Tag: 2016 Amgen Tour of California

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After Alaphilippe’s GC victory in California — what next, and how far can he go?

SACRAMENTO, CA (CT) — He came. He saw. And one year after narrowly missing out on the overall victory, Julian Alaphilippe returned — and ...

Pro bike: Mark Cavendish's Cervélo S5

Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) capped off his Amgen Tour of California in the best way possible, winning the final stage in a convincing...

Cavendish takes sprint finale in Sacramento, Alaphilippe seals California victory

The final finish line of the 2016 Amgen Tour of California delivered two winners — Mark Cavendish freelanced his way to a sprint win ahea...

Kristoff wins a wild one in Santa Rosa as Alaphilippe defends California lead

SANTA ROSA, CA (CT) — Race leader Julian Alaphilippe was isolated, alongside four BMC Racing riders including second-place Rohan Dennis, ...

Amgen Tour of California stage 7 video highlights

Alexander Kristoff sprinted to his first ever victory in the Amgen Tour of California just ahead of Peter Sagan in a sprint finish in dow...

Amgen Tour of California stage 6 video highlights

On Friday in Folsom, Rohan Dennis added to his long list of accomplishments racing against the clock, putting an Amgen Tour of California...

Dennis wins California time trial, but Alaphilippe hangs on to GC lead

On Friday in Folsom, Rohan Dennis added to his long list of accomplishments racing against the clock, putting an Amgen Tour of California...

A conversation with Andrew Talansky: “The journey isn’t always what you expect”

FOLSOM, CA (CT) — He’s won the Criterium du Dauphiné. He’s been second at the Tour de Romandie. He’s been national time trial champion, a...

Breakaway win for Skujins on stage 5 of Amgen Tour of California

For the second time at the 2016 Amgen Tour of California the breakaway survived and it was a rider in the green of Team Cannondale that c...

Amgen Tour of California stage 5 video highlights

Toms Skujins (Cannondale) won Thursday’s stage 5 at the Amgen Tour of California from a long break inside of the final 30 kilometers of t...

Sagan again! World champ takes a second stage at Amgen Tour of California

Hours after telling CyclingTips that he didn't have the same kind of form he'd brought to the Amgen Tour of California in 2015, when he w...

Amgen Tour of California stage 4 video highlights

Peter Sagan took stage 4 of the Amgen Tour of California, collecting his 15th win on a tough course ending at Laguna Seca racetrack. Clic...

Dennis and Bookwalter in familiar, uncertain team dynamic amid California GC contest

SALINAS, CA (CT) — BMC Racing teammates Rohan Dennis and Brent Bookwalter find themselves in a familiar, uncertain situation with an eye ...

Amgen Tour of California stage 3 video highlights

Julian Alaphilippe (Etixx-QuickStep) stormed to victory on the queen stage of the Amgen Tour of California today atop the feared Gibralta...

Coach Henderson Diary: Tuning up Rohan and Evie for the Amgen Tour of California

For several of my athletes, the Amgen Tour of California is a high-priority event on the 2016 race calendar. Fortunately, based on their ...

Pro bike: Peter Stetina's custom-painted Trek Émonda SLR

It wasn’t long ago that some questioned whether Peter Stetina would return to the sport after shattering his kneecap at the 2015 Pais Vas...

Alaphilippe stamps his authority on the Amgen Tour of California with Gibraltar Road attack

As he did one year ago, Julian Alaphilippe (Etixx-QuickStep) stormed to victory on the queen stage of the Amgen Tour of California today,...

Craddock, Bookwalter, Stetina: USA's best hopes to win Amgen Tour of California

SANTA CLARITA, CA (CT) — For the first four years of the Amgen Tour of California, Americans owned the top step of the podium. The inaugu...

Amgen Tour of California Stage 2 highlights

American Ben King (Cannondale) took a thrilling victory in stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California into Santa Clarita, as the remnants of...

King of the breakaway: Cannondale on top at Amgen Tour of California

American Ben King (Cannondale) took a thrilling victory in stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California into Santa Clarita, as the remnants of...

A changed man: Wiggins returns to California heavier, and seemingly happier

SAN DIEGO (CT) — Bradley Wiggins reaches for his iPhone, and scrolls through his photo library. He’s been challenged about his claim that...