World Series of Cycling say plans are moving forward

Vuelta a Espana 2012, stage 20

The men behind the new World Series of Cycling spoke of their plans in further detail at a press conference in Brussels this week.

London-based Gifted Group's Jonathan Price heads the proposed series and presented it along with business partner Thomas Kurth. The initial proposal is of 19 races - all three Grand Tours, Milan-San Remo, Tour of Flanders, Paris-Roubaix, Amstel Gold, Liège-Bastogne-Liège and Giro di Lombardia and ten new four-day Grand Prix style races.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.