Santa Barbara Info for Amgen Tour of California

2013 Amgen Tour of California - Santa Barbara

The Amgen Tour of California returns to Santa Barbara on Wednesday, May 15 and Thursday, May 16.

The largest cycling event in America, the 2013 Amgen Tour of California is a Tour de France-style cycling road race, created and presented by AEG, that challenges the world?s top professional cycling teams to compete along a demanding course from May 12-19, 2013.

The Race will land in Santa Barbara midway on Wednesday, May 15 for a Stage 4 finish on Cabrillo Boulevard, and on Thursday, May 16 riders will commence Stage 5 in the same scenic location. Santa Barbara will also be host to the Breakaway Mile on May 15, a celebratory one-mile walk across the finish line of the Tour that?s part of Amgen?s Breakaway from Cancer National initiative.

Find out more about all the activities surrounding the race, including becoming a volunteer, road closures, and viewing opportunities on the Santa Barbara Amgen Tour of California website.

Presidio Sports has published two feature stories on the SB locals important to making the race a success. Find them HERE.

STAGE 4 & 5 RACE SCHEDULE & COURSE MAPS


~All times approximate and subject to change without notice

STAGE 4 – WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013 ROUTE:?

[VIEW COURSE MAP]

TIME????????????????CITY/AREA???????????????????????????????DIRECTION/ROAD

12:35 PM??????????Santa Clarita??????????????????????????? Starting Line at Theater Drive and Town Center

~3:00 PM??????????Enter Santa Barbara Co.???????????Via Hwy 150 from Ojai

~3:02 PM????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Turn right onto Hwy 192/Casitas Pass Road

~3:10 PM??????????Carpinteria?????????????????????????????? Proceed on Hwy 192/Toro Canyon Road/East Valley Road

~3:30 PM??????????Montecito???????????????????????????????? Left onto Hot Springs Rd/ Round-about/ Cabrillo Blvd.

~3:36 PM????????? Santa Barbara??????????????????????????***VIEW SPOT***Cabrillo Blvd. at East Beach

??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? (Near The Fess Parker ? A Doubletree by Hilton Resort)

??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Finish Line and Lifestyle Festival

 

STAGE 5 – THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2013 ROUTE:?

[VIEW COURSE MAP]

TIME????????????????CITY/AREA???????????????????????????????DIRECTION/ROAD

10:00 AM????????? Santa Barbara????????????????????????? ***VIEW SPOT*** on Cabrillo Blvd. at East Beach

??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? (Near The Fess Parker ?A Doubletree by Hilton Resort)

??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Autograph Alley, Opening Ceremonies at Starting Line

11:00 AM????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Race Start;?Proceed along Cabrillo Blvd / Shoreline Drive

~11:07 AM????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Left on Cliff Drive

~11:09 AM????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Right onto Las Positas Road

~11:12 AM????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Left onto Modoc Road

~11:17 AM????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Right onto Hollister Avenue

~11:18 AM????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Left onto Hwy 154/San Marcos Pass (Cat. 2 Climb)

~11:35 AM??????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Top of San Marcos Pass/King of Mountain Award Zone

~12:22 PM??????? Los Olivos?????????????????????????????? ***VIEW SPOT***Right on Foxen Canyon Road

~1:08 PM????????? Santa Maria??????????????????????????????Left on Palmer Road

~1:13 PM??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Right on Dominion Road

~1:21 PM????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Left on Clark Avenue

~1:33 PM??????????Orcutt???????????????????????????????????????Sprint Line***VIEW SPOT***

~1:34 PM????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? Right on Hwy 1

~1:57 PM????????? Guadalupe???????????????????????????????Sprint Line***VIEW SPOT***

~1:58 PM????????? Enter San Luis Obispo County????????????

~3:09 PM????????? Avila Beach??????????????????????????????Finish Line on Front Street

 

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