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Power analysis: 20-year-old Pogacar sets a new record on Mt. Baldy

It seems the winner of the Amgen Tour of California gets younger and younger every year. This year we were treated to the youngest-ever o...

Seven riders dreaming the WorldTour dream, wrapped in stars and stripes

SANTA CLARITA, CA (CT) — When the Amgen Tour of California went WorldTour and cut the pile of third-tier Continental teams out of its inv...

The weekly spin: California memories

It’s cold and raining in Colorado as I take a pause from packing my suitcase to turn some thoughts into pixels. Though I’ve lived in Boul...

US road racing is in a downward spiral — what comes next?

When it comes to men’s road racing, the United States is not only a weak nation, it’s also in decline as teams are folding and events are...

Commentary: These were the 10 most important stories in US cycling in 2016

There were countless stories to emerge during the 2016 season that had great significance, and impact, on American cycling. These were th...

Commentary: The US domestic road scene must adapt to a changing cycling landscape

A small American team collected its limited funds to brave the brutal weather, small roads, and seasoned competition of Europe in search ...

Why the Tour of California’s move to WorldTour could be bad for US cycling

On Tuesday afternoon, cycling’s governing body, the UCI, abruptly announced the 2017 WorldTour calendar. The WorldTour will expand drasti...

Photo gallery: Tech highlights from the 2016 Amgen Tour of California

The Amgen Tour of California is the premier road racing event in the United States. and many teams pull out all the stops in terms of equ...

Pro bike: Rohan Dennis’ BMC TimeMachine TM01

Australian Rohan Dennis finished second overall at the Amgen Tour of California last year and with time running out on the 2016 edition, ...

Preview: What you need to know about the 2016 Amgen Tour of California

SAN DIEGO (CT) — Beginning on Sunday, for an eleventh straight year, the Amgen Tour of California will be the highest-profile UCI stage r...

Is the Amgen Tour of California caught in a battle between the UCI, ASO, and China’s richest man?

When AEG announced the teams lineup for the 2016 Amgen Tour of California, which included 10 of the sport’s 17 WorldTour teams, initial r...