cycling

Cycling's integrity in doubt, again

The cycling spectacle sweeping through California this week could not leave the Golden State without exposing its ugly underbelly. It seems whenever professional cycling begins to ...

Jones rolls with new role

No one will mistake Chris Jones for a mammoth right tackle in the NFL. But the 5-10, 140-pound professional cyclist will assume a similar role to the unheralded blockers on the gri ...

Auburn’s finest gear up for ride

Auburn Police Captain John Ruffcorn is putting in many extra hours to make sure the many local bike endeavors this month run smoothly through the streets of Auburn. On Saturday he ...

Festival gears Auburn up for Amgen

Mehrey Vaghti and her family can already feel the pure energy of the Amgen Tour of California. “We are all planning to take school and work off to see Amgen,” Vaghti said. “T ...

Criterium offers plenty of loops and turns in Downtown today

The first day of a bike-filled month in Auburn will see hundreds of cyclists looping through the streets of Downtown Auburn. The Sutter Auburn Faith Foundation Criterium will begin ...

Big names, big wheels rolling into town for criterium

May promises to be an epic month for cycling in Auburn and it all begins on May Day. A couple of legends on two wheels will join some of the top talent on one wheel next Sunday at ...

Volunteers provide strong support for Amgen

Local volunteers are gearing up for the Amgen Tour of California to come racing through Auburn May 17. Doug Cahill, Bike Auburn’s community volunteer director, said there are ab ...

Sampling that thrill of the hills

Editor’s Note: Journal sports writer Sara Seyydin took a 25-mile bike ride along the Amgen Tour of California course Tuesday. Following is her first-person report. By Sara S ...

Locals gear up for Amgen

Leslie Maita-Galyardt rode 22 miles the first weekend she took her new road bike for a spin. Maita-Galyardt, of Auburn, is new to cycling, but that didn’t stop her from hitting s ...

It's countdown to cycling's spectacular

Cyclists will zoom past Downtown Auburn’s central square five times in the 2011 Amgen Tour of California, generating between $1 million and $3 million in revenue for the city, ac ...