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(L) Mark Cavendish (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Cavendish Wins 1st Stage of Amgen Tour of California

Mark Cavendish surged ahead in a thrilling sprint to win the 1st stage of the annual bike race…


Tour of California - Stage 7

Konig Wins 7th Stage, Van Garderen Retains Tour Of California Lead

Leopold Konig of the Czech Republic won the seventh stage of the Tour of California in a mountaintop finish Saturday, and American Tejay van Garderen finished third to keep the overall lead for the third straight day.


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.


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.


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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.


Andy Schleck of Luxemburg and riding for Leopard Trek is prepared for the weather as stage one of the 2011 AMGEN Tour of California from South Lake Tahoe to North Lake Tahoe was cancelled due to unsafe conditions. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Tour Of California Gets Underway After Weather Delays

Riders were traveling 61 miles from Nevada City to Sacramento, picking up the original Stage 2 route after storms caused the cancellation of Stage 1.

CBS San Francisco–05/16/2011

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

Livermore Hosting Amgen Tour Photography Contest

The city of Livermore is hosting a photography contest as part of the Amgen Tour, a bicycle race through California that includes an 81-mile stretch from Livermore to San Jose next month.

CBS San Francisco–04/30/2011

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.