AEG, Presenter of the Amgen Tour of California, Will Make an Unprecedented Announcement Pertaining to a New UCI Ruling

Cannondale Riders Peter Sagan, Ted King and Others On-Hand to Make Historic Announcement

Following Announcement and Lunch, Media Invited to Train Alongside Cannondale Riders Including Sagan, Basso & King Over Demanding ‘Rock Store Climb’

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WHAT:

 

Amgen Tour of California representatives will announce the identity of the nine Pro Tour cycling teams set to race at the 2014 Amgen Tour of California. Representatives will also announce their intention to take advantage of a new UCI ruling that will result in a dynamic competition in May. The press announcement will take place during a break at the Cannondale Pro Cycling team’s annual media week program attended by the full Cannondale team.

 

Following the press conference, riders and other special guests will be available for interviews before the start of the Rock Store Ride, an aggressive 25-mile loop with 2,200 feet of climbing, led by the Cannondale team. Reporters who are qualified riders are welcome to participate and must RSVP in advance.

 
America’s premier cycling event, the Amgen Tour of California is a Tour de France-style cycling road race presented by AEG that challenges the world’s top professional cycling teams to compete along a demanding course from May 11-18, 2014.
 

WHO:

Amgen Tour of California organizers, sponsors and city officials expected to participate include:

Kristin Bachochin, Executive Director, Amgen Tour of California and Senior Vice President of AEG Sports

Jim Birrell, Race Director, Amgen Tour of California and Medalist Sports

Peter Sagan, Pro Cyclist, Cannondale Pro Cycling (winner of a record 10 Amgen Tour of California stages)

Ted King, Ivan Basso and other members of Cannondale Pro Cycling

 

WHEN:

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Press Conference – NOON (Media check-in 11:30 a.m.; lunch immediately following)

 

Rock Store Ride (“qualified” media welcome to participate)

Start: 2:30 p.m. (finish at approximately 4:30 p.m.)

 

NOTE: THERE WILL BE MEDIA VANS TO DRIVE CAMERA CREWS WISHING TO CAPTURE FOOTAGE OF CANNONDALE RIDERS BOTH EARLY MORNING AND AFTERNOON

 

WHERE:

Westlake Village Inn

31943 Agoura Rd.
Westlake Village, CA
 

Contacts

RSVP:
GolinHarris
Diana Valdez, 213-438-8759
dlvaldez@golinharris.com
or
Eileen Tanner, 509-521-2594
etanner@golinharris.com

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AEG, Presenter of the Amgen Tour of California, Will Make an Unprecedented Announcement Pertaining to a New UCI Ruling

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Contacts

RSVP:
GolinHarris
Diana Valdez, 213-438-8759
dlvaldez@golinharris.com
or
Eileen Tanner, 509-521-2594
etanner@golinharris.com