Event: Amgen Tour of California

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Date: Sunday, May 12, 2013

Time: 2:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: Bates Nut Farm

Website: http://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com

Description: As America's most successful cycling race, the Amgen Tour of California is one of the nation’s largest and most recognized annual sporting events. An eight-day event, this prestigious cycling road race features elite professional teams and athletes from around the world.

Stage 1 starts in Escondido, and includes a climb up Mt. Palomar. Cyclists will pass by Bates Nut Farm on their way to the finish line in downtown Escondido. Come experience this world class cycling event with us at Bates. Race officials estimate that the cyclists will pass by Bates around 2:00 pm. There will be lots of excitement leading up to watching the riders fly by. THERE WILL BE ROLLING ROAD CLOSURES AS THE RACE PROGRESSES! BE SURE TO ARRIVE EARLY AT BATES, AS WOODS VALLEY ROAD WILL BE CLOSED TO TRAFFIC FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME!!