Tour Of California
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Peter Sagan of Slovakia won his second straight stage with a powerful and unchallenged sprint and retained the overall lead Monday in stage 2 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.
Cyclist Peter Sagan was in the lead as the Amgen Tour of California moved to San Francisco Monday for its second stage.
Peter Sagan overcame a punctured back tire in the final five miles to chase down the field and capture the first stage of the Amgen Tour of California on Sunday.