Garmin-Transitions' Ryder Hesjedal Takes Stage 8 in Front of Roaring Crowds in Thousand Oaks
THOUSAND OAKS, CA- After eight challenging and epic days of cycling that covered more than 800 miles of scenic California roads, and a thrilling fight to the finish at the conclusion of today's final...
Thousand Oaks, CA - The UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis fought until the final finish line of the Amgen Tour of California to preserve Rory Sutherland's high placing in the overall classification.
In the end, Sutherland finished 7th overall, the top domestic based rider in...
Stage 8 Results
1 Ryder Hesjedal Garmin-Transitions - 3:21:56
2 George Hincapie BMC Racing Team
3 Carlos Barredo Llamazales Quick Step
4 Christopher Horner Team Radioshack
5 Oscar Pujol Munoz Cervelo Test Team - 0:00:05
6 Sebastian Langeveld Rabobank Cycling Team - 0:00:28
7 Levi Leipheimer Team...
Los Angeles, CA - In the heart of Los Angeles, Rory Sutherland of the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team Presented by Maxxis rode with the heart of a lion in the Stage 7 individual time trial, posting the 9th fastest time on the day, but more importantly, holding on to his 5th overall position in...
Tony Martin's Teammate Rogers Retains the Amgen Leader Jersey for Third Consecutive Day Heading into Final Stage of 2010 Amgen Tour of California
LOS ANGELES, CA - Enthusiastic fans lined up along the streets of downtown Los Angeles to welcome world-class cyclists from 16 professional teams for...
Michael Rogers (AUS), General Classification Leader; Second Place, Individual Time Trial
On potentially winning the Amgen Tour of California:
"I think taking the Amgen Leader Jersey tomorrow would be the biggest win of my career, in terms of a stage race. This would be a...
Michael Rogers stays in the Gold Jersey after finishing second at the ITT.
Stage 7 Results
1 Tony Martin HTC-Columbia - 41:41
2 Michael Rogers HTC-Columbia +0:22
3 David Zabriskie Garmin-Transitions+ 0:27
4 Levi Leipheimer Radioshack +0:33
5 Jens Voigt Saxo Bank+0:59
Peter Sagan Takes Stage Win for Second Consecutive Day
BIG BEAR LAKE - In a stage characterized by consistent climbing on the route from Palmdale to Big Bear Lake, Peter Sagan (SVK) of Liquigas-Doimo emerged victorious. In the longest and most challenging day of the 2010 Amgen Tour of...
Best Young Rider Peter Sagan out sprinted Rogers and Zabriskie to in Stage 5
Stage 5 Results
1 Peter Sagan Liquigas
2 Michael Rogers HTC-Columbia
3 David Zabriskie Garmin-Transisitons
4 Chris Horner Radioshack
5 Paul Martins Rabobank
6 Tony Martin HTC-Columbia
7 Levi Leipheimer Radioshack
Armstrong earlier in the day at an impromptu press conference
VISALIA, Calif. (AP) - Lance Armstrong is going to the hospital for X-rays after crashing during the Tour of California.
Armstrong's longtime coach Johan Bruyneel tweeted Thursday that Armstrong was involved in a "huge" crash and...
Francesco Chicchi (ITA), First Place, Stage 4
On today's win:
"I had a really good start to the racing season [at the Tour of San Luis] in Argentina. I had a good 20 days of serious rest, and restarted with a strong desire to do well and certainly to win a stage at the Amgen...
David Zabriskie (USA), General Classification Leader; First Place, Stage 3
On winning the Amgen Leader Jersey:
"I've been a runner up, but I've never won a stage here. I've never touched the Amgen Leader Jersey since the Amgen Tour of California started. Just to touch this...
Garmin's Dave Zabriskie outsprints HTC-Columbia's Michael Rogers for the stage win
Stage 3 Results
1 David Zabriskie Garmin-Transitions - 4:26:09
2 Michael Rogers Team HTC-Columbia
3 Levi Leipheimer Team Radioshack
4 Peter Sagan Liquigas-Doimo 0:00:17
5 Rory Sutherland Unitedhealthcare...
Santa Rosa, USA - Fly V Australia's Phil Zajicek finished a grueling stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California safely in the front group of favourites a,ong side pre-race favourites; Levi Leiphiemer, Lance Armstrong, David Zabriskie, Michael Rogers and Peter Sagan.
The route from Davis...
Santa Rosa - What started out as a miserable, rainy California day turned out to be one of the best days in the entire history of Team Type 1's Professional Men's team, thanks to the efforts of Thomas Rabou. Stage two's conditions were more reminiscent of Rabou's native Holland than a late...
Defending Champion Levi Leipheimer in Twelfth Place after Hometown Stage
SANTA ROSA, CA - The second stage of the 2010 Amgen Tour of California brought excitement to the thunderous crowds at the finish in Santa Rosa, home to the BMC Racing and three-time defending champion Levi Leipheimer (USA)...
Brett Lancaster of Cervelo Test Team won the stage with a spring to the line. Brett goes first answering questions for the media after the stage.
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Thomas Rabou, who spent the majority of the day in a breakaway group...
Brett Lancaster outsprinted Peter Sagan, to win stage 2 of this year's Tour of California
Stage 2 Results
1 Brett Lancaster Cervelo Test Team - 4:38:48
2 Peter Sagan Liquigas-Doimo
3 Lars Boom Rabobank Cycling Team
4 Rory Sutherland Unitedhealthcare Presented by Maxxis
5 Andre Steensen Team...
Enthusiastic Crowds in both Nevada City and Sacramento Welcome Pro Riders Back to California for Fifth Year
SACRAMENTO, CALIF. - Under sunny skies, the 2010 Amgen Tour of California kicked off to the roaring cheers of cycling fans from around the world in the picturesque town Nevada City. In...