Amgen Tour of California

Posted by Mr. Leslie Wong On February - 19 - 2007

The second annual Amgen Tour of California started in San Francisco yesterday with the prologue running from the Ferry Building to Coit Tower.

Unfortunately, last year’s winner and 2006 Tour de France champion, Floyd Landis, will not be riding in this year’s Tour (both), but you can follow the teams in the peloton virtually, in real time, thanks to CSC’s Omnilocation and Google Earth.

Seven riders, plus the lead vehicle and broom wagon will carry a small GPS tracker. Using dynamic mapping developed by CSC, cycling fans to track racers and the peloton using Google Earth. This is a link to the Google Earth tracker and this is a link at CSC’s web site using Google maps.

One Response to “Amgen Tour of California”

  1. It seems that the Google Earth tracker isn’t working anymore. The race seems to have changed horses midstream and now the Amgen Tour of California site uses an Adobe Tour Tracker.

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