Edison, NJ – Team Colavita|Bianchi will head to St. Louis, MO to participate in the Staenberg Group Gateway Cup, a series of four criterium races taking place in four separate neighbors around St. Louis. With all four events included on the USA Cycling National Criterium Calendar (NCC) the field will be stacked with many of the nations top teams. The racing will kickoff Friday evening under the lights with the Tour de Lafayette , a flat, wide-open 1.45 km course with four 90-degree turns. Day 2 will feature the streets ofFrancis Park, a 2.09 km rectangular course that will be center stage for the day’s excitement. Day 3 will be the Giro Della Montagna, infamously known as “The Hill”. This stage will prove to be especially motivating for the team as the race is filled with the finest Italian restaurants in all of St. Louis. Racing will wrap up on Labor Day with The Benton Park Classic, a 2.74 km loop that winds around Benton Park and the Anheuser-Busch plant. Historically all four days of racing have shown to provide excellent racing and high drama to the fan packed streets! This year’s edition will continue the tradition of top notch Crit racing and excitement for all fans in attendance.
If you’re in the area be sure to stop by and cheer on our riders, but if you can’t make the race be sure to follow @teamcolavita for a live link to watch all the races!
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