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Route Announced for USA's Premier Professional Race, the 2017 UCI WorldTour AMGEN Tour Of California
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Route Announced for USAs Premier Professional Race, the 2017 UCI WorldTour AMGEN Tour Of California

Women’s and men’s premier stage race brings the world’s most talented and popular cycling stars back to California.

Former champions Kristin Armstrong, Jens Voigt and Freddie Rodriguez named Official Race Ambassadors.

The men's race is 7 stages from May 14 to May 20th and contains over 575 miles of racing. The women's race is 4 stages from May 11th to May 14th and contains over 256 miles of racing.

The L’Etape California by le Tour de France on April 30th, allows cycling enthusiasts to ride Stage 5 from Ontario to Mount Baldy that will be ridden by the Pro's on Thursday May 18th.

 
Phil Gaimon takes Mount Baldy Strava KOM
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Phil Gaimon takes Mount Baldy Strava KOM

Gaimon nabs Mount Baldy KOM from Team Sky's Ian Bibby.

The top 10 on Mount Baldy contains a plethora of Pro riders set in previous editions of the AMGEN Tour of California.

You too can ride Mount Baldy in the L'Etape du California on April 30th.

 

 

 
L’Etape California By Le Tour De France
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L’Etape California By Le Tour De France

Experience The Essence Of The Tour De France In California this April 30th. L’Etape California by Le Tour de France is a ride designed to challenge cyclists on a course comparable to an Alps Mountain stage of the world’s most well-known cycling race.

Through more than 80 miles and 11,000 feet of elevation gain, riders will navigate the beautiful mountain roads of north Los Angeles in a quest to reach the summit of Mt. Baldy, a famous landmark for California outdoor enthusiasts and also an Amgen Tour of California summit finish for the May 2017 race. Cyclists are encouraged to sign up to enjoy a challenging and memorable day of French food, sights, sounds, and riding like a Tour de France champion!

Registration is now open!

 
California Votes on $8bn worth of Cycling Infrastructure Projects
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California Votes on $8bn worth of Cycling Infrastructure Projects

As millions of Americans go to the polls to elect their next President, California voters will also decide whether to approve 11 transport schemes worth over $8 billion dollars.

Increasing the rate of tax to fund the projects is behind 10 of the 11 ballots in California.

Sacramento, the state’s capital which regularly hosts the Tour of California, is voting whether to increase sales tax by half-a-cent for the next 30 years to implement cycling master plans.

 
LIVE STREAM: 2017 Amgen Tour of California Route Revealed
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Peter Sagan and Mount Baldy return for the 2017 Amgen Tour of California

The 2017 the Amgen Tour Of California route has been revealed.

The Queen Stage from Ontario will feature a dramatic climax with the 26 mile climb of Mount Baldy. This stage will also allow amateur riders to test their mettle on L’Etape du California Gran Fondo which will precede the professional race on May 18th.

Two times World Champion and 2015 Tour of California winner Peter Sagan will return.