Famed Tour of the Gila Road Cycling Event Returns April 27–May 1

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Event Adds Live Streaming for 2022

SILVER CITY, New Mexico (February 24, 2022) — Silver City’s iconic Tour of the Gila road cycling event will take place April 27–May 1, 2022. The USA Cycling sanctioned five-stage event is one of the top cycling events in the world and allows participants a highly competitive atmosphere, while taking in the sights of Silver City and surrounding areas.

Photo courtesy Tour of the Gila

Featuring over 10,000 feet of climbing and difficult descents over the course of five days, the famed Tour of the Gila is one of the most challenging road races in the United States, attracting a mix of professional and amateur cyclists from across the globe. The Tour of the Gila features two professional races—the UCI Men’s race and the UCI Women’s race—as well as seven categories for amateurs.

Photo courtesy Tour of the Gila

New this year, Visit Silver City has partnered with Listen Live to offer a live audio and video broadcast of the UCI Women’s and UCI Men’s Criterium races on Saturday, April 30. Coverage will run from 2–7pm at www.tourofthegila.com and will feature interviews, race updates, and live announcing.

“Whether you’re a cyclist or a fan, we invite everyone to experience both the Tour of the Gila and Silver City’s hospitality,” said Alex Brown, Town of Silver City Manager. “While you’re in town, plan a few extra days to explore the unique, artistic culture of Silver City. From murals and galleries, to boutique shops, restaurants and beautiful outdoor trails, Silver City offers a great place to rejuvenate and unwind.”

 

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