Thursday Oct 07 2010 comments 2011 Amgen Celebration By: Auburn Journal Photography by Ben Furtado -A +A Bicyclists start their 15 mile announcement ride from Central Square in Auburn, the proposed starting sight of the third stage for the Amgen Tour. Amgen supporters and fans watch the race video on the jumbotron at Central Square in Downtown Auburn. Dave Glover of the Sierra Foothills Cycling Club, takes a ride down High Street in Downtown Auburn kicking off the 2011 Amgen Celebration announcement Thursday. A jumbotron showing this year's Amgen Tour video was the center piece of the celebration. Sierra Foothills Cycling Club members from left to right, Dennis Bennett, Betty Bennett, Dave Glover and Ted Moore were among other riders at the Amgen Celebration Thursday. Auburn City Mayor Bridget Powers, and Sierra Foothills Cycling Club member is pumped about the city of Auburn being a staging area for the 2011 Amgen Tour.