Cycling Utah presents our Where to Watch Spectator Guide with maps and info and Preview of the 2015 Tour of Utah.
With three stages to go, Utah’s Tanner Putt – Bontrager Cycling Team is now placed as the 3rd best young rider and 23rd overall in the 2013 Amgen Tour of California (ATOC).
For the growing number of professional cyclists calling the state of Utah home, the upcoming Tour of Utah isn’t just another bike race its their bike race.
Mile 91: Dont believe the sign. Tanner Flat is anything but flat. This is the steepest section of the climb to Snowbird and has quickly become the favorite viewing spot for the Tour Fanatic. Pack a lunch and fill a cooler.
Nevertheless, that crusher spirit of adventure and perseverance still lingers among bike racers. The desire to climb into the remote corners of the mountains still drives them to do the impossible. To ride the unrideable.
Chase Pinkham (BISSELL Pro Cycling): With the Tour of Utah as one of his favorite races, look for Salt Lake City resident Chase to display his climbing prowess on his home turf. In only his second year as a professional cyclist, Chase scored top ten finishes in both the time trial and road race at this year USA Cycling Professional Championships.
With its punishing climbs, unpredictable weather conditions and stunning scenery the Tour of Utah has established itself as a “racer’s race. Now, thanks to our 2.1 UCI status, professional cyclists from the top teams in the world will get to experience what riders throughout the state, the west, and the nation have known for nearly a decade: The Tour of Utah is Americas Toughest Stage Race.
June 2011 – The 2011 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah professional cycling stage race will now feature a total of five UCI pro teams. Liquigas-Cannondale and Garmin-Cervélo have been confirmed for the August 9-14 event for a who’s-who of pro cycling, which also includes HTC-Highroad, Team RadioShack, and BMC Racing.