The Amgen Tour of California is only a month away. Tour officials have announced that race merchandise for the 2011 Amgen Tour of California is now available for purchase on the race website, www.amgentourofcalifornia.com .
The online store, which is available 24/7, is the place for fans and cycling enthusiasts to gear up for this year’s race, which takes place over eight consecutive days from May 15-22, covering nearly 800 miles of scenic California roadways, highways and coastlines.
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Official race merchandise of the 2011 Amgen Tour of California includes something for everyone – from official race leader jerseys, outerwear, hats, collectables and more. Each year the race creates and produces new merchandise with new designs for men, women and children, and they are only available while supplies last.
“We are very excited to release the official race merchandise for the 2011 Amgen Tour of California,” said Sean Ryan of AEG Merchandise. “The top selling items are always the official jerseys, especially the leader jersey. The race leader jersey is a long-standing tradition for professional cycling races, so sporting one is a great way to support the race and cyclists.”
For the third year in a row, Hincapie Sportswear has been named the official jersey supplier for the Amgen Tour of California and will produce specially designed jerseys awarded to riders who excel each stage in certain classifications.
In addition to the race jerseys, local host city merchandise representing each of the eight race stages is also available, as well commemorative merchandise from previous years. While visiting the Amgen Tour of California website, fans can sign up for special merchandise offers, updates and announcements about the race. Additionally, select merchandise also will be available during the race in May at Amgen Tour of California store locations throughout the Lifestyle Festival. The Lifestyle Festival gives cycling enthusiasts a place to experience race day festivities in the hours leading up to each of the exhilarating stage finishes.
For more information about the 2011 Amgen Tour of California merchandise, please visit www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/Tour/merchandise.html . For more information or to buy the 2011 Official Race Jersey, please visit www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/Peloton/jerseys.html .
About the Amgen Tour of California
The largest cycling event in America, the 2011 Amgen Tour of California is a Tour de France-style cycling road race, presented by AEG, that challenges the world’s top professional cycling teams to compete along a demanding course through the state from May 15-22.