Oct 13, 2014
Category: Sweepstakes Series 

Like Santa’s workshop, the Amgen Tour of California headquarters is a busy hive of activity in preparation for the tenth anniversary edition of America’s Greatest Race. While not exactly as old as many of Europe’s greatest races, ten years is certainly a monumental achievement, one that merits celebration on a grand scale. To that end, the Amgen Tour of California 10th Anniversary Sweepstakes Series is off and running offering you the opportunity to win exciting one-of-a-kind prizes, valuable product from sponsors and race collectibles.

Oct 6, 2014
Category: Races  The Classics 

When it comes to luck, it’s been an up and down season for Dan Martin (Garmin-Sharp), but last Sunday (Oct. 5) the Irishman found his pot of gold at the Giro di Lombardia using a perfectly-timed attack in the final kilometer to win his second cycling monument. Second place finisher Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) was the day’s other big winner as the Spaniard took the lead in the WorldTour rankings with one final event, the Tour of Beijing, left on the 2014 racing calendar.

Sep 24, 2014
Category: World Championships 

It took a knight to slay Goliath and don the rainbow tunic. On Wednesday in Ponferrada, Spain, Sir Bradley Wiggins (Great Britain) dethroned reigning three-time UCI World Time Trial Champion Tony Martin (Germany) on the 47.1 km course to win his first gold medal in his final time riding the event. The 2014 Amgen Tour of California victor bested the heavily-favored German by 26 seconds and Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands) by 40 ticks of the clock. This year’s Amgen Tour of California runner-up, Rohan Dennis, (BMC Racing) arrived 57 seconds in arears to claim fifth place.

Sep 16, 2014
Category: Races  Stage 1  Stage 2  Stage 8 

It was podium time last Sunday for four Amgen Tour of California standouts. Sir Bradley Wiggins (Team Sky), Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma Quick-Step), John Degenkolb (Giant-Shimano) and Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing) made their presences felt on the final day of stage races in Britain and Spain.

Sep 12, 2014
Category: Races 

While the stage is already being set for the 10th anniversary edition of the Amgen Tour of California taking place May 10-17, 2015, there’s plenty of racing left this season with a number of the race’s winners and stars in action this week in all parts of the world.

Aug 29, 2014
Category: Races  Stage 1  Stage 8 

This year’s Amgen Tour of California was bookended by electrifying 1-2 finishes by fastmen Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma Quick-Step) and John Degenkolb (Giant-Shimano). On Tuesday in two different stage races taking place in two different countries, both sprinters posted up to celebrate victory and amazingly they managed to repeat the feat Wednesday. What are the odds of that?!?!?

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