2013 Amgen Tour of California bypasses Central Valley

2:45 PM, Nov 27, 2012   |    comments
Stage 4 of the 2012 Amgen Tour of California in Sonora, Calif.
  • Share
  • Print
  • - A A A +

LOS ANGELES, CA - Organizers of the 2013 Amgen Tour of California announced next year's race schedule and the Central Valley will not play host to any stages.

In 2013, cyclists will race a south to north route for the first time in the event's eight years.

The eight-stage road race begins May 12 in Escondido in San Diego County and concludes in Santa Rosa in Sonoma County May 19.

- Stage 1: Sunday, May 12 - Escondido

- Stage 2: Monday, May 13 - Murrieta to Greater Palm Springs

- Stage 3: Tuesday, May 14 - Palmdale to Santa Clarita

- Stage 4: Wednesday, May 15 - Santa Clarita to Santa Barbara

- Stage 5: Thursday, May 16 - Santa Barbara to Avila Beach

- Stage 6: Friday, May 17 - San Jose (Individual Time Trial)

- Stage 7: Saturday, May 18 - Livermore to Mt. Diablo

- Stage 8: Sunday, May 19 - San Francisco to Santa Rosa

News10/KXTV

Most Watched Videos