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NBC schedule for the 2013 Amgen Tour of California

By April Neale May 9, 2013, 22:44 GMT

NBC schedule for the 2013 Amgen Tour of California

Top American cyclists on NBCU EPA/NIC BOTHMA

Tune in alert for NBC Sports Group's presentation of 14.5 hours of live coverage and provide daily coverage of the 2013 Amgen Tour of California, the premier U.S.-based cycling event, featuring some of the world’s top professional cyclists, starting on NBC Sports Network on Sunday, May 12, at 5 p.m. ET and culminating in live coverage of the final stage on NBC on Sunday, May 19 at 1 p.m. ET.

Top American cyclists competing include 24-year old Teejay Vangarderen, who placed fourth last year, and fifth in the 2012 Tour de France, and David Zabriskie, who has four second place finishes. Sprinter Tyler Farrar returns to California after a three-year hiatus.

International contenders are highlighted by 2010 Amgen Tour of California winner Michael Rogers of Australia, and 23-year old Slovakian Peter Sagan of Team Cannondale, who returns after winning five of the eight stages at last year’s race.

COMMENTATORS: Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen will be on site in California to provide commentary and insight for each day of NBC Sports Group’s coverage with reporters Bob Roll and Steve Porino (‘Inside-the-Race’).

NBC Sports Group’s schedule for the 2013 Amgen Tour of California (all times ET):

Sun., May 12
5 p.m.-7 p.m.
1: Escondido

Mon., May 13
5 p.m.-7 p.m.
2: Murrieta to Palm Springs

Tues., May 14
5 p.m.-7 p.m.
3: Palmdale to Santa Clarita

Wed., May 15
5 p.m.-7 p.m.
4: Santa Clarita to Santa Barbara

Thurs., May 16
4:30 p.m.-7 p.m.
5: Santa Barbara to Avila Beach

Fri., May 17
5 p.m.-7 p.m.
6: San Jose

Sat., May 18
7 p.m.-9 p.m.
7: Livermore to Summit of Mount Diablo

Sun., May 19
1 p.m.-3 p.m.
8: San Francisco to Santa Rosa


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