Launched to great fanfare in April is the National Cycling League in trouble already?

Just one race in, the series is dropping races, changing CEOs and its race management company, and being rather quiet

Scenes from the 2023 Miami Inventional, the inaugural National Cycling League.
(Image credit: Gabriel Diaz)

Formed in 2022 and debuted in April 2023, the National Cycling League is the latest cycling series aiming to take over the U.S. domestic racing scene with promises of reigniting American fans and reinventing cycling altogether with its unique, spectator-friendly format. 

Interestingly, the NCL was dreamt up by people who don’t come from the cycling world at all. Paris Wallace is the entrepreneur behind health and technology company, Ovia Health, and David Mulugheta is a highly successful sports agent for the National Football League (NFL).

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