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Amgen Tour of California

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2012 Tour Of California To Take Cyclists Through SF, Over Mt. Diablo

Defending champion Chris Horner and three-time winner Levi Leipheimer are expected to be in the field for the 2012 Amgen Tour of California.


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Amgen Signs Deal to Remain Bike Tour Sponsor, Next Stop Santa Rosa

Amgen will remain the title sponsor of the Amgen Tour of California now that a multi-year contract has been signed. The bicycle tour’s next stop will be Santa Rosa for the very first time.


David Zabriskie (C) of the USA riding for Garmin-Cervelo takes the podium with his son Waylon after he won the Individual Time Trial along with Tejay Van Garderen (L) of the USA riding for HTC-Highroad in third place and Levi Leipheimer (R) of the USA riding for Radioshack in second place during stage six of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California on May 20, 2011 in Solvang. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Leipheimer Cuts Horner Lead In Tour Of California

Dave Zabriskie rode to a dominating individual time trial victory and three-time race winner Levi Leipheimer was second to cut teammate Chris Horner’s overall lead to 38 seconds Friday.

CBS San Francisco–05/20/2011

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Sagan Wins 5th Stage In Tour Of California

Slovakian Peter Sagan swung wide right in the final 100 yards and sped from fifth place to win the fifth stage of the Tour of California.

KPIX 5–05/19/2011

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Horner Takes Lead As Tour Of California Reaches San Jose

Chris Horner of Bend, Ore., powered to a solo uphill win in Stage 4 and assumed the overall race lead Wednesday at the Tour of California.

KPIX 5–05/18/2011

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Livermore-To-San Jose Leg Marks Amgen Tour’s First Big Challenge

Cyclists competing in the Amgen Tour of California will mark a halfway point when they reach the race’s first-ever mountaintop finish in San Jose Wednesday afternoon.


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Henderson Wins Stage 3, Leads Tour Of California

Greg Henderson of New Zealand powered to a surprising stage win and took the overall race lead at the Tour of California from British teammate Ben Swift.

KPIX 5–05/17/2011

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Swift Wins Opening Stage In Tour Of California

Ben Swift of Britain emerged from a massive sprint finish and took the lead Monday after winning the 76.3-mile, weather-shortened and rainy opening stage of the Tour of California.

CBS San Francisco–05/16/2011

Workers prepare the start amid snowfall during a delay of stage one of the 2011 AMGEN Tour of California in South Lake Tahoe.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Tour Of California Start Moved To Nevada City

The location for the Stage 2 start of the Tour of California was moved Monday due to poor weather and road conditions, race organizers said.

KPIX 5–05/16/2011

Levi Leipheimer in the Tour of California. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Tour Of California Delayed By Severe Tahoe Weather

Due to severe weather conditions in the Lake Tahoe area, the start of the 800-mile Tour of California bicycle race was canceled Sunday.

KPIX 5–05/15/2011