The state of California is preparing for legions of cycling fans to descend upon its road sides for the fourth edition of the Amgen Tour. Cyclingnews' Les Clarke takes a look at if and why this year's race will be the biggest cycling show ever to hit US shores.
I'm going out on a limb here, but Tour of California organiser AEG Sports has assembled what is arguably the highest quality field for a cycling race ever seen in the United States. Don't believe me? AEG itself stated this apparent hyperbole in it's press release last month. But is it an exaggeration?
Find out the plethora of reasons why this it's not.