In this episode we fawn over epic steel touring bikes, we admire the athletes and commuters who cycle in extreme weather (and we add some tips for cycling in rain or snow), we also review the announced route for the 2019 Amgen Tour of California, and discuss why Iljo Keisse was removed from the Vuelta San Juan.
The Amgen Tour of California returns to the golden state for a week of World Tour racing, an exciting event for cyclists in Southern California and beyond. The stage race features both a men and women’s competition that finishes in the capital, Sacramento. Spectating the Amgen Tour of California is a great opportunity to see some of the World’s greatest athletes battle it out on the roads of our gorgeous state.
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We are so excited to welcome a long time racer, always a finisher, and BWR co-conspirator Philip Tinstman to talk about the Cervelo Belgian Waffle Ride, his years of racing, and the Tour of California.
AEG, presenter of the Amgen Tour of California (May 11-20), has partnered for the sixth year running with NBC Sports Group and A.S.O., owner and producer of the Tour de France, to bring America’s most prestigious cycling race live to fans around the world.
Amgen Tour of California organizer AEG announced the 575-mile course for the 2017 UCI WorldTour race, which will take many of the world’s best cyclists on an always picturesque, challenging and highly competitive competition through California’s iconic highways, byways and coastlines this spring.
TAG Heuer is very proud to partner for the first time for the 2017 editions of the Amgen Tour of California and Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease(TM) Women’s Race empowered with SRAM, America’s most popular and prestigious annual cycling events.
Hailing from the Golden State, professional cyclist Jon Hornbeck took his first spin through the Amgen Tour of California this year as part of the Holowesko-Citadel p/b Hincapie team; a youthful crew of contenders on the rise.
We have found a favorite newcomer to watch, 19 year old Neilson Powless of Axeon Cycling landed a fierce attack on Stage 3 riding up Gibraltar Road, and of course, it wouldn’t be a proper AToC discussion without mention of Peter Sagan.
The second stage of the Amgen Tour of California presented by AEG was a healthy mix of climbing through the hills and valleys between South Pasadena, where the race began, and Santa Clarita, the race finish.