The Amgen Tour of California is a cycling race on a 750 mile road course around the state. Bikers engage in races ranging from 84 – 126 miles per day. At the finish lines of each segment the host city sponsors a Lifestyle Festival with booths and information about the Amgen Tour.
Amgen Tour of California is one of the nation’s largest sporting events and features elite professional teams and athletes from around the globe. This year, 16 of the top world cycling teams will be participating.
The tour will be traveling through Southern California from Sunday May 12 through Thursday May 16, 2013
Where and when to watch the Amgen Tour of California:
Stage 1: Sunday, May 12 – Escondido Sunday. Start Time 11:15 am Finish 3:45 pm
Stage 2: Monday, May 13 – Murrieta to Greater Palm Springs Start Time 10:15 am Finish 3:45 pm
Stage 3: Tuesday, May 14 – Palmdale to Santa Clarita Start Time 11:20 am Finish 3:45 pm
Stage 4: Wednesday, May 15 – Santa Clarita to Santa Barbara Start Time 12:45 am Finish 3:45 pm
Stage 5: Thursday, May 16 – Santa Barbara to Avila Beach Start Time 11:00 am Finish 3:45 pm
This year will be not only the most competitive but the most spectacular with diverse California scenery, from coastal routes to mountain vistas.” Mark your calendars so you can view a race segment near your town in Southern California.