Tyler Farrar is part of the Tour of California, which is now in the twelfth year.
This tour has reached a pinnacle where it is being considered as a World Tour race as well. The race is all set to begin on May 14th which will comprise of seven stages. The race will take the participants through several beach towns in southern California. There would be a day or two in the mountain regions after which the end would be in downtown Pasadena, completing seven days after it starts.
The current race will see twelve teams on the World Tour competing. Peter Sagan is considered to be the chief contender who is hailed the King of California. There would be two Continental and three Pro Continental teams participating which have received a dispensation from UCI to have eligibility in the race.