Santa Barbara Independent
Tejay van Garderen was poised to win a major stage race, and Peter Sagan had the ability to summon invincible power whenever a stage came down to a sprint finish.
Mon May 20, 2013
South-to-North switch livens Tour of California
The Tour of California is a wrap for 2013, and race organisers are patting themselves on the back for crafting a south-to-north course that challenged riders on each of the eight days of racing.
Sun May 19, 2013
Contra Costa Times
Tour of California: Tejay van Garderen wins championship
The Amgen Tour of California ended Sunday in downtown Santa Rosa with one final dramatic finish: a battle for the green jersey won by Slovakia's Peter Sagan.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Campbell Reporter
Tour of California: San Jose time trial's ascent a demanding test
The Amgen Tour of California rolls into San Jose on Friday after five days of intense racing with weary cyclists facing an individual time trial sure to test the sturdiest of heart.
Thu May 16, 2013
Pro Bike Gallery: Tyler Farrar's Cervelo R5
When he's on his game, only a few men in the world are capable of outkicking Tyler Farrar down the home stretch.
Wed May 15, 2013
At Tour of California, Farrar finishes fourth stage in first
Tyler Farrar won the fourth stage of the Tour of California in a mass sprint Wednesday and Colombian climbing specialist Janier Acevedo topped the overall standings for the third day.
Ventura County Star
Cycling fans in Ojai gearing up for today's arrival of Amgen Tour
Slovakian Peter Sagan of the Cannondale Pro Cycling Team won the third stage of the Amgen Tour of California that finished in Santa Clarita.
Tue May 14, 2013
My Mother Lode
Sagan takes Stage 3 of Tour of California
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.
Sprinters anticipate California's third stage
After two days of heat and climbing, the sprinters at the Amgen Tour of California are hoping for a respite from both the elements and from gravity during Tuesday's stage 3 route from Palmdale to Santa Clarita.
Sat May 11, 2013
Tyler Farrar working to get his sprint back up to speed
At his very best, Tyler Farrar is among the sport's fastest men, capable of winning a massive sprint at a grand tour.
Fri May 10, 2013
Revolving door of Tour riders
Riders retire. Teams fold. A rival one year is a teammate the next Santa Rosa resident Levi Leipheimer will not compete in the Tour of California this year, the first time he has missed the race.
Thu May 09, 2013
Monsters and Critics
NBC schedule for the 2013 Amgen Tour of California
Tune in alert for NBC Sports Group's presentation of 14.5 hours of live coverage and provide daily coverage of the 2013 Amgen Tour of California, the premier U.S.-based cycling event, featuring some of the world's top professional cyclists, starting on NBC Sports Network on Sunday, May 12, at 5 p.m. ET and culminating in live coverage of the final ... (more)