Toms Skujins Parlays Breakaway Ride into Amgen Tour of California Stage Five Win
Toms Skujins rode himself into the early breakaway, launched multiple attacks from the escape and proved fastest in a three-up uphill sprint to take out stage five of the Amgen Tour of California in South Lake Tahoe on Thursday. It’s the second stage win of the week for Cannondale Pro Cycling Team and the second year straight that the 24-year-old from Latvia has parlayed a breakaway ride into a stage win.
U.S. National Champion Megan Guarnier Wins Day One in South Lake Tahoe With Inspried Ride From Storey
Today also marked the start of the four-stage Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease™ Women’s Race Empowered with SRAM, a 197.8-mile road race that was selected as the first of only two U.S. events on the first-ever UCI Women’s WorldTour.
Megan Guarnier wins Stage 1 in South Lake Tahoe. PhotoSports International
Déjà Vu at the 2016 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA as Skujiņš Escapes in the Mountains for Second Year Running to Claim a Stage Win
After a long day in the breakaway as the peloton cruised from Lodi to South Lake Tahoe, Cannondale Pro Cycling Team’s Toms Skujiņš (LAT) led a group of three out ahead of the leaders, up the mountains where elevations approached 8,600 feet at the apex, and over the finish line at Heavenly Mountain Resort.