COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. – USA Cycling has announced the national calendar for the 2020 Pro Road Tour (PRT) will feature 17 events across 15 states.
From April to September, next year’s PRT schedule will include 43 days of road cycling competitions. New to the calendar is the Maryland Cycling Classic, a UCI 1.Pro event.
“As we look towards the 2020 season, we will continue This Week in American Cycling and are excited to bring American racing to fans all over the world,” said Tara McCarthy, director of National Events for USA Cycling.
September brings the newly created Maryland Cycling Classic for Elite Men, the only UCI 1.Pro race in the U.S.
The final two events of the 2020 PRT schedule are criteriums – the Gateway Cup in Missouri and the Bucks County Classic in Doylestown, Pa. The Gateway Cup, a criterium omnium, returns Labor Day weekend with four distance courses through four historic St. Louis neighborhoods. It is one of the longest-running cycling events in the country, entering its 35th year, and has been part of the USA CRITS Championship Series. The Bucks County Classic in Doylestown, Penn., which in its 16th running will cap the 2020 PRT season.
USA Cycling works with race directors nationwide to create series that feature bike racing across several disciplines and ability levels. Inclusion often includes event support, rankings tabulation and additional promotion. For a full schedule of events and updated standings throughout the season, visit: usacycling.org/prt
ABOUT USA CYCLING
The organisation is headquartered in Colorado Springs and celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2020. USA Cycling is a proud member of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC). Within the United States, USA Cycling is the national governing body for the sport of cycling and oversees the disciplines of road, track, mountain bike, cyclocross and BMX. The organization identifies, develops and selects cyclists to represent the United States in international competition, and supports amateur bike racing through grassroots development programs.