The Tenth Annual UCOR Oak RidgeÂ VeloÂ Classic bicycle racing event willÂ take place on Saturday, July 22, and Sunday, July 23. It will feature the 2017 State Championship RoadÂ Races.
TheÂ VeloÂ Classic has become a â€œmust-doâ€ event for hundreds of competitive cyclists fromÂ throughout Tennessee and around the Southeast, a press release said.
The road races will be staged from the East Tennessee Technology ParkÂ on Saturday, July 22, beginning at 8:30 a.m. The final road race that day begins at 1 p.m. The time trial event is also staged at ETTP and begins on Saturday at 3:30 and runs for about an hour.
The criterium races, likened to â€œNASCAR on bikes,â€ will take place on a one-mile course at the HorizonÂ Center on Sunday, July 23, beginning at 8:30 a.m., with the last race of the day beginning at 4:20 p.m. [Read more…]