The race is on for the Amgen Leader Jersey in the 2008 Amgen Tour of California. Following course assessment for safety and conditions, the route will remain as planned for the final stage of the race today from Santa Clarita to Pasadena. The riders will leave Santa Clarita at noon and are expected to arrive in Pasadena between 2:30 and 3 p.m., at which point they will complete six 5-mile circuit laps around the Rose Bowl and will cross the finish line between 3:30 and 4 p.m.
Will defending champion Levi Leipheimer (USA) of Astana be able to take it all again this year? Fans are encouraged to come out and watch all of the exciting race action leading up to the thrilling finish in Pasadena. Spots to watch include: Millcreek Summit and the finish at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.