Amgen Tour of California
The Amgen Tour of California is returning to Sacramento, officials announced Monday.
Bradley Wiggins, the 2012 Tour de France winner, leads Dennis by 24 seconds with five stages left. Machado is third overall, trailing by 1 minute and 5 seconds.
Stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California rolled through Folsom on Monday, bringing thousands to the Gold Country. The event was a welcome boost to the economy of the region, bringing bucks to business owners.
Some key roadways and bridges in Folsom will be closed for Stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California today.
Local stores were amped for Amgen – and for business. Just ask Oliver Bell, owner of Roseville Cyclery.
Mark Cavendish surged ahead of John Degenkolb in a thrilling sprint to win the first stage of the Tour of California on Sunday in the closest finish in the event’s nine-year history.
Women are taking a bigger role in this year’s Amgen Tour of California, and one of the teams competing is made of women from the Sacramento area.
Peter Stetina is an American cyclist riding in one of the premier events in his home country for a U.S.-based team against a field filled with mostly European rivals. No pressure, right?
The Amgen Tour of California’s Sacramento stage this weekend is prompting new security measures following the Boston Marathon bombings one year ago.
The tour draws tens of thousands of people to Downtown Sacramento, and for the first time this year, women will be a part of the daylong event.
Sacramento has officially been named as the start of the 2014 Amgen Tour of California
Auburn used no city money as an Amgen host in 2011, raising an estimated $150,000 to $200,000 from donors who paid for things like hotel rooms and meals for Amgen, as well as police and fire services.