Tag: Tour of California
Andrew Messick left his position as the President of AEG Sports, the owners of the Amgen Tour of California, to become the CEO of the World Triathlon Corporation, the owners of the Ironman. It was great to get a chance to chat with Andrew, a two-time Ironman finisher himself, about the differences he sees between the world of cycling and the world of triathlon.
Whenever we get down about all the drug issues and negative publicity that we are constantly having to deal with in cycling, there is one go-to guy that always fires Huddle and me up all over again. Bob Roll, as always, is totally jazzed about what we will be seeing in the peloton this year and his enthusiasm is infectious. Enjoy Bobke’s classic Dean Martin on vinyl that you can hear in the background during the interview. LOVE Bobke!
Andrew Messick, the main man behind the Amgen Tour of California, joined us to talk about moving the event from February to May and to layout the brand new course for us.
Davis is one of our favorite guests on The Competitors. We were lucky enough to sit down with him to discuss his career, cycling, his family and of course the Amgen Tour of California as we taped live on the final day of racing through long beach.
Bob Stapleton is the General Manager of the T-Mobile Cycling team and he came on with Bob and Paul after Stage One of the 2007 Amgen Tour of California. In this wide ranging interview he touched on his disappointment in Discovery Channel’s signing of Ivan Basso and his understanding that the sport has to make major changes to get it’s credibility back