Amgen Tour of California

Mobility made easier for Amgen race day

Getting from your car to a great viewing place for the Amgen Tour of California Stage 3 start Tuesday just got a little easier. Mayor Bill Kirby is paying for a shuttle to run bef ...

Locals gear up for Amgen

Leslie Maita-Galyardt rode 22 miles the first weekend she took her new road bike for a spin. Maita-Galyardt, of Auburn, is new to cycling, but that didn’t stop her from hitting s ...

Another View: Amgen Tour events filling the calendar

I can hear John Ruffcorn now. “People, we have 72 days to go,” the Auburn Police captain would say. “The clock is ticking, let’s get to work.” Step inside the war room of ...

Committee gearing up for Amgen start

May 17 is just around the corner and a committee of local leaders is working fast and hard to prepare for the world-class bicyclists, their entourages and the potentially thousands ...

City getting ready to host Amgen stage-start

Auburn buzzed with excitement Thursday after learning it would be a host city for the 2011 Amgen Tour of California. Auburn will be the start city for Stage 3 of the race, which ...

Amgen race: Auburn seeks stage start

Aerial shots peering down from the Foresthill Bridge and gliding through the American River Canyon grace a video Auburn hopes will attract the country’s biggest bike race. A loc ...

Fans give enthusiastic welcome as cycling stars spin through town

Months of planning and anticipation were rewarded with a few minutes of wild excitement and a lasting sense of pride Sunday afternoon in Downtown Auburn. Four breakaway riders race ...

Cavendish claims first stage

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Mark Cavendish of Britain surged to the front in the waning meters with the help of his teammates and won the opening stage of the Tour of California on Sunday. ...

Jones amazed by Auburn turnout

Most of the peloton was too preoccupied protecting featured team riders during Sunday’s opening stage of the Amgen Tour of California to notice the spring scenery or fervent fans ...

Schmeck has seen cycling come full circle

Auburn’s Carter Schmeck has been involved in cycling for the last 25 years, and in that quarter century he has seen a dynamic change in the popularity of the sport. With the wil ...