Amgen Tour of California

Tour of California Stage 6

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.


Tour of California - Stage 1

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.


Greg Henderson (C) of New Zealand and riding for Sky Procycling celebrates after sprinting to victory ahead of Juan Jose Haedo (L) of Argentina and riding for Saxo Bank in second place. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Amgen Tour To Skip Sacramento, Davis And Modesto

The host cities for next year’s Amgen Tour of California were announced this morning and Sacramento is not one of them. Neither are the previous host cities of Davis, Modesto, Auburn, and Nevada City.


Matthew Goss of Australia (C) riding for HTC-Highroad throws his bike to the finish line for victory ahead of Peter Sagan (R) of Slovakia riding for Liquigas in second place in stage eight of the 2011 AMGEN Tour of California from Santa Clarita to Thousand Oaks on May 22, 2011 in Thousand Oaks, California.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

2012 Tour Of California Won’t Include Yosemite Leg

The Amgen bicycle race through California set for next year won’t be including a dramatic backdrop of Yosemite National Park’s famous granite icons.


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Amgen Tour Of California Finally Underway

After two days of cancellations and delays due to weather, the Amgen Tour of California has finally begun.


Bike In Auburn

Auburn Preps For International Spotlight As AMGEN Tour Nears

Two days to go until the AMGEN Tour of California begins in South Lake Tahoe and winds its way through the state.


Tour of California- Stage 8

Tour Of California Strengthens Anti-Doping Program

The Tour of California has strengthened its anti-doping program to start pre-race testing earlier and have the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, not cycling’s governing body, oversee in-competition testing.