Amgen Tour announces host cities for 2017 event

For those of you who enjoy the excitement of world-class bicycle racing and seeing world-class cyclists up close and personal, the Amgen Tour just announced the host cities for next year’s special event.

Here is the detail:

The 2017 Amgen Tour of California men’s competition is set to begin in Sacramento on May 14, 2017, while the 2017 Amgen Breakaway From Heart Disease Women’s Race Empowered with SRAM will begin three days earlier on May 11 in South Lake Tahoe. Full details on the 2017 Host City Announcement are:

The Host Cities & Stages for 2017:

The Woman’s Race: 

Stage 1 – May 11, 2017 – South Lake Tahoe

Stage 2 – May 12, 2017 – South Lake Tahoe

Stage 3 – May 13, 2017 – Elk Grove to Sacramento

Stage 4 – May 14, 2017 – Sacramento

The Men’s Race: 

 Stage 1 – May 14, 2017 – Sacramento

Stage 2 – May 15, 2017 – Modesto to San Jose

Stage 3 – May 16, 2017 – Pismo Beach to Morro Bay

Stage 4 – May 17, 2017 – Santa Barbara to Santa Clarita

Stage 5 – May 18, 2017 – Ontario to Mt. Baldy

Stage 6 – May 19, 2017 – Big Bear Lake Time Trial

Stage 7 – May 20, 2017 – Mountain High to Pasadena


For more information on the 2017 Host Cities, go to:

Mark your calendars!


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