The peloton compete in Stage 3 of the AMGEN Tour of California.  (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton compete in Stage 3 of the AMGEN Tour of California. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
The peloton compete in Stage 3 of the AMGEN Tour of California. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Staging the Tour: Route provides riders best test, allows spectators exciting finish

February 14, 2009 12:10 AM