Amgen Tour starts Sunday

By From page A1 | May 09, 2014

The Amgen Tour of California is the biggest bicycle race in North America. Patterned after the famous Tour de France, which began in 1903, the ninth annual Tour of California is relatively new. Like its French forebear, it is segmented into stages on public roads that include different terrains to challenge the riders. Urban and countryside, flat and mountainous, wide and narrow, the changing conditions require different riding skills.

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