Amgen Bike Tour of California Stage 3 of the race along Piedmont Rd., Milpitas, CA, about 11:25 AM May 15, 2012
Taken by me, Ann Zeise, from Yosemite and Piedmont Road.
More Amgen Bike race videos here.
Amgen Bike Tour of California goes thru Milpitas Tuesday, February 17, 2009.
During last year's Amgen Tour of California, the peloton rode from Modesto to San Jose, but in 2009 they'll reverse direction and pedal from San Jose to Modesto. That means the riders will be hit hard early when just five miles into Stage 3, they'll face menacing Sierra Road (Sierra from Piedmont: 12:18-12:21 PM) (1930 feet of elevation), which has been a defining climb in previous years and is certain to inflict damage on the field once again. The racers will then speed through flat sections that twist and turn, including more than 40 switchbacks on Calaveras Road (Calaveras from Felter: 12:39-12:45 PM). After tackling the second major climb of the day,
Movie I took of Amgen Bike Tour 2006
First leg of the loop along Piedmont Road near Seacliff here
in Milpitas. Note: clicking on link will start the download of
the movie to your computer. Plays on any application that can
play mov files.
Currently (Spring 2007) the track is under construction. Check
here to see when the track is usuable.
Mt. Hamilton Challenge
The tour is over for 2008. Check back in February 2009 for for information. Proceeds benefit the Lance Armstrong Foundation
SBAY Geek Ride
A monthly bicycle ride event (weather permitting) from March
to October. It takes place on the Sunday 8 days after the monthly
SBAY Pizza meetings at 3 or 4PM. While they have a 2008 event posted, they are also saying they have no one to coordinate the event, so who knows whether it will happen or not.
PAST BIKE EVENTS
Bike/Roller Fest 2000GOMILPITAS ARTICLE
The Sunnyhills Neighborhood Association sponsored this event
on wheels June 3, 2000. Come see the photos of the fun everyone
Rob Mean's site. Electric bikes are part of a whole range of
Light Electric Vehicles (LEVs) that provide local point-to-point
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Bicycle Exchange of Mountain View
Our program specializes in children's bicycles. We do not accept
adult size bikes unless they are in exceptionally good condition.
Our warehouse is located at 2566 Leghorn Street in Mountain View.
We encourage participation by volunteers of all ages and skill
California Bicycle Coalition
Harnesses public and private resources to make our streets and
trails good places to ride, to educate bicyclists and motorists
regarding their respective rights and responsibilities, and to
promote competent bicycling as a safe, clean, fun and healthy
means of transportation and recreation.
Cyclists Have an Upgrade Option with VTA Bike Lockers
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) makes commuting easier for people who bike and ride with new electronic bike lockers. The new electronic bike lockers are available at the Great Mall-Main Street Light Rail Station/Transit Center.