Tour of California 2019 odds
Who wins Tour of California 2019?
Tour of California 2019
The tour of California is a pro cycling race which held in California, United States. The race starts in the mid-May each year and is the part of the UCI world tour. The tour consists of almost seven stages and distance around 1038 kilometers in the surface with several hilly stages and sprints. The tour of California is the only top-level work tour event in the United States and inherits eight days of race through the state. The course is almost the copy of the previous event and will remain the same without any changing in all over the track.
Fernando Gaviria won the 2018's event from Colombia (Team Quick-Step Floors) while Egan Bernal (Team Sky) took the second place in the race.
The Route 2019
The tour of California starts near Los Angeles, in Long Beach. The race returns to Long Beach out of the blue since 2007, when Cuban Iván Domínguez dashed to triumph in the last phase of a release that was won by Levi Leipheimer. In 2019, the Long Beach criterium will be the first stage, and it's possible we'll see a quick finishers confrontation. As right on time as stage 2 the center movements to the climbers. The race goes from Ventura – a first time has – to Santa Barbara County for a summit complete on Gibraltar Road after 12 kilometers move at 8%, while the last 2 kilometers go up at 10%. Ruler City makes a big appearance as a host in the Tour of California. Stage 3 sets off in the town in Monterey County to race to the Laguna Seca Raceway on the Monterey Peninsula. The course includes six KOM climbs and the last one – a punchy twofold digits climb – is arranged just before entering the circuit. Two versions back Peter Sagan outsprinted a decreased peloton at Laguna Seca. A perhaps unequivocal day will be the fourth day of activity. Stage 4 is an individual time preliminary in San Jose before stage 5 keeps running from Stockton to a sprinter's completion in Elk Grove. Stage 6 will be last shot for the GC folks, as this is a beast stage to the high height resort of Heavenly in the mountains above South Lake Tahoe. The course includes 4,880 climbing meters and sums to just about 200 kilometers. The last day of activity brings a criterium in Sacramento. Marcel Kittel and Mark Cavendish are the last champs in the capital city of California, so we ought not to anticipate any adjustments in the general rankings.
Stages of 2019
1- Sacramento – Sacramento 143KM (flat stage)
2- Rancho Cordova – South Lake Tahoe 194.5KM (mountain stage)
3- Stockton – Morgan Hill 207KM (flat stage)
4- Laguna Seca – Morro Bay 212.5KM (hills stage)
5- Pismo Beach – Ventura 218.5KM (hills stage)
6- Ontario – Mt. Baldy 127.5KM (mountain stage)
7- Santa Clarita – Pasadena 141KM (flat stage)
There are many big names which are going to participate in the race. Former Tour of California winners – who are still racing – include George Bennett (2017), Julian Alaphilippe (2016), Peter Sagan (2015), Tejay van Garderen (2013) and Robert Gesink (2012). The victors of 2015 and 2013 are competing in the 2018 edition. Some other riders are, Adam Yates, Egan Bernal, Rafal Majka, Tejay van Garderen, Mathias Frank, Lawson Craddock, Daniel Martínez, Laurens De Plus, Peter Stetina, Neilson Powless, and Sebastian Henao.