USA Cycling expose 10-race criterium calendar, series name yet to be settled
USA Cycling revealed the complete 10-race calendar for the brand-new criterium racing series it is arranging in 2022 to change the now-defunct USA CRITS series. Numerous of the races that belong to the brand-new series belonged to the USA CRITS calendar.
The death of USA CRITS came quickly this fall after it was exposed that long time USA Crits handling director Scott Morris was serving a restriction enforced by SafeSport. Teams pulled their involvement from the series even after Morris had actually been fired.
As formerly exposed, the brand-new series will use $100,000 in general cash prize, similarly divided in between the guys and females in addition to private occasion reward handbags. All occasions in the series are devoted to granting equivalent cash prize for the professional guys’s and females’s fields in their potential races.
Missing in the calendar was a main series name. That is still being settled and is anticipated to be revealed in the coming weeks together with more information. We presume this indicates we will discover which groups have actually dedicated to racing the whole series.
It likewise stays to be seen whether L39ION of Los Angeles will become part of the series. Debate swallowed up the group in November after it stopped working to pay the extremely marketed reward handbag for its own race quickly. That race, “ Into the Lion’s Den ” is not on the brand-new series calendar.
Full ScheduleApril 9 –– Sunny King Criterium (Anniston, AL) May 21 –– MVP Health Care Rochester Twilight Criterium (Rochester, NY) June 10 –– Saint Francis Tulsa Tough (Tulsa, OKAY) June 19 –– Harlem Skyscraper Cycling Classic (Harlem, NY) July 9 –– Bailey &&Glasser LLP Twilight Criterium (Boise, ID) July 16 –– Salt Lake City Criterium (Salt Lake City, UT) July 30 –– Intelligentsia Cup (Lake Bluff, IL) August 6 –– Littleton Criterium (Littleton, CO) August 27 –– Momentum Indy (Indianapolis, IN) September 5 –– Bommarito Audi Gateway Cup (Saint Louis, MO)
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