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Amgen Tour of California

Tour of California - Stage 3

Tour Of California Begins Home Stretch In Bay Area

Some of the top cyclists in the world were going head-to-head in San Jose Friday, as the Amgen Tour of California finally begins its roll through the Bay Area with a 20-mile time trial.

05/17/2013

Jens Voigt of Germany riding for Radioshack Leopard Trek begins to celebrate after escaping the breakaway to win Stage Five of the 2013 Amgen Tour of California from Santa Barbara to Avila Beach on May 16, 2013 in Avila Beach. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Voight Wins Stage, Van Garderen Takes Lead In Tour Of California

Germany’s Jens Voigt won the fifth stage of the Tour of California on Thursday, and American Tejay van Garderen surprisingly took the overall lead a day sooner than expected.

05/16/2013

Winner Tyler Farrar (C) of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp celebrates as Ken Hanson (L) of the USA riding for Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Stategies finishes second, Gianni Meersman (2R) of Belgium riding for Omega Pharma-Quick Step finishes third and Kris Boeckmans (R) of Belgium riding for Vacansoleil-DCM finishes fourth in Stage Four of the 2013 Amgen Tour of California from Santa Clarita to Santa Barbara on May 15, 2013 in Santa Barbara. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Tyler Farrar Wins 4th Stage Of Tour Of California

Tyler Farrar won the fourth stage of the Tour of California in a mass sprint Wednesday and Colombian climbing specialist Janier Acevedo topped the overall standings for the third day.

05/15/2013

Stage winner Peter Sagan (C) of Slovakia riding for Cannondale Pro Cycling celebrates as he finishes ahead of Michael Matthews (R) of Australia riding for Orica Green Edge in second place and Tyler Farrar (L) of the USA riding for Garmin-Sharp to win Stage Three of the 2013 Amgen Tour of California from Palmdale to Santa Clarita on May 14, 2013 in Santa Clarita. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Sagan Takes Stage 3 Of Tour Of California

Peter Sagan of Slovakia sprinted to the Stage 3 win and Colombian Janier Acevedo maintained the race lead Tuesday as strong winds replaced the heat at the Tour of California.

05/14/2013

Javier Alexis Acevedo of Columbia riding for Jamis-Hagens Berman reacts as he comes to the finish to take the overall lead at the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway during Stage 2 of the Tour of California on May 13, 2013 in Palm Springs. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Colombia’s Acevedo Leads Tour Of California After 2nd Stage

Javier Acevedo of Colombia bolted to the front with about 700 yards left in final steep climb, winning Monday’s second stage in scorching heat to take the overall lead at the Tour of California.

05/13/2013

Tour of California - Stage 1

Tour Of California To Begin In South, End In Santa Rosa

The Amgen Tour of California will take a new approach as it will start south and take cyclists northward up to Santa Rosa in 2013, for the first time of the race’s history.

11/28/2012

France's Sylvain Georges of team AG2R La Mondiale celebrates winning the 6th stage (from Palmdale to Big Bear Lake) during the AMGEN Tour of California on May 18, 2012 at Big Bear Lake, California. Sylvain Georges won ahead of second placed Peter Sagan and third placed Peter Velits, both of Slovakia. AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR (Joe Klamar/AFP/GettyImages)

Georges Wins Stage 6, Zabriskie Leads Tour Of California

Sylvain Georges of France pedaled to a long, solo win and Dave Zabriskie maintained his race lead Friday with a main field finish in the mountainous Stage 6 of the Amgen Tour of California.

05/18/2012

David Zabriskie riding for Garmin-Barracuda competes in the individual time trial during stage five of the Amgen Tour of California on May 17, 2012 in Bakersfield, California. Zabriskie won the time trial. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Zabriskie Wins Individual Time Trial, Takes Tour of California Lead

Dave Zabriskie won the individual time trial in hot and breezy conditions Thursday to take the Tour of California overall lead in with three stages left.

05/17/2012

Peter Sagan of Slovokia riding for Liquigas-Cannondale rides up a hill duirng stage four of the Amgen Tour of California from Sonora to Clovis on May 16, 2012 in Sonora, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sagan Wins Again, Expands Tour Of California Lead

Slovakia’s Peter Sagan of Slovakia raced to his event-opening fourth straight stage victory in the Tour of California on Wednesday to increase his overall lead to 16 seconds.

05/16/2012

(L-R) Peter Sagan of Slovakia riding for Liquigas-Cannondale celebrates his win ahead of Heinrich Haussler of Australia riding for Garmin-Barracuda in second place and Tom Boonen of Belgium riding for Omega Pharma-QuickStep in third place in stage three of the Amgen Tour of California from San Jose to Livermore on May 15, 2012 in Livermore. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Sagan Increases Lead In Tour Of California

Sprinter Peter Sagan of Slovakia surged to the front in the final 100 yards to win his third straight stage and extend his race lead Tuesday in the third stage of the Tour of California.

05/15/2012

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