2012 Amgen Tour of California Route

The 2012 Amgen Tour of California route includes a return to Mt Baldy, Big Bear Lake, Bakersfield and LA Live and for the first time one of the favorite NorCal climbs, Mt Diablo, is in. Out are Solvang and Thousand Oaks are out. The seventh-annual event will travel more than 750 miles over eight days…

The DS Corner – Post California

A simple question ‘Are you satisfied’ to four of the Continental teams DS on the last day of the Amgen Tour of California. See what Jonas Carney (Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth), Frankie Andreu (Kenda/5-Hour Energy), Danny Van Haute (Jelly Belly) and Omer Kem (BISSELL) had to say.

Riders’ Final Thoughts

Radioshack’s Chris Horner & Levi Leipheimer, Tom Danielson (Garmin-Cervelo), Luca Damiani (Kenda/5-Hour Energy), Tom Zirbel (Jamis/Sutter Home) and Ken Hanson (Jelly Belly) share their final thoughts from the Amgen Tour of California that we found were too good not to share.

Horner Wins Tour Of California

Chris Horner (USA) of Team RadioShack crossed the finish line of the last stage of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California in Westlake Village with an overall time of 23 hours, 46 minutes and 41 seconds, capturing the Amgen Race Leader Jersey and solidifying his place at the top of the podium, while Matthew Goss…

McCarty officially crowned King of the Mountain

Stage 7 at the 2011 Tour of California was without a decisive stage for General classification. Starting in the college town of Claremont and ending 121km later at the top of Mt Baldy, riders had their work cut out. With a gigantic category HC Climb compared with some of the toughest climbs in European races,…

A Matter Of Survival On The Queen Stage

While a few were battling at the front for glory on the Queen Stage of the Amgen Tour of California, for most, it was a matter of surviving the tough and hard stage to not be time cut and be able to fight one more day. With words from Sergio Hernandez (Jelly Belly) and Andy Jacques-Maynes (BISSELL)

Radioshack Go 1-2 In Queen Stage

Amid breathtaking vistas and challenging roads with continuous switchbacks leading to the top of Mt. Baldy (elevation 7,930 ft.), RadioShack teammates Levi Leipheimer (USA), three-time Amgen Tour of California champion, and Chris Horner (USA) crossed the Stage 7 finish line in first and second place respectively, thrilling fans with a picture-perfect victory. The second-place finish…

Vennell Cracks Top 10 In Solvang

Jeremy Vennell of the BISSELL rode his way into 8th place, 59 seconds down from stage winner David Zabriskie (Garmin-Ceverlo), making him the only domestic rider on a Continental team to not only crack the top 20 but the top 10 on the Amgen Tour of California Time Trial. Does that prove that he is…

Zabriskie Claims Solvang TT

Dave Zabriskie (Garmin-Cervelo) wins Stage 6 Solvang Time Trial as Chris Horner holds on to the overall lead in the 2011 Amgen Tour of California. Zabriskie clocked a time of 30:35 on the 15-mile (24-km) course to claim victory. Taking second on the stage was Levi Leipheimer (Radioshack) at 14 seconds down with Tejay van…