On Sunday, the 2012 Amgen Tour of California will finally arrive. Cycling fans in the Bay Area will finally get a chance to cheer on some of the most talented riders in the world as the most prestigious annual cycling event in the United States gets underway.
Sunday's Stage 1 kicks off in Santa Rosa and will be televised on NBC Sports Network (formerly Vs.). The coverage last year was outstanding and this year will likely be no different. Stage 1 coverage begins at 2:00 p.m. PT.
You can also watch the live streaming coverage on the official Amgen Tour of California website. If that's not enough for you, there is also a free tracking app you can download for iOS and Android smartphones.