The racing scene in the US has taken a big hit in recent seasons with few major road races remaining on the calendar.
'He planned this. We tried to reach out on social media, we’ve spoken to other Rwandan riders in the US and they’ve not heard from him,' say ProTouch.
Sep Vanmarcke won the inaugural edition of the race, his first victory in three years.
Belgian veteran Vanmarcke scores for first time in three years in small group sprint.
Top contenders for Sunday's race say rolling terrain and a circuit finish make it a toss-up between a breakaway and bunch sprint.
For up and coming American riders, the Maryland Cycling Classic represents a rare opportunity to race against the world’s best
WorldTour pros and smaller teams alike looking forward to racing in the US again after several-year hiatus.
'I think that for sure Farrar was an original bunch kick guy for us and McGill is definitely picking up the baton,' says Sayers.
'It took me a while to get healthy and feel fit again after the Tour de France but I feel like I’m in a really good place now,' says American rider.
American pros Neilson Powless, Quinn Simmons, Alex Howes to race 120 miles alongside international talent like Dylan Groenewegen, Giacomo Nizzolo, and Sep Vanmarcke.
The new single-day race announces 7 more teams, bringing the total to 16.
L39ION of Los Angeles will also line up, and Justin Williams says the event is ‘a significant moment’ for the team.
Race organizers are hopeful that Trek-Segafredo, Team BikeExchange, and other WorldTour teams will join Rally Cycling at the start.
VN news ticker: Trek-Segafredo and Team BikeExchange to race Maryland Cycling Classic, Jolien d’Hoore wins opening stage at Healthy Ageing Tour
Here's what's making headlines on Wednesday, March 10.
The Maryland Cycling Classic has canceled its 2020 edition. The race will now make its debut in 2021 with UnitedHealthcare as its title sponsor.