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Amgen Tour of California: Where are the champions now?

WHERE ARE THEY NOW

2006: Floyd Landis

Following his inaugural Tour of California title, Landis won the Tour de France five months later. He was dethroned about two weeks after winning in France for doping. After his two-year ban ended in early 2009, he rode in various...

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The Sacramento Bee
Ailene Voisin: With Armstrong, et al., long gone, cycling promotes a cleaner sport

Ailene Voisin: With Armstrong, et al., long gone, cycling promotes a cleaner sport


The USADA concluded Armstrong, above, and his team conducted the most successful doping program in sports.

The last time the Tour of California started in the capital, downtown hummed like a rock concert on wheels. Tyler Hamilton, George Hincapie, Levi Leipheimer and Lance Armstrong cycled furiously down and around the...

The Sacramento Bee
Tour of California: Rolling postcard has a picture-perfect start

Tour of California: Rolling postcard has a picture-perfect start


The peloton sweeps around the corner from P Street onto 19th Street during Stage 1 of the Amgen Tour of California cycling event in Sacramento on Sunday.

Shortly before the start of the Amgen Tour of California on Sunday morning, Mark Cavendish rolled casually through the crowd on his...

The Sacramento Bee
Cavendish wins first stage of the Amgen Tour of California

Cavendish wins first stage of the Amgen Tour of California


Cyclist go past the starting line in front of the State Capitol during the first day of the Amgen Tour of California on Sun., May 11, 2014 in Sacramento.

Mark Cavendish of Great Britain used a last-second surge to narrowly claim the windy and fast stage 1 of the Amgen...

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The Sacramento Bee
Small claims women’s one-hour criterium at the Amgen Tour of California

Small claims women’s one-hour criterium at the Amgen Tour of California

Cyclist go past the starting line in front of the State Capitol during the first day of the Amgen Tour of California on Sun., May 11, 2014 in Sacramento. Carmen Small powered to the front in the waning meters to claim the women's one-hour criter...

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The Sacramento Bee
Amgen Tour excites as cyclists race from downtown

Amgen Tour excites as cyclists race from downtown


Top racers of the Amgen Tour of California are introduced on Sun., May 11, 2014 in front of the State Capitol in Sacramento.

They’re off!

The Amgen Tour of California opened with a burst of excitement this morning as professional cyclists raced off the starting line at...

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The Sacramento Bee
Live blog: Tour of California kicks of with Stage 1 in Sacramento, 8:30 a.m.

Live blog: Tour of California kicks of with Stage 1 in Sacramento, 8:30 a.m.

Join The Bee's coverage team along with other reporters and observers for Stage 1 of the 2014 Tour of California, which kicks off in downtown Sacramento today. Our live blog begins at 8:30 a.m. for the race starting at 10:50 a.m. Access ...

The Sacramento Bee
Amgen Tour of California: Sagan can do it all

Amgen Tour of California: Sagan can do it all


Peter Sagan celebrates a stage win in the 2011 Tour of California. He has 10 stage wins in the event in the past four years.

Most professional cyclists get classified quickly. They can sprint, climb or become time-trial specialists. They can control a pack or spend their careers as...

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The Sacramento Bee
Amgen Tour of California: Five more riders to watch

FIVE OTHER RIDERS TO WATCH

After the favorites – Peter Sagan, Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish – here are five other riders who could challenge for the overall title during this week’s Amgen Tour of California:

Janier Acevedo (Garmin-Sharp)

Plenty of Colombian riders through the...

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The Sacramento Bee
Amgen Tour of California: Women set to race first two days

For the past six years, the Amgen Tour of California has included one day of women’s racing – three time trials and three criteriums.

This year, women’s events will be held in conjunction with the first two stages of the men’s race.

Following the men’s Stage 1 start...

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