Tour of Battenkill cancelled only a month after being added to UCI America Tour

Organisers unable to find way round tight budgets and lack of sponsors ahead of debut as a UCI race

Riders take on dirt roads in the Tour of the Battenkill

(Image credit: Ryan Kelly/Flickr)

Only a month after being added to the UCI America Tour calendar, the one-day upstate New York road race, the Tour of Batenkill, has been cancelled.

It was reported that race promoter Dieter Drake sent the news to the three teams (two men’s and one women's) registered for the event, originally scheduled for June 3.

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