The city of San Jose is working to create a number of cycling events in the middle of February during the Amgen Tour of California. Key this year will be the inaugural San Jose Cycling Classic which they scheduled for Saturday February 14, which is the same day the Amgen Tour of California kicks off with a prologue race in Sacramento. Grrrr…
Join San Jose Mayor Jon Reed at 12:30 PM on Wednesday (today) as he talks about San Jose’s part in the Amgen Tour of California, the inaugural San Jose Cycling Classic, and new San Jose cycling initiatives to promote San Jose Green Vision green mobility, which will hopefully improve integration of cycling into the transportation network.
Joining Mayor Reed will be Phil Yost, Vice President of Strategic Communications, Silicon Valley Leadership Group; Paul Krutko, San Jose Chief Development Officer; Jay Chun, Senior Director Mattson Technology; Sustainability Engineer Ted Huang of WEBCOR; and SunPower Community Relations Director Bobby Ram.
Stage 3 of the 2009 Amgen Tour of California will begin in San Jose, California on February 17, and city leaders hope to have a full week of cycling events in San Jose that revolve around the Tour of California.