2012 Tour to take cyclists from Santa Rosa to LA
Updated: November 03, 2011, 12:16
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LOS ANGELES (AP) The seventh edition of the Amgen Tour of California will begin in Santa Rosa on May 13.
The eight-stage event, which is expected to include about 140 of cycling's top professional riders, including defending champion Chris Horner of Bend, Ore., and three-time winner Levi Leipheimer of Santa Rosa, will visit 13 host cities, including first-time venues Sonora and Ontario. The roughly 750-mile race will conclude May 20 in Los Angeles.
Participating teams and individual riders will be announced in the weeks just before the race.