Stage 3 of the Amgen Tour of California starts in San Jose at 11:30am on Tuesday, May 15.
The annual Amgen Tour of California bicycle race will make a stop in San Jose tomorrow for the seventh consecutive year. This eight-day race attracts some of the world’s most elite cyclists and draws over two million fans lining the streets and highways of the tour throughout California.
The course started in Santa Rosa on May 13 and continues until the final stage in Los Angeles on May 20. The races covers 800 miles of California terrain with more than 150 cyclists and 16 of the top international cycling teams.
San Jose hosts the start of Stage 3 Tuesday morning for a section of the race that will end in Livermore. The race started in Santa Rosa on Sunday before racers traveled from San Francisco to Santa Cruz County on Monday for Stage 2.
Bicyclists will gather at the Berryessa Community Center for the schedule race start at 11:15am. The race moves Northeast on Berryessa Road, turning left onto Northbound Piedmont Road, and continuing onto Eastbound Caleveras toward Livermore.
Eastbound Berryessa Road from Morrill to Sabal will be closed 5am to 1pm, Westbound Berryessa from Morrill to Piedmont will be closed 8:30am to 12pm, and Piedmont Road from Berryessa to Calaveras will be closed 10:45am to 11:30am.
The tour will continue through Sonora, Clovis, Bakersfield, Palmdale, Big Bear Lake, Ontario, Mt. Baldy, Beverly Hills and finally Los Angeles for the final stage on May 20.