2008 Tour of California: Better than Ever

Amgen Tour of California Stage 7 2007

As the 2008 Tour of California prepares to commence in Palo Alto on Sunday, an unprecedented field of talent will line up to contest the eight stage race. As in previous years, the field will be choc-full of talent, more so even than in the previous two editions of the race. In looking at the 16 teams registered for the event, each one has at least one rider in their ranks that could make a splash … [Read more...]

Exclusive Photos: CSC at training camp in Southern California

CSC Stopping For Coffee during training camp

Team CSC Stopping For Coffee At Training Camp by: Phil Polishook Team CSC On the Road During Their Training Camp in SoCal by: Phil Polishook Team CSC Riding Their Cervelo Steeds by: Phil Polishook … [Read more...]

Slipstream’s Steven Cozza Readies for 2008 Tour of California

Steve Cozza of Team Slipstream on his Felt TT bike

Team Slipstream comes to the 2008 Tour of California needing a strong showing to solidify their invitation to European monuments such as the tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix and dare we say it . . . the Tour de France. They’ll bring a strong contingent to the race this year, with new signings David Miller, Tom Danielson, Christian Vande Velde and David Zabriskie. Also toeing the line will be … [Read more...]

2008 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA WILL SIGNIFICANTLY EXPAND ANTI-DOPING TESTING AND PROCEDURES FOR UPCOMING RACE

2008 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA WILL SIGNIFICANTLY EXPAND ANTI-DOPING TESTING AND PROCEDURES FOR UPCOMING RACE Partnership with USADA, UCI, USA Cycling and AEG Created to Develop Unprecedented Approach to Anti-Doping Policies LOS ANGELES, January 22, 2008 – The upcoming 2008 Amgen Tour of California cycling road race will adopt the most comprehensive anti-doping protocol in cycling history it … [Read more...]

TEAMS ANNOUNCED FOR 2008 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA

TEAMS ANNOUNCED FOR 2008 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA PROFESSIONAL ROAD CYCLING RACE Most Diverse, Accomplished Field Ever Assembled for a Race on U.S. Soil to Compete in February 17-24 Stage Race LOS ANGELES, January 17, 2008 – A world-class field of 17 domestic and international cycling teams set to compete in the 2008 Amgen Tour of California was announced by AEG, owners and presenters of … [Read more...]

Amgen Tour of California Solvang’s “Race of Truth” Adventure

So you think that you can keep up with the pro's. Are you able to smoke everybody at your local TT race, now is the time to prove your strength. This is one cool opportunity to ride like a pro and actually compare yourself to their official race times. I for one have no intention of dropping $1,500 to come in dead last and get laughed at by all my cycling buddies. But if you are one of the few … [Read more...]

Stage 2: Santa Rosa to Sacramento

ROUTE DETAILS Day: Tuesday, Feb 19 Start: Santa Rosa Finish: Sacramento Start Time: 10:00 AM Miles: 116 KM: 187 Finish ETA: 2:15-3:00 PM The riders will face one of the toughest vertical challenges in the Amgen Tour of California only a dozen miles after departing Santa Rosa: the ascent of Trinity Grande. En route to the climb, the peloton will pass through several idyllic Sonoma County … [Read more...]