The Excursion of Utah skilled biking race this 12 months unearths itself in uncommon air.

Newly christened a UCI Professional Sequence race — only a step down from International Excursion races just like the Excursion de France — it’s the most effective degree race with that designation in North The united states and is certainly one of most effective two multi-day races of that caliber in all the Americas.

Excursion organizers it appears determined its cyclists wanted uncommon air as neatly. They introduced Friday that the 15th working of the seven-day race, which will probably be held Aug. 3-9, will wrap up with 4 mountain levels. The levels will take them from Woodward Park Town to Snowbird on Day Four and right into a circuit race in downtown Ogden on Day Five earlier than completing with two levels in Park Town.

Herriman Town will make its debut as host of the hole degree on Aug. 3. From there, the groups {of professional} cyclists, as much as 70 p.c of which can also be elite UCI WorldTeams, will race from Delightful Grove via Provo after which via Payson.

Actual routes, mileage and, sure, elevation are anticipated to be introduced within the spring.

“Our designation as a UCI ProSeries race by means of the Global Biking Federation is new, however the Larry H. Miller Excursion of Utah stays a crowd favourite and one of the a success races in North The united states,” John Kimball, managing director of the Excursion of Utah, stated in a press unencumber. “We’re lucky to have welcoming host venues that roll out the pink carpet, picturesque classes that display attractiveness and brawn and an overly supportive biking neighborhood that enjoys looking at nice athletes.”

The Excursion of Utah has begun extending invites to UCI WorldTeams, UCI Professional Continental and UCI Continental squads and can announce a box of 16 males’s groups in early spring.

Belgian Ben Hermans of the Israel Biking Academy received the yellow jersey final 12 months. The ICA staff has since been granted WorldTeam standing and is anticipated to compete within the Excursion de France, Paris–Roubaix, Excursion of California and different International Cup races this season.

Different Basic Classification champions have integrated Sepp Kuss (2018), Rob Britton (2017), Lachlan Morton (2016) and Joe Dombrowski (2015). Degree winners have integrated Tejay van Garderen, Cadel Evans, Chris Horner, Travis McCabe, Brent Bookwalter, Marco Canola, Giulio Ciccone, Rob Wood worker and Levi Leipheimer, amongst many others.


Degree 1, Aug. 3: Herriman Town

Degree 2, Aug. 4: Delightful Grove to Provo

Degree 3, Aug. 5: Payson

Degree 4, Aug. 6: Woodward Park Town to Snowbird

Degree 5, Aug. 7: Ogden

Degree 6, Aug. 8: Canyons Village at Park Town Mountain

Degree 7, Aug. 9: Park Town

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