Tour of California stages – cheat sheet

Posted on 11. Feb, 2009 by in race

Saturday 14 February 2009 – Prologue: Sacramento
Distance: 2.4 miles (3.9 km)

Starting Line: Capitol Mall at 9th St, Sacramento
Start Time: 1:30 pm PT
Finish Line: L St. at 11th St., Sacramento
End ETA: 4:00 pm PT
Resources: map, profile, log, MapMyRide by cycling.tv  and more info

Sunday 15 February 2009 – Stage 1: Davis to Santa Rosa
Distance: 107.6 miles (173.2 km) with 3.1 mile/5 km neutral section

Start: C St. at 3rd St., Davis
Start Time: 12 noon PT
Finish: Santa Rosa Ave. at 3rd St., Santa Rosa (3 finish laps of 3.1 miles)
End ETA: 3:56-5:01 pm PT
2 Herbalife Sprint Lines:

  • Winters City Park at 13.6 mile (21.9 km); 
  • Calistoga at 80 mile (128.7 km)

3 California Travel and Tourism KOMs:

  • CA 128 – Cat. 4 at 1025’/312m at 26.9 mile (43.3 km); 
  • Howell Mt. – Cat. 2 at 1796’/547m at 63.6 mile (102.3 km); 
  • Petrified Forest – Cat. 4 at 1090’/332m at 83.2 mile (133.9 km)

Resources: map, profile, log, MapMyRide by cycling.tv and more info


Monday 16 February 2009 – Stage 2: Sausalito to Santa Cruz
Distance: 115.9 miles (186.6 km) with 7.5 mile/12.0 km neutral section

Starting Line: Spinnaker Dr. at Water St., Sausalito
Start Time: 8:30 am PT
Finish Line: Front St. at Cooper St., Santa Cruz
End ETA: 12:52-2:03 pm PT
2 Herbalife Sprint Lines:

  • Pacifica at 17.3 mile (27.9 km)
  • Half Moon Bay at 26.2 mile (42.2 km)

2 California Travel and Tourism KOMs:

  • Tunitas Creek Rd – Cat. 2 at 1562’/476m  at 46.7 mile (69.2 km)
  • Pine Flat Rd. – Cat 3 at 2135’/651m at 102.6 mile (165.2 km)

Resources: map, profile, log, MapMyRide by cycling.tv and more info


Tuesday 17 February 2009 – Stage 3: San Jose to Modesto
Distance: 104.2 miles (167.7 km) with 4.2 mile/6.8km neutral section

Starting Line: San Fernando St. at Almaden Blvd., San Jose
Start Time: 12:00 noon PT
Finish Line: I St. at 12th St., Modesto
End ETA: 3:53-4:55 pm PT
2 Herbalife Sprint Lines:

  • Livermore at 37.1 mile (59.7 km)
  • Tracy at 68.8 mile (110.8 km)

2 California Travel and Tourism KOMs:

  • Sierra Rd – Cat. 1 at 1943’/592m at 8.1 mile (13.1) km
  • Patterson Pass – Cat. 4 at 1589’/484m at 47.1 mile (75.8 km)

Resources: map, profile, log, MapMyRide by cycling.tv and more info


Wednesday 18 February 2009 – Stage 4: Merced to Clovis
Distance: 115.4 miles (185.7 km) with 5.8 mile/9.3km neutral section

Starting Line: N St. at 18th St., Merced
Start Time: 11:00 am PT
Finish Line: Bullard Ave. at Pollasky Ave., Clovis
End ETA: 3:19-4:29 pm PT
2 Herbalife Sprint Lines:

  • Mariposa at 36.3 mile (58.4 km)
  • Oakhurst at 64.1 mile (103.2 km)

4 California Travel and Tourism KOMs:

  • CA 140 – Cat. 3 at 2276’/694m at 28.5 mile (45.8  km)
  • CA 49 – Cat. 4 at 2464’/751m at 40.9 mile (65.8 km)
  • CA 49 – Cat. 4 at 2912’/888m at 46.7 mile (75.2 km)
  • Cat. 3 at 3,650’/1113m at 69.2 mile (111.4 km)

Resources: map, profile, log, MapMyRide by cycling.tv and more info


Thursday 19 February 2009 – Stage 5: Visalia to Paso Robles
Distance: 134.3  miles (216.1 km) with 6.2 mile/10 km neutral section

Starting Line: Acequia St. at Church St., Visalia
Start Time: 10:00 am PT
Finish Line: Spring St. at 11th St., Paso Robles
End ETA: 3:00-4:22 pm PT
2 Herbalife Sprint Lines:

  • Cholame at 101.3 mile (163.1  km)
  • Shandon at 108.2 mile (174.1 km)

No California Travel and Tourism KOMs
Resources: map, profile, log, MapMyRide by cycling.tv and more info


Friday 20 February 2009 – Stage 6: Solvang Time Trial
Distance: 15 miles (24 km)

Starting Line: Mission Dr. at 1st St., Solvang
Start Time: 12:00 noon PT
Finish Line: Copenhagen Dr. at 1st St., Solvang
End ETA: 2:50 pm P
First starter is at 12:00 noon with 1-minute gaps between starts. Last 10 starters at 2-minute intervals.
Resources: map, profile, log, MapMyRide by cycling.tv and more info

Saturday 21 February 2009 – Stage 7: Santa Clarita to Pasadena
Distance: 88.9 miles (143 km) with 3.5 mile neutral section

Starting Line: Circle Dr. at Town Center Dr., Santa Clarita
Start Time: 12:00 noon PT
Finish Line: West Dr. at Seco St. (Rose Bowl), Pasadena
End ETA: 3:17-3:50pm PT
2 Herbalife Sprint Lines:

  • Acton at 26.0 mile (41.8  km)
  • Finish Line with 5 laps to go at 66.4 mile (106.8 km)

1 California Travel and Tourism KOM:

  • Millcreek Summit – Cat. 3 at 4906′/1495m at 37.7 mile (60.7  km)

Resources: map, profile, log, MapMyRide by cycling.tv and more info


Sunday 22  February 2009 – Stage 8: Rancho Bernardo to Escondido
Distance: 96.8 miles (155.8 km) with 3.6 mile/5.7km neutral section

Starting Line: Bernardo Center Dr. at Lomica Dr., Rancho Bernardo
Start Time: 12:00 noon PT
Finish Line: Grand Ave. at Broadway, Escondido
End ETA: 3:34-4:43pm PT
1 Herbalife Sprint Line:

  • Harrah’s Rincon at 29.8 mile (47.9 km)

4 California Travel and Tourism KOMs:

  • Highland Valley Rd. – Cat. 4 at 687’/209m at 3.5 mile (5.6 km)
  • Lake Wohlford Rd. – Cat. 3 at 1461’/445m at 20.6 mile (33.1 km)
  • Palomar Mountain – Cat. HC at 5123’/1561m at 43.2 mile (69.5 km)
  • Cole Grade – Cat. 4 at 1695’/517m at 75.7 mile (121.9 km)

Resources: map, profile, log, MapMyRide by cycling.tv and more info


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2 Responses to “Tour of California stages – cheat sheet”

  1. Anonymous

    13. Feb, 2009

    i live in pacifica but can;t find information on where the sprint takes place in town on the 16th… any idea?

  2. Lyne

    13. Feb, 2009

    anonymous: look at the log (http://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/docroot/media/2009/log-stage2.pdf) for the stage. It providesd an estimated time (both for slow & fast speeds) for specific locations throughout the stage.