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Organizers reflect on Amgen

Even though the cyclists have left Auburn, the enthusiasm behind the city’s Stage 3 start of the Amgen Tour of California was still in the air Wednesday. Capt. John Ruffcorn, ch ...

Merchants invited to decorate shop windows with an eye to Tuesday’s big cycling event

As Auburn prepares to welcome cycling enthusiasts for the Amgen Tour of California Stage 3 Tuesday, there’s a role for everyone. For businesses, there’s a storefront-decoratin ...

Turnout turning point for Auburn's start to Amgen

Auburn’s “extraordinary” turnout when Amgen Tour of California riders raced through town this May helped sway officials into making the city a start of a stage for next year ...

Bicycle race fantastic for Auburn

We have friends from San Diego arriving at our home on Saturday to watch the Amgen on Sunday. After the riders scream through Auburn we’re heading for Sacramento to watch them fi ...

Our View: Amgen: Let’s make Auburn’s 15 minutes last for many years

Auburn, get ready for your close-up, your 15 minutes of fame, your time in the cycling spotlight. Several months of community preparation, planning and execution will zoom by the ...

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 ...

Our View: Amgen Tour puts Auburn in center of cycling universe

Western States and Tevis? Meet your new sibling, Amgen. The Amgen Tour of California is coming to the streets of Auburn, providing the community with another platform to leverage ...

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 ...

Auburn eyes Lance Armstrong, Amgen Tour of California bike race visit

The thought of cycling superstar Lance Armstrong and the Amgen Tour of California rolling through Auburn, jockeying for position on Highway 49 at the American River Confluence or c ...