Iconic New York road race moves back up to UCI status for 2017

Tour of the Battenkill becomes UCI-sanctioned for the first time since 2012

Riders take on dirt roads in the Tour of the Battenkill

(Image credit: Ryan Kelly/Flickr)

After a four-year hiatus from functioning as a UCI 1.2 one-day race, the iconic Tour of the Battenkill located in upstate New York has been elevated once again to that status.

A 200 km men’s race and 100 km women’s race are slated for June 3 as replacements for the postponed Philadelphia Cycling Classic.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.