Tag: Tour of California

Tour of California bike race host cities announced for 2019

It’s hard to believe the Tour of California is celebrating its 14th year in 2019.

I remember anxiously awaiting the pre-race announcements for the event that was scheduled to start in February 2006. What was the route? What were the teams? Who would be the top riders (George Hincapie, Floyd Landis, and Levi Leipheimer competed)?

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Friday stages for Tour of California relocated due to snow; ITT slated for Six Flags Magic Mountain

Record low precipitation may have gripped California in drought, but a late spring snowfall prompted race officials with Amgen Tour of California to move Friday’s stages to lower elevations.

The men’s and women’s Individual Time Trials scheduled for Friday in the Big Bear Lake area of the San Bernardino Mountains east of Los Angeles has been …

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Route and bike teams announced for Tour of California

Those of you planning to attend at least one of the eight days of bike racing at the 2014 Amgen Tour of California can find detailed route descriptions and maps online.

Organizers of the ninth edition of the bike race — running Sunday, May 11, through Sunday, May 18 — posted the details of the routes, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2014/02/23/route-and-bike-teams-announced-for-tour-of-california/