Amgen Tour of California Womens Circuit

Some of the Sport’s Most Decorated Road Racers and Time Trialists Will Compete over Two Days – from Olympians to World and National Champions, 2014 Edition of America’s Greatest Race Will Feature Strongest Field of Women Ever LOS ANGELES (May 7, 2014) – AEG, presenter of the 2014 Amgen Tour of California, is once again proud to host the top women in cycling at its annual event. In … [Read more...]

Peter Stetina Ready For Leadership Role In California

Santa Rosa, California resident Peter Stetina says he is looking forward to leading the BMC Racing Team at the Amgen Tour of California. Balanced, Motivated Team Stetina returns to the race for the first time since 2010 and a year after teammate Tejay van Garderen won the overall. "I have never actually been in a protected role like this, so this will be a new opportunity that I have been … [Read more...]

Team Belkin At The Tour of California

Team Belkin aims to please sponsor at home in the Tour of California The Belkin Pro Cycling TEAM wants to make its presence felt in the Amgen Tour of California, a home race for the team as Belkin’s headquarters is located in the state. Laurens ten Dam will lead the team in the US stage race. “This is the Tour de France of the United States and we would like to make our sponsor proud,” … [Read more...]

Mark Cavendish’s Race Calendar Is Determined

18-Apr-2014: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team has announced the program of Mark Cavendish for the coming weeks. As previously communicated, the British Champion will ride the Tour of Turkey at the end of April. He will then ride the AMGEN Tour of California and the Tour de Suisse prior to the Tour de France. "As everybody knows, my big goal this year is the Tour de France," Cavendish … [Read more...]

2014 Amgen Tour of California Route Announced

The Glory of the Tour of California

Early Time Trial and Queen Stage Pave the Way for Leader Board Shakeups and Unprecedented Racing Excitement LOS ANGELES (February 20, 2014) – The route for the ninth edition of America’s largest and most prestigious professional cycling stage race, the Amgen Tour of California, was revealed today at a press conference presented by Visit California. Once again, this challenging race will … [Read more...]

Tejay Van Garderen captured The Amgen Tour of California Title

SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, 2013 (AFP) - Tejay van Garderen, fifth in last year's Tour de France, captured the eighth Tour of California cycling race on Sunday, sealing his first career stage-race triumph in the final stage. Slovakia's Peter Sagan won the eighth and final stage, which took the riders out of San Francisco via the iconic Golden Gate Bridge to a finish in Santa Rosa. Van … [Read more...]

Victorious Jens Voigt: “Age Is Just A Number, Apparently”

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Taking win number 66 on Thursday, RADIOSHACK LEOPARD TREK’s Jens Voigt sprinted away from the breakaway with 5km to go and won stage five on the 185.7km/115.4mi route from Santa Barbara to Avila Beach stage in the 2013 Amgen Tour of California. Voigt’s winning move came with 5km to go after being part of a 60km effort in the crosswinds that saw the peloton blown apart and the yellow jersey … [Read more...]

Amgen Tour of California, Stage 5: Van Garderen Takes The Lead

Tejay van Garderen took the overall lead of the Amgen Tour of California Thursday while teammate Thor Hushovd finished third on the stage that saw the BMC Racing Team place three riders in a surprise breakaway. Unexpected Situation With about 55 kilometers to go in the 185.7-km race, a change of course direction and strong crosswinds sliced the peloton into pieces and putting former race … [Read more...]

Jens Voigt Wins Stage 5 of Amgen Tour of California

Avila Beach, California, May 16, 2013 - Germany's Jens Voigt captured stage five of the Tour of California, with a solo climb to the hillside finish line, giving him a six-second victory over runner-up Tyler Farrar on Thursday. Voigt (RadioShack) finished just ahead of stage four winner Farrar and third place Thor Hushovd (BMC) in the 185.7 kilometre fifth stage from Santa Barbara to … [Read more...]

Tyler Farrar Wins Amgen Tour of California Stage 4

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Cyclists Speed into Santa Barbara Amid Attacks and Leader Shake Ups; Acevedo Retains Amgen Leader Jersey through Midpoint of Race Cyclists Will Race from Santa Barbara to Avila Beach Thursday for Stage 5 SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (May 15, 2013) – On the second of three consecutive courses favoring the sprinters, Team Garmin-Sharp jockeyed for position throughout the final miles, sending … [Read more...]