RANCHO CORDOVA (CBS13) — The Amgen Tour of California has introduced its race schedule for subsequent yr and some native cities made the reduce.
The tour will begin its first leg in Sacramento on Might 12th. And the next day, transfer onto Rancho Cordova — for the very first time.
It’s America’s model of the Tour de France, however seeing a number of the world’s prime cyclists isn’t the one enchantment of internet hosting the Amgen Tour of California.
“Any occasion, even small, will have an effect on enterprise so, such an enormous occasion I’m positive will convey far more enterprise to all of us,” mentioned Iman Askari.
Iman Askari is the proprietor of the Well-known Burgers and Brew in Rancho Cordova.
“You get uncovered ceaselessly. Individuals keep in mind your identify they fight it as soon as,” he mentioned.
He can’t fairly put a price ticket on what the Amgen bike race will do for enterprise, however he’s not simply fired up concerning the tourism enhance.
“This can get us on the map,” mentioned Mark Sapoznik, Govt Director of Rancho Cordova’s Journey and Tourism Company.
Sapoznik says the group is worked up to see how the world-famous biking occasion helps the town’s picture remodel from an employment hub that principally caters to enterprise individuals to a vacation spot attracting leisure vacationers with a love for the outside.
“Yeah, one of many issues numerous guests don’t know straight away is we’re so near the river. Now we have nice entry summer time or winter time. Now we have six miles of path alongside the American River Parkway,” Sapoznik mentioned.
Overlooking this bike-friendly metropolis will likely be arduous to do when cyclists and guests swarm the streets. However constructing a repute out of a race will be a problem, locals can’t wait to be part of.