2018 COLORADO CLASSIC OVERVIEW
The second annual Colorado Classic (August 16-19, 2018) saw a four-stage men and women’s pro bicycle road race in Vail and Denver. The men’s race is sanctioned by Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and designated as a 2.HC race, the highest category outside of World Tour races. Both the men’s and women’s races have been part of USA Cycling’s Pro Road Tour, which showcases the premier domestic road events in the United States.
Stage 1 Vail (August 16): Circuit race through the town of Vail
Stage 2 - Vail (August 17): Time trial up Vail Pass
Stage 3 - Denver (August 18): Out-and-back starting in Velorama Festival in RiNo then to Lookout Mountain, Golden and back to RiNo for finish
Stage 4 - Denver (August 19): Downtown city circuit with start/finish and criterium in Velorama