• Colorado Classic Plans a Return to Racing in 2022, Cancels 2021 Event

    Submitted by Bill Plock on January 14th, 2021

    The Colorado Classic® presented by VF Corporation, America’s premier women’s only racing event, today announced its plans to return to racing in 2022 and not hold an event in 2021.

    Following an overwhelming success in its debut as a women’s standalone event in 2019, racing worldwide came to a halt at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite their fierce commitment to creating an innovative and safe live racing model, organizers behind the event had to cancel the 2020 edition due to ongoing health concerns. Read more

    • High School Cycling League and the Colorado Classic Partner to Inspire Student Athletes

      Submitted by Bill Plock on October 15th, 2020

      The Colorado Classic is excited to announce a partnership with the Colorado High School Cycling League to celebrate student athletes this month, as part of their ongoing #InspiredWeRide Jersey Campaign Read more

      • Barry Bonds, Gates Corp., FirstBank, VF Corp., Zwift join Colorado Classic to Financially Support Women Cyclists,

        Submitted by Bill Plock on July 24th, 2020

        “I’m looking forward to supporting the Colorado Classic by riding in the #WeRide For Women fundraising ride on Zwift. I have been a team sponsor and fan of Women’s Cycling for years and applaud the management and sponsors of Colorado Classic for their continued efforts to showcase and financially support our athletes,” said Barry Bonds. Read more

        • Colorado Classic Planning to Roll With “Made for TV” Model.

          Submitted by Bill Plock on June 9th, 2020

          In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Colorado Classic® presented by VF Corporation today released an initial statement sharing their intention to continue their August race with a revised format, a ‘Made for TV Streaming’ model.

          With a new race model that limits the gathering of crowds and prioritizes the safety of riders, host communities and staff, the race organizers feel optimistic that America’s premier all-women’s professional road cycling race could successfully continue August 27-30, 2020 — pending the appropriate approvals from the State, county and city health departments.  Read more

          • Snowmass, Boulder, Avon, Denver Hosts for 2020 Colorado Classic

            Submitted by Bill Plock on March 9th, 2020

            The Colorado Classic® presented by VF Corporation today announced the four cities that will host the prestigious race this summer. At a press event at the Colorado State Capitol, race organizers and State Governor Jared Polis welcomed Snowmass Village, Avon, Boulder and Denver as the host communities for the 2020 race.
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            • Colorado Classic Sets Dates to Return in 2020 with Four-Stage Race August 27-30

              Submitted by 303cycling on September 10th, 2019

              Game-changing race a major success in debut as all-women’s pro event; VF Corporation to return as presenting sponsor Read more

              • Stage 2 Bonus Cash Lap Makes History

                Submitted by Bill Plock on August 26th, 2019

                “I wanted to raise the largest cash lap ever in women’s pro cycling,” Anthony said after Friday’s race Read more

                • Colorado Classic: Stage 4 – Denver

                  Submitted by Jessica McWhirt on August 25th, 2019

                  The Colorado Classic proved if you build it, they will come. Women came from all over the world to race in the Colorado Classic. We saw riders who showed that representation matters.  Read more

                  • Colorado Classic Stage 3 – Golden

                    Submitted by Jessica McWhirt on August 24th, 2019

                    By Jessica McWhirt Chloé Dygert-Owen (Sho-Air Twenty20) pulls it off a third time in a row as she raced solo for her win. The morning started off tamer than expected, with Hagens Berman / Supermint on the front. Enough ridersRead More

                    • Stage 2 – Colorado Classic – Avon

                      Submitted by Jessica McWhirt on August 23rd, 2019

                      Ganzar (Hagens Berman/Supermint) was first to attack, quickly stringing out the field, on Stage 2 of the Colorado Classic in Avon, Colorado. With 50.3 miles, 2 intermediate sprints and 1 QOM up a doozy of a climb, it was anyone’s guess who’d take the win. Read more