Mayor & Amgen Tour of California Make a Special San Diego Announcement

Mayor, San Diego Cycling Community and Amgen Team Up for Special Event

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE

San Diego, CA – Amid Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer’s push to improve local roads and bring new opportunities to San Diego, the Amgen Tour of California, America's biggest and most prestigious cycling event, partnered with the Mayor and San Diego’s cycling community and made special announcement today at Harbor Island.

Viewed as a precursor to the Tour de France, the Amgen Tour of California is a cycling road race that challenges the world’s top cycling teams to compete along a demanding 8-day course through iconic Golden State terrain. The race draws international attention and coverage and includes approximately 200 riders, or 16 to 18 teams, from around the world. Many Tour de France competitors, world champions and Olympians often compete in this race.

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