USA Today readers selected from 20 cities chosen by cycling legend, George Hincapie. Hincapie did not select a Lake Tahoe area city. However, two relatively close California cities were selected and both of these cities have been involved with the Amgen Tour Bicycle Race.
2. Fort collins
Towns that did not make the 20 nominee list include: Crested Butte, Steamboat Springs, Palo Alto, Scottsdale and Ashlund.
George Hincapie was a key rider (domestique) for Lance Armstrong on each of Armstrong’s Tour wins. Like Armstrong, Hincapie was caught cheating with performance-enhancing drugs.