Levi Leipheimer

Riders anticipate toughest Amgen yet

Some of professional cycling’s most heralded riders and race organizers, gathered for a press conference on Friday to preview the start of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California on Su ...

Another View: Amgen Tour events filling the calendar

I can hear John Ruffcorn now. “People, we have 72 days to go,” the Auburn Police captain would say. “The clock is ticking, let’s get to work.” Step inside the war room of ...

Thousands turn out for Tour of California’s spin through Auburn

Excitement hung in the air in the hours leading up to 128 bicyclists zooming through Auburn and the awe lasted throughout the day long after the world-class riders pedaled on to th ...

Schmeck has seen cycling come full circle

Auburn’s Carter Schmeck has been involved in cycling for the last 25 years, and in that quarter century he has seen a dynamic change in the popularity of the sport. With the wil ...

The cyclists are coming

The Amgen Tour of California will race through Auburn Sunday, May 16. City officials and business owners are working overtime to make sure everyone is prepared. The Amgen Web sit ...

Amgen Tour should pedal Auburn’s way

Come May, cycling’s biggest names will pedal out of Nevada City in the first stage of the 2010 Amgen Tour of California. Auburn should be included in the race. The greater Aubur ...

Lance Armstrong congratulates young Colfax cyclist on Nevada City win

Soon-to-be-ninth-grader Kyle Clayton of Colfax  received a special perk for completing the Nevada City Classic Sunday — a moment with cycling star Lance Armstrong. Kyle took s ...

Strong ride for Lance

NEVADA CITY — Lance Armstrong made the most of his quick trip to the Nevada City Classic on Sunday. Competing in the historic criterium-style race for the first time since 1991 ...