Amgen Tour of California Announce Iconic 700 Mile Route

Time Trial and Queen Stage in Final Race Days Guarantee an Exciting Conclusion to America’s Greatest Race LOS ANGELES (February 19, 2015) – The tenth anniversary edition route is set for the 2015 Amgen Tour of California, America’s largest and most prestigious professional cycling race. The milestone course will feature several rider and fan-favorite locales from past races, as well as … [Read more...]

Five Key Stages That Will Factor In The 2015 Tour de France

by Barnaby CHESTERMAN PARIS, Oct 22, 2014 (AFP) - Following the announcement of the 2015 Tour de France route in Paris on Wednesday, looks at five key stages where the race will be won or lost: Stage 2: Utrecht to Zeeland, 166km This is one of two stages where the weather could play a crucial and decisive role in determining the outcome not just of the stage … [Read more...]

2015 Tour de France 21 Stages Featuring Alpe d’Huez

PARIS, Oct 22, 2014 (AFP) - A list of the 21 stages of the 3,344km 2015 edition of the Tour de France announced in Paris on Wednesday: Stage 1: Saturday July 4 - Utrecht, 14km individual timetrial 2: Sunday July 5 - Utrecht to Zeeland, 166km 3: Monday July 6 - Antwerp to Huy, 154km 4: Tuesday July 7 - Seraing to Cambrai, 221km 5: Wednesday July 8 - Arras to Amiens, 189km … [Read more...]

Tour de France 2015 Offers Famous Alpe d’Huez Finale

PARIS, Oct 22, 2014 (AFP) - For the first time in Tour de France history the legendary Alpe d'Huez will be climbed on the penultimate stage of the 2015 edition before the final procession in Paris. That was one of several surprises unveiled on Wednesday as the official route for the 2015 Tour, from July 4-26, was announced in Paris by Tour director Christian Prudhomme. After this … [Read more...]

The 2015 Giro d’ Italia Route and Stages Covers 3,481km

MILAN, Oct 06, 2014 - The route for the 2015 Giro d'Italia, which will cover 3,481.8km and run from May 9 to May 31, was revealed on Monday. Here is a look at the 21 stages: May 9: Stage 1 - San Lorenzo al Mare - Sanremo, 17.6km (team time-trial) May 10: Stage 2 - Albenga - Genoa, 173km May 11: Stage 3 - Rapallo - Sestri Levante, 136km May 12: Stage 4 - Chiavari - La … [Read more...]

USA To Host The 2015 World Road Championships

RICHMOND, Virginia, Sept 21, 2011 - The International Cycling Union (UCI) selected Richmond, Virginia, as host of the 2015 road cycling world championships on Wednesday, the first US site for the event since 1986. Oman has challenged the American bid before pulling out as a candidate, leaving Richmond, about a two-hour drive south of Washington, to claim the event. The last US host city … [Read more...]