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Amgen Tour of California

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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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/18/2011

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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 | CBS San Francisco–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 | CBS San Francisco–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 | CBS San Francisco–05/15/2011

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

Leipheimer Chasing 4th Tour Of California Title

Levi Leipheimer will have to fend off a strong international field of Tour de France contenders and world champions to win his fourth overall title in the Tour of California.

CBS San Francisco–05/13/2011

AMGEN Tour of California on February 22, 2009 near Escondido, California.

Private Donations Flood In To Save San Jose Amgen Stop

In the past, the city has been able to pay for the cyclists to end one leg of the race within San Jose, drawing thousands of spectators, but this year money was too tight. With the city in dire financial straits, the private sector is coming to the rescue.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/02/2011

AMGEN Tour of California on February 22, 2009 near Escondido, California.

Tour Of California Race Stage To End In San Jose Hills

Specific route details have been announced for this year’s Amgen Tour of California.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/11/2011

Lance Armstrong rides in the Tour of California. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Tour Of California Strengthens Anti-Doping Program

The Tour of California bicycle race has strengthened its anti-doping program and have the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, not cycling’s governing body, oversee in-competition testing.

CBS San Francisco–02/02/2011

Tour Of California

Tour Of California To Begin In Tahoe, Skip Much Of Bay Area

The largest professional cycling race in the U.S. will start at Lake Tahoe for the first time next May, but the change also means that some familiar tops will not be part of the 2011 tour.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/07/2010

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