Tour of California

Amgen tour returns to Auburn

As cycles tend to do, the Amgen tour has come around again. Officials announced Thursday that the 2014 Amgen Tour of California would start in Sacramento and circle north for the ...

Auburn out of running for 2014 Amgen bike tour

For the first time in at least five years, Auburn won’t be seeking a visit from the Amgen Tour of California. Auburn Police Chief John Ruffcorn, a leader in organizing a com ...

Jelly Belly swaps treats for streets

Jelly Belly’s cyclists would rather be recognized for more than their colorful outfits during the sixth annual Amgen Tour of California. They will have eight days and 800 miles t ...

Another View: Bikes, trikes and the best cyclists on earth, oh my!

How are you planning to mark the Tour of California’s historic visit to Auburn on May 17? Years from now, your grandchildren and great-grandchildren will be poring over photos a ...

Auburn can be bicycle-friendly

One of the biggest draws for me to the Lake Tahoe/Truckee area is not only the beauty of the lakes and mountains but the energy and vibe of the people that live and visit there. Wh ...

Our View: Tour stop or not, Auburn must get wheels in motion

If Auburn is lucky enough to earn a piece of the action in the 2011 Tour of California cycling event, it better take full advantage. Instead of a jumbotron television and a 20-min ...

Zwizanski dominates in return

Scott Zwizanski didn’t race the 2009 Auburn Criterium, but he was familiar enough with the course Sunday to cruise to victory in this year’s event. Exactly two weeks after rid ...

Cycling gaining ground in Auburn

Mark Henley has seen firsthand just how popular bicycling road races are in Europe. The service manager at Auburn’s Bicycle Emporium has attended the sport’s premier event, th ...

Cycles of progress

Jim Felt's vision to create the fastest bicycles on the planet will get the ultimate test this week. Team Slipstream Sports is riding Felt bikes this week in the Tour of Californi ...