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Tour of California

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Bradley Wiggins Wins Tour Of California

Bradley Wiggins of Britain won the Tour of California on Sunday after holding the lead for the final week.

05/18/2014

Sir Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain riding for Team Sky is accompanied by his children, Isabella and Ben, while he is awarded the yellow jersey following stage eight of the 2014 Amgen Tour of California on May 18, 2014 in Thousand Oaks, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sir Bradley Wiggins Wins Tour Of California

Bradley Wiggins of Britain won the Tour of California on Sunday after holding the lead for the final week.

05/18/2014

Peter Sagan of Slovakia riding for the Cannondale Pro Cycling Team celebrates his victory in stage seven of the 2014 Amgen Tour of California from Santa Clarita to Pasadena on May 17, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Slovakian Sagan Wins 7th Stage Of Tour Of California

Slovakia’s Peter Sagan won the seventh stage of the Tour of California in a field sprint Saturday and Britain’s Bradley Wiggins closed in on the overall title.

05/17/2014

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Tour Of California Cyclists To Race From Santa Clarita To Pasadena

Cyclists in the Tour of California will race 91 miles from Santa Clarita to Pasadena Saturday, with 2012 Tour de France champion Sir Bradley Wiggins of Britain holding a 30-second lead over Australian Rohan Dennis.

05/17/2014

Riders Sir Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain riding for Team Sky, Mark Cavendish of Great Britain riding for the Omega Pharma-Quickstep Cycling Team, Tom Boonen of Belgium riding for the Omega Pharma-Quickstep Cycling Team, Thor Hushovd of Norway riding for the BMC Racing Team and Taylor Phinney of the USA riding for the BMC Racing Team prepare for the start of stage one of the 2014 Amgen Tour of California on May 11, 2014 in Sacramento, California. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Cavendish Wins 1st Stage Of Tour Of California

Mark Cavendish surged ahead of John Degenkolb in a thrilling sprint to win the first stage of the Tour of California on Sunday in the closest finish in the event’s nine-year history.

05/11/2014

Tejay van Garderen of the USA riding for BMC Racing hoists the winners trophy presented by Kristin Bachochin (R) Executive Director and SVP of AEG on the podium following Stage Eight as he won the overall race leader's jersey of the 2013 Amgen Tour of California from San Francisco to Santa Rosa on May 19, 2013 in Santa Rosa, California. Michael Rogers (R) of Australia riding for Saxo-Tinkoff takes the podium in second place and Janier Avacedo of Columbia riding for Jamis-Hagens Berman (R) in third place. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Tejay Van Garderen Wins Tour Of California Championship

Van Garderen guided the BMC Racing Team with a command that suggests he could be American cycling’s next big star, winning the Tour of California on Sunday for his first professional stage race title.

05/19/2013

Tyler Farrar of the United States riding for Garmin-Sharp celebrates a first place finish ahead of Ken Hanson of the United States riding for Optum P/B Kelly, Gianni Meersman of Belgium riding for Omega Pharma-Quick-Step and Kris Boeckmans of Belgium riding for Vancansoleil-DCM to end Stage 4 of the Tour of California on May 15, 2013 in Santa Barbara, United States. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

American Farrar Wins Fourth Stage At Tour Of California, Acevedo Still Leads Overall

Tyler Farrar won the fourth stage of the Tour of California in a mass sprint Wednesday and Colombia’s Janier Acevedo topped the overall standings for the third day.

05/15/2013

Janier Acevedo of Columbia riding for Jamis-Hagens Berman rides in the peloton as he defended the overall race leader's jersey during Stage Three of the 2013 Amgen Tour of California from Palmdale to Santa Clarita on May 14, 2013 in Santa Clarita, California. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Acevedo Maintains Overall Lead In Tour Of California Third Stage

Peter Sagan of Slovakia sprinted to the Stage 3 win and Colombian Janier Acevedo maintained the race lead Tuesday as strong winds replaced the heat at the Tour of California.

05/14/2013

Tour of California - Stage 2

Acevedo Takes Overall Lead At Tour Of California Second Stage

Javier Acevedo of Colombia bolted to the front with about 700 yards left in final steep climb, winning Monday’s second stage in scorching heat to take the overall lead at the Tour of California.

05/13/2013

Liewe Westra of the Netherlands riding for Vacansoleil-DCM celebrates as he wins Stage One of the 2013 Amgen Tour of California from Escondido to Escondido on May 12, 2013 in Escondido, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Westra Leads Tour Of California After First Stage

Lieuwe Westra of the Netherlands easily outsprinted Spanaird Francisco Mancebo to claim the sweltering and hilly stage 1 and assumed the overall race Sunday lead at the Amgen Tour of California.

05/12/2013

Robert Gesink of The Netherlands riding for Rabobank Cycling Team defends the overall race leaders jersey in stage eight as he won the general classification of the Amgen Tour of California from Beverly Hills to Los Angeles on May 20, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Dutchman Robert Gesink Wins Tour Of California

Dutchman Robert Gesink, eight months after breaking his leg in a training accident, has won the Tour of California.

05/20/2012

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Sagan Wins Another Stage At Tour Of California

Peter Sagan of Slovakia won his second straight stage with a powerful and unchallenged sprint and retained the overall lead Monday in stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California.

05/14/2012

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Sagan Wins First Stage Of Tour Of California

Peter Sagan overcame a punctured back tire in the final five miles to chase down the field and capture the first stage of the Tour of California on Sunday.

05/13/2012

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Chris Horner Wins Tour Of California

Chris Horner won the Tour of California with a solid performance in the final stage on Sunday, holding off RadioShack teammate Levi Leipheimer by 38 seconds.

05/22/2011

EARNS AMGEN

Amgen To Honor Cancer Survivors During Tour Of California

The 2011 Amgen Tour of California is rolling into Thousand Oaks this weekend, and Amgen is honoring several cancer survivors as part of the celebration.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/20/2011

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