Proposed stage races in Colorado and Virginia will be run by the same company, which is planning a hub-and-spoke format for the races.
A group of investors, led by Denver businessman Ken Gart, plans to unveil a new professional cycling race in Colorado for 2017.
The Colorado-based USA Pro Challenge stage race is effectively dead with the resignation of race chief Sean Hunter.
The Tour of Utah has become the most significant stage race on the American racing calendar's second half.
The USA Pro Challenge is taking a year off as it seeks a new ownership group, so hold off on donning funeral attire, writes Fred Dreier.
Organizers confirm that the race will not be held in 2016 as the new ownership group tries to rally support for the Colorado stage race.
The race's press officer confirms to VeloNews that the Colorado event will go on this year, although dates have not been announced.
Two-time stage host city Fort Collins decides not to participate in 2016, while Grand Junction aims to be first-time host in coming year.
The Schaden family is stepping down from its role as financial steward of the Colorado race, leaving organizers searching for investors.
Reijnen's career is on a different course than some of his peers, but he's worked his way to the very front of the young U.S. peloton.