Professional cyclists will zip through the Marina, the Presidio and portions of western San Francisco in this year’s version of the Tour of California, which returns to The City in 2012 after a year’s absence.
Route details of the annual pro cycling event were announced Wednesday, with this year’s version featuring the most extensive coverage of San Francisco since the 2007 event. Read More
The Amgen Tour of California will revisit its birthplace in 2012, returning to San Francisco after a one-year hiatus.Stage 2 of the eight-day race, the largest and most prestigious American professional cycling race, will start in San Francisco near the Golden Gate Bridge and venture south along the coast to Santa Cruz.The race will run from May 13 through May 20, returning to The City on May 14. Read More
Snow delayed the start of the 6th annual Amgen Tour of California for the first time in its history, according to race officials.
The race, which was scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. Sunday and would lead racers around Lake Tahoe, was delayed 2.5 hours until race officials called off the first stage due to weather. Read More
A new starting stage, a legend absent from the field and the guarantee of a new champion.
Changes are everywhere as dozens of the top cyclists from around the world prepare to descend upon the state for the sixth annual Amgen Tour of California, which kicks off in South Lake Tahoe on Sunday. Read More
Levi Leipheimer has been the mainstay in the Amgen Tour of California in its six years of existence and looks to reclaim the top spot in the fast-growing race in 2011.
Leipheimer lost his bid at a fourth straight Tour of California by 25 seconds last year, finishing third.
A couple months later, he finished eighth in the Tour de France. Read More