Bennett Ride Tour of Cali Victory In Pasadena

  Three U.S. Riders Place in the Top-5 at America’s Only WorldTour Professional Cycling Race   PASADENA, Calif. (May 20, 2017) – After cycling for seven days and 583 miles across California, Team LottoNL-Jumbo’s George Bennett (NZL) claimed the 2017Amgen Tour of Californiarace championship today in Pasadena with an overall time of 22 hours, 54 minutes and 38 seconds at … [Read more...]

Kiwi Bennett Rides Into Yellow Jersey At Tour of Cali

Bennett And Dibben Have A Great Day In Cali Los Angeles, May 20, 2017 (AFP) - Britain's Jonathan Dibben won the sixth stage of the Tour of California in Big Bear Lake on Friday while Kiwi George Bennett took over the yellow jersey with surprising time trial performance. The 27-year-old Bennett is considered a climbing specialist so his blazing time trial ride through the San Bernardino … [Read more...]

Talansky Finally Gets A Tour of California Stage Win

CALIFORNIAN ANDREW TALANSKY CLAIMS FIRST AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA STAGE WIN    With a Tight Leader Board Separated by Mere Seconds, Tomorrow’s Big Bear Lake Time Trial Will Be a Critical Stage for 2017 Race Championship Contenders  BALDY, Calif. (May 18, 2017) – It was an uphill battle – literally – for the race lead at today’s Amgen Tour of California, with Cannondale-Drapac … [Read more...]

World Champion Sagan Rockets To TOC 16th Career Win

WORLD CHAMPION PETER SAGAN ROCKETS TO 16TH CAREER  Amgen TOUR OF CALIFORNIA STAGE WIN IN CALIFORNIA’S CENTRAL COAST   Seconds Separate Race Leaders Heading into Tomorrow’s 99-mile Ride from Santa Barbara to Santa Clarita   MORRO BAY, Calif. (May 16, 2017) – BORA-hansgrohe’s two-time defending World Champion Peter Sagan (SVK) charged from behind and overtook a group sprint … [Read more...]

Tour of California Makes 2017 Appearance Loaded With Stars

Sanchez, US riders top Tour of California contenders   Los Angeles, May 12, 2017 (AFP) - Spain's Samuel Sanchez and American riders Andrew Talansky and Brent Bookwalter are expected to be among the title contenders when the 12th Tour of California cycling stage race begins Sunday. The race makes its debut on the International Cycling Union's WorldTour, but conflicts with the Giro … [Read more...]

The 2017 Amgen Tour of California Announces Host Cities

CALIFORNIA’S ALL-TIME STAGE LEADER AND TWO-TIME WORLD CHAMPION PETER SAGAN SET TO RETURN TO RACE FOR 6TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR LOS ANGELES (Nov. 9, 2016) – Peter Sagan, the 2015 overall Amgen Tour of California winner and record holder with 15 stage victories since riding for the first time in 2010, will headline an all-star peloton when America’s most prestigious cycling stage race … [Read more...]

How Riders Stay Fueled During the Amgen Tour of California

At the 2016 Amgen Tour of California, the biggest and most prestigious pro cycling race in America, the young development team Axeon Hagens Berman is making a name for itself and its riders – and three of them share a look at what's for breakfast on the road. The 144 pro cyclists (18 teams) in the 8-day race aim to consume the same amount of calories they burn on the bike, which at the Amgen … [Read more...]

Kristoff Wins, Vos Wins, As The Tour of California Rolls On

Men’s and Women’s Road Race Champions Will Be Decided in the Shadow of the Capitol Building Tomorrow in Sacramento SANTA ROSA, CALIF. (May 21, 2016) – With thousands of fans lining the streets of Santa Rosa, Team KATUSHA’s star sprinter Alexander Kristoff (NOR) catapulted to a stage win, his eighth of the season, by a rim over all-time Amgen Tour of California stage win record holder … [Read more...]

Amgen Tour of California, Stage 2: Barta ‘Most Courageous’

Santa Clarita, California - Will Barta's day in the breakaway Monday at the Amgen Tour of California did not go unrewarded, despite the Axeon Hagens Berman Cycling Team rider being reeled in with a kilometer to go. While two of his fellow escapees - Benjamin King (Cannondale Pro Cycling Team) and Evan Huffman (Rally Cycling) - battled it out for the stage win, Barta rolled in with the peloton … [Read more...]

American Ben King Breakaway Longshot To Win Stage And Overall

TEAM KATUSHA’S KRISTOFF TAKES THIRD PLACE PRIZE World-class Cyclists Will Be Tested Tomorrow in Queen Stage from Thousand Oaks to Race’s First Summit Finish on Gibraltar Road in Santa Barbara County SANTA CLARITA, CALIF. (May 16, 2016) – Stage 2 of the 2016 Amgen Tour of California presented by AEG seemed likely to end with a shootout featuring riders known for sprint finishes, … [Read more...]