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...]

Peter Sagan Dedicates His Tour of Flanders Win To Dead Riders

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By Barnaby CHESTERMAN Oudenaarde, Belgium, April 3, 2016 (AFP) - Peter Sagan won the Tour of Flanders on Sunday and dedicated his victory to Belgian cyclists Antoine Demoitie and Daan Myngheer, who died last week. Sagan timed his attack to perfection, breaking away on the final climb of the 100th edition of the race just over 13km from the end of the grueling … [Read more...]

Tour de France Riders Given The Okay To Sleep On Their Own

Paris, March 4, 2016 - Tour de France riders will be allowed to have their own single rooms in certain hotels at this year's race, organizers ASO said on Friday. Previously, Tour rules stated that all bar one rider per nine-man team had to share a room with a team-mate. "We've taken into account a request from the International Riders' Association (CPA) and we've done our best to … [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...]

Janse van Rensburg Wins The 2016 Tour de Langkawi

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Kuala Lumpur, March 2, 2016 (AFP) - South Africa's Reinardt Janse van Rensburg powered his way to win the Le Tour de Langkawi Wednesday, despite a disappointing finish in the event's final stage in Malaysia. The 27-year-old rider finished 12th in the final stretch of the race in Malaysia's southern Malacca state, but still reigned overall with a total time of 28hr 31min 21sec for the tough … [Read more...]

Nibali Takes Overall Lead At Tou of Oman

Muscat, Feb 19, 2016 (AFP) - Former Tour de France champion Vincenzo Nibali won Friday's fourth stage to take the race leader's red jersey of the Tour of Oman. The Italian Astana rider claimed victory by nine seconds over Frenchman Romain Bardet in the 180km 'Green Mountain' stage from Knowledge Oasis Muscat to the climb of Jabal al-Akhdhar. In the overall standings, Nibali has a 15sec … [Read more...]