Tag Archives: tour of california
Posted on 16. May, 2013 by lyne.
Not only did Janier Acevedo outclimb everyone to claim the victory on stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California but his Team Jamis-Hagens Berman p/s Sutter Home has been able to successfully defend his yellow jersey for the past two days. A first for a UCI Continental team in the eight years of the […]
Posted on 13. May, 2013 by lyne.
Nate English called it on Sunday when he tweeted ‘@Benjm1 @ajmiac @jimstemper pretty sure that if Jim gets in the break he’ll be the most aggressive rider for the day, pretty much any day.’ After a long brutal day in the break as the temperature crossed the 100 degrees F line, Jim Stemper of the […]
Posted on 14. Aug, 2012 by lyne.
It’s been talked about before but it does seem that the 2013 Amgen Tour of California will following a South to North route for the first time since its inception in 2006. The city of Escondido approved up to $475K expenditure in order to host the overall start next May. According to nctimes, the race […]
Posted on 23. May, 2012 by lyne.
It was an understandably emotional Robbie McEwen (Orica-GreenEdge) that walked up onto the podium to receive the Most Courageous rider jersey at the end of the Amgen Tour of California. After all, stage 8 in Los Angeles was the final race of a storied career that spanned 16 and a half seasons but the 39-year […]
Posted on 22. May, 2012 by lyne.
Let’s face it, it became déjà vu all over again fairly quickly at the Amgen Tour of Califonia with Peter Sagan (Liquigas-Cannondale) winning the first four stages in similar fashion. In all four stages, he took the sprint out of a diminished field after the early break had been reeled back in. Heck he would […]
Posted on 21. May, 2012 by lyne.
See what happens from car #13 – the Bissell team car – in the caravan on stage 6 of the Amgen Tour of California from Palmdale to Big Bear Lake.