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2017 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA KICKS OFF

 

2017 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA KICKS OFF WITH

FIRST CALIFORNIA WIN FOR MARCEL KITTEL

 

OLYMPIC CHAMPION ANNA VAN DER BREGGEN

SPRINTS HER WAY TO VICTORY ONE SECOND AHEAD OF CALIFORNIAN KATIE HALL TO CONCLUDE THE

2017 AMGEN BREAKAWAY FROM HEART DISEASE

WOMEN’S RACE EMPOWERED WITH SRAM

 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 14, 2017) – German speedster Marcel Kittel of Quick – Step Floors collected his first career Amgen Tour of California stage victory and the Visit California Sprint Jersey as the weeklong, 583-mile stage race began today in Sacramento, Calif. World Road Race Champion Peter Sagan (SVK) of BORA-hansgrohe, known as the “King of California” for his race record 15 stage wins, crossed the line in second today with  Team Sky’s Elia Viviani (ITA) rounding out the podium in third.

 

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SAGAN TAKES DRAMATIC WIN IN THE AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA

SAGAN TAKES DRAMATIC WIN IN THE CLOSEST FINISH EVER AT THE AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA – CHAMPIONSHIP OF 8 DAY, 724-MILE RACE CAME DOWN TO SECONDS AND MILLIMETERS

Sagan and Farrar Photo Finish Stage 8

Cavendish Rides Away with Green Jersey and Final Stage from

L.A. LIVE to Pasadena for 4thStage Win

PASADENA, Calif.(May 17, 2015) – The eighth and concluding stage of the 10th anniversaryAmgen Tour of Californiacould not have been any closer, withTinkoff-Saxo’sPeter Sagan(SVK) winning the race by two millimeters over22-year-old SRAM Best Young RiderJulian Alaphilippe(FRA) of Etixx – Quick-Step Pro Cycling Team.

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2015 Amgen Tour of California Stage 7 Profile

2015 Amgen Tour of California Stage 7 Profile

2015 AmgenTOC Stage7 Profile

Stage 7 Of the 2015 Amgen Tour of California is being called the "Queen Stage" and compared to the epic stages of the European Grand Tours – a return to the mountaintop finish that thrilled so many fans in 2011 and 2012. This is the training ground for many of the local riders in Southern California. Only handfuls have done the entire route, but after the 2012 stage, this is now one of hottest Strava segments in the U.S. It is very possible that the winner of the 2015 Amgen Tour of California will be decided on the final 15 switchbacks to the finish on Mt. Baldy.

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Amgen Tour of Califonia Stage7, Alaphilippe Wins

Alaphilippe Wins with a solo effort on Mt. Baldy

ATOC7 515 005Photo: Etixx-Quick-Step/Tim De Waele

(May 16 2015) Mt Baldy, Ca. The 7th stage the Tour of California started in Ontario with 133 riders but ended with the 22 year old Alaphilippe soloing across the Mt Baldy finish line. After a hard day of climbing Alaphilippe gained 2 seconds on Tinkoff-Saxo rider Peter Sagan to take the Yellow Jersey and overall lead.

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SAGAN CLAIMS STAGE 6 TIME TRIAL AND YELLOW LEADER JERSEY

SAGAN CLAIMS STAGE 6 TIME TRIAL AND

YELLOW LEADER JERSEY, OVERTAKING SKUJINS AT

2015 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA

Sweepstakes Series 450x100 2 

Race is Wide Open Heading intoTomorrow’s

Mountainous Queen Stage to Mt. Baldy and

Sunday’sL.A. LIVE to Rose Bowl Stadium Conclusion,

with Top Contenders Separated by Seconds

U.S. Women Dominate Invitational Time Trial with

Two-Time National Champion Evelyn Stevens Taking Top Prize

SANTA CLARITA, Calif.(May 15, 2015) – Tinkoff-Saxo’sPeter Sagan, the winningest cyclist of theAmgen Tour of California, seized the overall race lead along with the Individual Time Trial at the 10th annual race.

Due to snow at Big Bear Lake on the original time trial course, the Amgen Tour of California Time Trial, presented by Lexus, moved to Santa Clarita and Six Flags Magic Mountain. The blistering fast and flat 6.6-mile course saw a lot of action today, hosting both the Men’s and Women’s Time Trial events.

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