2017 Amgen Tour of California Race Experience

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Event Description

2017 Amgen Tour of California Route Announcement Video

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Stage-by-Stage Route Details

 Great rides & Exclusive Access to the Tour of California

CTS is the only organization that provides you complete access to the 2017 Amgen Tour of California, and Chris Carmichael is planning on coaching at this Bucket List event! The race organization treats Team CTS like we are one of the pro teams. You will ride every stage with VIP access to the course, meaning you’ll have access to areas closed to the public and other tour groups. You will share your meals with the pro teams and stay in the host hotels. Your bike will be cleaned every day by our professional mechanics, and our professional soigneurs will provide a post-stage massage each evening. This event is a huge challenge, and an unforgettable opportunity to experience a professional stage race fro the inside.



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This is one of the most popular Bucket List Events and it sold out in 2015 and 2016, so register for the ATOC Race Experience before it’s full!

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UNrivaled Access

The guy ahead of you in line for dinner won a stage of the Tour de France last year. The guy behind you won today’s ATOC stage. And when you leave the team dinner to go back to your room in the hotel where all the teams are staying, you share a laugh with the World Champion in the hallway. That’s what it’s like when you’re on the inside of the Tour of California for 8 days with Team CTS!

Exclusive Experiences

Want to ride with legendary professional cyclists like Jens Voigt, Freddie Rodriquez, and Phil Southerland? All three rode with Team CTS during the 2016 ATOC Race Experience, sharing their experiences and stories with the group along the way!


Bragging Rights

Even the pros give Team CTS credit for riding the entire Tour of California route. “I think it’s pretty hard-core,” said 4-time US Pro National Champion and Giro d’Italia stage winner ‘Fast Freddie’ Rodriguez. “The pros have been having a hard time themselves trying to get through this race, and for a compact group to do the same distance, that’s a lot of miles and a lot of time.”

lifelong Friendships

Working together to meet the challenges of riding every stage of the Tour of California creates lifelong friendships. The camaraderie within Team CTS lasts far beyond the finish line, and our riders, coaches, and staff stay in touch and meet up again for trips and cycling camps year after year.

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Pro Tour Level Support

From start to finish everything is taken care of. Your bike is cleaned and tuned every day by professional mechanics. Professional coaches are your guides out on the road, and you will be accompanied by support vehicles stocked with food, fluids, spare wheels, and great mechanics. At the end of each day your bag is waiting for you in your room after the stage, and our professional soigneurs will work the miles from your legs with a post-stage massage.

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  • Ride every stage of the 2017 ATOC (May 2017) with Chris Carmichael and the CTS Coaches
  • VIP Access to ATOC Stage Finishes
  • Professional soigneurs
  • Daily post-ride massage
  • Professional mechanics
  • Bikes cleaned and tuned after each stage
  • Complete sports nutrition support including Bonk Breaker nutrition
  • All rides are fully supported
  • 3 CTS Jerseys
  • All lodging and ground transportation during ATOC
  • All meals included


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  • California
  • USA

Date: May 14-20, 2017

Price: $10,950

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CTS Insight:

This is cycling's version of the baseball fantasy camp. Spend the day riding some of the most spectacular routes in the world, cheered on by race fans and supported like a pro. And in the evenings - after your massage - have dinner with the top pros in cycling. You have to be fit for this trip, and riders have ranged from 30-68 years old. You don't have to be a racer, but you will gain an understanding of what it's like to work as a team.

Want to know more about an event or ready to sign-up? Call us at 866.355.0645

Event Details


  • $10,950
  • $3999 non-refundable deposit, due upon registration.
  • For information please contact Athlete Services at athleteservices@trainright.com or 1-866-355-0645


  • Pre-event coaching is available.
  • Pre-event private camps are available.
  • Contact Athlete Services for more information.


CTS recommends that you purchase a Travelex travel protection plan to help protect you and your travel investment against the unexpected. Travel protection plans include coverage for Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Emergency Medical and Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation, Trip Delay, Baggage Delay and more. For more information on the recommended plans or to enroll, click here to enroll online or contact Travelex Insurance Services at 800-228-9792 and reference location number 06-0245. For a summary of plan details on benefits, coverages, limitations and exclusions, please refer to the applicable Description of Coverage. Travel Insurance is underwritten by Transamerica Casualty, Insurance Company, Columbus, OH; NAIC #10952. 1308294


If you have to cancel for any reason, your deposit and additional fees depending on your cancellation date will not be refunded. Exceptions to this policy will not be made for any reason, including weather or personal emergencies and balances cannot be transferred. For the purposes of this cancellation policy below, [camp] refers the ATOC Race Experience.

  • Deposit is non-refundable and non-transferrable
  • 31-60 days prior: Cancellation Fee of 75% of original camp price
  • 0-30 days prior: Cancellation fee of 100% of original camp price
  • There are no discounts, refunds or exchanges associated with a Member skipping or missing any portion of a camp and/or class including, without limitation, meals, lectures or rides.
  • CTS reserves the right to cancel a camp and/or class at any time. In this event, Member will be issued a full refund for the camp and/or class registration fee. CTS is not responsible for expenses associated with planning Member’s trip including, without limitation, airfare, lodging, meals, transportation, etc., (collectively, “Member Expenses”) to attend any camp and/or class.
  • Camp will be conducted based on the schedule posted prior to the camp, but CTS reserves the right to modify the camp schedule based on, without limitation, weather and the number or skill level of athletes in attendance.
  • All fees will be applied to the camp and/or class for which you are registered. If you have to cancel for any reason, your deposit and all subsequent payments will be applied to the camp and/or class for which you have registered and cannot be transferred to an alternate camp and/or class or any other Service or product offered by CTS.
  • For information please contact Athlete Services at athleteservices@trainright.com or 1-866-355-0645
Want to know more about an event or ready to sign-up? Call us at 866.355.0645
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