Amgen Tour

He won Stage Two of America’s biggest pro cycling event, between Ventura to Santa Barbara last week.

Over the weekend, Egan Bernal won the entire 2018 Amgen Tour of California. The 21 year old Colombian is part of TeamSky from Great Britain.

It was a big day Monday for cycling fans on the South Coast, with the nation’s largest pro cycling event coming to the region.

Tens of thousands of pro cycling fans lined South Coast highways, and streets for the 2018 edition of the Amgen Tour of California.

(Photo courtesy Amgen Tour of California)

The nation’s largest cycling race is going to return to the South Coast in 2018, but will bypass the Central Coast.

The Amgen Tour of California has announced its 11 host cities, and the seven stages of the race. Stage Two of the race will begin in Ventura, and end in Santa Barbara County, and include scenic Gibraltar Road. The exact details of the route haven’t been announced yet. It’s the first time Ventura has been a host city.

If you are a football fan, imagine what it would be like if you not only had 50 yard line seats to the Super Bowl, but the game was going to be played in your community.

That’s exactly what it’s like for pro cycling fans, with the Amgen Tour bringing the world’s top professional competitors to the Central and South Coasts.

The nation’s largest professional cycling event comes to the Central and South Coast this week.

The Amgen Tour of California’s third stage will take riders from Pismo Beach to Morro Bay Tuesday. The 115 mile route will take competitors through Guadalupe, Orcutt, Nipomo, Arroyo Grande, and San Luis Obispo.

Then, on Wednesday, the tour will start in Santa Barbara, and travel through Ventura County to Santa Clarita.

The seven stage race crosses much of the state, and features some of the top professional cyclists in the world.

The nation’s largest cycling race is returning to the Central and South Coast this spring, and details of the stages of the event in our area have been released.

The 2017 Amgen Tour of California will take place May 14th-20th.

Two prominent Central Coast cities have once again made the cut as key stops on the Amgen tour of California next May.

In the week-long event, the world's top bicyclists will have race through Pismo Beach and Santa Barbara.

The nation’s largest cycling race comes to the South Coast today.

Stage Three of the Amgen Tour of California will start in Thousand Oaks, and take competitors more than 100 miles to a finish on Gibraltar Road, in the foothills above Santa Barbara. It starts at Amgen’s corporate headquarters in Thousand Oaks at 11:15.

There will be rolling road closures as the race passes through the region during the late morning, and early afternoon hours. The course includes section of Highways 1, 33, 150, and 192.

(Photo courtesy AEG)

The nation’s largest cycling race begins this weekend, and its route again includes some Central, and South Coast communities.

The Amgen Tour of California has announced that 36 cycling teams from around the world will take place in the 2016 competition this spring.