Sacramento could not be more proud to host the overall start for AMGEN Tour of California, a “Tour de France-style cycling road race.” Stage One of the race starts On May 11 at 10:50 a.m. in front of the Capitol, and riders head into Gold Country from there. They return to downtown Sacramento in the afternoon for an exciting finish circuit.

Ever wanted to feel like what it’s like to ride an official AMGEN course? Now you can! The community is invited ride a portion of the course before the riders return by joining the Sutter Health Community Ride at 1 p.m. at 13th and L streets on your own bike.

Visit Sacramento Sports Commission or AMGEN Tour of Cali for more detailed on the race. Visit Sacramento also has a great guide on where to watch the race.

Don’t forget, road closures may affect you during this exciting cycle race. Check out press release for when and where closures will occur!