Mother Lode Century
Saturday is the third Mother Lode Century Bike Ride with its scenic route options here in El Dorado County. All routes begin and end in Lotus. For information visit motherlodecentury.com.
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Amgen Tour reminder
Sunday, May 11, at approximately 10:50 a.m., riders will leave the Sacramento Capitol to begin the Stage 1, 120-mile race. The second sprint will be in Auburn, the third in Cool. The tour continues south on Highway 49, down Salmon Falls Road to El Dorado Hills where it takes Green Valley Road east, then Silva Valley Parkway south to White Rock Road, and returns to the Capitol.
Be advised that the California Highway Patrol will control traffic by rolling roadblocks, stopping traffic shortly before and after the racers pass.
More information is available at amgentourofcalifornia.com. Information about the race through El Dorado Hills is available at the California Welcome Center, 916-358-3700. See more Amgen Tour information on page A-1.