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Amgen Tour of California: Stage 1

At the end of the 170km opening stage of the Amgen Tour of California, HTC-Columbia led their sprinter Mark Cavendish to victory with a perfect lead out around the streets of downtown Sacramento. “I’m really happy,” said Cavendish after the stage. “I thought it was going to be a bunch sprint and the team controlled […]

Cycling fan: Thomas Heaney

Traveling is a big part of road bike racing, especially for the multi-day events, and you often meet the most interesting people along the way. The day before the start of the Amgen Tour of California, I was sitting in one the many plush chairs in the lobby of the team hotel. Seated to my […]

AMGEN Tour of California

America’s biggest stage race, the Amgen Tour of California, rolls out of Sacramento in just a couple of days. This eight-day stage race travels the length of California finishing in Thousand Oaks. Throughout the race Carolina Cycling News will be there with daily updates with a focus on on the Southeast’s own pro cyclists as […]