The Tour of Beijing brings the curtain down on the 2014 UCI WorldTour calendar, with the five-day Chinese stage race taking place over October 10-13.
Seventeen WorldTour teams take part in the event, with Astana sitting it out due to a self-imposed suspension due to its recent positive doping tests.
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After a long season that started with the Tour Down Under in January, the Tour of Beijing has something of an end-of-term feel to it. It’s a feeling that will be compounded by the fact that this will be the final edition of the race.
That’s not to say that the racing won’t be hotly contested – there are several riders wishing to top up their WorldTour points account at the race and grab a final victory.
For more information on the race, see our full 2014 Tour of Beijing preview.
A look ahead to the final UCI WorldTour race of the 2014 season, the Tour of Beijing: info, stages, TV
Under Movement for Credible Cycling rules, Astana have withdrawn from competition after positive tests for Valentin and Maxim Iglinskiy