New Award Jerseys Show Off Features of State
May 16, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY - The six Tour of Utah award jerseys have been redesigned to recognize classification leaders and fan favorites during race week on Aug. 12-18. The updated designs showcase classic landscapes of the state of Utah from the Bonneville Salt Flats to Arches National Park. A distinct color is paired with the featured design to identify each unique jersey.
Super Fan’s Activity Book and Youth Bicycle Races
April 30, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY – Tips on exercise, nutrition, and vocabulary are illustrated through the sport of cycling in a new educational workbook for elementary-aged children this spring. This 20-page, full-color publication, The Super Fan’s Guide and Activity Book, is a collaborative effort by organizers of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah and event partner University of Utah Health. A total of 40,000 workbooks have been printed in time for the final month of school across Utah, and in recognition of National Bike Month in May.
14 Pro Cycling Teams Accept Early Invitations
April 18, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY – Fourteen of the world’s best international and domestic men’s professional cycling teams have accepted invitations to compete at the 2019 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah on Aug. 12-18. Two teams racing the Tour of Utah for the first time are from the UCI Pro Continental ranks with Manzana Postobon (Colombia) and Neri Sottoli-Selle Italia-KTM (Italy). Four of these teams will be competing in May at the Giro d’Italia - EF Education Pro Cycling and Trek-Segafredo will participate as UCI WorldTour teams; Israel Cycling Academy and NIPPO-Vini Fantini-Faizanè received wild card entries for the event.
The Ultimate Challenge Returns Aug. 17
April 2, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY – The Ultimate Challenge presented by University of Utah Health, a non-competitive, gran fondo-style bicycle ride hosted by the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, returns for a 10th year on Saturday, Aug. 17. For the first time, both the start and the finish will take place at Canyons Village at Park City Mountain.
Nine Host Venues Selected for 2019
January 9, 2019
SALT LAKE CITY – Nine host venues across the northern mountains and valleys of Utah will comprise the 15th edition of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, the men’s professional cycling stage race. The Tour of Utah will feature seven days of racing from Monday, Aug. 12 to Sunday, Aug. 18. Four ski resorts will host the Tour of Utah, starting the week-long festivities with an opening Prologue at Snowbird Resort. The final weekend of racing will culminate in two areas of Park City, including a start-finish combination on the penultimate day at Canyons Village at Park City Mountain.
American Kuss Conquers 2018 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah
August 12, 2018
PARK CITY, UTAH (Aug. 12, 2018) – Young American Sepp Kuss of Team LottoNL-Jumbo successfully fended off all challengers to earn both the stage and overall title at the 2018 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah on Sunday. A dominant Kuss accelerated away from all competitors on the slopes of Empire Pass, one of the hardest climbs in the world, to win Stage 6 presented by Utah Sports Commission in front of huge crowds undeterred by rain. Kuss covered the 78.3-mile course in 3 hours and nine minutes. Brent Bookwalter (USA) of BMC Racing Team outsprinted Jack Haig (AUS) of Mitchelton-Scott at the finish on Historic Main Street in Park City for second place on the stage. Ben Hermans (BEL) of Israel Cycling Academy was second overall on G.C. and Haig was third overall on G.C.
Queen Stage of Tour of Utah Dominated by Kuss
August 11, 2018
SNOWBIRD, UTAH – Overall race leader Sepp Kuss (USA) of Team LottoNL-Jumbo soloed to victory on Stage 5 presented by University of Utah Health at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah on Saturday. The 23-year old American continued to wear the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies Overall Leader jersey since his emphatic victory in Payson on Stage 2, extending his lead in the General Classification (G.C.). Ben Hermans (BEL) of Israel Cycling Academy finished second on the stage and surged from 11th place to second place, 1 minute and 21 seconds behind Kuss on G.C. Dombrowski and Carthy moved up to third and fourth place, respectively.
Belgian Philipsen Ignites Crowd with Stage 4 Photo Finish Win
August 10, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY – Jasper Philipsen (BEL) of Hagens Berman Axeon grabbed the line in a thrilling photo finish to win Stage 4 presented by Zions Bank at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. In a fast and furious circuit race in downtown Salt Lake City, the 20-year-old Belgian claimed his first victory in the United States in a time of 2 hours and 35 seconds. In a hard-fought sprint, two-time Tour of Utah stage winner Travis McCabe (USA) of UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team took second place,, and Trek-Segafredo's Kiel Reijnen (USA) was third.
American McCabe Rockets to Second Stage Win in Layton
August 9, 2018
LAYTON, UTAH – American Travis McCabe of UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team turned on the afterburners in a thrilling bunch sprint on Thursday to win Stage 3 presented by America First Credit Union at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. McCabe scored his second victory in three days, and his fourth career stage win in Utah, with a time of 4 hours, and four minutes.Jasper Philipsen (BEL) of Hagens Berman Axeon finished a close second. Colombian Edward Avila of Jelly Belly presented by Maxxis claimed his second third-place finish this week.
McCabe Conquers Cedar City Sprint for Stage 1 Win
August 7, 2018
CEDAR CITY, UTAH (Aug. 7, 2018) – American Travis McCabe of UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team surged past the field in a chaotic sprint finish to win Stage 1 presented by America First Credit Union at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah on Tuesday. Traversing 101 miles for the second day of racing in the seven-day stage race, McCabe crossed the line in Cedar City in 4 hours and 17 minutes. A bike length separated McCabe from second-place Ulises Castillo (MEX) of Jelly Belly Cycling Team p/b Maxxis, and Edwin Avila (COL) of Israel Cycling Academy following in third.
BMC Racing Team Scorches Prologue in St. George
August 6, 2018
ST. GEORGE, UTAH – American Tejay van Garderen was the fastest man in St. George with a time of 6 minutes and 27 seconds, leading a BMC Racing Team sweep of the podium in Monday’s Prologue at the 2018 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Reigning U.S. Pro Individual Time Trial champion Joe Rosskopf finished four seconds back in second place. Tom Bohli (SUI), who sat in the hot seat for most of the day, finished in third, six seconds off the pace.
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