Wednesday, May 7, 2014

2014 Amgen Tour Of California Team Rosters Announced

The start list for the 2014 Amgen Tour of California was announced by AEG, presenter of the race. With 128 riders from 16 elite professional cycling teams, the Amgen Tour of California is the most esteemed stage race in the U.S. and one of the most important on the international calendar.

With experts already predicting the 2014 edition will host the ninth annual event’s strongest and most competitive field to date, the race begins Sunday, May 11, and will include three of the world’s top-10 cyclists; Tour de France, Giro de Italia and Vuelta a España (Grand Tours) podium finishers; Olympic medalists; 10 World Champions; and six current National Champions, as well as exciting up-and-coming talent.

All will be competing to take top honors in America’s most prestigious cycling race across more than 720 miles of California’s iconic highways, summits and coastlines May 11-18. “We are honored to welcome such a stellar field of cyclists, many of whom have traveled across the world to compete at the 2014 Amgen Tour of California,” said Kristin Bachochin, executive director of the race and senior vice president of AEG Sports. “We look forward to an exciting race with one the most accomplished fields of riders to date.”

The roster of cycling’s best is packed with some of the most decorated cyclists in the world! For a complete list of the team rosters, please visit

Fans can cheer on these world-class athletes in person on the 2014 Amgen Tour of California race course May 11 – 18, via daily broadcasts on NBC Sports Network and NBC Sports (final Sunday), or from anywhere with the free Tour Tracker app for tablets and mobile devices, which features live race updates, rider background and full race results.

Folsom will host the Individual Time Trials on Monday, May 12. For more information about Amgen's visit to Folsom go to

More information on all of the ways to watch is available at

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