Colorado Classic women's race extended to four stages

Sara Poidevin wins stage 2 at the Colorado Classic and seizes the overall victory

The organisers of the Colorado Classic , RPM Events Group, announced on Thursday an additional stage for the women's race for 2018. Like the men, the women's field will take on four stages of the second-year event, two in Vail and two in Denver, from August 16-19. Although the race will not be UCI-sanctioned, it has been added to USA Cycling's Pro Road Tour. With the addition, women will compete in 18 of the 20 Pro Road Tour events, with only the Tour of Utah and Thompson Bucks County Classic remaining for men-only. The women will race a circuit in Vail on August 16, then contest the famed Vail Pass time trial on the following day. The races then move to Denver, where the women will contest a criterium on Saturday and race on the same RiNo Arts District circuit as the men on Sunday. The changes double the number ...

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