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Tour Of California

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Horner Takes Lead As Tour Of California Reaches San Jose

Chris Horner of Bend, Ore., powered to a solo uphill win in Stage 4 and assumed the overall race lead Wednesday at the Tour of California.

KPIX 5–05/18/2011

Photos: Amgen Tour Of California

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

Photos: Amgen Tour Of California

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 5–05/17/2011

Photos: Amgen Tour Of California

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

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

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 5–05/16/2011

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 5–05/15/2011

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

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

Armstrong Retires, Won’t Compete In Tour Of California

Lance Armstrong is leaving professional racing behind for good. And that now means that Armstrong won’t participate as hoped in the 2011 Amgen Tour of California.

CBS San Francisco–02/16/2011

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

Armstrong Still Not Committed To Tour Of California

Lance Armstrong, the seven-time winner of the Tour of France, still has apparently not committed to the 2011 Amgen Tour of California, race officials indicated.

CBS San Francisco–02/08/2011

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