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Big names are heading stateside Labor Day Weekend.
The Maryland Cycling Classic announced a star-studded preliminary roster for its second edition, September 3, including Tour de France stage winners and many top North American cyclists from the WorldTour and Continental levels.
Cycling fans will get the opportunity to see top American talent Neilson Powless (EF Education-EasyPost), fresh off 11th place in one of the hardest world championships ever and a long stint in the KoM polka dot jersey in the Tour de France, up close as he looks to better his third place finish from last year.
“I’m happy the race is back for another big year,” said Powless. “Last year, the race was really exciting. It seemed to open up from the get-go, and we tried to make it pretty hard as a team even after the front split got away.”
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Michael Woods (Team Isreal-Premier Tech) and Victor Lafay (Cofidis) are two 2023 Tour de France stage winners making the journey to the east coast of the United States for the country’s highest ranked UCI road race of the year. They’re also joined by Italy’s Giulio Ciccone (Lidl-Trek), fresh off of winning the KoM jersey at the Tour de France.Top riders include former Vuelta a España winner and fourth place Tour de France finisher Simon Yates (Team […]