Tejay van Garderen stayed out of trouble to seal his first professional stage race title Sunday, winning the Tour of California in front of BMC Racing Team’s home fans.
The Amgen tour of California rolls out of San Francisco to the finish line in Santa Rosa Sunday. But not everyone’s happy about all the bicycle traffic. Close encounters with drivers are becoming common and incidents of road rage are on the rise.
Eight months after break his leg in a training accident, Dutchman Robert Gesink sealed his overall race title Sunday with a main field finish in the eighth stage of the Amgen Tour of California.
Bicycle race enthusiasts and Northern California businesses are equally excited by the arrival of the nation’s largest professional bike race.
A San Carlos woman severely injured in a crash during a Central California bicycle race over the weekend has died.
A crash during a Central California bicycle race over the weekend has left a San Mateo County woman on life support.
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.
Pittsburg is hoping that this weekend’s bike race will come close in popularity to the East Bay city’s annual seafood festival in September.
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.
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.