The 2017 Amgen Tour of California Announces Host Cities

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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

Greg Daniel soloed to victory Saturday in his home state of North Carolina.
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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’

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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

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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...]

Amgen Tour of California Launches Into It’s Second Decade

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World, National and Grand Tour Champions and Olympic Hopefuls Among World-class Men’s and Women’s Pro Teams Announced for May Race LOS ANGELES, Calif. (March 1, 2016) – The 2016 Amgen Tour of California will enter its second decade as America’s most prestigious annual cycling event with an unsurpassed field of men’s and women’s professional teams for the 2016 race. The 11th annual … [Read more...]

2016 Amgen Tour of California Routes Announced With Surprises

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Millions Expected to Line Nearly 800 Scenic Miles to Cheer on Premier Men and Women Cyclists in Eleventh Annual Event LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Jan. 28, 2016) – The 2016 Amgen Tour of California route was released today, revealing a scenic but challenging course across nearly 800 miles of California’s most beautiful terrain where the world’s most accomplished cyclists will compete for the … [Read more...]

Annual L’Etape California Lets Fans Ride Stage 3 of TOC

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SIXTH ANNUAL L’ETAPE CALIFORNIA LETS FANS PREVIEW & RIDE STAGE 3 OF THE 2016 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA Thousands of Amateur Cyclists Will Join Race Ambassadors Jens Voigt and Freddie Rodriguez for the April 24 Ride from Thousand Oaks to Epic Gibraltar Road Summit Finish in Santa Barbara County LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Dec. 8, 2015) – The 2016 Amgen Tour of California, presented by AEG, will … [Read more...]

Location Change For Tour of California Time Trials

LOS ANGELES (May 13, 2015) – Due to the forecast of snow and low temperatures, the Amgen Tour of California organizers have determined that race day conditions will not be safe for riders, teams, partners, fans or staff participating or attending the Individual Time Trial events scheduled for Friday, May 15 at Big Bear Lake. In order to preserve the important Time Trial stage of the 2015 … [Read more...]

Tom Skujins In Tour of California Stage 3 Finish Of A Lifetime

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San José, United States, May 13, 2015 (AFP) - Tom Skujins overcame a minor crash and a strong uphill headwind on the final climb of the day en route to winning the third stage of the Tour of California on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Latvian (Hincapie Racing) earned the biggest win of his career over the 170 kilometer (105 mile) stage around San Jose and will now pull on the yellow leader's … [Read more...]