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Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup Los Angeles

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By Rudi Lopez, M.A. | rudi.benhtv@gmail.com

Carson, CA. – The fourth and final leg of the UCI World Cup Series kicked off last night at the Velo Sports Center. The world’s top elite cyclists are in town to compete one last time over two days to qualify for the 2017 UCI Track Cycling World Championships to be held in Hong Kong on April 12-16. This is the last major competition before world’s and the first time since 2008 that Los Angeles as hosted a world cup event.  Continue reading Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup Los Angeles

AMGEN Tour of California – Stage 1

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Peter Sagan celebrates the yellow jersey with the customary podium girls while members of the race media team document the moment. Photo Credit: Dan Ryan, Photographer (Swift Shot Photography)  http://www..swiftshotphoto.com

By Amy Firth, Cycling Writer

For any cycling race, be it a local Gran Fondo, road racing, cyclocross or mountain biking, California always promises backdrop of stunningly beautiful scenery. For the second time in the Amgen Tour of California’s 11yr history the race passes from South to North starting today, in San Diego, for the “grand depart”.  San Diego is a city whose residents thrive on a healthy lifestyle and is home to many passionate cyclists. In fact, it was recently described as North America’s cycling capitol in a survey by San Diego Sports Innovators generating a 600-million-dollar industry supporting 1,100,000 cyclists throughout the county.  Continue reading AMGEN Tour of California – Stage 1

AMGEN Tour of California Pre-Race Press Conference

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The 2016 AMGEN Tour of California will host a pre-race press conference at the San Diego Yacht Club. The press conference will offer a chance for BENH.TV media team to meet/interview Peter Sagan (reigning race and world champion, Bradley Wiggins (race and Tour de France champion), Mark Cavendish, Alexander Kristoff, and Taylor Phinney. It’s going to be an exciting day! We are very excited!!! Stage 1 is in Sunday on Sunday. ‪For information about the race, stages and teams visit: http://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/home