The 2014 Tour of California Ends In A Star Studded Sprint

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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (May 18, 2014) – In what will be remembered as the most competitive peloton in Amgen Tour of California history, Team Sky’s Bradley Wiggins (GBR) fended off his challengers to claim the top prize in the fourth-closest finish that the race has ever seen. “It’s a lot more strenuous, said Bradley Wiggins referring to wearing the Yellow Jersey all week. “And then, … [Read more...]

Tour of California Stage 7 Comes Down To A Sprint

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Final Chance for Leaders to Contest the Yellow Jersey in Tomorrow’s Thousand Oaks Circuit Race PASADENA, Calif. (May 17, 2014) – With a new Amgen Tour of California champion to be decided as America’s premier annual road race concludes tomorrow, Team Sky and their former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins (GBR) played it steady today to keep his 30-second lead in tact. But with a … [Read more...]

Tour of California Stage 6 Heads For The Hills

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LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2014 (AFP) - Former Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins retained the Tour of California overall lead on Friday as Colombia's Esteban Chaves won the sixth stage from Santa Clarita to Mountain High. Wiggins, who took the lead with a triumph in the second stage individual time trial on Monday, finished fifth in the toughest stage of the race and extended his overall … [Read more...]

Tour of California Stage 5 Is Made For Taylor

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Peter Sagan Takes Sprint Competition Lead; Bradley Wiggins Will Wear Yellow Again Tomorrow Cyclists Will Ride Stage 6 Tomorrow from Santa Clarita to Second Summit Finish at Mountain High SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (May 15, 2014) – In what was another surprise ending for some of the world’s strongest sprinters, BMC Racing Team’s Taylor Phinney (Boulder, Colo.) whizzed to a solo victory 12 … [Read more...]

Tour of California Stage 4 Takes A Break

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YOUNG CYCLISTS SHINE IN STAGE 4 OF 2014 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA WITH WILL ROUTLEY CLAIMING STAGE, SPRINT AND KOM COMPETITIONS At Race’s Halfway Point, Bradley Wiggins Retains Overall Lead with Scenic Day from Pismo Beach Pier to Santa Barbara Shore on Tap Tomorrow CAMBRIA, Calif. (May 14, 2014) – Will Routley of Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies, hit the trifecta during … [Read more...]

Tour of California Heads To The Hills And Heat

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LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2014 (AFP) - Former Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins maintained the overall lead after the third stage of the Tour of California which was won by Australian Rohan Dennis on Tuesday. Team Sky's Wiggins, who dominated the second stage time trial in Folsom, now has a 24 second overall lead on Dennis with five stages remaining in the race. Dennis, of … [Read more...]

Coryn Rivera Second in Tour of California Women’s Circuit Race

May 11, 2014, Sacramento, CA - No sooner had the Amgen Tour of California men’s field started the first stage of their eight-day journey from Sacramento to Thousand Oaks, than the UnitedHealthcare women’s Blue Train took to the start line to compete in the first of two women’s events at this year’s race. In the shadows of the iconic California state Capitol building, US national criterium … [Read more...]

Tour of California Stage 1 Comes Down To Centimeters

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11-May-2014: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team tried their luck in the crosswinds, but the 193.3km 1st Stage of AMGEN Tour of California Stage 1 was destined for a group arrival as the wind changed on Sunday with too many kilometers remaining. OPQS switched back to preparation for the bunch sprint, and Mark Cavendish was able to beat John Degenkolb (Giant-Shimano) by mere centimeters for the … [Read more...]

Tour of California in Cannondale Pro Cycling’s Sights

Peter Sagan returns to action after the Classics Cannondale Pro Cycling is looking forward to racing in the United States for the first time this season. After kicking off the season with their January team presentation, the Green Machine will return to California for the Amgen Tour of California, May 11 through May 18. Beginning in the state capitol, Sacramento, and wrapping up in Thousand … [Read more...]

AEG, ASO, and NBC Sports Group Extend Partnership

AEG, ASO AND NBC SPORTS GROUP EXTEND PARTNERSHIP TO PRODUCE AND BROADCAST THE 2014 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA LIVE TO FANS WORLDWIDE Fans Can Tune in to the Live Broadcast or Watch for Free Online and on Mobile Devices with Award-Winning Tour Tracker LOS ANGELES (May 8, 2014) – AEG, presenter of the Amgen Tour of California, has extended its agreements with NBC Sports Group and A.S.O., … [Read more...]