Amgen Tour of California Cycling Race: Stage 3 | Bay Area
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Berryessa Community Center | 3050 Berryessa Road San Jose, CA 9513
The biggest cycling race in the world—Le Tour de France—is in July but there’s a few races before that give us an insight on who the best riders are: the Giro d’Italia, the Vuelta a Espana… the Amgen Tour of California?
In 2012, Stage 3 will begin in San Jose, the only city to have played host to the Amgen Tour of California all seven years of the race. This year, the typical downtown start has been moved to north San Jose, just a few miles from the infamous Sierra Road climb. While the riders won’t be expected to tackle a Category 1 climb just two miles from the start as they have been in the past, the route into Livermore is one that the race has taken before: Calaveras Road and Highway 84. While Livermore will be hosting their first stage finish in 2012, riders have raced thru the town during previous editions including the Stage 4 start in 2011.
Start—San Jose: Berryessa Community Center
Race start is at 11:15 AM
End—Livermore: 1052 South Livermore Ave. 94550
Finish ETA: 3:15-3:24 pm
Links: Event detailsCost: FREE
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