(AP) — Gaviria dodged all the trouble during a chaotic finish to the fifth stage of the Tour of California, then held off Caleb Ewan and world champion Peter Sagan at the finish line Thursday to pick up his second victory of this year's race.
For every really successful professional cyclist, there are teammates responsible for helping that rider get to the front of the pack and, hopefully, win the race. One Roseville rider's job is to be one of those teammates.
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No matter who wins the 2016 Amgen Tour of California cycling race, two Sacramento-area riders have made a name for themselves. Capital Public Radio's Bob Moffitt talked to both of them prior to stage six in Folsom.