Tag: Amgen Tour of California

Big Bear Hosting Amgen Tour of California 2015 Time Trial

Big Bear Lake, Ca October 21, 2014 – As anticipated, the Amgen Tour of California announced that Big Bear will be a time trial stage stop on Friday May 15, 2015.   Although there have been many time trials at high altitude, what makes this event special for Big Bear Lake is that the start and finish for this stage will be in and around the Big Bear Lake Village.  Spectators will be treated to watching the best of the best pro cyclists begin then finish this stage within blocks of each other.  Individual time trials are an exciting form of racing as the last rider on the course is also the leader of the overall race.   In other words, the victor is unknown until the last cyclist crosses the finish line.  This years 8 stage tour begins in Sacramento on Sunday May, 8th and ends with a race from LA Live to Pasadena on Sunday, May 17. Stage 1: Sunday, May 10 – Sacramento Stage 2: Monday, May 11 – Nevada City to Lodi Stage 3: Tuesday, May 12 – San Jose Stage 4: Wednesday, May 13 – Pismo Beach to Avila Beach Stage 5: Thursday, May 14 – Santa Barbara to Santa Clarita Stage 6: Friday, May 15 – Big Bear Lake (Individual Time Trial) Stage 7: Saturday, May 16 – Ontario to Mt. Baldy Stage 8: Sunday,...

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Big Bear Not Amgen Tour Host City In 2013

Big Bear Lake, CA, November 27, 2012 – Twelve cities have been named official Host City partners for the 2013 Amgen Tour of California, and Big Bear Lake is not one of them. The Amgen Tour of California next year will take riders on a South to North course for the first time in the eight-year history of the race. The race will begin in Escondido and finish in Santa Rosa next May. For the first time in the history of the race, it will visit Murrieta, the Palm Springs area and Avila Beach, and for the eighth consecutive year it will return to San Jose. Other host cities include Palmdale, Santa Clarita, Santa Barbara, Livermore, Mount Diablo, and San Francisco. Rick Bates of the Events office in Big Bear told Big Bear News that the announcement of the tour host cities shows their commitment to professional cycling in Southern California. Big Bear proposed a weekend stage finish and will propose a weekend finish again for the 2014 race. But because the final stage is in San Francisco and Santa Rosa, a weekend stage finish in Big Bear was not possible. Rick Bates also said Big Bear deserves a weekend stage finish and he will not loose site of that...

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Friday Rolling Closures: Amgen Tour of California

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Sagan Continues To Reign in Stage 3 of the Amgen Tour of California

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Peter Sagan Continues to Aggressively Compete in the Amgen Tour of California

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