Tour Of California

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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 | CBS San Francisco–05/19/2011

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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 | CBS San Francisco–05/18/2011

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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.


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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 | CBS San Francisco–05/17/2011

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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