Amgen Tour of California Announce Iconic 700 Mile Route

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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...]

Tour of California 10th Edition Most Competitive In Race History

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May 10-17 Professional Cycling Race Will Feature 18 of the World’s Top International and Domestic Teams LOS ANGELES (January 23, 2015) – A fitting tribute for the tenth annual Amgen Tour of California, America’s largest and most prestigious professional cycling race will feature an unprecedented lineup of the world’s top cycling teams for 2015. Race presenter AEG has increased the … [Read more...]

4,000 Volunteers Need For 2014 Tour of California

2014 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA RECRUITING 4,000 VOLUNTEERS TO BE PART OF AMERICA’S LARGEST CYCLING EVENT LOS ANGELES (February 7, 2014) – The nation’s largest and most prestigious professional cycling race, the Amgen Tour of California, not only offers elite riders from around the world the opportunity to compete in scenic California, but also provides the opportunity for cycling fans … [Read more...]

Thirteen Host Cities Announced For The 2012 Amgen Tour of California

Challenging Route to Take Cyclists Over More Than 750 Miles of Striking California Terrain During America’s Premier Cycling Race from May 13 – 20, 2012 LOS ANGELES (November 3, 2011) – After reviewing more than 100 submissions from cities throughout California hoping to be named official start or finish locations, AEG, presenter of the Amgen Tour of California, has announced the 13 … [Read more...]

Horner All Smiles With Win At Tour of California

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THOUSAND OAKS, California, May 22, 2011 - American Chris Horner won the Tour of California on Sunday, sealing his victory in the eighth and final stage won by Australian Matthew Goss. In the overall standings, 39-year-old Horner finished 38 seconds ahead of compatriot and RadioShack teammate Levi Leipheimer. HTC rider Goss, who in March triumphed in the Milan-Sanremo, seized the 132-km … [Read more...]

Coryn Rivera – Sacramento Grand Prix

The pressure was on as I wore bib #1 at the Sacramento Grand Prix, part of the Amgen Tour of California. The race was active, but due to the long course, no breakaways stuck. With 1 to go the team kept the race together and Ruth Winder (16 years old) started the lead out train with Olivia next in line and Cari behind me watching for the other teams like Vera Bradley Foundation, Webcor, and Tibco. … [Read more...]

Stage 6: “I Just Spent 7 Hours of My Life With You”

True mate ship involves the group hug. Seven hours and many adventures later (but of course! – this is a bike race), the crew of Fly V Australia Team Car 2 and I poured out of the car where we’d surely grown roots and stretched in the fresh Big Bear mountain air. Today started in a brown, alien-like landscape (due to the fires that had burned all plant life to the ground years ago, … [Read more...]

Aussie Rogers Captures Tour of California

: THOUSAND OAKS, California, May 23, 2010 (AFP) - Aussie Michael Rogers won the Tour of California Sunday, edging runner-up David Zabriskie and upstaging three-time defending champ Levi Leipheimer, who finished third. Canadian Ryder Hesjedal won the 134.4 km (83 mile) final stage of the eight day event which was overshadowed by Floyd Landis' accusations of doping by his … [Read more...]

Final Stage Set To Determine Winner

Los Angeles, USA – A testing individual time trial in down town LA has failed to clearly establish the eventual winner of the 2010 Amgen Tour of California. Rather the scene has been set for Stage 8 to be the decisive final day of this years race. Tony Martin (Columbia HTC) was the only rider to break the 42 minute barrier, current race leader Michael Rogers was second at 42.02 to retain … [Read more...]

Burghardt Out Of Tour of California

Marcus Burghardt of the BMC Racing Team has withdrawn from the Amgen Tour of California due to an injury suffered in a crash in the feed zone of Stage 6 Friday. Burghardt and teammate Chris Butler went down, with the German injuring his right elbow. Possible little fracture "Already in the race, I felt that I couldn't bend it," Burghardt said. "I couldn't pull on the bars." After finishing the … [Read more...]