Organizers today released the start list* for the 2010 Amgen Tour of California (May 16-23). 16 teams will compete in the 5th annual race. *subject to change
This week I put on my coaching hat and conducted three back to back anaerobic threshold tests in the basement of Hincapie Sports. Getting this number will help them calculate their training zones and fine tune their training efforts. Now I hope they actually train within the prescribed heart rate zones. When I talk to […]
The racing season is right around the corner and all the pro teams are counting the days till their specific race rendezvous. Taking a quick glance at the various team sites you can see where riders will be. In the case of Kenda p/b Geargrinders it’s the Tour de Taiwan in March. The Tour of […]
Cycling Enthusiasts and fans are invited to participate in the Breakaway Ride presented by Specialized, two events held in conjunction with upcoming 2010 Amgen Tour of California professional cycling race set for May 16-23, 2010. Both rides will be held in April 2010 and will serve to raise funds for Amgen’s Breakaway from Cancer initiative. […]
With the Amgen Tour of California press conference concluded I have a few quick observations. Moving the race to May looks to be a wise decision. The rain that the race has suffered with the past two years does nothing for the image of a “sunny California.” Yes, there is the gamble of competing against […]
It didn’t take long for the Tour of California news to become official. Velonews has the map and stages posted. The huge boost is Armstrong’s participation. Now we wait to see if the Euros respond and send their marquee riders as well.
Until the official announcement later this morning this is what we know (or at least think we know) about 2010 Amgen Tour of California. The change in dates from February to May was an attempt to avoid the miserable weather that had plagued the race for the past two years. California is known world wide […]
They are feeding us with Weight Watchers cookies today. I rhetorically asked is this a hint that we’re getting fat, Joe Silva, our contributor said, “Just you Neil.” Damn now I’m really depressed.
It has been awhile since I blogged. I have various excuses. Most notable excuse was the Amgen Tour of California. Once we returned from that it was time to spew forth that issue. We finished the other day and it is 140 plus pages devoted to just the race. So to ease myself back into […]
Its the usual chaos at the start. The big buzz of course is Rock. We are going to do a video interview with Ball in a few minutes. Check out the ROAD site for all our video schinanigans.