Tag Archives: Amgen Tour

Santa Cruz brains behind the BikeGlow bike light on the move

In January, Street Smarts introduced readers to Chris Cobb, Ken Nowak and Evrett Kramer, the three avid Santa Cruz bicyclists who created the BikeGlow bike light. The BikeGlow is unique from other bike lights on the market in that it’s … Continue reading

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Public transportation during Amgen lacked coordination, reader says

  There was nothing like a day at the Amgen Tour of California, even if it was a cold and rainy.   Street Smarts blog poster “Cycle Fan” and her family headed down from their Scotts Valley home to watch … Continue reading

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Amgen Tour viewing spots

Dear Street Smarts,   Q Ramona, good work on streets and traffic.   One question (regarding the Amgen Tour of California): is there a communication system in place for the bike race so that people can find out during the event where … Continue reading

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Public safety on the minds of local law enforcement during Amgen Tour of California

  The city of Santa Cruz is about to host the largest event it ever has.   The second leg of the Amgen Tour of California will race down Highway 1 and finish in downtown Monday.   And public safety … Continue reading

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The Amgen Tour of California is coming to town Monday.   The California Highway Patrol will serve as escorts for race participants. Officers also will work to keep local highways safe for motorists on their way to, away from and … Continue reading

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Amgen Tour to cause road closures, parking restrictions next Monday

By this time next Monday, the Amgen Tour of California and its entourage will be flowing into downtown Santa Cruz . And all other traffic will not. Law enforcement agencies tell people that if they don’t need to be downtown, … Continue reading

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