Today ended Alexian Brothers Tour of Elk Grove 2012. In Chicago Blackhawks Pro Men Stage 2 race yesterday the best was Ken Hanson. He felt down during the race but managed to get up and still grab the win. The second was Charles Huff and third was Alexander Serebryakov. This race was UCI 2.1 Elite Men. In overall classifications the best team was Team Kenda/5 Hour Energy. In overall classifications the best cyclist was a Canadian Francois Parisien. He represented Team Spidertech. To see more photos from 2012 Tour of Elk Grove click on the photo.
This year’s Tour of Elk Grove 2012 kicked off Friday with Elk Grove Mayor Johnson challenging amateur riders to beat his time in the Mayor’s Charity Time Trial. Tour of Elk Grove has been designed a Union Cycliste Internationale 2.1 race. The sponsors amongst others include Alexian Brothers, Gullo International, Comed and Comcast. Men’s Pro 3-stage Tour of Elk Grove lasts three days. Stage 1 is a 4.5 mile circular course and Stage 2 on Saturday is 10 laps around 9.7 miles around Elk Grove Village. Stage 3 is 10K with riders competing as members of teams, including bissell Pro Cycling, Jelly Belly Pro Cycling or Team Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda. To see more photos from Friday race events and the Elk Grove Block Party click on a picture below. I will be adding more info and pictures throughout the event.
Tour Of Elk Grove Village Alexian Brothers.Those are photos from final day of the 3rd day race in Elk Grove Village,IL.Tour of Elk Grove draws top Midwest, national and international cyclists and teams. Races are held on village streets.The 2011 event has been designated a Union Cycliste Internationale race. The Tour of Elk Grove is one of only six races in the United States to be sanctioned by UCI, the Switzerland-based world governing body that oversees international competitive cycling events.
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Tour of Elk Grove Alexian Brothers is an annual bike race held in the Village. At its 6th year it is the number one ranked cycling tour in America. Athletes from around the world come to compete in the tour. There are 15 professional & amateur races with nearly $150,000 in total prize money, including the richest 3-day, 3-stage men’s pro cycling purse in the world.The Tour of Elk Grove kicked off Friday with the Mayor’s Charity Time-Trial.Other races included the Women’s Cat. 1/2 Time-Trial and the Pro Men’s Time-Trial.After races are finished live music plays till 10 pm and the day ends with fireworks.
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Tour of Elk Grove Cycling,Pro Men's Time-Trial. Day One