The eight-man team ranges in age from 29 to 51, and in rank from officer to chief. The goal is to bike across America in a week, raising awareness for law-enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.
Park lovers who gathered in the rain at the William Pond Recreation Area on Saturday spent more time discussing the past and future than chatting about the present weather.
Thousands of commuters are expected to pedal to work today and participate in cycling events around the Sacramento region as part of Bike to Work Day.
Greg Henderson was not supposed to win Tuesday's Stage 3 of the Amgen Tour of California.
The pro cyclists screamed into town Monday, a blur of loud colors and the soft sounds of skinny tires on wet asphalt, did more laps than expected around the state Capitol and thrilled fans lining the streets, if only for mere seconds.
The Amgen Tour of California's visits to Sacramento are taking on a British flavor.
Glum faces dominated the podium Sunday at a news conference following the Amgen Tour of California's cancellation of its first stage.
It was supposed to be a beautiful thing with a big payoff Sunday: a challenging 118-mile route around Lake Tahoe for an international field of pro cyclists and a picture postcard for tourism officials they could broadcast around the world.
As the weather worsened early Sunday afternoon, the wind and snow and cold producing a winter-like postcard from Lake Tahoe, safety concerns prompted a last-minute cancellation of the Amgen Tour of California's first stage.
At age 37, Levi Leipheimer represents cycling's old guard. The three-time Amgen Tour of California winner hopes to school the up-and-comers when the sixth annual race begins today.
With Mark Cavendish competing in the Giro d'Italia, HTC-Highroad will look to Matt Goss for sprint success in this year's Amgen Tour of California.
The Amgen Tour of California's first stage circles Lake Tahoe 1 1/2 times Sunday, with the race starting in South Lake Tahoe and concluding at the Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort.
With snow a possibility for the first stage at Lake Tahoe on Sunday, Amgen Tour of California officials are considering a variety of options for the opening day of the eight-day pro cycling race.
Andrea Lepore thought it would be great to have a local film in the upcoming Bicycle Film Festival.
After the climb up Donner Summit, the long descent toward Sacramento strongly suggests a familiar finish Monday in the second stage of the Amgen Tour of California.
While there's no one safest method of towing children on bikes, most important is to find the style that works best for the family.
Cycling's version of free agency plays out every year. As riders seek their best opportunities, team management searches for the right mix in building rosters.
Jim Felt's career as a design guru and geek who owns an international bicycle manufacturing company may have begun with a run he never finished, a lunch he didn't hold down and the best $100 he ever lost.
A 17-year-old bicyclist was transported to the hospital with serious injuries after a traffic accident Tuesday morning in Land Park, Sacramento police said.
Folsom's Historic Sutter Street will be the site of a city-sponsored "viewing party" as the Amgen Tour of California passes through town May 17.
More than 400 orphaned bicycles are set to be auctioned April 30 at UC Davis.
The rolling hills and the largely quiet country roads in and around Auburn make this area one of the most reliable for a great cycling experience.
Sacramento Area Bicycle Advocates will be handing out free bike lights in the wake of Friday's accident, in which a Sacramento State student was killed while riding without a light, a spokeswoman for the group said Saturday.
The Amgen Tour of California's field is scheduled to feature 19 teams, including Team RadioShack, HTC-Highroad, Team Garmin-Cervelo, Sky ProCycling, Saxo Bank-SunGard, Rabobank Cycling Team and BMC Racing Team.
Performance Bicycle, which bills itself as the nation's largest specialty bike retailer, has opened a store in Roseville.
A 64-mile road bike course that starts and finishes in the lovable little Amador County town of Ione may be one the best all-around rides you ever tackle.
Our "Great Rides" have taken us on long, moderate climbs around Folsom Lake. We've tackled punchy climbs in and around the Loomis-Newcastle area.
Triple digits loomed, so I opted to do what many wise Sacramentans do every summer weekend flee to the cooler, often fog-shrouded Bay Area.
Want to burn 3,000 calories? Looking to travel by bike from the crowds and cars and traffic signals to a place that belongs in a travel brochure for Belgium or the north of France?
If you live in or around Sacramento and you're a cyclist, you can ride hundreds of miles a month and never encounter a hill.
The road bike journey around Folsom Lake is a classic: a great big circle with three tough climbs, two technical descents, plenty of scenery, a good bit of history and a fast, straight shot to the finish.