Sagan brings something special, both on and off the bike. Our editors weigh in on their wild, wacky, winning highlights from his career.
For up and coming American riders, the Maryland Cycling Classic represents a rare opportunity to race against the world’s best
WorldTour pros and smaller teams alike looking forward to racing in the US again after several-year hiatus.
'If things don’t turn around now, I think that we’re on the wrong path here,' said Human Powered Health sport director.
Known for crushing Strava KOMs after his retirement, Phil Gaimon has never been shy about his (or his competitors’) exploits in the domestic peloton.
For years, the race showcased a battle between Tour de France superstars, and guys from your local group ride or your college team.
As it does every year, pro cycling produced an amazing array of photography in 2019. Our editorial team sifted through hundreds of images from various cycling photographers to come up with our favorite photos from the 2019 season for our annual VeloNews Awards Issue. Here are our selections from the year in racing:
New Zealand star saw first-hand how much impact the Tour of California carried for riders, teams and sponsors alike.
We wrap up the key stories you need to know about from the past week.
Levi Leipheimer says his three Amgen Tour of California wins had a greater impact on his career—and his life after cycling—than any other results.
On this week's episode we take a deep dive into the Amgen Tour of California's cancellation for 2020, and speak with Tejay van Garderen about the race's significance.
The Amgen Tour of California's best battles involved riders on U.S. domestic teams as they battled against the sport's biggest stars.
Perhaps no rider benefitted from the Amgen Tour of California more than Toms Skujins, whose stage win in 2015 helped launch his WorldTour career.
Race management announced it would place the race on hold for 2020, and reevaluate whether or not to bring it back in the future.
Lindsay Goldman believes women's racing should create grassroots demand for races and media coverage
On this week's The VeloNews Podcast, Fred and Andy discuss the Giro d'Italia and Tour of California. Plus, interviews with Brent Bookwalter and Lindsay Goldman
Chloé Dygert Owen returned to the Amgen Tour of California one year after a scary crash that derailed her 2018 campaign
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What did we learn from the 2019 Amgen Tour of California? Youngsters are fast, Anna van der Breggen still dominates, and EF's unfortunate streak continues
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Tadej Pogačar and Anna van der Breggen defended their overnight leads to win the Amgen Tour of California
American Katie Hall won the second stage of the Amgen Tour of California to Mt. Baldy
Youngster Tadej Pogacar won on Mt. Baldy to take the lead at the Amgen Tour of California
Some riders and team directors disagreed with the UCI race jury's decision to neutralize Wednesday's finish
Rather than targeting sprint stages, the Belgian team has targeted the breakaways with its brawny young riders
Underdog North American squads still flock to the Amgen Tour of California seeking exposure and recognition. The process by which they attain these goals has changed
The 2019 Tour of California women's race boasts its longest and hardest route ever, as well as a lineup of domestic and international stars
French youngster Rémi Cavagna overcomes twisting descents to win the third stage of the Tour of California
What are the ingredients for a successful escape at the Tour of California?
After years of near misses, is this the year that EF Education First finally wins the Amgen Tour of California?
Kasper Asgreen took his first career victory, while Tejay van Garderen grabbed the yellow race leader's jersey
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The Tour of California's wide roadways have an enormous impact on the way that riders tackle the race
Peter Sagan took his 17th stage victory at the Amgen Tour of California, crossing the line just ahead of American Travis McCabe
The Tour of California's one GC day could be overshadowed by four stages for breakaway riders.
Travis McCabe, winner of stages at Colorado Classic and Tour of Utah, will lead USA Cycling's young national team at Tour of California.
The composite national team representing USA Cycling at Tour of California will be composed of seven riders picked from the 10-rider long-list.
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The 2019 Tour of California route is dominated by Mount Baldy on the penultimate day, but there are plenty of other intriguing storylines to follow.
The men's and women's races will both finish May 18 in Pasadena.
The list of host cities is unveiled, and organizers expect an aggressive and exciting race in the men's and women's events.
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"It doesn't really matter what happened before the Tour if you are successful there," says Marcel Kittel.
Domestic teams that race in the Tour of California base their entire season around the international event.
We hear from Svein Tuft on how Orica developed from an upstart team into world-beaters, plus MTB and California run-downs.
Gallery: The 2018 Amgen Tour of California finished with a thrilling sprint in Sacramento.
Astana’s Arlenis Sierra stage 3 win at the women's Tour of California was the fist WorldTour win for herself and her Astana team in 2018.
Tejay van Garderen finishes second overall in California and now shifts his attention to the Tour de France, with a Vuelta a España start on the horizon
Fernando Gaviria beat Caleb Ewan and Max Walscheid to win stage 7 of the 2018 Amgen Tour of California on Saturday in Sacramento.
Arlenis Sierra of Astana beat Alexis Ryan and Emma White to win the final stage of the 2018 women's Tour of California. Katie Hall won the race overall.
The Tour of California GC stars go head to head on the road to Lake Tahoe as the Giro arrives at Monte Zoncolan. Hear from Egan Bernal, Tao Geoghegan Hart, Katie Hall, and Chris Froome in the latest episode of the VeloNews podcast.
Daniel Martínez is sitting third overall at the Tour of California after showing his potential as a climber — and in the TT too.
Photo gallery from stage 6 of the 2018 Amgen Tour of California. Egan Bernal put on an impressive display on the final climb to South Lake Tahoe.
Egan Bernal won stage 6 at the 2018 Tour of California and took control of the overall lead.
Katie Hall won the second stage of the Women's Amgen Tour of California and took the overall lead in the process.
After four years in pro cycling's WorldTour, Caleb Ewan is looking to add some Tour de France stage wins to his palmares.
The 21-year-old crashed out of the Amgen Women’s Tour of California near the end of Thursday's stage 1.
Fernando Gaviria is two for two in the bunch sprint battles so far at the Tour of California
Domestic sprinters finding Tour of California results harder and harder to come by
Kendal Ryan outsprinted Emma White and 2012 Olympic bronze medalist Annette Edmondson to win the opening stage of the Amgen Women's Tour of California.
Fernando Gaviria sprinted to his second stage win at the 2018 Amgen Tour of California stage win over Caleb Ewan and Peter Sagan.
Neilson Powless has already experienced the agony and ecstasy of WorldTour racing—and he's only been at it for four months.
Tejay van Garderen back in yellow five years after his first overall victory at the Tour of California
While racing the Tour of California, Adam Yates is keeping one eye on the Giro d'Italia
Tejay van Garderen overhauls Egan Bernal in stage 4 time trial, taking the overall lead with a stage win to boot.
Photos from the third stage of racing at the Amgen Tour of California.
Toms Skujins is back to winning ways in California exactly one year after his frightening crash