As America’s biggest stage race, Amgen Tour of California attracts top riders from around the world for the seven-day Tour in mid-May, which also includes a Women’s WorldTour event.
For years, the race showcased a battle between Tour de France superstars, and guys from your local group ride or your college team.
As it does every year, pro cycling produced an amazing array of photography in 2019. Our editorial team sifted through hundreds of images from various cycling photographers to come up with our favorite photos from the 2019 season for our annual VeloNews Awards Issue. Here are our selections from the year in racing:
New Zealand star saw first-hand how much impact the Tour of California carried for riders, teams and sponsors alike.
We wrap up the key stories you need to know about from the past week.
Levi Leipheimer says his three Amgen Tour of California wins had a greater impact on his career—and his life after cycling—than any other results.
On this week's episode we take a deep dive into the Amgen Tour of California's cancellation for 2020, and speak with Tejay van Garderen about the race's significance.
The Amgen Tour of California's best battles involved riders on U.S. domestic teams as they battled against the sport's biggest stars.