Amgen Tour of California


Businesses Cash In As Amgen Races By

Local stores were amped for Amgen – and for business. Just ask Oliver Bell, owner of Roseville Cyclery.


Racers making their way through the Auburn leg of the Amgen Tour of California.

Cavendish Wins 1st Stage Of Tour Of California

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.


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Women Taking Bigger Role In 2014 Amgen Tour Of California

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.


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Patriotism Reigns As Tour Of California Kicks Off In Sacramento

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?


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Security Heightened Ahead Of Sacramento Stage Of Amgen Tour Of California

The Amgen Tour of California’s Sacramento stage this weekend is prompting new security measures following the Boston Marathon bombings one year ago.



Women Will Have More Prominent Role In This Year’s Amgen Tour Of California

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.


Tour of California riders cross the finish line at the California Capitol Building on May 16, 2011.

Sacramento To Host Start Of 2014 Amgen Tour Of California

Sacramento has officially been named as the start of the 2014 Amgen Tour of California


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Auburn Won’t Submit Amgen Tour Of California Bid Due To High Cost

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.


Fans line downtown Sonora for Stage 4 of the Amgen Tour of California on Wednesday, May 16, 2012. (credit: CBS13)

Sonora Strikes Gold With Stage 4 Of Amgen Tour Of California

An estimated 10,000 people packed into downtown Sonora to see the start of Stage 4 of the Amgen Tour of California on Wednesday morning.


Tour of California riders cross the finish line at the California Capitol Building on May 16, 2011.

Sacramento Businesses Slow Without AMGEN Tour

Last year L Street was blocked off for the AMGEN Tour of California, but this year they won’t be rolling into town at all and some people say that could impact their business.


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Santa Rosa Kicks Off Tour Of California

From coast to coast, thousands of people got front row seats for the first leg of the Amgen Tour of California in Santa Rosa.


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Auburn Laments Loss Of Amgen Tour

Nearly 10,000 people lined the streets of Auburn for the Amgen Tour of California the past two years. Now that foot traffic won’t be here and stores like Atown Bikes will lose a lot of a business — a devastating thing to happen to a small business in a small city.