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Stage 5 updates

Chris Jones Diary, where the Yellow Devil makes an appearance and comments about his scuffle with Lance Armstrong. Bike World News has an Tour of California Photo Contest. Submit your photos, win a prize. As far as I’m concerned, Ken Conley wins the prize. Below is a sample, but see all of his photos at read more »

Stage Three Forecast

The Amgen Tour of California travels from Auburn south to Modesto today.

Stage 4: Sprinter’s day to shine

Amgen Tour of California Merced to Clovis Today’s stage resulted in several riders dropping out, including Oscar Freire, Kim Kirchen and Scott Nydam as they crashed on the hilly roads of the Sierra Nevada mountains. A three man breakaway of Jason McCartney (Saxo Bank), Tyler Hamilton (Rock Racing) and Serge Pauwels (Cervelo Test Team) that read more »

Stage 17: Visit the l’Alpe d’Huez

Stage 17 of the Tour de France tomorrow will feature the famous Alpe de Wheeze. You can visit this alpine meadow virtually through Google Streetview. The Alpe d’Huez, which has hosted a Tour de France stage almost every year since 1976, is probably the most famous mountain climb of the Tour de France, which large read more »

Tour of California Stage 4 results: Seaside to SLO

The Seaside to SLO leg follows the scenic California Central Coast, but the riders in stage 4 of the 2008 Amgen Tour of California enjoyed none of the views as they slogged through dreary, cold rain and constant headwinds, keeping the pace under 20 mph for much of today’s long stage. The racers finally finished read more »

Rain Wednesday, a correction, and a news roundup

Attention San Francisco Bay Area: Enjoy the sunshine and record high temperatures while you can, but be prepared for cooler temperatures and rain that’s forecast to briefly return beginning during about the Wednesday evening commute, and ending during the morning commute. About a half inch of rain is possible; South Bay trail users can check read more »