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Alabama Cycling Classic Scheduled for Fourth of July Weekend

The Alabama Cycling Classic will return to Calhoun County in its traditional weekend format of national bicycle races for amateur and professional athletes on July 3–4 after 2020’s cancellation, with this year’s event hosting the Sunny King Criterium and the new Piedmont Criterium. It will be the 19th year for the Sunny King Criterium in […]

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The Sea Otter Classic is a bicycling and outdoor sports festival and expo held each spring in Monterey, California. The four-day event is considered the world's largest cycling festival, drawing nearly 10,000 professional and amateur athletes. Photo: Michael Troutman/www.dmtimaging.com via SeeMonterey.com

Case Study: How a Destination Markets Outdoor Events in a Pandemic

Monterey County in California is a sports destination that may not be immediately top of mind. But it is the site of Pebble Beach, home of the famous AT&T Pro-Am and one of the most beautiful and challenging golf courses in the world. WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca is home not only to the IndyCar Series but a […]

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USA Cycling Partners with Nonprofit to Promote Youth Mountain Biking

USA Cycling has made a move to increase youth participation in mountain biking, reaching a deal with the National Interscholastic Cycling Association to increase accessibility to cycling across the country. NICA is a nonprofit that develops interscholastic mountain biking programs for students. The agreement is expected to promote youth riding, advance cycling opportunities at the […]

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2021 Maryland Cycling Classic Date Set

The Maryland Cycling Classic, which had to cancel its inaugural event in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will have its 2021 event on September 5 as part of a series of events throughout the region on Labor Day Weekend. The inaugural event had been scheduled for September 6, 2020 but was postponed in late […]

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USA Cycling Announces New High School Championship

A new high school championship is among the highlights of the 2021 National Championships event calendar unveiled by USA Cycling. While releasing dates and locations of its premier events, the national governing body also noted that all dates and locations will be subject to change depending on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic. The new […]

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Cycling Task Force Releases Event Guidelines

A task force of stakeholders that organize professional cycling events has released guidelines to cover a range of COVID-related issues that could impact those events, a document that also offers a checklist for organizers of other sports events. The guidelines effort is one of the few in sports that have been led by event organizers […]

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USA Cycling Appoints Chief Medical Officer

USA Cycling has appointed a chief medical officer, naming Dr. Michael Roshon to the volunteer position. Roshon is chief of medical staff for the Penrose-St. Francis Health Services in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and has performed other volunteer work for the national governing body in the past, including leading webinars related to athlete health and well-being. […]

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Colorado Classic Announces Four Host Cities

The Colorado Classic, a professional women’s cycling race, has announced it will return in 2020 in four cities across the state. The tour, to be held August 27–30, will feature four stages in Snowmass Village, Avon, Boulder and Denver. The event, which debuted in 2019, is North America’s only standalone women’s professional stage race. The […]

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The 2019 edition of the Colorado Classic was staged in four destinations, including the city of Golden. Photo: Jason Gewirtz

USA Cycling Releases 2020 Pro Road Tour Schedule

USA Cycling has announced its 2020 Pro Road Tour, a national calendar that will feature 17 cycling events staged across 15 states. The circuit will run from April through September and will include 43 days of road cycling competition, including the inaugural Maryland Cycling Classic, a UCI 1.Pro event that will be held September 6. […]

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Cycling’s Tour of California on Hiatus for 2020

The Amgen Tour of California, a staple on the cycling scene since 2006 and part of the UCI WorldTour calendar, will go on hiatus for the 2020 season with its fate for 2021 still unclear. The race was the only U.S.-based event for both men and women on the UCI calendar and according to Beacon Economics, […]

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