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Amgen: Lots of twists, and a wrong turn, in Sacramento’s cycling history

Amgen: Lots of twists, and a wrong turn, in Sacramento’s cycling history


The peloton, with Lance Armstrong center, take a hairpin turn on Salmon Falls Road during the Amgen Tour of California May 15, 2010 in El Dorado Hills, Calif.

Nearly 28 years ago, on an otherwise typical August afternoon, young French cyclist Bruno Cornillet nearly upstaged Greg LeMond on the...

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The Sacramento Bee
Amgen: Lots of twists, and a wrong turn, in Sacramento’s cycling history

Amgen: Lots of twists, and a wrong turn, in Sacramento’s cycling history


Lance Armstrong’s crash in the 2010 Tour of California forced him to withdraw from the race, something he had not done before until the accident near Visalia.

Nearly 28 years ago, on an otherwise typical August afternoon, young French cyclist Bruno Cornillet nearly upstaged Greg LeMond on the streets of...

The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento gets bike racks that double as art

Sacramento gets bike racks that double as art


Sacramento City Councilman Jay Schenirer, artist Jason Silva and the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission are teaming to install 10 playfully designed bike racks in several key central city locations. The first was installed Thursday in McClatchy Park in the Oak Park neighborhood.

Starting this week, residents of several Sacramento neighborhoods...

The Sacramento Bee
Folsom bridges will close for Amgen Tour bike race

Some main streets in and near downtown Folsom, including the Rainbow Bridge and Folsom Lake Crossing, will be closed for most the day when the Amgen Tour of California comes to that city May 12. City officials say they expect 10,000 spectators to line streets when Folsom hosts the the second day of the...

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Davis Vanguard
Construction Ready to Begin on Cannery, Last Second Details Locked Down

Apr 22, 2014
Construction Ready to Begin on Cannery, Last Second Details Locked Down

The city announced last week that the Cannery project at Covell Boulevard and J Street will begin the first phase of construction in mid-April 2014. The New Home Company took title to the property, following project approval by the City Council at the end of 2013. The Cannery project includes a range of residential...

Davis Vanguard
Bicycling Hall of Fame Announces New Doping Policy

Bicycling Hall of Fame Announces New Doping Policy

U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame Announces New Policy to Automatically Exclude Athletes with Doping Violations – The U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame Board of Directors has announced the creation of a new policy, effective immediately, that will impose a lifetime ban on admission to the Hall of Fame for any athlete or contributor with...

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Davis Vanguard
Sunday Commentary II: Listening to the Voters, Fifth Street, Budget

Apr 20, 2014
Sunday Commentary II: Listening to the Voters, Fifth Street, Budget

In the latest in a string of articles that examines letters to the editor, we get one today called, “Road diet?  No, city diet.” The writer argues, “The structural tax base of the city of Davis is years in the making. Past plans to limit commercial growth and expanded retail options force Davisites to...

Davis Vanguard
We Need To Rid Our Bike Lanes Of All Green Waste

We Need To Rid Our Bike Lanes Of All Green Waste

By Darell Dickey I sit on your Bicycle Advisory Commission, I am a board member of Davis Bicycles!, and I am an active member in the Davis Bike Club. Today I write to you as an individual. I am a daily cyclist, and the father of a school-age cyclist who navigates our city streets...

The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento plans to install 10 bike corrals

Sacramento plans to install 10 bike corrals


Don Knutson prepares to park his bicycle in a temporary on street bike corral provided by Park a Bike in front of the Insight Coffee Roasters in Sacramento, Calif., May 30, 2012. Park a Bike is a local company with its HQ in Sacramento and a warehouse in Olivehurst....

The Sacramento Bee
Amgen Tour of California releases route, starting in Sacramento with finish line in Thousand Oaks

Amgen Tour of California releases route, starting in Sacramento with finish line in Thousand Oaks


The peloton passes by the Capitol on N Steet on Monday, May 16, 2011.

The Amgen Tour of California announced route details for its 2014 race Thursday morning, including an opening stage that begins and ends at the Capitol building in Sacramento.

The eight-day Tour is returning...

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