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Lake Tahoe – Train where the Pros train

Add Lake Tahoe to your list of “Favorite spots to Bike/Swim/Run/Recover.”

Lake Tahoe is honored to host top competitions throughout the year. Olympic skiers and snowboarders proudly call Lake Tahoe their home, reinforcing the caliber of diverse and challenging terrain available. This spring, it spins beyond winter sports as Lake Tahoe will host the first two stages of the AMGEN Tour of California Women’s Race empowered with SRAM, May 8-9, 2015.

Several women’s teams are training and acclimating to the altitude, including the BMW presented by Happy Tooth Dental team that has been in the region for the past week.

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The BMW p/b Happy Tooth Dental Group women's cycling team sets out for a ride along the AMGEN Tour of California Women's race Stage 2 course.

“The gorgeous sunny weather makes the road conditions ideal for training,” said Carol Chaplin, executive director of the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority. “Seeing the athletes in our community builds the enthusiasm for hosting the event as well as the sport.”

Tahoe’s slew of summer events/competitions that appeal to the avid recreational cyclist as well as the hard core athlete including:

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America's Most Beautiful Bike Ride | South Lake Tahoe, CA. Photo credit: Bike The West

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Georgette Hartley

Georgette loves adventuring outdoors and can usually be found exploring the trails, lakes, and peaks of the Sierra Nevada with her family.

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