The AMGEN Tour of California has announced the route of this year's race, which will take place May 13-20. The first stage of the race will start and end in Santa Rosa; Stage 2 is set for San Francisco to Aptos; Stage 3 San Jose to Livermore. The race then heads out of the Bay Area, ending in Stage 8's Beverly Hills to L.A. ride.
More on the race, locally...
- Route announced for 2012 Amgen Tour of California (Santa Rosa Press Democrat)
- No downtown San Jose start for Tour of California Stage 3 (Bay Area News Group)
- Amgen Tour of California announces challenging route through Santa Cruz County ending at Cabrillo (Santa Cruz Sentinel)