California

Alaphillipe Wins 2016 California Tour; Wild Wins Women’s 4th Stage

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By Jim Freibert, special to Cyclists International May 23, 2016 While Alaphillipe wins overall ATOC, Cavendish takes stage 8 Sprint;In Women’s race, Kirsten Wild Wins Circuit in Downtown Sacramento The new boy wonder from France, 23-year-old Julian Alaphillipe won the…

Julian Alaphillipe, Tour of California Winner

Julian Alaphillipe, rising champion, photo: Virginia Frazer (c)

With reporting by Jim Freibert, special to Cyclists International May 24, 2016 Many of you may be wondering who Julian Alaphillipe is, the new 23-year-old winner the 2016 Amgen Tour of California. Where did this guy come from? If you…

Kristoff Wins Santa Rosa Sprint, Alaphillipe Still in Lead

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By Jim Freibert, special to Cyclists International May 21, 2016 Men’s Stage 7 Santa Rosa – Amgen Tour of California Team KATUSHA’s star sprinter Alexander Kristoff (NOR) catapulted to a stage win of the Amgen Tour of California’s seventh day of racing. It was the Norwegian’s…

King Dethrones Sagan in Stage 2, Tour of California

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Amgen Tour of California – Stage 2 – South Pasadena to Santa Clarita Photos and Reporting by Jim Freibert–Special to Cyclists International Stage Two of the Tour of California had a surprise royal ending, with Benjamin King, dethroning the reigning…

Cycling Santa Cruz, California

Orange-yellow California Poppies beckoned brightly through the greenery edging the trail, while beyond the sparkling blue Pacific ocean shimmered, delighting my eyes. The smell of Eucalyptus wafted up as I pedaled along.

Where are the California Cycling Fans?

Amgen Tour of California, May 13, 2014–By Jim Freibert–Special reporter to Cyclists International–Opinion After nine years of solid efforts by a multi-billion dollar entertainment company, one might wonder where the fans were at the Amgen Tour of California. Like almost…

Wiggins Takes Lead at Tour of California Time Trial

Folsom, CA. –May 12, 2014 The Wig is back! Winning the Amgen Tour of California first time trial in stage two of this great eight-stage race across the big western state was anticipated and delivered. Now in Yellow, the Brit…

Cavendish Out-sprints Sagan in First Stage Tour of California

Sacramento, CA. (May 11, 2014) Mark Cavendish, “the fastest man on earth,” has won the first stage of the Tour of California. The 2014 Amgen Tour of California began and at the State’s Capitol building in Sacramento, with the Omega…

Germans Triumph by One Lap at Hollywood Championship

The Germans Leif Lampater and Christian Grasmann won the final Madison on Sunday night at the Hollywood Championship Cycling event by adding an extra lap to their total count. The USA Team of champions Bobby Lea and Jackie Simes had…

California wins Madison, Germany Leads at Half Six Day Race

October 12, 2013–By Jen Benepe Day 2 of the Hollywood Half-Six Day Track Event Features Aggressive Riding The two riders in Team California, Guy East and Daniel Holloway took the final sprint to the line in the final Madison at…

Cyclists International to Air Six Day Track Cycling Event on Sunday

This Sunday Cyclists International will host a simulcast of the first half-Six Day to take place in the United States for decades. Airing from Carson, CA., the event will feature world and Olympic champions from around the world. The simulcast…