–SAN DIEGO, Calif.–
The inaugural season for Wildlife Generation Pro Cycling Team p/b Maxxis continues to thrive with today’s announcement that the team has accepted an invitation to race in the annual 2019 Larry M. Miller Tour of Utah, August 12-18.
Wildlife Generation is among 14 of the world’s best international and domestic men’s professional cycling teams that have accepted invitations to compete at the 2019 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Overall, a 17-team field is expected to compete with 120 riders.
So far this season the Wildlife Generation has a combined seven podium appearances from Tour de Murrieta, San Dimas Stage Race, Redlands Bicycle Classic, and Sea Otter Classic.
Wildlife Generation pro cyclists commented: “”It’s an honor to be a part of this pro team, led by managers Danny Van Haute and Matty Rice, and to race this season in a classic like the Tour of Utah,” said Sam Boardman.
“This year’s Tour of Utah is going to be very special. I have lived in Utah my entire life and have grown up watching the race and looking up to the legends who have participated,” said Ryan Kingsolver. “Now, as part of our team, it will be a dream come true to be in the peloton racing over my training roads. The stages, high altitudes, and world-class competition will test our limits for sure, but it will be rewarding and memorable for everyone.”
Wildlife Generation Pro Cycling p/b Maxxis (USA) will compete against:
• 303 Project (USA) • Arapahoe l Hincapie presented by BMC (USA) • Aevolo Pro Cycling (USA) • EF Education Pro Cycling (USA) • Elevate – KHS Pro Cycling (USA) • Hagens Berman Axeon (USA) • Israel Cycling Academy (Israel) • Manzana Postobon Team (Colombia) • Neri Sottoli-Selle Italia-KTM (Italy) • NIPPO-Vini Fantini-Faizanè (Italy) • Rally UHC Cycling (USA) • Trek-Segafredo (USA) • Team BridgeLane (Australia)
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About the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah
The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, referred to as “America’s Toughest Stage Race™,” is a weeklong, professional cycling stage race for the best men’s teams in the world. Last year, the Tour, now a 2.HC-rated UCI stage race, covered 548 miles of racing and 43,780 feet of elevation gain, making it one of the premier events in North America. The Tour of Utah is owned by Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment. More information about the Tour of Utah and host venues can be found by visiting www.tourofutah.com.