Stage 7 of the men’s 2018 Amgen Tour of California started and ended in downtown Sacramento, with Fernando Gaviria winning the day's race in a photo finish. Egan Bernal won the overall title. Katie Hall won the women’s overall title.
The seventh and final stage of the 2018 Amgen Tour of California will start and finish in Sacramento on Saturday, May 19. The race will also cross the Tower Bridge and loop through Yolo County, passing by Woodland, Winters and Davis.
The Amgen Tour of California bicycle race will finish in Elk Grove for the first time Thursday, May 17. The Stage 5 men’s race, which starts in Stockton, is expected to conclude around 3:40 p.m. The Stage 1 women's race starts and finishes in Elk Grove on the same day.
Electric rideshare bikes are coming to Sacramento, West Sacramento and Davis. The e-bikes have a motor that can do half the pedaling work for their riders, and cruise at speeds of up to 15 miles per hour.
The Del Rio Trail is planned bike and pedestrian path on an old train route through Land Park and south Sacramento. It won't be built until after 2018, but we had our intern ride it anyway in the summer of 2017. (Photograph: Randy Pench, Bee file
In July 2015, Sacramento parents Matt and Kimberly Kinney took their son Thomas, then 11 months old, backpacking on the 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail. The adventure was so successful that they plan to repeat it this summer, this time adding their youngest son to the mix.
Tuleyome, a volunteer trail-building group, has designed and constructed dozens of trails in Yolo, Lake, Napa and Mendocino counties. It’s hard, physical work that is key to protecting California’s natural beauty, organizers said.