travel South to North, Beginning in Escondido and Crossing Beaches, Deserts, Mountains, Golden Gate Bridge LOS ANGELES (February 12, 2013) – Changing direction for the first time in its eight-year history from south to north, America’s largest and most prestigious professional cycling stage race, the 2013 Amgen Tour of California, … [Read more...]