Sunday, February 28, 2016

2016 Amgen Bike Race Coming To Tahoe!

Do you like bicycling?
Do your kids like bicycling?
Want to see a cool event in Tahoe this May?

The 2016 Amgen Tour Of California is coming to Tahoe!

This premier bike race features many of the best bike racers in the world. They will undergo the supreme test of racing at high altitude as well as grueling climbs. For example, just the Tahoe leg of the men's race is over 130 miles and has a total elevation gain of over 13,000 feet!

Here are the Tahoe details:

On May 19th, Stage 1 of the women's race will go all the way around Lake Tahoe. You can view the best women racers in the world from your own bike or from boats and kayaks and paddle boards at many places around the lake!

Click here for Women's Stage 1 map

Click here for Amgen Women's Stage 1 info

Also on May 19th, Stage 5 of the men's race will go from Lodi to Tahoe. The racers will climb up Highway 88 from near sea level to crest Carson Pass at 8600 feet, then descend down to Hope Valley, climb up over Luther Summit and end at Heavenly Resort in South Lake Tahoe.

Click here for the Men's Stage 5 map

Click here for Amgen Men's Stage 5 info

For the home page of the Amgen Tour website, click here.

This will be a great day to hang in Tahoe and get inspired by the best bike racers in the world. Come on up the mountain and have a great getaway!


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