This is an edited version of a press release from the City of West Hollywood.
The 2012 Amgen Tour de California bicycle race will roll through West Hollywood on Sunday morning at approximately 10 a.m. The race features seven of the world’s top 10 cycling teams, many of which will compete in the Tour de France in July. The cyclists will move through West Hollywood, and there will be rolling traffic closures throughout the City that may impact residents.
The race will commence at Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills and travel along Santa Monica Boulevard to the West Hollywood city limits, arriving at approximatley 10:10 a.m. The race will go north on Doheny Drive, then turn east onto Sunset Boulevard. The race is expected to leave West Hollywood city limits by 10:18 a.m.
The race will conclude at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles. Approximately 128 riders and 90 team support and media vehicles will move through the area.
The race on Sunday is the final leg of the eight-day, 750-mile race, which kicked off on Sunday, May 13, 2012 in Santa Rosa, California.
Residents can watch the race on television. The final stage of the 2012 Amgen Tour de California bicycle race will be televised on NBC Channel 4 beginning at 10 a.m. For more information, go to www.amgentourofcalifornia.com (323) 848-6307. For the deaf and hard of hearing, please call (323) 848-6496.