No Valley Stops In 2013 Amgen Tour Of California

The Amgen Tour of California will not be coming back to the Valley next year.

On Tuesday, officials released the list of the 12 Host Cities:

Stage 1: Sunday, May 12 - Escondido

Stage 2: Monday, May 13 - Murrieta to Greater Palm Springs

Stage 3: Tuesday, May 14 - Palmdale to Santa Clarita

Stage 4: Wednesday, May 15 - Santa Clarita to Santa Barbara

Stage 5: Thursday, May 16 - Santa Barbara to Avila Beach

Stage 6: Friday, May 17 - San Jose (Individual Time Trial)

Stage 7: Saturday, May 18 - Livermore to Mt. Diablo

Stage 8: Sunday, May 19 - San Francisco to Santa Rosa

Earlier this year, Clovis was Stage 4 of the race, and cyclists rode through Old Town back in 2009. The tour also raced through Visalia in 2009 and 2010.

For more information on this year's race, visit