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Tour of the Gila Forced to Alter Iconic Mogollon Finish

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

Team Colavita/Bianchi Amber Pierce returns to race the Gila

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 [...]

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

Behind the scenes at Tour of the Gila: A family affair

Kelsey Brennan talks community, driving the chief commissaire and more The 31st edition of the Tour of the Gila is fast approaching. In late April, Silver City will be buzzing with cyclists of all abilities and ages, there to soak up the southwestern mountain town’s eclectic flavor. Longtime local Kelsey Brennan is no stranger to [...]

2017-03-23T03:45:50+00:00March 23rd, 2017|

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