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Tour of the Gila 2017 Amateur’s Rosters

2017-04-20T04:18:17+00:00 April 19th, 2017|

We are excited to share the much-awaited amateur's  start list. The start list includes the men's and women's first name, last name, bib number, and team. For up to the minute race announcements and important updates, follow @tourofthegila on Twitter. *All start lists are subject to change. Men CAT 1-2 Men Master Men A Men CAT 3 [...]

Fortunato Ferrara returns for possible third win in cat 1/2 at the Gila

2017-04-17T23:33:46+00:00 April 17th, 2017|

The Italian veteran discusses finishing second to Adrien Costa, and other favorite memories racing Gila Fortunato Ferrera stood on the podium last May, holding the pottery trophy bowl proudly in the air for the second year running. The Italian veteran, racing alone as he traditionally does, beat a strong 5-man U23 Mexican team that included [...]

2017 Tour of the Gila Road Closures

2017-04-14T22:27:43+00:00 April 14th, 2017|

If anything changes this list will be updated.   Thursday, April 20, 2017: The closure of NM 15 from the hours of 7:30 am to 12:30 pm from Bear Creek Motel and Cabins in Pinos Altos to the intersection of NM 15 and NM 35. Friday, April 21, 2017: The closure of NM 90 from [...]

Meet a contender: UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling’s Travis McCabe

2017-04-14T22:23:26+00:00 April 14th, 2017|

Coming off two stage wins at the Tour de Langkawi this year, it’s safe to say that 27-year-old Travis McCabe is on fire heading into Tour of the Gila. McCabe lit up the race last year, winning stage 2 and the overall points classification sprinters jersey. We expect the American sprinter to light up [...]

Meet a contender: Michael Hernandez – Aevolo Cycling

2017-04-13T20:35:48+00:00 April 5th, 2017|

The Tour of the Gila has always taken great pride in showcasing some of the best upcoming talent from across the continent and beyond, and this year is no exception. Taking the start line this April will be U23 team Aevolo Cycling, an American Continental development team with an international line up. We were [...]

Tour of the Gila Presents the 2017 DECCA Leader Jerseys

2017-04-05T17:28:28+00:00 April 5th, 2017|

The Tour of the Gila is proud to once again be sponsored by the legendary cycling apparel brand, DECCA, for our leader jerseys. The historic Belgian brand knows pro cycling and has worked with the world’s best teams and riders since 1970, including Sean Kelly, Freddie Maertens, Joaquin Rodriguez, Alexander Kristoff, and many others. [...]

Tour of the Gila Forced to Alter Iconic Mogollon Finish

2017-03-29T18:55:40+00:00 March 29th, 2017|

For the first time in the Tour of the Gila history, stage 1 will have a flat finish on Whitewater Mesa with no King or Queen of the Mountain points or jerseys awarded. Instead, sprint points and bonus times will be awarded. The changes come due to infrastructure repair taking place in the historic [...]

UCI Teams Announced for 31st Edition of the Tour of the Gila

2017-03-29T17:38:16+00:00 March 29th, 2017|

March 28, 2017 (Silver City, NM) – More than two-dozen men’s professional cycling teams and a dozen women’s teams have accepted invitations for the 31st edition of the Tour of the Gila. The race is once again proud to be hosting top veterans and young talent from North America and around the world. The 5-day [...]

Team Colavita/Bianchi Amber Pierce returns to race the Gila

2017-03-26T16:18:30+00:00 March 25th, 2017|

It’s been nearly 10 years since Team Colavita/Bianchi’s Amber Pierce sat on the starting line at the Tour of the Gila. During that time, Mara Abbott and Kristin Armstrong dominated the stage race, Abbott winning a record 6-times.  Both retired from the sport following their Olympic races last summer in Rio.  Pierce tells us [...]