Another UCI bike race event coming to Richmond?

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The website cyclingtips.com reported that two new UCI stage races are being planned for next year.

One will take place in Colorado and the other will happen here in Richmond, Virginia.

The “Tour of Colorado” event appears on the 2017 UCI America Tour calendar, but the proposed east coast event, based in Richmond, is not yet on the calendar.

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Tim Miller, the COO of Richmond 2015 is rumored to be overseeing the new Richmond stage race.

8News has reached out to Miller for comment but has yet to receive word back.

According to cyclingtips.com, the proposed new UCI stage races will be shorter than usual events, only lasting about four or five days.

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