Cycling

Tour of California bike race to pedal through Auburn, Cool

Monday will be a red-letter day for fans of competitive cycling when the Amgen Tour of California passes through Auburn and Cool. A total of 144 cyclists from 18 elite teams will ...

Reader input: Cycling is a great sport

May is Bicycle Awareness Month. Auburn is a beautiful place for biking, a little hilly in spots — just consider it aerobic exercise. Bicycling is environmentally neutral. The ...

USA BMX State Finals at Oak Creek in Roseville

The USA BMX Northern California State Finals are coming to Roseville's Oak Creek BMX again. The event is scheduled for Sept. 19-21. Oak Creek BMX has a long history of hosting ...

Another View: Auburn’s ready for its Amgen close-up again

There’s something about the peloton. Seeing 100-plus cyclists bunched together in a jetfighter-like formation as they round a turn or come down a straightaway is one of the ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Auburn Cruise Nite pays tribute to 9/11 tonight; Placer County Supervisor has portrait done; is Amgen back in Auburn?; crossing Mount Whitney off the bucket list

What we’re working on: The final Auburn Cruise Nite of the season takes place Friday night and organizers expect a full house. Part of the evening’s events includes a m ...

Amgen Tour of California skips Auburn region in 2013

  The Amgen Tour of California won’t be pedaling within 100 miles of Auburn in 2013, despite efforts to attract the event back to the city where it made a stop in 2011. ...