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Tour of Alberta Announces 11 Host Communities For Its Inaugural Year

Red Deer, Alberta, Canada … Eleven Alberta communities will serve as the official host communities for the inaugural year for the Tour of Alberta Pro Cycling Event over six days at the beginning of September 2013.

While the detailed 850-kilometre route for the Tour of Alberta is still being finalized, on March 5, the event organizers, the Alberta Peloton Association (APA), announced the list of communities that will host the Start and Finish for each stage of the race.

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Host Venues Announced for 2013 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah

Seven First-Time Host Venues Broaden Geographical Footprint of Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah Professional Cycling Race

2013 Edition of "America's Toughest Stage RaceTM” Includes Famous Southern Utah Terrain and Record Start at 9,800 Feet

CEDAR CITY, UTAH (February 5, 2013) – For the first time in the history of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah professional cycling event, organizers will include several cities and venues in southern Utah. Of the 10 host venues unveiled today at a press conference in Cedar City, seven are first-time venues for the world-class, six-stage professional cycling race and community festival. The 2013 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah will begin Monday, August 5 with opening festivities in Cedar City, and continue across the state for six days of racing, Tuesday, August 6 to Sunday, August 11.

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Amgen Tour of California Announces 2013 Route

For the First Time, America’s Greatest Cycling Race Will Travel South to North, Beginning in Escondido and Crossing Beaches, Deserts, Mountains, Golden Gate Bridge 

LOS ANGELES (February 12, 2013) – Changing direction for the first time in its eight-year history from south to north, America’s largest and most prestigious professional cycling stage race, the 2013 Amgen Tour of California, will bring riders and spectators first-time destinations, unprecedented climbs and demanding sprints on the approximately 750-mile course. 

Amgen returns as the title sponsor for the heralded 8-stage race, set for May 12 to 19, 2013. Beginning with a circuit in Escondido, the route will run through 13 official host cities and include a first-time finish at the top of Mount Diablo, the 3,864-foot peak in the San Francisco Bay area. The race’s last stage will begin along the San Francisco Bay and continue across the Golden Gate Bridge, where a rolling traffic break will give cyclists uninterrupted access for the six-minute crossing. 

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Alberta To Host Six-Day Pro Cycling Event Beginning 2013

Announcing The Tour of Alberta: Alberta’s Pro-Cycling Festival

 

Edmonton/Calgary (December 17, 2012)… The province of Alberta will soon be home to the newest pro-cycling event on the international cycling circuit -- The Tour of Alberta: Alberta’s Pro-Cycling Festival – scheduled to be held September 3 to 8, 2013.

The Tour of Alberta will be a six-day stage race, starting in Edmonton on Tuesday, September 3 and ending in Calgary on Sunday, September 8, with stages incorporating the highlights of rural Alberta; including villages, towns and small cities, which rarely, if ever, have had the benefit of seeing, let alone hosting, major international sporting events in their communities.

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Chattanooga To Host 2013-2015 USA Cycling Professional Road and Time Trial National Championships

 

  • Volkswagen of America joins USA Cycling as Title Sponsor
  • Inaugural Women’s Professional Road Race and Time Trial National Championships slated for 2013

 

Colorado Springs, Colo. (May 3, 2012) — USA Cycling is pleased and proud to announce that the USA Cycling Professional Road and Time Trial National Championships have been awarded to Chattanooga, Tennessee for 2013-2015 and, as a cornerstone of a new four-year partnership with USA Cycling, Volkswagen of America, Inc. will be the title sponsor of the event.

USA Cycling is also proud to announce that beginning in 2013, the inaugural Women’s Professional Road Race and Time Trial National Championships have been created and will be held in Chattanooga to coincide with the men’s event.

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Five ProTour Teams Headed to 2012 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah

 

Half of the Pro Field Announced for "America's Tougest Stage RaceTM"

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (April 11, 2012) – The first major, weeklong stage race to challenge the top international cycling teams after this summer’s Tour de France and Olympic Games will be in the United States.  Eight professional teams confirmed participation today in the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, August 7-12, 2012. Five of these squads are UCI ProTeams, including the current No.3 ranked team on the UCI WorldTour, Liquigas-Cannondale of Italy.   

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2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge Route Features American Professional Cycling's Highest Elevation

Second-Annual Race Challenges Professional Cyclists with Altitude and Difficult Terrain

DENVER (APRIL 4, 2012) – The route for the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge professional cycling stage race, taking place Aug. 20-26 in Colorado, will take riders on a heart-pounding journey through the breathtaking Colorado Rockies.  After making history in the inaugural year by traveling to the highest elevation of any race in North America or Europe – higher than the most challenging route on the Tour de France – this year’s race will take the riders to an altitude of 12,000 ft. not one, but three separate times and will include a finish on iconic Flagstaff Mountain on the penultimate day.

“In determining the route for the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge, we wanted to showcase as much of the Rocky Mountains state as possible, while creating a challenging course for the riders that would provide ideal viewing locations for spectators,” said Shawn Hunter, CEO of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. “This year, the route will take the riders through more mountain passes than any other race of its kind, with five topping out at a minimum of 10,000 ft.”

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Exergy Tour Unveils Names of Host Cities for Inaugural Ladies Pro Cycling Race

Boise, Idaho: February 13, 2012

The Exergy Tour international ladies pro cycling race today revealed the selected host cities for the 2012 inaugural race, which will be held May 24 – 28. The five day stage race will begin and end in Boise, and will travel through alpine, high desert and sprint stages in the cities of Nampa, Kuna, Crouch/Garden Valley and Idaho City, covering an estimated 200-plus miles.

Between 10 and 15 of the top ladies pro cycling teams from around the world are expected to participate in the inaugural race, which was founded by Boise-based Exergy Development Group. The race will be one of the last races to provide international ranking points crucial to qualifying for the upcoming Olympic Games in London. It is sanctioned by USA Cycling and is the only ladies race in North America in 2012 with a 2.1 designation by the International Cycling Union (UCI).

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Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah Announces 2012 Host Venues

New Configuration of Six Host Cities and Venues for "America's Toughest Stage Race"

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (FEBRUARY 1, 2012)- Organizers of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah unveiled today the six cities and venues which will host the 2012 edition of the world-class, professional cycling stage race and community festival. Entering its second year as one of the top-rated events in North America for professional road cyclists, the Tour of Utah will continue as a UCI 2.1-rated stage race for 16 teams over six days of competition, August 7-12, 2012.

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Greenville, S.C. Selected For UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships in 2014-Medalist Sports, Event Management Partner

International Sporting Event Will Return to U.S. After 16 Years

Greenville, S.C. (January 30, 2012)– The world governing body of professional cycling Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) selected Greenville, S.C. to host the UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships in September 2014. This event is projected to include more than 450 athletes and 200 coaches and staff from over 45 countries. The Para-Cycling Road World Championships have not been hosted by an American city since Colorado Springs, Colo. in 1998.

The five-day competition is scheduled for August 28-September 1, 2014, which is Labor Day weekend. The Championships will be held at the Millennium Campus of Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) in Greenville. Races will include the individual time trial and road race disciplines for men, women and teams. The handcycle relay is a team discipline that has become a showcase event for spectators. All athletes compete in categorized events using bicycles that are adapted to his/her abilities: traditional or adapted bicycle, tandem, tricycle or handcycle.

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