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July 21, 2006

2007 Tour of California route announced

Amgen Tour of California | AEG Announces Host Cities for 2007

The Amgen Tour of California will once again kick off the high-level pro season in the United States next year, running from February 18th-25th from San Francisco down to Long Beach.

    Here's the stage list:

  • Prologue: Sunday, Feb. 18 - San Francisco

  • Stage 1: Monday, Feb. 19 - Sausalito to Santa Rosa

  • Stage 2: Tuesday, Feb. 20 - Santa Rosa to Sacramento

  • Stage 3: Wednesday, Feb. 21 - Stockton to San Jose

  • Stage 4: Thursday, Feb. 22 - Seaside to San Luis Obispo

  • Stage 5: Friday, Feb. 23 - Solvang time trial

  • Stage 6: Saturday, Feb. 24 - Santa Barbara to Santa Clarita

  • Stage 7: Sunday, Feb. 25 - Long Beach circuit race

Floyd Landis won this year's inaugural race. Coincidentally, two great shots of today's stage winner, Floyd Landis, at this year's Tour of California were reposted at Flickr today:

Floyd Landis - (insert superlative), (desktop size available) by whileseated.

Floyd Landis, badass, by bigempty.

Posted by Frank Steele on July 21, 2006 in Tour of California | Permalink

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the solvang tt is going to be awesome... not only did i grow up there, know the route, but my parents still live there. guess who's going home!! (=

Posted by: chris at Jul 21, 2006 9:15:13 AM

After going to this year's stage 2 finish in downtown San Jose with my brother-in-law I wrote to one of the organizers to suggest they consider a mountain stage up Mount Hamilton (sea level to around 4000'/1300m) just east of SJ) in a future ToC. That would be a memorable ride!

Posted by: ewmayer at Jul 21, 2006 12:11:52 PM

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