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Tour Of California

(L-R) Peter Sagan of Slovakia riding for Liquigas-Cannondale celebrates his win ahead of Heinrich Haussler of Australia riding for Garmin-Barracuda in second place and Tom Boonen of Belgium riding for Omega Pharma-QuickStep in third place in stage three of the Amgen Tour of California from San Jose to Livermore on May 15, 2012 in Livermore. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Sagan Increases Lead In Tour Of California

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.


Tour of California - Stage 2

Sagan Wins 2nd Stage Of 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 Fans, Businesses Alike Enthused For Amgen Race

Bicycle race enthusiasts and Northern California businesses are equally excited by the arrival of the nation’s largest professional bike race.


The peloton rides past the Golden Gate Bridge during stage two of the Amgen Tour of California from San Francisco to Santa Cruz on May 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Amgen Tour’s 2nd Stage Departs From SF Marina Green

Cyclist Peter Sagan was in the lead as the Amgen Tour of California moved to San Francisco Monday for its second stage.


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

Amgen Tour Of California Rolls Through Sonoma County

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.


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Tour Of California To Cycle Through Bay Area Starting Sunday

Cities and residents across five Bay Area counties are gearing up for one of the largest cycling races in America to make its way through their hometowns.


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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.


(L-R) Patrick McCarty of the USA riding for Spidertech in the king of the mountains jersey, Peter Sagan of Slovakia riding for Liquigas in the points jersey, Chris Horner of the USA riding for Team Radioshack in the overall leaders jersey, Tejay Van Garderen of the USA riding for HTC-Highroad in the best young rider jersey and Jan Barta of the Czech Republic riding for Netapp in the most corageous jersey pose on the podium following the 2011 AMGEN Tour of California from Santa Clarita to Thousand Oaks on May 22, 2011 in Thousand Oaks, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Chris Horner Wins Tour Of California, Beats Out Leipheimer By 38 Seconds

Chris Horner won the Tour of California with a solid performance in the final stage on Sunday, holding off RadioShack teammate Levi Leipheimer by 38 seconds.

CBS San Francisco–05/22/2011

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