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Criterium bicycle racing, or crit racing, is a short (approx. 1 mile) lapped circuit race, making it an ideal and exciting spectator sport. We like to say it’s a bike race surrounded by a block party, Wisconsin style!

Racers, often on teams, hit speeds exceeding 35 mph in a tight pack as they pedal laps through neighborhoods and down main streets. There is a lot of strategy, as they work together to help each other and position for huge sprints and exciting wins. You’ll even see a “race within a race” as bonus laps called primes are offered up several times throughout. ToAD attracts top talent from across the globe, including national and world champions, and Olympic cyclists.

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De Pere hosts Tour of America’s Dairyland bike races

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By Rich Palzewic

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DE PERE – The Tour of America’s Dairyland (ToAD) – the largest competitive road cycling series in the United States – made a stop in De Pere on Monday, June 19.

ToAD is an 11-day competition that started on June 15 and ends on June 25.

This was De Pere’s first time hosting a race in the series’ history – which began in 2009.

With more than 500 competitors from around the globe competing in eight different categorized races, fans were treated to a day of fun and excitement, with speeds topping 35 mph on the mile-long course in Downtown De Pere.

The day started with novice races and ended with professional men.

Unlike road events, where competitors typically race on country roads away from heavy traffic, ToAD utilizes a format called criterium racing – or crits for short.

Competitors race on a closed-off course, typically in a downtown area to attract foot traffic and those wanting to see bike racing in an exciting format.

De Pere’s course had 11 turns and utilized parts of Front, George, Superior, James and William streets and a portion of Broadway – all along the scenic Fox River.

The downtown area closed off to traffic also had food trucks and live music.

“It was exciting to watch,” Joy Sandwood from Appleton said. “My nephew raced in the novice event, so I came to support him. He didn’t win or anything, but it was awesome to see him compete. It’s a bit nerve-wracking to watch, though.”

With tight corners and downhill sections, crashes can occur out of nowhere – with racers often being inches from one another.

“I remember when Appleton and Green Bay hosted races like this years ago,” Kaukauna’s Bob Sheldon said. “I was in the area today visiting my financial planner and was wondering what all the commotion was, so I stayed and watched for a bit.”

For more information and to view results, visit tourofamericasdairyland.com .

The Tour of America's Dairyland bike racing series is back this summer with several Milwaukee area stops

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Good news for fans of bicycles, racing, summer and Wisconsin. 

The Tour of America's Dairyland — the nation's largest multiday road bike racing series — is returning to Milwaukee area streets June 16-27.

The 2020 tour was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The tour will look a bit different this year, partly because of coronavirus safety precautions and partly because of the absence of a few popular stops. 

But Bill Koch, executive director for Tour of America's Dairyland, is "ecstatic" that the race is back. He said the number of racers in the event this year should exceed the number of racers in 2019. 

In past races, nearly 150,000 participants and spectators took part. 

"I think, like many sporting events, like any type of event, the people that participate in them are so anxious to get back to some type of competition and participation, and bike racing is really in the same boat," Koch said. 

The event this year will feature two Wauwatosa stops, two Milwaukee Mile Speedway stops at Wisconsin State Fair Park and stops in Grafton and Shorewood. The race will also be in Janesville and Manitowoc for two days each. 

"Tour of America's Dairyland has put Wisconsin on the map around the globe," Koch said. "It's a really proud moment for all of us to celebrate." 

The Milwaukee stops, which were originally planned for Brady Street and Downer Avenue, will not be included this year. Koch said they weren't able to finalize approvals in time with the business improvement districts of those two areas, mainly because of COVID-19 related safety concerns. 

Koch said those stops will be back in 2022.

"If it wasn't for Janesville, Manitowoc and even Wauwatosa saying we can host you for two days, TOAD wouldn't be happening this year," Koch said. 

It's the first time the race will be in Wauwatosa's Village area. The Village will have live music for the event, as well as food and beverage vendors and a makers market.

Michelle Haider, director of the Wauwatosa Village Business Improvement District, said they'll do their best to keep participants and onlookers safe with plenty of hand sanitizer stations and spread out restrooms. In addition, organizers will ask people to walk the same direction on the north side or south side of the street.

Haider said the Village area is blessed with a lot of nearby public and park space, which will be used to help keep people safely distanced.

The other Wauwatosa stop will be in the Washington Highlands neighborhood. 

Koch said they'll encourage spectators to keep their distance and to spread out. There also won't be as many tents and vendors on site this year.

The tour already has a risk mitigation officer and will have safety personnel on site to provide safety checks. 

Koch also said they plan to implement a new online awards system and will allow people to register only online — two measures to eliminate people waiting in line.

"The list is already quite extensive on mitigation activities and efforts that we’ll have to do to make sure we can make things as safe as possible," Koch said in a past interview.

Koch encouraged onlookers to check the local event Facebook pages before they head out to the races, to make sure they know the rules and guidelines.

The schedule 

Wednesday, June 16: Milwaukee Mile (juniors only)

Thursday, June 17: Janesville 

Friday, June 18: Janesville

Saturday, June 19: Grafton

Sunday, June 20: Rest Day 

Monday, June 21: Manitowoc

Tuesday, June 22: Manitowoc 

Wednesday, June 23: TBA

Thursday, June 24: Milwaukee Mile

Friday, June 25: Shorewood

Saturday, June 26: Wauwatosa, Washington Highlands neighborhood 

Sunday, June 27: Wauwatosa Village

Learn more about the Tour of America's Dairyland at www.tourofamericasdairyland.com

Evan Casey can be reached at 414-403-4391 or [email protected] . Follow him on Twitter @ecaseymedia . 

U.S. Stage Racing Is Alive and Well in...Wisconsin?

Tour of America’s Dairyland set the bar high 14 years ago and they’re still at it.

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When you think of stage racing, you think of Wisconsin, right? No? Well you probably should.

Making it happen for 14 years and counting

The inaugural event came together when several Milwaukee-area cycling enthusiasts decided to start what was then a five-day road race. Since the launch, the series typically stages 11 consecutive days in 11 different communities throughout Southeast Wisconsin.

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During each of those days, eight to ten races take place morning to dusk, offering opportunities for everyone. From junior riders as young as nine-years-old, to seasoned masters. Novices, pros, men, women, and non-traditional bike racers alike. Each year the event grows, and each year it features pro and amateur participants from more than 40 U.S. states and 15 countries.

Professional cyclists who have participated in the past include Matt Busche (USAC Pro Road Winner), Rahsaan Bahati (multi-time US National Crit Champion), Brent Emery (former U.S. Olympian), Katie Compton (14-time U.S. Cyclocross National Champion), Dan Holloway (U.S. Olympic track team), Coryn Rivera (holder of 71 U.S. National titles in road, track, cyclocross and MTB), Jennifer Valente (US Olympic gold, silver and bronze medalist on the track), and Ayesha McGowan (American professional road cyclist).

Bill Koch, Founding Member and Executive Director, says that after the first year they had a series of listening sessions where they invited women of the community to share their thoughts on the event moving forward. “We talked with women triathletes, cyclists, recreational riders, enthusiasts, whoever wanted to show up, and we asked, ‘What is it that you like about bike riding? What is it you like or don't know about bike racing? What are your fears?’” From there ToAD worked to make things more inclusive. “I wouldn't say we felt pressured to do it. We just wanted to do it. So we've been doing as much as we can to equalize everything we do.”

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ToAD has equal payouts for top pro men and women cyclists and men and women hand-cyclists. They also offer all kinds of primes for various achievements. In short, they want to celebrate as many athletes as possible, and see all different kinds of people on the podium.

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In an effort to continue to create a non-intimidating atmosphere, ToAD also offers coffee rides for novice women to ride with the professional women. “They meet at a local coffee shop and we usually do two of those during the series,” Koch said. Last year women made up 34% of the total riders. And they want those numbers to continue to rise. “We’ve been working closely with Ayesha McGowan to bring her Thee Abundance Grant winners to ToAD.”

Koch says that in addition to getting more women involved overall, they also want to focus on getting more women of color involved, and more hand-cyclists involved. “We want people of all shapes and sizes and colors and nationalities coming from all over the world to race their bikes in Wisconsin.”

It’s not too late to get in on the competition and the fun. Expect to see some big names in racing, as well as lots of others out to have a great time giving it their all.

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MANITOWOC (WLUK) -- A Wisconsin-focused bike race returned to the streets of Manitowoc.

The Tour of America's Dairyland made a stop in the city Monday, after a 12-year hiatus.

The tour is a road racing series of 11 back-to-back days of racing, mostly throughout the southeastern portion of the state.

Several streets had to be closed off to accommodate the event. Monday's races all took place around a loop, competing for some great prizes.

"They're competing for a lot of cash," Manitowoc race site coordinator John Brunner said. "You'll see that cash given out right at the race, but they're also competing for points for a championship at the end of the Tour of America's Dairyland series.

The event had originally been planned for 2020, but it was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The races continue into Tuesday, where the bikers will change direction on the track.

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Tour Of America's Dairyland Final Bike Race Set For Wauwatosa

The bike race series will hold its final race in wauwatosa village at the end of the month..

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The cycling race lasts 11 days and passes through 11 different communities in Southeast Wisconsin. Wauwatosa Village will host the final day.

WAUWATOSA, WI — A bike race series that toured the state will hold its final race in Wauwatosa at the end of the month.

The Cafe Hollander Tosa Village Classic is the final day of Tour of America's Dairyland, a competitive, multiday road cycling event. It takes place in Wauwatosa Village on Sunday.

Some 500 professional and amateur racers from all over the world will compete, organizers said. They'll ride along State Street, North 72nd Street, part of Blanchard Street, part of North Wauwatosa Avenue and part of Underwood Avenue. The first event starts at 10:55 a.m. The last race ends at 8:15 p.m.

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The race lasts 11 days and passes through 11 different communities in Southeast Wisconsin. It's the largest competitive road cycling race in the nation, the city said.

The Lowland Group, which owns Cafe Hollander, has supported Tour of America's Dairyland since 2009 with sponsorships for two locations. Eric Wagner, owner of the group, said the highlight of the Tosa Village location is the amount of restaurants and businesses that surround the track.

"A lot of races are often on a square or oval with rounded corners," he said. "This one is almost in the shape of an 'M,' with sharp inclines and sharp turns, so it's going to be really demanding on the racers."

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The Wauwatosa Village Business Improvement District will host the Kid's Race that day as well. Kids 12 and under will get to race down State Street at 6:20 p.m., according to the event page. The race will take place between the women's and men's professional race series.

"It's an absolute blast. These kids get after it in the sprints," Wagner said. "It's good for some laughs. Some kids are maybe going backwards or sideways. It's pretty awesome."

Another race was planned in Bay View at the group's Centraal Grand Cafe & Tappery location, but organizers said it was canceled because of the pandemic.

See also: Tosa Classic Village: Expect Road Closures In June

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Kwik Trip Tour of America’s Dairyland

June 16-26, 2022 Featuring Launch of New Mini-Series

After 12 years of claiming fame and fortune with 10-11 consecutive days of racing across virtually all race categories, the Kwik Trip Tour of America’s Dairyland (ToAD) is trying a fresh approach to the “amateur” omniums in 2022.

Over the years, we’ve recognized that despite our best efforts and our racers’ best intentions, spending 11 days with the Tour of America’s Dairyland (ToAD) every year is not always feasible or even realistic. Many make hard decisions, picking which days to be here, or even worse, foregoing their beloved ToAD altogether and coming back another year!

Our average racer spends 5-6 days with us, so, picking up on that theme and those facts, along with the success of our Masters 1/2/3 omniums in 2019 and 2021, we have  launched a series of 5- and 6-day omniums in 2022 . Whether a Novice, solid Cat 2 or 3, or a seasoned masters racer, these new mini-series are designed with something for everyone and yes, you can choose to race 5, 6 or all 11 days with us!

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The thing we’re most excited about are the two Novice omniums in our first five days! Designed to provide quality beginner level races to newcomers and those still working on their crit racing skill sets, these two series (one women and one men) will be supported by ATX Wolfpack with an on the bike pre-race clinic for women on June 15 and by Project Echelon with a series of webinars for the men.

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ATX Wolfpack will be on-site each day of this series to advise Novice Women pre-race, mentor during the race and to debrief and cool down post-race. Project Echelon Racing will be supporting men’s novice racers through a series of virtual talks. Preview the course using ToAD course maps with one of the Project Echelon riders, getting an up-close look at the course and its nuances. Participants also get some tips and tricks on race-day preparation to help set up for success.

For More Information and to Register: ToAD Event: Website Wolfpack Clinic: Webpage Project Echelon Email: erhill88@gmail.com

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The 2024 American Criterium Cup Opens at the Saint Francis Tulsa Tough on June 7

Dubbed NASCAR without motors, the 2024 ACC season opener expects 80,000+ in-person and virtual attendees for an epic showdown of elite cycling, supported by USA Cycling.

The American Criterium Cup (ACC) , an eight-race professional criterium series elevating the stature of criterium racing in the United States, will kickoff the 2024 American Criterium Cup (ACC) at the Saint Francis Tulsa Tough , a unique, three-day cycling festival for racers, riders and spectators in Tulsa, Oklahoma’s culture-rich city center between Friday, June 7 – Sunday, June 9. Participant registration is now open, and individuals and teams may register online until Tuesday, June 4 at 5 p.m. CT.

“The Saint Francis Tulsa Tough team is honored to be the opening event of the 2024 American Criterium Cup,” said Malcolm McCollam, Executive Director of the Saint Francis Tulsa Tough. “ The ACC races will take place under Tulsa’s notorious Friday night lights with cyclists from around the globe navigating the legendary figure-eight course before 80,000 spectators.”

The event is free to attend for spectators, and the Saint Francis Tulsa Tough team encourages guests of all ages to relish the full weekend of races, entertainment and festivities. The full schedule is available online .

Race weekend begins on Friday, June 7 with the ACC race day at the McNellie’s Group Blue Dome Criterium (Third Street & Elgin Avenue) in Tulsa’s historic Blue Dome District. The Saint Francis Tulsa Tough will host the first 2024 ACC event of the series in its first year offering Men’s and Women’s Pro races. To celebrate, VIP spectators will enjoy course-side viewing for the ACC races and have opportunities to get up-close and personal moments with professional athletes. The Women’s Pro I/II race will begin at 7:05 p.m. CT and the Men’s Pro I race will start at 8:20 p.m. CT, with award ceremonies for both categories occurring directly following the conclusion of the men’s race.

Considered a block party on two wheels, the Saint Francis Tulsa Tough features the FC Tulsa Arts District Criterium (Reconciliation Way & Boston Avenue) in the Tulsa arts district on Saturday, June 8. Day two boasts a huge first for the ACC. Cyclists will race in the first official race of the new ACC Junior Criterium Cup presented by Renaissance Financial, a series designed for athletes between the ages of 15-18 to showcase their talent as the next generation of American cyclists. The Juniors race will begin at 1:30 p.m. CT. Additional Women’s Pro I/II and Men’s Pro I races will occur at 5:50 p.m. CT and 6:55 p.m. CT, respectively, with award ceremonies for both once again being held following the conclusion of the men’s race.

The McElroy River Parks Criterium (15th Street & Riverside Drive) closes out the electric weekend of racing on Sunday, June 9. The race day features what Criterium Nation calls one of the seven “Monuments of Criterium Cycling:” Cry Baby Hill, a grueling course that tests even the fittests of cyclists surrounded by an adults-only party where Mardi Gras meets Carnival meets the Tour de France. The Women’s Pro I/II race starts at 3:30 p.m. CT and the Men’s Pro I race begins at 4:35 p.m. CT. The final award ceremonies of the weekend will occur following the end of the final race.

The Saint Francis Tulsa Tough’s AAON Gran Fondos return on Saturday, June 8 from 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. CT and Sunday, June 9 from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. CT with a new category centered around vintage and classic bikes, aptly named The Classico. AAON Gran Fondo registration is open online .

“The Saint Francis Tulsa Tough will be a spectacle to behold to start a summer series chock full of exciting races,” said Brad Spear, Production Manager, Saint Francis Tulsa Tough. “That’s exactly what the Saint Francis Tulsa Tough is all about: honoring what makes Tulsa and criterium cycling special. Tulsa is a city of neighbors and we’ve taken that seriously when cultivating our homegrown, close-knit and family-friendly event, as a nod to the very essence of the city.”

Following the Tulsa Tough in the 2024 ACC is the Kwik Trip Tour of America’s Dairyland . The second stop in the series will feature high-level, inclusive bike racing through vibrant Southeast Wisconsin communities over 11 days (June 13 – 23), including the 2024 ACC race on Saturday, June 22. The Saint Francis Tulsa Tough is sponsored by Saint Francis Health System . USA Cycling is the Official Partner of the 2024 American Criterium Cup, and Renaissance Financial is the Official Sponsor of the 2024 American Criterium Cup Junior Series. MUMU is the Official Jersey Sponsor of the 2024 American Criterium Cup, and has designed new Leaders Jerseys for this year’s races.

For more information, to register, or to stream the Saint Francis Tulsa Tough, visit www.tulsatough.com . Follow Saint Francis Tulsa Tough on Instagram , X (@tulsa_tough) and Facebook (@TulsaTough).

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Largest Competitive Cycling Event in U.S. also Welcomes Janesville, WI as Newest Venue.

Tour of America’s Dairyland (ToAD), the U.S.’s largest multi-day bike racing series, announced today Kwik Trip, Inc. is the series’ new Presenting Sponsor. The series will now be branded as “Tour of America’s Dairyland presented by Kwik Trip.” Additionally, as part of the three-year sponsorship commitment, ToAD has also designated Kwik Trip as the series’ “Official Fuel Stop.” Kwik Trip, Inc., one of the largest independently-held convenience store chains in the U.S., owns and operates more than 600 stores in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa.

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ToAD promoters also announced the addition of Janesville as the newest venue for the series. ToAD 2018, which marks its 10th anniversary, runs Thursday, June 21 through Sunday, July 1 and features criterium-style races daily in different Wisconsin communities. With the exception of Schlitz Park in Milwaukee, ToAD 2018 races will return to the same communities as last year.

“With our fresh food and drinks, and Top Tier™ Gasoline, we look forward to helping ToAD’s thousands of participants and spectators go the extra mile,” said Mark Meisner , director of Marketing and Advertising, Kwik Trip. “This is our first major foray into cycling and supporting the sport in our home state is a perfect fit for our family-owned company. We look forward to engaging with participants and fans both at races and in our stores.”

Kwik Trip will fuel ToAD racers with 10,000 pints of its Nature’s Touch chocolate milk from its dairy in La Crosse and will also provide onsite sampling for race spectators.

ToAD has become one of the most popular bike race series in the sport earning an outstanding reputation for delivering a world-class race experience for both participants and spectators. In 2017, nearly 1,000 racers from more than 40 states and 15 countries participated in ToAD with an average of 450 racing daily. Overall an estimated 100,000 spectators attended races and other special race-day events in host communities.

“Our participants, spectators and staff are on the go every day, making Kwik Trip the ideal partner for us,” said ToAD’s Executive Director Bill Koch . “Our 10th Anniversary year is already off to a special start with Kwik Trip as our new presenting sponsor and Janesville as an enthusiastic new venue.”

The inaugural Janesville Town Square Gran Prix will roll through the streets of the city’s evolving downtown business district where a major revitalization effort is underway. The race course includes two scenic crossings per lap of the Rock River.

“Welcoming participants from across the country and around the world will be great exposure and a tremendous opportunity to showcase a transformed Janesville,” said Janesville Event Chair Paul Murphy , a lifelong resident and former city council member. “This is a first of its kind event for our city. It’s like NASCAR on two wheels and you don’t have to be a cyclist to appreciate the athleticism and excitement the event brings.”

ToAD was started in 2009 by several local cycling enthusiasts, including former professional and elite racers Tom Schuler and Bill Ochowicz, and extends the legacy of multi-day bike racing that first started in Wisconsin in 1969. Many of the sport’s top professionals have raced on the streets of Wisconsin including Greg Lemond, Eric Heiden, Davis Phinney, Alex Stieda and Cadel Evans.

Online race registration for ToAD 2018 begins March 1st. See the full list of ToAD 2018 dates and cities, click www.tourofamericasdairyland.com .

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—Chloe Dygert, United States: The reigning time trial world champion also will compete in the road race and the team pursuit.

—Hannah Roberts, United States: The five-time and reigning BMX freestyle world champion finished second at the Tokyo Games.

—Wout van Aert, Belgium, and Mathieu van der Poel, Netherlands: They are the favorites for the road race.

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—Tom Pidcock, Britain: The defending mountain bike gold medalist will be heavily favored to repeat.

—Jennifer Valente, United States: She upset the favored British team in the multi-discipline omnium on the track in Tokyo.

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Jennifer Valente of Team United States celebrates after winning the track cycling women's omnium points race at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Izu, Japan. Valente upset the favored British team in the multi-discipline omnium on the track in Tokyo. Credit: AP/Christophe Ena

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—After cycling was largely an afterthought in Rio and Tokyo, where the sport is not as popular, it should take center stage in Paris coming on the heels of the Tour de France. The iconic Grand Tour will end in Nice, rather than its customary finish on the Champs Elysee, because of the Summer Games.

—Britain and the Netherlands have been the dominant nations in cycling, but the U.S. will have one of its strongest teams in several Summer Games. Chloe Dygert (time trial) and Hannah Roberts (BMX freestyle) are heavy favorites to win gold, and there are up to a dozen other riders across the disciplines with a chance to stand on the podium.

Netherland's Mathieu van der Poel celebrates as he crosses the...

Netherland's Mathieu van der Poel celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the men's Paris Roubaix, a 260 kilometer (162 miles) one-day-race, at the velodrome in Roubaix, northern France, Sunday, April. 7, 2024. van der Poel and Wout van Aert, of Belgium are the favorites for the road race. Credit: AP/Christophe Ena

Cycling is one of the few sports that takes place every day of the Summer Games. The schedule has changed this year, with the men's and women's time trials taking the place of the men's road race on July 27, the day after the opening ceremony. Mountain bike moves up to Days 2 and 3 of the program before BMX freestyle and racing take center stage. The men's and women's road races are Aug. 3 and 4 before the final week is dominated by track cycling at Vélodrome National de Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines outside Paris.

Reigning Champions

—Women's Road Race: Anna Kiesenhofer, Austria.

—Men's Road race: Richard Carapaz, Ecuador.

—Women's Time Trial: Annemiek van Vleuten, Netherlands.

—Men's Time Trial: Primoz Roglic, Slovenia.

—Women's Mountain Bike: Jolanda Neff, Switzerland.

—Men's Mountain Bike: Tom Pidcock, Britain.

—Women's BMX Racing: Beth Shriever, Britain.

—Men's BMX Racing: Niek Kimmann, Netherlands.

—Women's BMX Freestyle: Charlotte Worthington, Britain.

—Men's BMX Freestyle: Logan Martin, Australia.

—Women's Track: Jennifer Valente, United States, among others.

—Men's Track: Matthew Walls, Britain, among others.

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