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2018 Tour of California Stage 7 Profile

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- News: Bernal wins mountainous stage 6. (Cyclingnews) - Team Sky rider regains lead from van Garderen.

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- Tour of California Start List (Men's)

- Stage 7 details in table below.

- Egan Bernal (Team Sky) won Stage 6 and took back the overall race lead.

- 2018 Tour of California Stage Previews, Towns, Timetables, Profiles:

Stage details Stage profiles
Stage 1: Sunday, May 13
Long Beach/Long Beach (134.5 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
Stage 2: Monday, May 14
Ventura/Santa Barbara County (Gibraltar Road) (155 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
 
Stage 3: Tuesday, May 15
King City/Laguna Seca (197 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
 
Stage 4: Wednesday, May 16
San Jose/Morgan Hill (34.7 km ITT)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
 
Stage 5: Thursday, May 17
Stockton/Elk Grove (176 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
 
Stage 6: Friday, May 18
Folsom/South Lake Tahoe (196.5 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
 
Stage 7: Saturday, May 19
Sacramento/Sacramento (146 km)
Map, timetable, preview and more here.
 

 

- News: Gaviria makes it two in Elk Grove. (Cyclingnews) - Van Garderen stays in yellow as crash disrupts finale.

- Tejay van Garderen (BMC Racing) following Stage 5: "Today was a pretty straightforward day. It was more about conserving energy and staying safe. It got a little hectic there in the final, and I just had to stay glued to my teammates' wheels. They did a good job protecting me, and now it's all systems go for the stage tomorrow.  Looking ahead to tomorrow, first of all, I think the breakaway will not roll off the line like you've seen it do the past few days. I'll bet it will be a hard breakaway to get into, just attrition-wise, and then the final climb heading up into Tahoe I expect that [Egan] Bernal and a lot of the other climbers will try to attack and win the race there."

- Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) following his Stage 5 victory: "I am happy for this nice victory, which couldn’t have been possible without my fantastic team. All the guys did a brilliant job and being able to repay their work with this win gives me a lot of satisfaction."

- Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) won Stage 5.  Tejay van Garderen (BMC Racing) remains overall leader.

- News: Van Garderen takes time trial win. (Cyclingnews) - American moves into race lead after stage 4.

- Tejay van Garderen (BMC Racing) following his Stage 4 victory: "Last time I came here, I was a new father and today, five years later, I was able to bring both my little girls up on to the podium with me. It's an incredible feeling and an incredible experience and I am definitely going to savor it."

- Tejay van Garderen (BMC Racing) won the Stage 4 ITT and is new overall leader.

- News: Skujins takes his third ToCA stage win. (Cyclingnews) - Latvian lays to rest horrific crash in California last year.

- Toms Skujins (Trek-Segafredo) following his Stage 3 victory: "The only time I actually dreamed I would win was in the last 300 [meters].  I'm serious. I expected someone to come from the back, full throttle, but I guess it had been a hard day for everyone with the wind and hard pace. Also, the breakaway was really strong that went away in the beginning, and that all played into my advantage."

- Toms Skujins (Trek-Segafredo) won Stage 3.  Egan Bernal (Team Sky) remains overall leader.

- News: Tour of California analysis: Bernal in the driver’s seat after stage 2 win. (Cyclingnews) - San Jose TT now key to overall victory.

- News: Majka misses out to Bernal on stage 2. (Cyclingnews) - Bora-Hansgrohe's Polish climber rides himself into second place overall.

- News: Bernal wins on steep slopes of Gibraltar Road. (Cyclingnews) - Team Sky climber moves into the overall lead after stage 2.

- Egan Bernal (Team Sky) won Stage 2 and took over the lead on G.C.

- Patxi Vila, Bora-Hansgrohe Sports Director following Stage 2: "We knew that today's stage and its final climb on Gibraltar Road would be hard and that Bernal would be the toughest opponent. He's a young rider, a pure climber and his attack with 2km to go was strong. Still, Rafał Majka was able to finish second, ahead of the main contenders, taking bonus seconds. I think we can be satisfied with the result, Rafał had good legs and the team worked well to position him in the front at the bottom of the climb. There are still five stages and five more opportunities for us."

- News: Gaviria wins stage 1 in Long Beach. (Cyclingnews) - Caleb Ewan finishes second, with Peter Sagan in third.

- Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) following his Stage 1 victory: "The team was perfect, controlling the breakaway and keeping me all the time protected near the front of the bunch. My legs felt strong today and I couldn’t have asked for more from this opening stage. Winning my first ever race in the United States is really great, the cherry on the top being the yellow jersey which I now get to sport on Monday."

- Stage 1 Top 20 Results:

1  GAVIRIA RENDON Fernando QST COL B:10" 00"
2  EWAN Caleb MTS AUS B:06" ' '
3  SAGAN Peter BOH SVK B:04" ' '
4  KITTEL Marcel TKA GER ' '
5  KRISTOFF Alexander UAD NOR ' '
6  PHILIPSEN Jasper HBA BEL ' '
7  REIJNEN Kiel TFS USA ' '
8  WALSCHEID Maximilian Richard SUN GER ' '
9  MAGNER Tyler RLY USA ' '
10  CAVENDISH Mark DDD GBR B:01" ' '
11  OLIVEIRA Ivo HBA POR ' '
12  MCCABE Travis UHC USA ' '
13  BEVIN Patrick BMC NZL ' '
14  MURPHY John HCA USA ' '
15  WISNIOWSKI Lukasz SKY POL ' '
16  MCLAY Daniel EFD GBR ' '
17  RICHEZE Maximiliano Ariel QST ARG ' '
18  MEZGEC Luka MTS SLO ' '
19  POWLESS Neilson TLJ USA ' '
20  TOLHOEK Antwan TLJ NED ' '

 

- Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) won Stage 1 and is first leader in the general classification.

- News: Americans lead the Tour of California charge for EF Education First-Drapac. (Cyclingnews) - Craddock, Howes, Owen and Phinney anticipating a tough race on home soil.

- News: Kristoff on his own in bunch kicks. (Cyclingnews) - UAE Team Emirates sprinter will have to freelance final kilometres.

- News: 5 riders to watch. (Cyclingnews) - Seven days of racing should be revealing.

- News: Tour of California abandons use of podium hostesses. (Cyclingnews) - WorldTour race is the latest event to say "no more" to winners' kisses.

- Preview: A well-balanced Tour of California - Preview. (Cyclingnews) - Sprinters headline the show, but the GC battle could heat up fast.

- News: Sagan warms up for Tour of California with gravel gran fondo - Gallery. (Cyclingnews) - World Champion visits Truckee with special guests.

- News: Peter Sagan confirmed for Tour of California. (Cyclingnews) - Bora-Hansgrohe, Katusha-Alpecin and Trek-Segafredo announce squads.

- News: The 'Grade' set to shake up GC in 2018 Tour of California Women's Race. (Cyclingnews) - 12.8km ascent a feature in three-day race.

- News: Gibraltar climb still in the works for Tour of California despite fires, mudslides. (Cyclingnews) - Men's race starts May 13 in Long Beach, takes on Gibraltar and San Jose TT before finish in Sacramento.

- Team Dimension Data for the 2018 Tour of California:

Mark Cavendish
Mark Renshaw
Lachlan Morton
Julien Vermote
Tom-Jelte Slagter
Jay Thomson
Scott Davies

- Mark Cavendish (Team Dimension Data) pre-race comments: "We're here with a group of guys that can go well across all stages so we're determined to be successful. After such a crash in Sanremo it's not easy but it's a good way to test each other (as we look ahead to the Tour de France).  I'm not here just to mill around, you only get better by trying to get involved so I'll be doing that on sprint days and we'll be looking at being successful as a team.  I've seen this race grow eventually into a World Tour event that it is now. And to see that, just witnessed by all the fans that have come out, is absolutely wicked."

- BMC Racing roster for the 2018 Tour of California:

Patrick Bevin (NZL)
Brent Bookwalter (USA)
Joey Rosskopf (USA)
Michael Schär (SUI)
Tejay van Garderen (USA)
Nathan Van Hooydonck (BEL)
Danilo Wyss (SUI)

- Sports Director Jackson Stewart, BMC Racing: "We are heading into this year's AMGEN Tour of California with an experienced and very capable team. We are excited to be returning to this great race with Tejay van Garderen, who is a previous winner here, and of course, we would like to be successful in the General Classification. But, we will also keep an eye out for opportunities to go for a stage victory depending on the dynamic."

- Women's Race - May 17 - 19

Women's Stage 1 - Thursday, May 17
Start at 11:05am local, 20:05 CET, 2:05pm ET
Finish at 2:25pm local, 23:25 CET, 5:25pm ET

Women's Stage 2 - Friday, May 18
Start at 11:00am local, 20:00 CET, 2:00pm ET
Finish at 2:21pm local, 23:21 CET, 5:21pm ET

Women's Stage 3 - Saturday, May 19
Start at 10:50am local, 19:50 CET, 1:50pm ET
Start at 12:42pm local, 21:42 CET, 3:42pm ET

- Marcel Kittel: "I like racing as well as training in California – I can see the beach and do altitude training all in one place. I've always had a really good time at the Amgen Tour of California and am excited to compete this year."

- Peter Sagan is a favorite at the Tour of California.  Said Sagan: "Building up to the Tour de France with a strong performance at the Amgen Tour of California is always an important goal. The race is one of my favorite competitions every year – always challenging competition and such beautiful scenery – and I'm excited to return and try for more stage wins this year!"

- Mark Cavendish: "I’m excited about the season ahead and will be working hard to make the 2018 season a hugely successful one. The Amgen Tour of California has always been an incredibly special race for me, and will once again be a priority in my race calendar this year in the lead-up to the Tour de France."

- George Bennett (LottoNL-Jumbo) won the men's 2017 Tour of California.  Anna van der Breggen (Boels-Dolmans) won the women's 2017 Tour of California.

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Stage 7 starts at 10:15am PDT
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Finish at around 1:39pm PDT
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Mark Cavendish (Team Dimension Data) and race leader Tejay van Garderen (BMC Racing) chat on Stage 5.
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Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) wins Stage 5.
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The Stage 5 podium: Caleb Ewan (Mitchelton-Scott), Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) and World Champion Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe).
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Tejay van Garderen (BMC Racing) descends the start ramp at the Stage 4 Individual Time Trial, which he won.
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Patrick Bevin (BMC, second on Stage 4), new race leader Tejay van Garderen (BMC, first) and Tao Geoghegan Hart (Sky, third) on the podium
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The peloton on Stage 3
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Toms Skujins (Trek-Segafredo) wins Stage 3.
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The peloton on a scenic Stage 2 from Ventura to Gibraltar Road
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Egan Bernal (Team Sky) wins Stage 2.
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2018 Tour of California: Scenic view of the peloton on Stage 1 at Long Beach
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Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) wins Stage 1 ahead of Caleb Ewan and Peter Sagan.
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Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) on the podium in yellow following his victory on Stage 1
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