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...]

Peter Sagan Rides To His 15th Stage Win At Tour of California

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Thursday’s 132.4-mile Route Leads Cyclists from Lodi to Heavenly Mountain Resort in South Lake Tahoe and the Highest Elevation in Race History at 8,600 Feet Four-day Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease™ Women’s Race Empowered with SRAM Kicks off Tomorrow in South Lake Tahoe Men’s and Women’s Stages Conclude at Same South Lake Tahoe Finish Line SALINAS, CALIF. (May 18, 2016) – … [Read more...]

Alaphilippe Claims Yellow With Queen Stage Win At Tour of California

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Longest Ride of the 8-day Stage Race on Tap Tomorrow with 133.6-mile Route from Morro Bay to Monterey County’s Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway SANTA BARBARA, CALIF. (May 17, 2016) – The leader jersey changed hands for the third time in three days at the 2016 Amgen Tour of California, with Etixx – Quick-Step’s Julian Alaphilippe (FRA) clutching the Queen Stage victory with a determined push up … [Read more...]

Peter Sagan Defends His Tour of California Title With A Stage 1 Win

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Los Angeles, May 16, 2016 (AFP) - Reigning champion Peter Sagan extended his Tour of California stage victories record on Sunday as he opened the defense of his crown with a win. The Slovak Tinkoff rider sprinted to victory in the 106-mile (170.5km) first stage held in and around San Diego, finishing clear of Dutch duo Wouter Wippert and Dylan Groenewegen. Sagan, who won the Gent … [Read more...]

Peter Sagan Looking For The Double At Tour of California

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Los Angeles, May 13, 2016 (AFP) - Slovakian sprinter Peter Sagan of Russian team Tinkoff tries to defend his Tour of California crown starting Sunday when the eight-stage cycling race begins in San Diego. The opening stage will be 175km around San Diego but the third stage, with a 12km finishing climb, and a 20.3km time trial in stage six at Folson figure to be key moments in the event. … [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...]

Sagan Wins Time Trial, Takes Tour of California Yellow Jersey

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Tinkoff-Saxo’s Peter Sagan, the winningest cyclist of the Amgen Tour of California, seized the overall race lead along with the Individual Time Trial at the 10th annual race. Due to snow at Big Bear Lake on the original time trial course, the Amgen Tour of California Time Trial, presented by Lexus, moved to Santa Clarita and Six Flags Magic Mountain. The blistering fast and flat 6.6-mile … [Read more...]

Cavendish Survives Pouring Rain To Win Tour of California Stage 5

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Individual Time Trial on Tap at Six Flags Magic Mountain Tomorrow SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (May 14, 2015) – Huge crowds turned out in a downpour to witness another sprinter showcase at the Santa Clarita finish line for the 10th anniversary Amgen Tour of California, with Etixx – Quick-Step Pro Cycling Team’s Mark Cavendish (GBR) taking his third stage win in five days of racing, making him … [Read more...]