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Amgen Tour Will Return To South And Central Coasts

Two prominent Central Coast cities have once again made the cut as key stops on the Amgen tour of California next May.

In the week-long event, the world's top bicyclists will have race through Pismo Beach and Santa Barbara.

The Pismo site starts stage three of the race on May 16th, with the racing ending in Morrow Bay.

May 17th, the riders start in Santa Barbara and head to Montecito, Summerland, Carpinteria, Ojai and end in Santa Clarita.

Over the week the bicyclists will also go through Sacramento, San Jose, Mount Baldy and conclude in Pasadena.

The race draws thousands of supporters annually.