The Amgen Tour of California is an annual professional cycling stage race on the UCI America Tour and USA Cycling Professional Tour. It was for the first time ridden in 2006.
The eight-day race covers 650–700 miles (1,045 - 1,126 km) through California, usually with start in Nevada City, and continues through the redwoods, the wine country, passes along the Pacific Coast, and finishes in a southern Californian city. The tour is sponsored by Amgen, a California-based biotech company.
Besides the Tour of Georgia, it is the only professional multiple stage cycling race that is ridden in the USA.
List of Honour :
2006 · Floyd Landis . USA
2007 · Levi Leipheimer . USA
2008 · Levi Leipheimer . USA
2009 · Levi Leipheimer . USA
2010 · Michael Rogers . AUS
2011 · Chris Horner . USA
2012 · Robert Gesink . NL
2013 · Tejay van Garderen . USA
2014 . Bradley Wiggins . UK
2015 . Peter Sagan . SVK
2016 . Julian Alaphilippe . FR
Edition 2016 :
The 11th editon of the Amgen Tour of California takes place from May 15 till May 22.
May 15, Stage 1 - 2016 San Diego - Overall Start
May 16, Stage 2 - South Pasadena - Santa Clarita
May 17, Stage 3 - Thousand Oaks - Santa Barbara County
May 18, Stage 4 - Morro Bay - Monterey County at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
May 19, Stage 5 - Lodi - South Lake Tahoe
May 20, Stage 6 - Time Trial
May 21, Stage 7 - Santa Rosa
May 22, Stage 8 - Sacramento
Tour of California 2016 : stages and results
Location: Los Angeles, CA (Explore routes near Los Angeles, CA.)