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Colorado Classic names teams for inaugural race

The Colorado Classic names a preliminary roster of men's teams, including BMC Racing, Cannondale-Drapac, and Trek-Segafredo.

The Colorado Classic, a new four-day pro race scheduled for August 10-13, announced its line-up of men’s teams Wednesday. The race will be headlined by several notable WorldTour outfits: Trek-Segafredo, Cannondale-Drapac, and BMC Racing.

Colorado Springs will host stage 1, and then the race heads to Breckenridge for the second day. The first two stages will feature both men’s and women’s racing. The men’s race finishes in Denver with two stages in the River North neighborhood on August 12 and 13, scheduled alongside a music festival featuring Wilco and Death Cab for Cutie.

“Drawing a high-caliber field to Colorado is helped by the state’s deep history with bike racing, the quality of courses and the passion of cycling fans,” said race director Jim Birrell. “The Colorado Classic is building on that to create a race that will be memorable for spectators and teams alike.”

Colorado Classic men’s teams

WorldTour
BMC Racing Team (US)
Cannondale-Drapac (US)
Trek-Segafredo (US)
UAE Team Emirates (UAE)

Professional Continental
Caja Rural-Seguros RGA (Sp)
Israel Cycling Academy (Isr)
Nippo-Vini Fantini (I)
Team Novo Nordisk (US)
UnitedHealthcare (US)

Continental
Axeon Hagens Berman (US)
Elevate-KHS (US)
Holowesko-Citadel (US)
Jelly Belly (US)
Rally Cycling (US)

Colorado Classic women’s teams

Alp Cycles
Amy D. Foundation
Colavita-Bianchi
Cylance Pro Cycling
Fearless Femme Team
Hagens Berman-Supermint
Rally Cycling
Sho-Air Twenty20
Team Iluminate
TIBCO-Silicon Valley Bank
UnitedHealthcare
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