USA Cycling ProTour 2009 calendar

Posted on 13. Dec, 2008 by in news

The USA Cycling Professional Tour comprises all of the men’s events in the U.S. that are included on the UCI America Tour calendar.

The 2009 calendar, in its third year of existence, includes 13 events down from 16 in 2008. Gone are the Tour of Georgia, the American Eagle Outfitters Tour of Pennsylvania and the Colorado Stage International Cycle Classic, and the Rochester Omnium has been renamed Tour of New York.

While USA Cycling computes and disseminates the ongoing leader in both the individual and general classification throughout the year via press releases, no special jersey or prize is given  to the leader of the series. (Same for the NRC series).

In 2008, Christian Vande Velde clenched the overall individual classification with his win at Tour of Missouri, and his team Garmin-Chipotle took home the team classification.

2009 USA Cycling Professional Tour
Date Cat Race, Location
14-22 Feb 2.HC Amgen Tour of California, California
16 May 1.1 US Open of Cycling
24 May 1.2 Priority Health Tour de Leelanau, Traverse City MI
31 May 1.2 The U.S. Air Force Cycling Classic, Arlington VA
2 Jun 1.1 Commerce Bank Lehigh Valley Classic, Allentown PA
4 Jun 1.1 Commerce Bank Reading Classic, Reading PA
7 Jun 1.HC Commerce Bank Philadelphia International Championship, Philadelphia PA
8-13 Aug 2.2 Tour of New York, Rochester, New York
16 Aug 1.1 USA Cycling Professional Criterium, Downer’s Grove IL
29 Aug CN USA Cycling Professional Time Trial, Greenville SC
30 Aug CN USA Cycling Professional Road Race, Greenville SC
7-13 Sep 2.HC Tour of Missouri, Missouri
12 Sep 1.2 Univest Grand Prix, Souderton PA

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One Response to “USA Cycling ProTour 2009 calendar”

  1. Anonymous

    14. Dec, 2008

    Has anyone else noticed the US Open of Cycling conflicts with a couple other big races? It might be a moot point if the US Open is back on NBC for 2.5 hours of same day coverage.