2016 Amgen Tour of California Route Announced

The 2016 Amgen Tour of California route was released today, revealing a scenic but challenging course across nearly 800 miles of California’s most beautiful terrain— including Folsom— where the world’s most accomplished cyclists will compete for the overall title May 15-22, 2016.

Folsom will host the men’s sixth stage, an individual time trial, and the women’s second stage, a team time trial, on Friday, May 20, 2016.

Folsom’s approximately 12-mile course will showcase some of the city’s distinctive landmarks and natural amenities as riders start and finish in the Historic District, and travel over the Rainbow Bridge and Folsom Lake Crossing.

The route announcement included a route video with details of each of the eight stages, viewable at www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/stages