tour of california

2012 Amgen Tour of California steers clear of Auburn, Placer County

Auburn has failed to make the list of 13 Amgen Tour of California host cities and Placer County will apparently be bypassed altogether. AEG, presenter of the annual pro cycling ra ...

Star or stood up? Auburn poised for Amgen Tour of California bike-race answer

A year ago, Auburn was already a month into planning for its role as an Amgen Tour of California bike race stop in May. This year, the Auburn organizing team is still waiting for ...

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 ...

Horner conquers the hills

SAN JOSE (AP) — With a quick uphill burst, Chris Horner of Bend, Ore., rode away from teammate Levi Leipheimer in the final two miles and pedaled into the race lead at the Tour o ...

Jones family keeps up with Auburn rider

Cassie Jones spent much of March in Europe, following her husband Chris at professional cycling races in Belgium, Italy and Spain. Tuesday morning she got the chance to watch him ...

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 ...

Could Lake Tahoe’s Amgen bike race bid wash Auburn’s away?

Lake Tahoe is making a bold move for both the first and second legs of next May’s Amgen Tour of California. And that puts a big question mark on whether Auburn will be along for ...

Amgen Tour of California will include Auburn, Foresthill Bridge

Auburn and the Foresthill Bridge have made it onto the Amgen Tour of California map. Tour organizer AEG Sports revealed route details of the epic bike race’s May 16 first stage ...

Auburn's role in Amgen Tour of California bike race to be known Tuesday

Auburn and vicinity will find out Tuesday just what part it will play when Lance Armstrong and a field of elite cyclists race through the region May 16 on the first leg of the Amge ...

Amgen bike tour’s decision on Auburn will wait until February

Auburn’s role along the Amgen Tour of California remains unclear but organizers now have a firm target date to clarify local routes for the May bike race. Michael Roth, the tour ...