The AMGEN Tour of California has announced the route of this year’s race, which will take place May 13-20. The first stage of the race will start and end in Santa Rosa; Stage 2 is set for San Francisco to Aptos; Stage 3 San Jose to Livermore. The race then heads out of the Bay Area, ending in Stage 8’s Beverly Hills to L.A. ride.

Route details from the tour web site here. Also posted: separate videos previewing each stage. Here is the video for the San Francisco-Aptos route:

More on the race, locally…

AMGEN Tour of California Bike Race Announces Stages 8 February,2012Jon Brooks

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